Contemporary Basketry: Works in Progress

Works in progress by Julia Parker and others, this week on Carol Eckert’s Contemporary Basketry blog.  

Award Winner Cathryn Peters

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

Visitor’s Day – 2019 NBO Conference

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

Welcome to the New Look for NBO!

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!  

Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

The Kentucky Museum will be hosting an international show, Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, from July 16-December 1, 2019.

Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition

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

“Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America opens at the Fuller Craft Museum

It has been a long wait for many of us, but Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America, a traveling exhibition organized by the National Basketry Organization in partnership with the University of Missouri, opens…. Read more

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