April/May 2014

April/May 2014

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Jonathan Kline

The Long View

Jonathan Kline’s sleek and sturdy forms have enriched American basketry.

Kenji Nakayama

Sign Language

In Kenji Nakayama’s skillful hands, signs draw attention and spur conversations.

Robin Cass

Queen of Parts

Robin Cass’ sculptures skirt the boundary between attraction and repulsion.

Michael Strand

The Village Potter

In a "post-object world," Michael Strand uses craft as a catalyst for connection.

In Every Issue

Shop Talk

Master Class

Harrison McIntosh

All His Own

Among midcentury ceramists’ work, Harrison McIntosh’s stands apart.

Collective Unconscious

Black Sheep Bikes

All Together Now

Artful objects that prove there is strength – and beauty – in coming together as one.

Personal Paths

Julie Green, The Last Supper

Bearing Witness

Julie Green’s plates humanize prisoners facing the death penalty.

Editor's Letter

The Short List

Wide World of Craft

The People's House, Heidelberg Project

Creative Reinvention

Despite its reputation for urban decay and economic woes, Detroit is a place where art truly makes a difference.

Spirit of Craft

Gwyneth Leech at Work

Drink Up

Gwyneth Leech's daily cup of coffee led her to an unexpected project.

One Piece

Christa Assad, Invaluable

Face of War

Christa Assad uses art to call attention to victims of violence in Syria.

Crafted Lives

The Rev. Michael Radford Sullivan

Faith in Craft

An Atlanta church becomes a showcase for the work of local artists.


Found My Animal, Leash

Giving Back

Arty goods that help make the world a better place.

Shows to See

Product Placement

Jack and Holman Wang, Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn

Soft Spot

Jack and Holman Wang have felted their way through nine literary classics, with more to come.

On Our Radar

Jason Chakravarty, Treading

Taking Off

As glass sculptor Jason Chakravarty's work has grown more spare, it seems more freighted with meaning.

Inside Track


In Progress

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