College of Fellows

Adrian Saxe

Adrian Saxe

Adrian Saxe is a ceramic artist and professor of art at the University of California, Los Angeles. Known for his highly finished sculptures that reference the history of functional pottery, he was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2000.
Mediums Clay Recognition College of Fellows
Anne Wilson

Anne Wilson

Anne Wilson is a multidisciplinary artist and professor in the department of fiber and material studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2000.
Mediums Fiber Mixed Media Recognition College of Fellows
Cynthia Bringle leads workshop, 1973

Cynthia Bringle

Cynthia Bringle is a prominent and prolific studio potter with close ties to the Penland School of Craft. She was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2000.
Mediums Clay Recognition College of Fellows
Eugene Pijanowski in his studio, 1977

Eugene Pijanowski

Eugene “Gene” Pijanowski is a jewelry artist and educator who helped introduce traditional Japanese techniques to American metalsmiths. He was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2000.
Mediums Jewelry Metal Recognition College of Fellows
Hiroko Sato-Pijanowski in her studio, 1977

Hiroko Sato-Pijanowski

Hiroko Sato-Pijanowski is a jewelry artist and educator, who helped introduce traditional Japanese techniques to American metalsmiths. She was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2000.
Mediums Jewelry Metal Recognition College of Fellows
James Krenov

James Krenov

James Krenov was one of the most celebrated cabinetmakers of his era. He was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2000 and died in 2009.
Mediums Furniture Wood Recognition College of Fellows
Joyce Scott

Joyce Scott

Joyce Scott is a visual and performance artist celebrated for her elaborate and narrative beadwork. She was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2000.
Mediums Glass Jewelry Mixed Media Recognition College of Fellows
Marjorie Schick

Marjorie Schick

Marjorie Schick was a jewelry artist and professor of art at Pittsburg State University. Known for making wearable sculptures using non-traditional materials and vibrant colors, Schick was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2000 and died in 2017.
Mediums Jewelry Recognition College of Fellows
Paul J Stankard Working

Paul Stankard

Paul Stankard is an acclaimed studio glass artist known for his poetic and intricately detailed paperweights made to celebrate nature. He was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2000.
Mediums Glass Recognition College of Fellows
David Ellsworth teaches turning

David Ellsworth

David Ellsworth is a distinguished woodturner known for his thin-walled wooden vessels and his many multifaceted contributions to the field. He was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2001.
Mediums Wood Recognition College of Fellows

Gary Noffke

Gary Lee Noffke is a metalsmith known for his technical versatility and intricate surface treatment. He was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2001.
Mediums Metal Recognition College of Fellows

Joan Livingstone

Joan Livingstone is a contemporary artist, educator, curator, and author known for large-scale fiber installations that emphasize the human body in relation to its surroundings. She was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2001.
Mediums Fiber Mixed Media Recognition College of Fellows
John Glick

John Glick

John Glick was a reputable ceramist and the longtime owner-operator of Plum Tree Pottery in Farmington Hills, Michigan. An important mentor to many in the field, he was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2001 and died in 2017.
Mediums Clay Recognition College of Fellows

Michael James

Michael James is an artist and educator whose collage-like quilts evoke fluid psychological landscapes. He was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2001.
Mediums Fiber Recognition College of Fellows
Norm Schulman doing a wheelthrowing demo at Penland School of Crafts

Norman Schulman

Norman “Norm” Schulman was a ceramic artist and beloved educator known for his colorful and graphic surface designs. He was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2001.
Mediums Clay Recognition College of Fellows
Tom Patti

Thomas Patti

Thomas “Tom” Patti is a glass artist, who works primarily in industrial and architectural glass. He was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2001.
Mediums Glass Recognition College of Fellows

Warren Seelig

Warren Seelig is a fiber artist and professor, who has spoken and written on craft and material studies throughout his career. Known for his large-scale installations, he was elected a Fellow of the American Craft Council in 2001.
Mediums Fiber Recognition College of Fellows
Robert Winokur

Robert Winokur

Robert Winokur is a ceramic artist and professor emeritus of ceramics at the Tyler School of Art. He was elected to the American Craft Council in 2002.
Mediums Clay Recognition College of Fellows