Work by Guise Maggi, this week on Carol Eckert’s Contemporary Basketry blog.
The National Basketry Organization is an inclusive community of makers and enthusiasts whose purpose is to promote awareness, inspire creativity, and foster appreciation for the heritage and artistry of basketry. With your support, we can continue to create… Read More
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
A passion for color, basketry, fiber and the outdoors has taken me on an exploration in the countless ways a pine needle basket can be created. I recently discovered wine bottle foil. A new use for fine wine!… Read More
Please join with us in thanking and supporting these fine organizations for sponsoring the 2019 Tradition and Innovation in Basketry 10 Conference:
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
NBO member Cathryn Peters, from Angora, Minnesota, was awarded 1st place in 3-D and $500 by juror Sam Baardman, a multidisciplinary artist and photographer from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, for her antler basket wall sculpture shown above, “Silent Whispers… Read More
Shown: Detail from “Ancient Modern” by Karen Woods. This year’s Visitor’s Day at the biennial NBO Conference in Bowling Green, Kentucky, will be Thursday, July 18th. Walk-in registration begins at 1PM in the NBO Office in the Western… Read More
We’re excited about all the changes coming soon, but first we wanted to share the new logo with you. We hope you like it!
The Kentucky Museum will be hosting an international show, Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, from July 16-December 1, 2019. The National Basketry Organization has assembled this show of contemporary and traditional basketry with artists employing a variety of… Read More