October/November 2018

October/November 2018

October/November 2018 American Craft


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The October/November issue of American Craft magazine celebrates the recipients of the 2018 American Craft Council Awards.

Inside, you'll find in-depth profiles of the honorees, a deep survey of what "craft" means, thoughts from new leaders in the craft field, a look inside the home and life of ACC Fellow Garry Knox Bennett and his wife Sylvia, the enchanting craft scene in Santa Fe, and so much more.

Find it on newsstands now, online starting October 1, or in your mailbox as an American Craft Council membership benefit.


Feature Articles

Pinnacle: 2018 American Craft Council Awards

The winners of the 2018 American Craft Council Awards have all dedicated themselves to craft for more than 25 years – and show what devotion makes possible.

Craft: Seriously, What Does the Word Mean?

We sought perspectives from dozens of artists, thinkers, and leaders in our own field and others.

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Breaking Ground

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Cultural Crossroads

A blend of cultures and traditions old and new make Santa Fe an enchanting craft destination.
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Let’s Play

Asiya sports hijabs help make athletics accessible to Muslim women.
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Relationship Goals

With equal parts hard work and humor, Sylvia and Garry Knox Bennett have made a marriage, and a life, built to last.
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Resurrecting a Legacy

Shedding light on an overlooked master helped woodworker Craig Edelbrock tap into his own creativity.
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View from the Top

Innovation and new audiences are among new craft leaders’ big priorities.
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With Open Arms

A new project by the pussyhat co-creator seeks to make immigrants feel at home.