See artists’ salon discussions at the Craft in America Center In Los Angeles.

Clay

Jeff Oestreich & Gail Kendall


Discussion: Keeping Pottery Traditions Alive Saturday, February 22, 2014 Potters Jeff Oestreich and Gail Kendall visited the Craft in America Center to discuss the “Passing It On” exhibition and talk about Bernard Leach and his influence. Images courtesy of... MORE »

Fiber

Jaime Guerrero & Victor De La Rosa


Crafting Cultural Narrative: Discussion with Jaime Guerrero & Victor De La Rosa Saturday, September 12, 2015 Glass artist Jaime Guerrero and fiber artist Victor De La Rosa visited the Craft in America Center to talk about their work and... MORE »

Jim Bassler


Jim Bassler artist talk, Saturday, April 17, 2010 Weaver Jim Bassler visited the Craft in America Center to talk about his weavings and as usual brought some show and tell. Jim Bassler was featured in the ORIGINS episode.

Glass

Jaime Guerrero & Victor De La Rosa


Crafting Cultural Narrative: Discussion with Jaime Guerrero & Victor De La Rosa Saturday, September 12, 2015 Glass artist Jaime Guerrero and fiber artist Victor De La Rosa visited the Craft in America Center to talk about their work and... MORE »

Mark Mitsuda artist talk


Mark Mitsuda artist talk, Saturday, January 7, 2017. This talk took place at the closing of the TEACHERS exhibition at the Craft in America Center, based on the TEACHERS episode.

Paul Marioni & Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend


Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend and Paul Marioni talk at the Craft in America Center March 21, 2014 Glass artists Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend and Paul Marioni visited the Craft in America Center to talk about their work and their friendship. This talk took... MORE »

Pilchuck and the Studio Glass Trajectory Part 1


Discussion: Pilchuck and the Studio Glass Trajectory Part 1 Saturday, May 10, 2014 Independent curator Jo Lauria and glass artist Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend visited the Craft in America Center to provide a brief overview of Pilchuck Glass School. This event... MORE »

Pilchuck and the Studio Glass Trajectory Part 2


Discussion: Pilchuck and the Studio Glass Trajectory Part 2 Saturday, May 10, 2014 Glass artist Hiromi Takizawa visited the Craft in America Center to talk about her work and the time she spent at Pilchuck Glass School. Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend... MORE »

Pilchuck and the Studio Glass Trajectory Part 3


Discussion: Pilchuck and the Studio Glass Trajectory Part 3 Saturday, May 10, 2014 Collectors Susan Steinhauser and Anne Cohen Ruderman visited the Craft in America Center to talk about their involvement with Pilchuck Glass School. This panel was moderated... MORE »

Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend


Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend talk at the Craft in America Center April 5, 2014 Glass artist Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend visited the Craft in America Center to talk about her work. This talk took place during the “Seeing Into It: Messages in Glass”... MORE »

Therman Statom artist talk


Therman Statom artist talk, Saturday, November 12, 2016. This talk took place at the opening of the TEACHERS exhibition at the Craft in America Center, based on the TEACHERS episode.

Metal

Christina Smith on her work in Politically Speaking jewelry exhibition


Christina Smith on her work in Politically Speaking: New American Ideals in Contemporary Jewelry exhibition at the Craft in America Center, closing November 5, 2016. These pieces are titled “Enfranchisement by Race, Enfranchisement by Gender, Enfranchisement by Politic.”

David Monette


David Monette artist talk, Saturday, October 10, 2015 David Monette visited the Craft in America Center to discuss his holistic philosophy of trumpet making. These instruments are coveted by world renowned musicians like Wynton Marsalis, Charles Schlueter, Maynard Ferguson... MORE »

Emily Zaiden on Politically Speaking jewelry exhibition


Craft in America Center Director & Curator, Emily Zaiden on Politically Speaking: New American Ideals in Contemporary Jewelry exhibition at the Craft in America Center.

John Luebtow artist talk


John Luebtow artist talk on Froebel, Art-Based Education and the Birth of Modernism Saturday, December 10, 2016  

Nancy Worden on Beans in Your Ears in Politically Speaking jewelry exhibition


Nancy Worden on her Beans in Your Ears necklace in Politically Speaking: New American Ideals in Contemporary Jewelry exhibition at the Craft in America Center, closing November 5, 2016.

Nancy Worden on Mantle for Textual Assault in Politically Speaking jewelry exhibition


Nancy Worden on her Mantle for Textual Assault necklace in Politically Speaking: New American Ideals in Contemporary Jewelry exhibition at the Craft in America Center, closing November 5, 2016.

Sandra Enterline artist talk


Sandra Enterline artist talk at the Craft in America Center. Enterline’s work is included in Politically Speaking: New American Ideals in Contemporary Jewelry exhibition at the Craft in America Center, closing November 5, 2016.

Sandra Enterline on her work in Politically Speaking jewelry exhibition


Sandra Enterline on her work in Politically Speaking: New American Ideals in Contemporary Jewelry exhibition at the Craft in America Center, closing November 5, 2016.

Paper

Lorraine Bubar


Lorraine Bubar workshop talk Saturday, March 21, 2015 Papercut artist Lorraine Bubar visited the Craft in America Center to talk about and teach her work and techniques that she uses to create her intricate, painterly papercuts. Images provided by... MORE »

Tom Killion


Tom Killion artist talk on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Woodcut print artist Tom Killion visited the Craft in America Center to talk about and sign copies of his recent homage to the coastal rim of the Golden State, “California’s... MORE »

Tom Killion


Tom Killion talk, Saturday, December 5, 2009 Printmaker Tom Killion visited the Craft in America Center to talk about his work and process. Killion was part of the California Landscapes exhibition and featured in the PROCESS episode.

Wood

Garry Knox Bennett


Garry Knox Bennett talk Thursday, November 17, 2011 Garry Knox Bennett visited the Craft in America Center to talk about his work. Bennett was a participating artist in the “Golden State of Craft” exhibition presented by Craft in America... MORE »

Isabella Pierson on her Zig Zag lamp


Isabella Pierson on her Zig Zag lamp, included in “The Spotlight: Functional Lighting as Illuminated Sculpture” exhibition at the Craft in America Center.

John Cederquist on “Just Plane Waves”


John Cederquist on “Just Plane Waves”

John Conver Lutz on his Martini Lounge Table Lamp


John Conver Lutz on his Martini Lounge Table Lamp, included in “The Spotlight: Functional Lighting as Illuminated Sculpture” exhibition at the Craft in America Center.

Marcus Papay on his Tripod Floor lamp


Marcus Papay on his Tripod Floor lamp, included in “The Spotlight: Functional Lighting as Illuminated Sculpture” exhibition at the Craft in America Center.

Po Shun Leong


Po Shun Leong: Floating Between Craft, Design and Cultures Saturday, June 18, 2016 Po Shun Leong visited the Craft in America Center to talk about his work. Leong, a Southern California-based furniture designer and woodworker, is a participating artist... MORE »

Victor DiNovi


The Artisanal Life: A Talk by Victor DiNovi, Saturday, May 9, 2015 Woodworker and former officer in the Army Corps of Engineers visited the Craft in America Center to present his work and speak to the strategies, techniques and... MORE »