Top 10 Most-Read Posts of 2018

Top 10 Most-Read Posts of 2018

2018 top posts collage

As we usher in a new year, it's always fun to look back and see what captured our readers' attention. Here are the most-read posts from our website in 2018:

10. Sisterhood Is Powerful
Tired of being underestimated, furniture maker Sarah Marriage opened a spacious workshop with no room for gender bias.

9. The Business of Being an Artist
For American Craft's career issue, our editors shared advice from several artists described by their peers as business-savvy.

8. The Renwick Celebrates Burning Man
Rebecca Ritzel covered "No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man" and wrote: "For the first time in memory – and perhaps for the first time its 40-year-history – the Renwick is hosting the hottest exhibition in Washington."

7. ACC Artists Featured in Amazon Handmade Holiday Shop
We launched a special holiday pop-up shop on Amazon Handmade with pieces by more than 80 ACC show artists.

6. Get Your Work Noticed: 10 Tips for Artists
Artists often ask how they can be covered by American Craft or other media outlets. Monica Moses recapped the advice she shared at an event.

5. How to Make a Living as an Artist
Ceramist Curtis Benzle took issue with Monica Moses' statement that “making a good, consistent living as an artist is extraordinarily difficult,” so we had him share his own formula for success.

4. Announcing the 2018 ACC Awards Recipients
We announced and celebrated the winners of our biennial awards, which include the Gold Medal for Consummate Craftsmanship, the College of Fellows, the Award of Distinction, and the Aileen Osborn Webb Award for Philanthropy.

3. American Craft Council Welcomes New Executive Director Sarah Schultz
Our innovative and inclusive new leader began her role on April 2, and we couldn't be more thrilled.

2. Top 10 Craft Shows to See in 2018
Every year we put together our list of forthcoming must-see shows. (Here's our list of 2019 exhibitions, in case you want to plan ahead.)

1. Builder, Baker, Angel, Maker
And finally, our American Craft cover feature on Supernatural star Misha Collins was a resounding hit. We visited the actor's two California homes, which he had a hand in building.