The Week in Craft: April 25, 2018

The Week in Craft: April 25, 2018

Your weekly does of links about craft, art, and design, and whatever else we're excited about sharing

Published on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
Miranda van Dijk, Sensitive Survivors

Artist and poet Miranda van Dijk prints her found images on textile plants in a series she calls Sensitive Survivors.

Courtesy of the artist

Garden enthusiasts will appreciate the whimsical, nature-inspired work by artists Hillary FayleMiranda van Dijk, and Pontus Willfors

Researchers at the Universities of Edinburgh and Sheffield have just released the results of their study on economic representation in the cultural workforce and concluded that working-class individuals are woefully underrepresented in the arts and cultural sphere.

Did you see the art installations at the Coachella festival? Increasingly, they're demanding as much attention as the music.

Across the nation, art lending libraries are paving the way for the next generation of art collectors. 

Pakistani clothing company Generation has created textile maps of Pakistan and India to remind us how much textile art can demonstrate the richness of culture.

In its search for the perfect location for their second headquarters, Amazon seems to have an unexpected requirement: the presence of a strong art museum.

A recent weekly newsletter featured an article about outsider artist Judith Scott, whose story and work we find fascinating.

Are you a fan of vintage posters from 1880 – 1918? Thanks to the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, you can now download your favorite from a selection of over 200 images from the Golden Age of graphic design.

The Textile Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, connects food and craft in their latest exhibition. “Art Speaks: Artists in the Kitchen” is a moderated conversation between artists and chefs taking place at noon on April 26.

Attention all emerging Minnesota fiber artists: The application period for the 2018 – 2019 Jerome Project Grants is now open.