Craft In America

CRAFT IN AMERICA visits America's premier craft artists in their studios to witness the creation of handmade objects and into homes, businesses and public spaces where functional art is employed and celebrated. Using archival footage and interviews with some of the top artists in the country, the three-part series showcases the breadth and beauty of handmade objects in our culture.

Mon, Apr 15 6:00 A.M. Inspiration     NH Create (11.4)

Inspiration visits the Saar family of artists (Betye Saar, Alison Saar, & Maddy Leeser), Simon Rodia & Watts Towers, weaver Diedrick Brackens, potter Ayumi Horie, Hmong master of paj ntaub embroidery Suzanne Thao & Mandora Young, artist Mary Little.

Mon, Apr 22 6:00 A.M. Home     NH Create (11.4)

Home features Ojibwe artist Biskakone Greg Johnson, North House Folk School, ceramic artist Syd Carpenter, sculptor Wharton Esherick, architect Sim Van der Ryn & the Outlaw Builders, and curatorial consultant/educator Helen Drutt English.

Mon, Apr 29 6:00 A.M. Play     NH Create (11.4)

PLAY explores the intersection of play and artistry, featuring Calder Kamin, Lorena Robletto, Roberto Benavidez, Schroeder Cherry, the Cotsen Children's Library, Chris Green, and the Skirball Cultural Center.

Mon, May 6 6:00 A.M. Miniatures     NH Create (11.4)

MINIATURES explores the world of tiny objects and the artists that make them, featuring the International Folk Art Market, Leandro Gomez Quintero, Mark Murphy, Alexander Girard, and Gustave Baumann.

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