The Week in Craft: July 20, 2016

The Week in Craft: July 20, 2016

Published on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.
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Kate Alarcón's paper flower

Kate Alarcón creates stunningly lovely and lifelike flowers out of paper. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Seattle-based paper artist Kate Alarcón creates unusually lifelike flora specimens from altered paper.

In a new video, Cristina Córdova traces her path from engineering to ceramic sculpture.

In a TV interview, Roberto Lugo speaks to his inner-city upbringing and how it shows up in his eclectic vessels.

Artist Jordan Grace Owens creates custom paper dolls based on photos supplied by customers. Spoiler: She has a five-month waiting period for new orders due to high demand!

Kate Alarcón paper flower

Kate Alarcón creates stunningly lovely and lifelike flowers out of paper. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

If you want to own a seven-story basket building, you may have a chance.

Two mimes knitting. Enough said.

Art Jewelry Forum has announced a new $20,000 grant for mid-career jewelry makers. The award, established by San Francisco jewelry collector Susan Beech, will recognize an artist who has made a substantial contribution to the field.

We're enjoying this thoughtful Textileartist.org interview with witty embroidery artist Bren Ahearn, whose work examines gender and violence.

We are fascinated by the latest blending of the handmade and technology that produced this new digital loom.

Lace street art of all shapes and sizes grace the public spaces of cities all over the world.

Congratulations to the Pittsburgh Glass Center on the occasion of the institution's 15th anniversary.

The Corning Museum of Glass has appointed Christopher Maxwell curator of European glass.

If you’re in Minnesota, you won’t want to miss the 5th annual Minnesota Pottery Festival in Hutchinson, Minnesota this weekend.