Stories

  • Ashley Willemain cufflinks

    Moonshot

    Lunar-inspired craft shines 50 years after the moon landing.
  • Alice Kagawa Parrott at the loom

    Encountering Alice Kagawa Parrott

    The practice of fiber artist Alice Kagawa Parrott (1929 – 2009) springs to new life in slides uncovered in the American Craft Council’s Archives.
  • David Colton Untitled

    New Year, New Glass

    An annual publication by the Corning Museum of Glass chronicles developments in the field.
  • Arrowmont executive director Bill May

    Deep Roots

    Fire and finances brought the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts to the brink. A strong community and a dynamic leader came to the rescue.
  • Beatriz Cortez

    Imagining New Worlds

    LA metal artist Beatriz Cortez looks to the past and to the present to inspire groundbreaking visions of the future.
  • Taisha Carrington Bun Halo

    Taisha Carrington

    A jewelry series by Taisha Carrington untangles complicated beliefs about natural hair.
  • Brett Kern Inflatable Stegosaurus

    In Focus

    Museum professionals take the pulse of American craft on the eve of a new decade by writing about pieces they exhibited in 2019.
  • Giselle Hicks

    Experimental Spaces

    For makers eager to explore materials and techniques, residencies offer a mix of challenge and mentorship.
  • Cliff Lee vessels

    Shows to See: December / January 2020

    Fiber art inspired by internet memes is on view in California, makers present stories of the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts, and in Asheville, North Carolina, contemporary Appalachian craft is celebrated.
  • Warren MacKenzie postcard

    In His Hand

    Warren MacKenzie, who died last New Year’s Eve at the age of 94, was revered for the beautiful, functional ceramics he created.