Donate to the NBO Annual Appeal!

Dear Friends, We have so much to be grateful for as we end 2022! The National Basketry Organization has thrived through tumultuous times because of our board and staff. This group is filled with creative thinkers working tirelessly… Read More

The Basket Weaver’s Basket Song

NBO member Sherri West sent along this wonderful story to share with the basketry community: The Basket Weaver by DeAnn Rasmussen August 1, 2022 I learned to weave baskets in the early 1980’s, when I lived in Minneapolis,… Read More

Christine Miller

Christine’s explorations began in traditional fiber processes: crochet, sewing, knitting and embroidery.  She began weaving at age 19 and this process has been central to her artistic creations.   When she was introduced to weaving with wire, she has… Read More

Gyöngy Laky: “Screwing With Order” Book

NBO Member Gyöngy Laky is pleased to announce the publication of her new book, “Screwing with Order: assembled art, actions, and art practice”. “Renowned American textile artist and sculptor Gyöngy Laky (b. 1944) was once described as a… Read More

Virtually Woven 2022 – Crossing Boundaries

THANK YOU to all who attended, participated, and spoke – the event was a smashing success!  More… 

How to Add Your Events to the NBO Calendar

Here is a resource to guide you through the process of adding your event to the NBO calendar. There is no charge for this service, and you can at listings at any time. We encourage you to post… Read More

Jan Thomas – Award of Excellence

Jan Thomas’ work, VESPID VESSEL,  has been juried into The Ohio Craft Museum Best of 2022 Show and received an Award of Excellence. The show is on view at The Ohio Crafts Museum through June 26th and then will… Read More

This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World

This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World showcases American craft like never before. The exhibition highlights the role that artists play in our world to spark essential conversations, stories of resilience, and methods of activism—showing us a more relational and empathetic… Read More

Shan Goshorn: Resisting the Mission

Enjoy the 2018 book, “Shan Goshorn: Resisting the Mission”,  online at Issuu. Shan used traditional Cherokee weaving techniques to create art with an unexpected purpose—to show the strengths and struggles of American Indian people. In addition to exhibition… Read More

Video: How to Lash the Rim of a Splint Basket

An easy-to-weave, carry-all basket made for the long haul, by Beth Hester & Lynne Ferguson. Step-by-step instruction…