June/July 2017

June/July 2017

Public Art
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Welcome to our issue on public art. Articles will become available online throughout June and July. To read the articles sooner than they're available online, become a member and enjoy a subscription to American Craft magazine as part of your ACC membership.


Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam Rainbow Nest

Run, Jump, Explore

The MacAdams’ vibrant crocheted play structures spread joy – and encourage risk-taking.
Amara Hark-Weber in studio

Rare Form

The Rare Craft Fellowship Award, presented by the ACC in association with whiskymaker The Balvenie, recognizes artists in time-honored disciplines.
Risa Puno Portrait

Game Theory

In Risa Puno’s interactive works, play’s the thing.

In Every Issue

Product Placement

The Short List

Crafted Lives

Claire Kahn Paper Cuts

Change and Continuity

Claire Kahn’s Santa Fe oasis offers room to live, work, and contemplate in sublime surroundings.

Craft in Action

Editor's Letter

On Our Radar

Maria Molteni Basketball Net

Maria Molteni

Maria Molteni’s crocheted nets for naked basketball hoops.

Personal Paths

Drew Leshko Ice Corner Grocery Store

Ode to the Corner Store

Sculptor Drew Leshko memorializes the casualties of gentrification – from ornate buildings to humble dumpsters – in his Philadelphia neighborhood.

Material Matters

Adrien Segal Camping

Plot Lines

Adrien Segal translates scientific data into evocative sculptures that tell a story.

Material Matters

Lorraine Bubar No Turning Back Papercut

Slices of the World

Layered and intricate, Lorraine Bubar’s papercuts might remind you of Japanese woodblock prints or Indian miniature painting.

Wide World of Craft

Shows to See

One Piece

Collective Unconscious


Original 1904 Mosaic Times Square

The Subterranean Scene

In New York City, you don’t have to visit a museum to see contemporary art – just take the subway.