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    An Homage to Yugi

    The bronze tableware that my Korean family filled with offerings to our ancestors nourishes me as an artist—and a human.
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    Showtime

    From a fair in Vermont to the ACC Shows—now called American Craft Made—the ACC has been connecting artists and craft lovers since 1966.
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    The Queue: Angel Yoon Kyung Cho

    Based in Barcelona, Angel Yoon Kyung Cho is a graphic designer and ceramist whose writing about Korean yugi bronzeware and family ritual appears in our Summer 2022 issue. In The Queue, she shares her methods for staying grounded, her unusual drawing tools, and an artist she admires.
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    Wearing the Truth

    With her sculpted paper dresses, Fabiola Jean-Louis unflinchingly confronts history and imagines Black futures.
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    The Queue: Tina Fossella

    Tina Fossella is a ceramist based in Mill Valley, California. Her bright, simple berry bowl is featured in the Market section of our Summer 2022 issue, and she’ll also be an exhibitor in our upcoming American Craft Made / Baltimore online marketplace! In The Queue, she shares how her work is informed by the spiritual and sacred, how she connects with customers, and what she’s been reading.
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    The Fashion Factor

    Far from being frivolous or merely superficial, fashion offers insights into social norms and identity that can inform craft practice.
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    The Queue: Gabriel Frey

    Based in Orono, Maine, and featured in the Market section of our Spring 2022 issue, basket artist Gabriel Frey weaves black ash into elegant carryalls. In The Queue he shares about a new pursuit, a chef and a writer who are working to shine a light on Indigenous traditions, and what's on his reading, listening, and watching lists.
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    The Queue: Rhiannon Griego

    Based in Santa Fe, Rhiannon Griego is one of nine textile artists featured in our Spring 2022 issue who are "grappling with issues of environmental, economic, and social sustainability." In The Queue she shares about finding beauty in paradox and steadiness in change—and gives a shoutout to another textile artist whose work she'd love to own.
  • portrait of shae bishop on horseback wearing ornate teal blue cowboy hat white shirt and ornate chaps made from pink and blue ceramic tiles

    The Queue: Shae Bishop

    Shae Bishop is a North Carolina–based ceramic and fiber artist who makes sculptural garments that he displays with photographs of himself wearing the pieces in specific environments. In The Queue Shae shares how fashion and history inform his craft, what he's been reading, and about two artists whose work he admires.