AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL Five Questions with Carol Sauvion By Jessica Shaykett October 28, 2014 Recently, the American Craft Council staff had the opportunity to get a sneak peek of Craft in America‘s latest episode, SERVICE, which premieres November 2 on PBS. We all were captivated by the amazing stories of veterans finding their voices through the…
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GUGGENHEIM Blog Artist Faith Ringgold Discusses Tar Beach on Craft in America May 9, 2012 Artist Faith Ringgold, whose seminal story quilt, Tar Beach, has been in the Guggenheim Museum’s collection since 1988, is the subject of the season-four premiere of Craft in America’s THREADS episode, first airing on PBS on Friday, May 11, at 9:00pm (check…
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THE GAZETTE 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…
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BLUEGRASS TODAY Banjos and guitars on Craft In America By John Lawless November 4, 2015 Craft In America is both an organization dedicated to promoting handcrafted art and useables in the United States, and a PBS television series celebrating the best of what is currently being produced. They maintain the Craft In America Center in…
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CRAFT IN AMERICA: BORDERS ARTIST BIOS Premieres on PBS Friday, September 29, 2017* Ofelia Esparza, educator and lifelong artist, is an “altarista”, a master altar-maker who teaches the meaning and history of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and creates the altars that commemorate loved ones who have passed away. She began this…
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PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE Catholic art contest attracts quality work By Mary Thomas November 14, 2012 Craft on PBS “Craft in America: Crossroads” debuts on WQED at 9 p.m. Friday featuring a fiber artist who finds inspiration in brain function, another who draws on the liminal zone between San Diego and Tijuana, and a trio of potters…
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ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL Celebrating the departed: NM PBS show explores creation of altars for Día de los Muertos By Adrian Gomez / Journal Arts and Entertainment Editor Friday, September 29th, 2017 The popularity of Día de los Muertos has grown for years in the United States. In the Southwest, it’s been celebrated for decades, yet it…
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NICHE ‘Celebration’ Set to Premiere in December on PBS November 17, 2015 “Celebration,” part of the ongoing Peabody Award-winning Craft in America series, marks the upcoming holiday season with an all-new hour premiering nationwide on PBS Friday, Dec. 11. The new episode examines the role craft plays in holiday customs. Celebration starts off in Detroit,…
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SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE Consuelo Jimenez Underwood’s roots in fiber art By Nancy Davis Kho May 9, 2012 When Cupertino resident and nationally acclaimed fiber artist Consuelo Jimenez Underwood got the word that she would be featured this month in the fourth season of “Craft in America,” a Peabody Award-winning series on PBS, she felt humbled….
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THE ETSY BLOG Craft In America: An Interview With Carol Sauvion By Lisa Butterworth April 29, 2014 Ask Carol Sauvion, creator and producer of the PBS series Craft In America, if the handmade revolution is alive and well,  and she’ll answer with a resounding yes. And she should know — she’s been documenting it for…
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