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Craft In America House Band Friday, August 25, 2017, 7:30pm The Craft in America House Band presents a set of favorites to mark ten years of Craft in America on PBS! Join us for an evening of song and celebration, featuring pieces from previous episodes and window concerts. Melinda Rice: violin, vocals Argenta Walther: vocals Terry de…
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Aperture Duo Hold Still While the World Turns: an evening of contemporary California chamber music August 17, 2017, 7pm Aperture Duo returns to Craft in America’s Window Concert Series on August 17th for Hold Still While the World Turns: an evening of contemporary California chamber music. Featuring newly written works by Federico Llach, Andrew Tholl, Mason Hock, Leslie…
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Summer Sounds August 5, 7pm Amy K Bormet, Terry de Castro and Maggie Hasspacher join forces again to bring you a summer show in The Window: original tunes, covers and a few folk standards to ease you into the last throes of this sunny season. Special Guests Brandee Goatcher and Christian Castano will start the…
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Craft in Action: Art & Mental Health Saturday, June 3 3-5pm RSVP for this free event: [email protected] 3pm:  “The Uncontained Center: Art & Mental Illness” a panel discussion with artist Kazuki Takizawa; Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences Professor at USC Elyn Saks; and Director of the Painted Brain Dave Leon 4pm: Suicide Prevention…
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Saturday, May 20, 2017 Artist talk: 4pm Opening Reception: 5pm Please RSVP: [email protected] Kazuki Takizawa is a Japanese glass artist currently based in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2010. He has since worked and taught at various glass educational facilities including Pilchuck Glass School and Public Glass. For the…
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Print and the Power of Protest Inking Up! for environmental and social justice with Catherine Alice Michaelis of May Day Press Saturday, April 22, 2017, 12:30PM In honor of Earth Day, meet book artist and print maker Catherine Alice Michaelis, who will put her press to the test as she guides visitors to generate timely,…
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Craft in Action: Lecture Series* TreePeople’s Founder and President Andy Lipkis on Urban Forestry and the Art of Sustainability Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7pm It was the year of the first Earth Day, 1970, when 15-year-old Andy Lipkis learned that the forests in the mountains surrounding Los Angeles were dying, victims of the air pollution…
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Finding My Way to Screen Printing Joy Stocksdale talk Saturday, April 1, 2017, 4pm Craft in America Center Co-presented by Freehand Gallery Fiber artist Joy Stocksdale creates vibrant, filmy wall hangings that mine nature for its forms. As a result of studies at Goldsmith’s College, University of London in 1979, Joy Stocksdale developed polychromatic screen printing….
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Dante Marioni Talk Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7pm Craft in America Center Dante Marioni, who has been at the forefront of glassblowing on an international scale since his first solo show in 1987, will be speaking at the Center and giving an up close and personal look his recent work. Having been raised with a…
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“Their/There” A talk with metal artist Jaydan Moore Saturday, March 4, 2017, 4pm Craft in America Center Current Penland Resident and metal artist Jaydan Moore will give a talk at the Craft in America Center regarding his work, background and recent inspiration. Moore dissects metal objects, altering their form, and then piecing them into commemorative wares that leave…
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