The Week in Craft: February 7, 2018

The Week in Craft: February 7, 2018

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

Published on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.
Ann Wood Woodlucker

Ann Wood's 3D paper creations.

Ann Wood

Ann Wood of Woodlucker creates intricate paper flowers, butterflies, and other natural elements.

The Super Bowl may be over, but the art within US Bank stadium is permanent.

Fiber artist Sarah K. Benning makes highly-detailed embroidery work.

Mercury Mosaics has an epic new tile-producing space. You might recognize its distinct designs from spaces in Minnesota like Lululemon, MSP Airport, Whole Foods, and many more.

A new month-long residency in Maine for emerging wood or textile artists offers work space, exhibition space, tools, housing, a $1,000 stipend, and "great conversation."

Adrienne Sloane is making a flag reflecting the state of the union, in advance of the 2018 midterm elections. She welcomes knit or crocheted squares in colors reflecting political leanings.

Thirty finalists have been chosen for the Loewe Craft Prize. Check out what people are making across the pond.

For his exhibition "Sanctuary," which is currently on view at the Museum of Arts and Design, mixed-media artist Derrick Adams takes inspiration from The Negro Motorist Green Book, a Jim Crow-era guidebook that highlighted safe destinations for black travelers. If you're in New York, be sure to snag a ticket to his conversation about the show with journalist Alvin Hall this Thursday, February 8, from 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Read a review of the Mütter Museum's "Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work" exhibition shows.

An exhibition in San Francisco celebrates contemporary African American artists from the southern US. "Revelations: Art from the African American South" is on view at the de Young through April 1.

Nora Fok’s ethereal hand-knit jewelry is inspired by nature and science.