October/November 2017

October/November 2017

The Glass Issue

American Craft magazine, October/November 2017 cover

Welcome to our issue about glass, featuring fresh work from Thaddeus Wolfe, Helen Lee, and Dylan Martinez. Read about this year's ACC Emerging Voices Awards, the house that Bullseye built, drama in the hot shop, and more.

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Feature Articles

Sign Language

In Helen Lee’s captivating sculptures, light speaks.

Pure Harmony

As studio and life partners, Michael Schunke and Josie Gluck pursue perfection.

The Exquisite Contradictions of Thaddeus Wolfe

There’s nothing new about moldblowing – except, of course, what Thaddeus Wolfe makes with the technique. The Brooklyn artist shares how tradition can nurture innovation.

Emerging Voices

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Emerging Voices artist and scholar, as well as our shortlist artists.

More from This Issue

Kehinde Wiley Mary Comforter of the Afflicted II


Kehinde Wiley’s Mary, Comforter of the Afflicted II.
Doug Aitken Mirage

Mirror, Mirror

Artists reflect – literally or figuratively, in form and meaning.
Maria Aroche Bracelet

Passing the Torch

The Bead Project teaches women how to create over a flame, start a business, and focus their talents.
The Olio Repurposed Wares

The Olio

Glassblowing shop Olio on nurturing the next generation of artists.
Lani McGregor and Dan Schwoerer

Transparent Style

The home of Bullseye Glass owners Lani McGregor and Dan Schwoerer is a showcase for the couple’s decades-long passion for glass art. In the last year, it’s also been an oasis.
Wonder: 50 Years RISD Glass

With An Eye To History

Reviews of Wonder: 50 Years RISD Glass; Cast: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity’s Most Transformational Process; and Glass: Masterworks from the Chrysler Museum of Art.