1978 BFA University of New Hampshire.
1984 Apprenticeship with basketmaker Raymond Weare, Cape Neddick, Maine.
2013 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC, New Direction - Excellence in Design of the Future Award.
2010 CraftBoston, Boston, Artist Choice Award.
2008 Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft show, Excellence in Fiber Art Award.
2008 American Craft Exposition, Show Directors' Award.
2007 Crafts at the Castle, Boston, Excellence in Craft Award.
2007 Crafts at the Castle, Boston, Directors Choice Award, Boston MFA.
2007 American Craft Exposition, Best of Show Award.
2007, 2002, 2000, 1999, 1998 Smithsonian Craft Show Awards.
2004 Award of Achievement, American Craft Council, Baltimore.
2003 Niche Award.
2001 Crafts at the Castle, Boston, Excellence in Craft Award.
2000 ACC Craft Show Atlanta, Honorable Mention Award.
1999 League of NH Craftsmen, Annual Juried Exhibit, Judge's Choice Award.
1998 Crafts at the Castle, Boston, Director's Choice Award.
2001, 2000, 1998, 1997 American Craft Exposition, Best Use of Materials Award.
1997 Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, 2nd Prize.
1997 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Award of Excellence.
1997 League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Booth Award.
1996 100 American Craftsmen, Best New Exhibitor/John Whitmore Award.
2013 Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC.
2011 Barr Collection of Torah Pointers, Norfolk, Virginia.
2008 Asheville Art Museum, Billie-Ruth Sudduth Collection, Asheveill, North Carolina.
2008 Cotsen Collection of Contemporary American Baskets, Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin.
2007 Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
2006 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
2006 Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas.
2004 Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts.
2003 Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts.
2002 Tipperary Olympic Memorial Committee, Nenagh, Ireland.
2002 Charles A Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin.
2002 Sonny & Gloria Kamm Collection
1999 National Basketry Organization, permanent collection.
1999 Peabody-Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts.
1998 Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
1997 Wheaton College, Madeline Farnsworth Collection, Norton, Massachusetts.
BOOKS & ARTICLES
"These Hands Tell a Story; 25 Years of Handcrafted Art", American Craft Exposition, 2009.
"500 Chairs", Lark Books, 2008.
"Basketry with a Point", Peabody-Essex Museum Connections, March/April 2007.
"500 Baskets", Lark Books, 2006.
"Teapots; Makers & Collectors", Dona Meilach, 2005.
"Crafts Business", March/April 2005.
"The Art of Basketry", Kari Lonning, 2000.
"Baskets: Tradition and Beyond", Leier, Peters and Wallace, 2000.
" Beautiful Things", Guild.com, 2000.
"Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot", Spring 1999.
"The Crafts Report", April 1999.
2010 Lecture, "It Started with a Tree", Main Street Arts, Saxtons River, Vermont.
2009 Lecture, "It Started with a Tree", CraftBoston, Boston, Massachusetts and American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Illinois.
2006 Lecture, Divergent Directions in Fiber, SOFA, Chicago, Illinois.
2006 Lecture and workshop, National Basketry Organization Conference, Athens, Ohio.
2005 Artistic Insights, Illustrated Lecture, Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC.
2003 Lecture, Textile Study Group, New York City.
2003 Lecture, Fiber Art Center, Amherst, Massachusetts.
2002 Lecture and workshop, National Basketry Organization Conference, New Mexico.
Copyright: JoAnne Russo 2013