Every 1 2022

NBO Members Exhibition
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Art Evolved: Intertwined

A collaboration between the National Basketry Organization (NBO)
and Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA)

Billy Ray Sims

Big Nest
H: 4 1/2 ft" | W: 25 ft" | D: 0"

Saplings were cut and woven around a metal armature.

Award: “Ginormous” – largest piece
  • Artist
Billy Ray Sims
Camden Maine
Weaving the 25-ft Big Bird Nest for the Huntsville Botanical Garden with sweetgum, maple and willow saplings. The Nest was made in collaboration with Ann McClellan, Justin Roberts and garden staff and volunteers.