Award-winning series, “Craft in America” to feature Iowa ceramist
October 1, 2012
Clary Illian, a ceramist from Ely, Iowa will be highlighted in an upcoming episode of, “Craft in America.”
The Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning series dedicated to exploring America’s rich craft history, presents Episode Nine, with Craft in America: Crossroads, to air on PBS primetime, Friday, November 16, 2012 at 9pm in most cities. (Iowa Public Television will broadcast on Wednesday, November 28 at 9pm (CT))
“Crossroads” follows the evolution of American craft in its drive toward exploration, experimentation and innovation; a move toward new forms and creative solutions. Through the work of Tanya Aguiñiga, 3 Midwestern clay artists, and Lia Cook we explore their trailblazing attempts to cross-pollinate culture, aesthetics and technologies – moving forward the development of American craft.