Craft in America explores the vitality, history and significance of the craft movement in the United States and its impact on our nation’s rich cultural heritage. Capturing the beauty, creativity and originality of craftsmanship, the film highlights artists and explores the inter-relationship of what they do, how they do it and why they have chosen a life of creating art.
Featuring finely crafted handmade instruments and the world renowned artists who play them
Documenting craft and the military and the power of the handmade to inspire and heal
Industry: Handmade in the Creative Economy
Embrace winter traditions, all part of our American experience with the handmade
See the work of metalsmiths who create powerful art from jewelry to monumental sculpture.
Crossroads explores the intersections of craft, culture, and technology.
Explore creativity through works that begin with the humble thread.
Explore the creativity and personal dynamics of craft artist families.
Many craft artists go beyond skill to personal and political expression in "Messages."
Early craft techniques used by these artists are passed on in a continuum of creativity.
What inspires a career in craft? How does one learn a craft and make a living at it?
Community focuses on the connection artists have to their communities through craft.