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Opening Reception for Borders and Neighbors: Craft Connectivity Between the U.S. and Mexico, at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, Biscailuz Gallery 125 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6-9pm Penny Morrill, who teaches at art history at George Mason University and has a PhD in Mesoamerican colonial art history…
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Penny Morrill Talk: Mexican Silver Designers Imagine their Future with Roots in the Past November 16, 2017, 7pm at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, Biscailuz Gallery These days, young silver artists in Mexico are not producing endless interpretations (and copies) of the great designs from the forties and fifties. They have given themselves…
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Amy K. Bormet Window Concert Sunday, October 29, 2pm Composer, pianist and vocalist Amy K. Bormet returns to the Craft in America Center for an afternoon of songs filled with spells, romance, and impermanence to ease you into a new season. Amy will be joined by cellist and singer-songwriter Shana Tucker to perform jazz, soulful…
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Gerardo Monterrubio Artist Talk & Catalog Launch Saturday, October 28, 2017, 4 pm RSVP to rsvp@craftinamerica.org Monterrubio, who is featured in Mano-Made and NEIGHBORS, is a master storyteller and illustrator who gives new relevance to the ancient tradition of the decorated ceramic vessel. Melding stylistic elements of Mexican mural painting with his artistic origins as…
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CRAFT IN AMERICA: BORDERS & NEIGHBORS –A Screening and Discussion for “LA Made” at the Central Library Sun, October 22, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM PDT Join us for a screening followed by a Q&A with three of the local artists featured in the episodes–Jaime Guerrero, Gerardo Monterrubio, and Ofelia Esparza. Central Library –…
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Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Gerardo Monterrubio Opening Reception Saturday, October 14, 2017, 4-6pm The second exhibition in our series of Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft exhibitions part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Monterrubio’s work is influenced by murals, prison tattoos, graffiti art and old etchings. His complex narratives explore the dark corners of the Mexican…
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Please join us on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 4pm for a discussion on child immigration with Professor of Human Development and Psychology at the UCLA Institute for Immigration, Globalization & Education, Dr. Carola Suárez-Orozco. In conjunction with Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Jaime Guerrero, the Craft in America Center is hosting the next talk in our Craft…
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Special Workshop for Craft Artists and Design Artists led by Joe Smoke, Grants Administration Division Director Los Angeles DCA Hosted by the Craft in America Center at Freehand Gallery Sunday, September 24 11am-12:30pm *Limited Parking behind Freehand Gallery This event is free, RSVP to rsvp@craftinamerica.org The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) offers prestigious…
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Jaime Guerrero artist talk Saturday, September 23, 2017, 4pm Jaime Guerrero was born and lives in Los Angeles, California. He began his studies at California College of Art and Crafts (Oakland, CA), then attended the Pilchuck School of Glass (Stanwood, WA) and studied with Venetian glass artists Checco Ongaro, Pino Signoretto, and studio glass pioneer…
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Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Jaime Guerrero Opening Reception Saturday, August 26, 2017, 5-7pm   Join us in experiencing our first Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition with Los Angeles native artist Jaime Guerrero. Guerrero is one of the few and first artists in the world to sculpt life-size figures in glass. Guerrero takes glass into…
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