Origins
craft in america

"Origins" focuses on the origins of the American craft movement and features artists who tie their work to early craft techniques and pass these techniques to others in a continuum of creativity. Artists featured include South Carolina blacksmith Philip Simmons, North Carolina potter Vernon Owens, Kiowa beadworker Teri Greeves, weaver and UCLA teacher Jim Bassler, and New Jersey glass artist Paul Stankard.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 201

About 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.


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Mon, Feb 26 6:00 A.M. Visionaries     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, Feb 27 2:00 A.M. Quilts     NHPBS (11.1)
Wed, Feb 28 3:00 A.M. Quilts     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Mar 2 1:00 A.M. Music     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Mar 2 2:00 A.M. Harmony     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Mar 4 6:00 A.M. Quilts     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, Mar 5 2:00 A.M. Jewelry     NHPBS (11.1)
Wed, Mar 6 3:30 A.M. Jewelry     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Mar 9 3:00 A.M. Music     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Mar 9 4:00 A.M. Jewelry     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Mar 11 6:00 A.M. Identity     NH Create (11.4)
Mon, Mar 18 6:00 A.M. Storytellers     NH Create (11.4)
Mon, Mar 25 6:00 A.M. Democracy     NH Create (11.4)


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