The Week in Craft: June 14, 2017

The Week in Craft: June 14, 2017

The Week in Craft is your weekly dose of links about craft, art, design, and whatever else we’re excited about sharing.

Published on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
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Hong Kong-based JEKCA creates LEGO animal sculptures to decorate your home.

Artist Carson Davis Brown uses grocery store items to create guerrilla installations before transforming them into Amish-inspired quilts to respond to modern-day capitalism.

An unusual blending of the natural and the man-made in this work by ceramist Keiko Masumoto.

The inaugural Canadian Craft Biennial, which will showcase provincial, national, and international craft artists will take place between August 19 and October 29, 2017.

We’re excited about the veteran-owned Sword & Plough, an online shop selling American made goods and donating 10 percent of its profits back to veteran initiatives.

We're digging this spellbinding video of Wales-based James and Tilla Waters at work in their pottery studio.

A lovely conversation with Jean McLaughlin on the occasion of her retirement from the position of executive director at the Penland School of Crafts.

In a final grand act of philanthropy, the Peggy and David Rockefeller collection will be sold to benefit charitable organizations.

Artists aren't the only ones diving into social causes through their work, art collectors are too. Check out this story of a collector who donated the proceeds of a large sale of private art to fund social justice.

My Modern Met created a list of wire sculpture artists, highlighting their work transforming wire into high art.

The Pussyhat Project has moved on to making welcome blankets for refugees.

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