October/November 2014

October/November 2014

October/November 2014 cover of American Craft magazine

Feature Articles

Brave New World

Digital technology is opening up new avenues for making – and the ride is just beginning.

Masters: Fleur Bresler

Fleur Bresler wants the craft field to thrive into the future.

Masters: The Clay Studio

The Clay Studio celebrates 40 years as an ambitious studio, school, gallery, shop, and outreach program.

Masters: Tina Oldknow

Oldknow relishes the opportunity to make objects meaningful for museum visitors.

Masters: William Carlson

It took four decades, but sculptor William Carlson is living his dream.

Masters: Judith Schaechter

It took Schaechter time to appreciate the idea of craft, but now she's convinced it's superior to fine art.

Masters: John Gill

A gentle enthusiasm pervades everything John Gill does. Everything.

Masters: Bruce Metcalf

A craftsman who makes voluptuous jewelry and a writer with a keen interest in craft criticism...

Masters: Jane Lackey

Connections are central to Jane Lackey’s work.

Masters: Michael Hurwitz

Hurwitz has been open to making things for as long as he can remember.

Masters: Betty Woodman

Woodman has reached this pinnacle of success through a potent combination of talent and self-possession.

Masters: 2014 American Craft Council Awards

Meet the winners of the 2014 ACC awards...

More from This Issue

Wolinsky Cary, Office

All Together Now

For artists Cary, Yari, and Babs Wolinsky, collaboration is a way of life.

Colin Pezzano, Backyard Wrestling

Character Building

Anthropomorphized furniture with long, gesturing limbs and other lifelike features.

Judith Schaechter, Working

Deep Focus

Editor in chief Monica Moses kicks off the Masters issue.

Ruth DeYoung Kohler

Industrial Revolution

A conversation with Ruth DeYoung Kohler on 40 years of the Kohler Arts Center’s Arts/Industry program...

Charan Sachar Butter Dishes

Instant Joy

Charan Sachar’s ceramics are joyful and exuberant, a riot of vivid color and pattern. 

Gerhardt Knodel

The Long Game

Gerhardt Knodel has been hard at work creating an engaging new body of work.