Stories

  • Roberto Lugo helps kids with pottery

    Connect, Then Curate

    When the Clay Studio planned a move to a new part of Philadelphia, the staff thought to ask – rather than tell – their new neighbors what they wanted. Curator Jennifer Zwilling shares her experience.
  • Judi Tavill ceramic mugs

    The Week in Craft: February 20, 2019

    ACC returns to Baltimore for the 2019 American Craft Show, Pixar tackles diversity in its latest animated short, educational grant opportunities from the Furniture Society, and more.
  • Paola Grizi, Guess

    The Week in Craft: February 13, 2019

    The 107th annual College Art Association conference is this week, the Oregon College of Art and Craft is closing, the Museum of Modern Art closes for renovations this summer, adorable downloadable Valentine's Day cards, and more.
  • Greg Klassen

    Who Owns an Idea?

    When furniture maker Greg Klassen trademarked the name River Table, he touched off a heated debate about intellectual property and what artists owe the community.
  • Biba Schutz, Full Pooling

    Where It Takes Her

    For Biba Schutz, jewelry-making is an enchanting and ever-changing exploration.
  • Maryam Ashkanian, Sleep Series

    The Week in Craft: February 6, 2019

    The untold stories behind Senegalese gold jewelry, Susan R. Ewing is named director of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Shannon Stratton resigns from MAD, remembering Florence Knoll Bassett, and more.
  • Sarah Koik, Why Not Two

    Clay Dreams

    Pitchers that pour against all odds, animal totems, and other visions demonstrate clay’s potential.
  • Christina Erives working pottery

    Get Your Hands Dirty

    Getting your hands on any material – wood, paper, yarn, bread dough – organizes your attention and builds physical skills.
  • Ruth Adler Schnee Fission Chips

    It’s All Design

    Ruth Adler Schnee distilled the optimism of midcentury modernism in her textile designs. Now her work is getting a well-deserved second look.