October/November 2017

October/November 2017

The Glass Issue
American Craft magazine, October/November 2017 cover
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Welcome to our issue about glass, featuring fresh work from Thaddeus Wolfe, Helen Lee, and Dylan Martinez. Read about this year's ACC Emerging Voices Awards, the house that Bullseye built, drama in the hot shop, and more.

Articles will become available online throughout October and November. 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.


Michael Schunke and Josie Gluck Opaline Jewel Bottles

Pure Harmony

As studio and life partners, Michael Schunke and Josie Gluck pursue perfection.
Jennifer Ling Datchuk Blue and White Elegant Ingenue

Emerging Voices

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Emerging Voices artist and scholar, as well as our shortlist artists.

In Every Issue

As I See It

Wide World of Craft

On Our Radar

One Piece

Kehinde Wiley Mary Comforter of the Afflicted II


Kehinde Wiley’s Mary, Comforter of the Afflicted II.


Editor's Letter

Collective Unconscious

Doug Aitken Mirage

Mirror, Mirror

Artists reflect – literally or figuratively, in form and meaning.

Craft in Action

Maria Aroche Bracelet

Passing the Torch

The Bead Project teaches women how to create over a flame, start a business, and focus their talents.

Shows to See

Product Placement

Shop Talk

The Olio Repurposed Wares

The Olio

Glassblowing shop Olio on nurturing the next generation of artists.

Crafted Lives

Lani McGregor and Dan Schwoerer

Transparent Style

The home of Bullseye Glass owners Lani McGregor and Dan Schwoerer is a showcase for the couple’s decades-long passion for glass art. In the last year, it’s also been an oasis.


The Short List

Wonder: 50 Years RISD Glass

With An Eye To History

Reviews of Wonder: 50 Years RISD Glass; Cast: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity’s Most Transformational Process; and Glass: Masterworks from the Chrysler Museum of Art.