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October/November 2016

October/November 2016

American Craft, October/November 2016

Welcome to the mastery issue, which features the 2016 American Craft Council Awards, a look back at 75 years of American Craft, and more. Articles will become available online throughout the next few months.

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Feature Articles

Read. Roar. Repeat.

How our readers – delighted, dismayed, or disgusted – helped shape the craft field with their letters.

Masters: Edward S. Cooke Jr.

Yale professor Edward S. Cooke Jr. looks for the stories embedded in everyday objects.

Masters: Chris Gustin

Learn more about the ceramist in this profile and exclusive video.

Masters: Hank Murta Adams

Learn more about the glass artist in this profile and exclusive video.

Masters: Francoise Grossen

Learn more about the fiber artist in this profile and exclusive video.

Masters: Michael Cooper

Meet the imaginative sculptor in this profile and exclusive video.

Masters: Nick Cave

Learn more about the Chicago artist and watch and exclusive video interview.

Masters: Myra Mimlitsch-Gray

Learn more about the master metalsmith and watch an exclusive video.

Masters: Gerhardt Knodel

Learn more about this year's Gold Medalist and watch an exclusive video interview.

Masters: CERF+

Learn more about the Craft Emergency Relief Fund's work.

Masters: Sara S. Morgan

Meet the 2016 Aileen Osborn Webb Award for Philanthropy honoree.

Masters: 2016 American Craft Council Awards

Profiles and exclusive videos of ACC's 2016 honorees...

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Reviews of Moving Sam Maloof, People Knitting, and Subversive Ceramics.
Edgewood Made Porcelain Pitchers

Edgewood Made

Edgewood Made is on a mission to fill every room in your home with deliberate, simple housewares. 
June Schwarcz Vessel 2193 Dancer

Enamel Re-emergent

“Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America, 1920 to the Present” features 121 pieces by 94 makers.
Martin And Erik Demaine Art Through Words I

High-Touch, High-Tech

As math and science scholars, Martin and Erik Demaine operate at the leading edge of technological innovation.
Flint Institute Of Arts 1

Looking Ahead

In Michigan, an expansion of the Flint Institute of Arts is under way.
Pat Kruse Wall Hanging 2

Sacred Harvest

Pat Kruse collaborates with son Gage to carry on traditional Ojibwe birch-bark techniques.
Jenni Sorkin Live Form Women Ceramics And Community

The Invisible Hands

Jenni Sorkin offers a compelling look at three iconic figures of the modern ceramics movement.
Jaydan Moore Platter


Artists honor the good, the bad, and the questionable.