Contemporary Basketry: Reflections

Work by Prisca Cosnier, this week on Carol Eckert’s “Contemporary Basketry” blog. Every day, a new look at contemporary interpretations and materials used in creating inspiring and thoughtful artwork as interpreted by artists all around the world.

2019 NBO Conference Sponsors

Please join with us in thanking and supporting these fine organizations for sponsoring the 2019 Tradition and Innovation in Basketry 10 Conference:

The Language of Baskets

Many of you have asked – and we have heard you. Are you a novice in basket making?  Or want to expand your fiber arts knowledge and learn multiple basketry skills?   This is a wonderful opportunity to take… Read More

Emily Dvorin

  I approach my baskets the way I approach my life: with INNOVATION, IRREVERENCE, and a dash of HUMOR. I never imagined I would stumble upon my artistic passion later in life. As a child, I was encouraged… Read More

More Basketry

Planning on attending the 2019 NBO Conference in Bowling Green, Kentucky?  Well, plan on this, too! More Basketry (formerly More to Consider) is an open, unjuried invitational for work of NBO Members and conference attendees that will be displayed at… Read More

2018 NBO Annual Appeal

Memberships and earned revenue help us get our work done, but they don’t cover the total cost. It is contributions from generous supporters like you that help us cover the additional 15% of our budget. NBO’s fundraising goal… Read More

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Danielle Bodine and Jan Hopkins in “Excellence in Fibers 2017”

Danielle Bodine’s piece, Moonlight Flight category winner for “Installation Works” and Jan Hopkin’s piece, Sturgeon Moon category winner for “Vessel Forms/Basketry” in the Fiber Art Now magazine’s Excellence in Fibers will be on exhibit at the San Jose Museum of Quilts… Read More

Martha Bird at Minnesota History Center Library Gallery

Weaving Wellness: Art, Community, and Mental Health Resilience is an exhibit guest curated by NBO member Martha Bird. The exhibit started as a project when two baskets of Martha’s were acquired earlier this year by the Minnesota Historical… Read More

Demystifying the Jurying Process

Since one of the best ways for an artist to show their work is through entering juried exhibitions, we recently asked three respected jurors to explain something about what they look for when jurying a show.  We posed… Read More