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American Craft Council Announces Recipients of Inaugural American Craft Council Emerging Voices Award
Minneapolis, MN – January 2015 – The American Craft Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 American Craft Council Emerging Voices Award, which recognizes one emerging artist, four shortlisted artists, and one emerging scholar. The award is made possible by the generous support of the John & Robyn Horn Foundation and Mohawk Fine Papers. Read the full release.
American Craft Council Announces Recipients of Prestigious 2014 American Craft Council Awards
Minneapolis, MN – April 2014 – The ACC is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 American Craft Council Awards, including the induction of seven individuals into its College of Fellows: William Carlson, John Gill, Michael Hurwitz, Jane Lackey, Bruce Metcalf, Judith Schaechter, and Tina Oldknow (Honorary Fellow); the selection of Fleur Bresler for the Aileen Osborn Webb Award for Philanthropy; the selection of The Clay Studio for the Award of Distinction; and the presentation of the 2014 Gold Medal for Consummate Craftsmanship to ceramicist Betty Woodman (COF 1993). Read the full release.
The American Craft Council Announces the Addition of the First 25 Years of Craft Horizons magazine to the American Craft Council Library Digital Collections
Minneapolis, MN – November 2013 – The American Craft Council (ACC) announces the addition of cover-to-cover issues of historic Craft Horizons magazines from November 1941 through December 1965 to the ACC Library Digital Collections database. The ACC Library Digital Collections is the only digital, full-text resource available for these rare, early issues of the ACC’s magazine. Read the full release.
The American Craft Council Announces New Rare Craft Fellowship Award in Association with The Balvenie, Recognizing the Revival or Maintenance of Traditional Craft
Minneapolis, MN – October 2013 – The American Craft Council announces the establishment of the Rare Craft Fellowship Award in association with The Balvenie in recognition and support of contributions to the maintenance and revival of traditional or rare crafts in America. Read the full release.
The American Craft Council Announces New Emerging Voices Award, Recognizing the Next Generation of Makers and Scholars
Minneapolis, MN – October 2013 – The American Craft Council announces the establishment of the Emerging Voices Award in recognition and support of the next generation of makers and thinkers in the field of contemporary craft, decorative arts, and design. Read the full release.