Pinnacle: 2018 American Craft Council Awards
The winners of the 2018 American Craft Council Awards have all dedicated themselves to craft for more than 25 years – and show what devotion makes possible.
Craft: Seriously, What Does the Word Mean?
We sought perspectives from dozens of artists, thinkers, and leaders in our own field and others.
A New Rhythm
Wade Folger MacDonald wanted to be a production potter, until he came face-to-face with his own big ideas.
As a computer scientist, Bart Niswonger couldn’t easily talk shop with others. As a furniture maker, he can.
Beneath Ebony G. Patterson’s glittering surfaces are images of poignance and power.
LA artist Jen Stark’s dizzying creations show up in galleries, on TV, and everywhere in between.
These jewelers are in for the long haul, and it shows in their work.
Two Halves of a Whole
Opposites in temperament, Brendan Callahan and Thom Jones rely on each other to keep Semigood Design thriving.
Las Vegas artist Justin Favela riffs on stereotypes with tissue paper, glue, and a sense of humor.
Though miles separate them, glass artists Nancy Callan and Katherine Gray have forged a lasting friendship, in the studio and out.
At Home in the World
San Francisco ceramist Calvin Ma’s charming characters make their way through an angst-filled world. He can relate.
A Legacy Unceasing
Growing up in an inventive environment fueled Hank Willis Thomas’ passion for art and activism.
A Right-Brained Bunch
Brothers Nikolai and Simon Haas may be polar opposites, but their mom says they make the perfect team.
Man Out of Time
Kris Perry’s work gives new shape to the past.
Women’s Work, Reworked
Fiber artist Sarah Zapata rethinks gender and identity with coiled rope and shag carpet.
The Business of Being an Artist
Whether you’re just getting started or considering social practice or craft shows, others have walked that path before you. We talked to successful artists about what they’ve learned.
It's the End of the World As They Know It
Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber’s vision of the future is miniature, intricate, and apocalyptic.
Woodworker Ellie Richards is dead serious about play.