Follow the Thread
In her dazzling and detailed quilts, Paula Kovarik traces big ideas about life on Earth.
At 80, Lino Tagliapietra has spent a lifetime with glass – and his legacy reaches beyond the exquisite objects he creates.
Accolades come to ceramist Linda Lopez, who finds a living spark in ordinary objects.
How do you define success? What's needed most in this field? The recipients of the first American Craft Council Emerging Voices Awards share their thoughts.
Collector with a Cause
Numbering in the thousands, Forrest L. Merrill’s trove of objects defies the imagination – and overflows his modest Bay Area home. Merrill doesn’t mind; to the ardent arts advocate and exhibition collaborator, living with craft means sharing it.
Next Generation: Finalist, Annie Vought
Vought pays homage to the handmade with her work.
Next Generation: Finalist, Thaddeus Erdahl
The ceramic artist creates modern, mythic characters.
Next Generation: Finalist, Matt Hutton
Hutton's clarity of vision finds expression in his appealing curvilinear furniture.
Next Generation: Finalist, Ashley Buchanan
Jewelry that is elegant, restrained – and yet anything but simple.
Next Generation: Emerging Scholar, T'ai Smith
Insightful work on textiles, craft, and design...
Next Generation: Emerging Artist, Jaydan Moore
Moore delves deeper into everyday objects, altering them to give them new meaning.
In Every Issue
A Certain Fluency
Rae Dunn's quirky ceramics reflect a lifelong love of language and the tactile.
Breezy goods for the season...
Wax/Surf Co.'s artful boards...
The Short List
Collected & Curated
New books, including Riikka Kuittinen's Street Craft and Molly Hatch's A Teacup Collection....
Feels Like Home
Garth Johnson dishes on his new role at ceramics hot spot Arizona State University.
What's in the box?
A retail wonderland at Berkeley's Tail of the Yak...
Pâte de verre has propelled Patty Roberts to new heights.
Wide World of Craft
Made in Oakland
In the East Bay, artists are working to make art visible, accessible, and economically viable.
More of a Kind
Some artwork is precisely the sum of its parts.
We asked eight thinkers to tell us how the smartest museums are making the most of it.
In 1956, the American Craft Council went all-in, opening one of this country's first museums devoted to craft.
Shows to See
Shows to See: June/July 2015
Summer shows worth checking out...
On Our Radar
Jeweler Katie Poterala's sublimated surfaces.
The Art of Reinvention
The art of reinvention.
Web Extras: June/July 2015
As seen in the current issue of American Craft magazine...
What Was the First Museum That Had an Impact on You?
Ryan Barr, Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels, Amber Jensen, Bryan Ethier, and Nicole Nathan respond.