Our School Outreach Programs is pleased to have collaborated with artist Catherine Alice Michaelis this week. Catherine Alice works with printmaking and book arts; she is featured in our NATURE episode and correlating exhibition at the Craft in America Center. What was special about her visit to Los Angeles was that Catherine Alice was able…
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Getty Multicultural Undergrad Internships The intern will provide support and assist in various aspects of the outreach, promotion, and final stages of development and execution of Craft in America’s exhibitions, projects, and programming plans for Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles/Latin America. The intern will participate in community engagement and communication with outside organizations, student groups,…
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Craft in America: NATURE premieres on PBS starting Friday, April 21, 2017. Here’s a list of stations airing the episode. NATURE features sculptor Patrick Dougherty, fiber artist Mary Merkel-Hess, woodcarver Michelle Holzapfel, book artist Catherine Alice Michaelis, and glass artist Preston Singletary. (*check local listings to confirm) Friday, April 21 at 8pm Arkansas Educational Television (5 stations)…
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Craft in America: MUSIC is reairing on select PBS stations. Check below for your local station. MUSIC features interviews and performances from Joan Baez, Rhiannon Giddens, Director of the Count Basie Orchestra Scotty Barnhart, banjo master Tony Ellis, Los Angeles Philharmonic timpanist Joseph Pereira, and virtuoso ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro. Instrument makers featured are Martin Guitar, Hartel…
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Last month, the Craft in America crew visited Jaime Guerrero’s studio in Los Angeles. Jaime and his assistant Tyler taught a group of high school students about glassblowing and they all got a chance to try it out. How exciting! We also filmed a few of Jaime’s pieces in his studio, including Farm Worker, which was included in…
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Fiber artist Joy Stocksdale was greeted with a warm reception on Saturday April 1 and she reciprocated by sharing with us her warmest memories while growing up. Joy began her presentation by showing us images of her as a child and of the home she grew up in. She explained how it was her father,…
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NATURE: Highlights from the Episode opened on Saturday, March 18. All but one of the works in the show come directly from plants, but all of the works very much relate back to the theme of the episode: exploring the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Preston Singletary’s glass interpretation of the Tlingit creation myth…
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Last month, Craft in America filmed painter and muralist Judy Baca, and artists at the organization she co-founded, Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) in Venice, CA. Perhaps her most famous work is The Great Wall of Los Angeles, first commissioned in the early 1970s and located in the Tujunga Wash. We filmed Baca…
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