Watch a 30 second preview of the Craft in America: ORIGINS episode.
Craft traditions didn’t just appear, fully-formed and mature. Artists tie their work to early techniques and pass these practices on in a continuum of creativity. Featuring blacksmith Philip Simmons, potter Mark Hewitt, Vernon & Pam & Travis Owens at Jugtown Pottery, weaver Jim Bassler, and glass artist Paul J. Stankard. PBS premiere October 7, 2009.