Welcome to Jo Stealey's Website

Stealey’s work has been collected and exhibited around the world, and she is seen as an authority on contemporary fiber and American basketry, having given multiple National Basketry Organization and other curatorial lectures, and serving as head of Fibers and then Department Chair at the University of Missouri Department of Art. A PhD and award-winning art educator, Stealey has mentored and nurtured a generation of ber artists, encouraging innovation within traditional media. Connection, nurturing, and meticulous care are in fact hallmarks of Stealey’s portfolio.

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Highlighted News

Upcoming lectures! 

  • 50 Years of Making - March 21st
  • Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America - April 14th 

    Be certain to check out the events page for more info.