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December/January 2011

Volume #: 
70
Issue #: 
6

Issue Articles

The cream of San Francisco's crop, and other Craft Council dispatches.

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From a rooftop overlooking the Mississippi, we toasted the beginning of a new era at the American Craft Council.

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Businesses are looking for creative thinkers.

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Dispatches about the craft community at large.

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Known for hip fedoras, Albertus Swanepoel's career as a milliner has drawn upon destiny.

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At the Fuller Craft Museum, curator Fo Wilson explores digital technology in contemporary craft.

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Wharton Esherick needs little introduction in the craft world.

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Sometimes books seem to sing: Everything is exactly right. Jack Lenor Larsen's LongHouse is such a creature.

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In 1983, 16 artists pitched in $400 apiece to open Show of Hands gallery in Denver.

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Jeremy Mayer transforms typewriters into arresting anatomical sculpture.

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Two artists preserve their nature-based art with an equally natural material.

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In World War II internment camps, Japanese-Americans connected with craft as a matter of physical and emotional necessity. Julie K. Hanus interviews Delphine Hirasuna about this little-known body of work.

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Inventive jewelers are giving people the means to express themselves in a big way, creating emphatic, even boisterous pieces. Shonquis Moreno reports on this larger-than-life neckwear trend.

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In her comfortably stylish California home, this Costa Rican transplant creates elegant hybrid vessels, marrying ceramic work with pine needle basketry.

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Hawaii's natural beauty has attracted a hub of craft artists, but living in paradise isn't cheap.

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To celebrate the Renwick's 40th anniversary in 2012, we are mounting a major travelling exhibition, Craft Futures: 40 Under 40, which will showcase the work of 40 artists born since 1972.

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With the soccer ball as a starting point, Glenn Adamson ponders the meaning of handmade in a globalized age.

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In her mixed-media sculptures, Susan Aaron-Taylor recreates the landscape of her dreams.

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