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Stained Glass, Pop Icons

Joseph Cavalieri makes stained glass as you've probably never seen it – celebrating not saints and virtues but rather pop culture. We caught up with him on a residency in Italy, where he's given his signature work a decidedly Italian flavor.

Esherick Museum's Poplar Culture

When one of the majestic poplar trees near the Wharton Esherick Museum was ready to come down, they decided to do something interesting with the wood. The resulting show, "Poplar Culture: The Celebration of a Tree," opens with a preview party on May 20 and goes until June 10. American Craft talks with museum director Paul Eisenhauer about the show.

Larsen continues to rack up honors, ventures

Jack Lenor Larsen fabrics have for decades graced exceptional interiors, representing the ultimate in sophisticated modern design with a handcrafted aesthetic – the “Larsen Look.” Now, as his Longhouse Reserve opens its new museum store, he's been honored with an interior design lifetime achievement award.

Mira Nakashima

American Craft sat down with Mira Nakashima to talk about her father, George Nakashima, his legacy, designing furniture, and running a craft business.

Groundbreaking Jeweler: Margaret De Patta

We talked to curators Ursula Ilse-Neuman and Julie Muñiz about jewelry artist Margaret De Patta's retrospective.

What a Year for Wood Books

A Revolution in Wood, Turning to Art in Wood, The Cutting Edge, Woodturning Today, and Conversations with Wood all came out in the last couple of years, which were big years for wood art.

Q&A: Shelly Zegart, Why Quilts Matter

Why Quilts Matter: History, Art, & Politics is a nine-part documentary series that explores the role of quilts in our culture. American Craft interviewed executive producer Shelly Zegart about her role in the making of the series as well as her love of quilts and the craft world.

Craft and the Hand Salon Recap

Community members gathered at the ACC Library for the first installment of the Salon Series.

Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Taking a look at the documentary Eames: The Architect and the Painter.

Real-World Art Education: Maryland Institute College of Art

As part of our look at real-world art education, we spoke with Karen Stults, director of the Office of Community Engagement at MICA.


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