As I See It
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.
Prisoners of Their Own Devices
Tools can be a big investment, but that doesn’t make them precious. Metalsmith Andy Cooperman argues for makers to use, rather than worship, their tools.
Resurrecting a Legacy
Shedding light on an overlooked master helped woodworker Craig Edelbrock tap into his own creativity.
Man of Many Faces
It started as his daily art practice three years ago. Now Michael Gump can’t seem to stop whipping up disguises.
Possibilities Cloaked in Hopelessness
Artist Stanton Hunter delves into the meaning of home and homelessness.
In My Father’s House
Being raised by artists isn’t always easy, but one maker’s relationship with his father helped show him the way with his own child.
Art as Brain Surgery
Don’t undervalue what you do, says badass Joyce J. Scott.
Sisterhood Is Powerful
Baltimore furniture maker Sarah Marriage on sexism in the woodshop and why she created a place for women to take risks and build experience.
Artistic Risk and the Ticking Clock
Should an artist in his 70s confine himself to his comfort zone? One master says no.
An Extended Hand Is Not Enough
A longtime arts worker urges institutions to rethink their inclusion efforts.