This episode of "Craft in America" looks at the ways many craft artists go beyond skill to personal and political expression. They use craft to tell a story, prove a point or bring attention to contemporary issues. Often their work is passionate and provocative. Artists featured include Wisconsin glass artist Beth Lipman; New Mexico santero Charles Carrillo; Baltimore quilter, sculptor and performance artist Joyce J. Scott; and New Orleans metal and jewelry artist Thomas Mann.
Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 301
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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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