June/July 2015

June/July 2015

June/July 2015 American Craft magazine
Issue Number
3
Volume Number
75

Features

Paula Kovarik Round And Round It Goes

Follow the Thread

In her dazzling and detailed quilts, Paula Kovarik traces big ideas about life on Earth.

Lino Tagliapietra Metamorphosis

Il Maestro

At 80, Lino Tagliapietra has spent a lifetime with glass – and his legacy reaches beyond the exquisite objects he creates.

Linda Lopez And Dog

Everyday Magic

Accolades come to ceramist Linda Lopez, who finds a living spark in ordinary objects.

Jaydan Moore, Specimens

Next Generation

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.

Forrest L. Merrill, Book Room

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. 

In Every Issue

Personal Paths

Rae Dunn Ceramics

A Certain Fluency

Rae Dunn's quirky ceramics reflect a lifelong love of language and the tactile.

Goods

Product Placement

The Short List

Street Craft

Collected & Curated

New books, including Riikka Kuittinen's Street Craft and Molly Hatch's A Teacup Collection....

Inside Track

Garth Johnson Illustration

Feels Like Home

Garth Johnson dishes on his new role at ceramics hot spot Arizona State University.

One Piece

Shop Talk

Material Matters

Patty Roberts Breezy Bowl

Jump-Start

Pâte de verre has propelled Patty Roberts to new heights.

Wide World of Craft

Hot Couture at the Crucible

Made in Oakland

In the East Bay, artists are working to make art visible, accessible, and economically viable.

Collective Unconscious

Ideas

Avant Brunch Chefs

Museums Reimagined

We asked eight thinkers to tell us how the smartest museums are making the most of it.

Origins

Museum Of Contemporary Crafts, Craftsmanship in a Changing World

Opening Night

In 1956, the American Craft Council went all-in, opening one of this country's first museums devoted to craft.

Shows to See

On Our Radar

Katie Poterala Patina Stud Earrings

Surfacing

Jeweler Katie Poterala's sublimated surfaces.

Editor's Letter

Web Extras

Voices