Explore objects from Craft in America curated exhibitions. Some of these collections have been exhibited at the Craft in America Center in Los Angeles, some traveled to museums and craft centers around the country, and some are unique to this site, gathered together here for you to discover and enjoy.
Borders and Neighbors: Craft Connectivity Between the U.S. and Mexico Exhibition at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, Biscailuz Gallery 125 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 November 16, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am to... MORE »
Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Latino Artists Consuelo Jimenez Underwood December 2, 2017 – January 20, 2018 A trio of solo exhibitions by Mexican-Californian craft pioneers Curated by Emily Zaiden, Craft in America Center Director Craft in America... MORE »
In this landmark election year of unprecedented maneuvers and fundamental ideological polarization, this exhibition confronts the topical issues that Americans are facing. Through the lens of jewelry, artists tackle a myriad of focal socio-political concerns. Their work offers commentary,... MORE »
If you’ve ever wanted to “build something” your thoughts probably went to wood. Cutting, drilling, sanding, staining – the processes are involving, tactile, rewarding. Plus, wood grains are beauties of nature.
Active Hands: Craft by Soldiers features rare treasures made by soldiers on active duty, as well as historic documentation of the Army Arts and Crafts Program, which has allowed thousands of soldiers and their families to find respite in... MORE »
In the HOLIDAY episode of Craft in America, ceramic artist Susan Garson creates a bird menorah. Here’s a selection of menorahs made in a variety of sizes, shapes, and materials. Photos by Madison Metro and courtesy of Aimee Golant,... MORE »
The masterful trompe l’oeil inlay work of John Cederquist is unrivaled in its visual and conceptual complexity. Cederquist creates sculptural and functional forms that blur the boundaries between reality and illusion. Collapsing perspective through a challenging process that entails... MORE »
Part 1 of 3 of the Good Enough to Eat: the Fusion of Food and Craft series. Food was a motivational font for craft from its earliest origins. Objects have facilitated and elevated the act of cooking and consumption... MORE »
A Nation of Makers: Works from the Craft in America Collection Browse these 50 artworks by artists who have appeared in the Craft in America PBS documentary series. Gathered over the past nine years of filming, these works represent diverse craft... MORE »