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.Visit Craft in America Website
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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?
Landscape considers the influences on artists that translate into objects.
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Watch Albert Paley's "Encore" sculpture being installed on Park Avenue in New York City.
Albert Paley designs forged hardware and chandeliers for a private home.
Albert Paley paints "The Promise", commissioned for the Hershey Children's Hospital
Artist Faith Ringgold talks about the process of creating the "Tar Beach" story quilt.
Artist Faith Ringgold talks about her writing process and "Tar Beach".
Laura Perez talks about fiber artist Consuelo Jimenez Underwood's work.
Collectors Margarete and David Harvey talk about Terese Agnew's "Margarete's Garden".
Weaver Randall Darwall tells how preparing for a craft show is "like building a house".
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Premieres Friday, December 20, 2013. Check your local listings.
Premieres Friday, December 20, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Watch a 2 minute preview of the Forge episode.
Premieres Friday, October 25, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Watch a 6 minute preview of Craft in America's Season 5 episodes.
Watch a preview of the Crossroads episode.
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