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Craft in America brings artists and objects to your computer and to museums across the
country. Explore hundreds of handmade objects in the Virtual Exhibition or visit to find out more about upcoming museum exhibits, like the Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985 opening Sept 25, 2011.

featured works

Food storage Jar Bowl Covered Jar Teapot earthenware raku Pitcher

David "Dave the Potter" Drake
Food storage Jar "Made for John Monday"
Alkaline-glazed stoneware
McKissick Museum of the University of South

Sequoia Miller
"Bowl Covered Jar Teapot"
Hand built stoneware
Photo by Doug Hill

Wayne Higby
Seclusion Lake
earthenware raku
Photo by Steve Meyers

Julia Galloway
Photo by Doug Hill

Swarming Honey Bee Orb Stirrup Vessel Banded Low Bowl Vessel Display

Paul J. Stankard
Swarming Honey Bee Orb
Lamp worked glass
Schaible Photography

Kerry Feldman
Stirrup Vessel

Caleb Siemon
Banded Low Bowl, Cranberry/Apricot
Blown glass
Photo by Doug Hill

Dante Marioni
Vessel Display #15
Blown glass
Photo by Roger Schreiber

Madrone burl Dead Eye Pails for Kitchen Use Shell Desk

Christian Burchard
Madrone burl
Photo by Rob Jaffe

Wendell Castle
Dead Eye
Photo by Lazer Inc.

Shaker Community
Pails for Kitchen Use
Canterbury NH
Shaker Museum and Library Old Chatham and New Lebanon NY

Jere Osgood
Summer '99 Shell Desk
1999Hardwood wenge satinwood and brass
Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design

Satchel Paige from Hands of the Heroes Project Dimension Tea and Coffee Service Bellaire Chair She Va

Kiff Slemmons
Satchel Paige from Hands of the Heroes Project
Silver, mastodon ivory, ebony"
Photo by Rod Slemmons

John Prip
Dimension Tea and Coffee Service
silverplate, vinyl and plastic
Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design

Peter Shire
Bellaire Chair
Aluminum, paint
Photo by Doug Hill

Catherine Butler
She Va
Sterling silver, pearls
Photo by Jordan Davis

Man's Beaded Vest Fibonacci  - Various reeds and woods The Five Books Koi Kimono

Man's Beaded Vest

Billie Ruth Sudduth
Fibonacci #8
Various reeds and woods
Photo by Paul Jeremias

Carol Eckert
The Five Books
cotton, wire
Photo by Scott Mitchell

Tim Harding
Koi Kimono
reverse applique silk (cut silk)
Photo by Petronella Ytsma

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Over 100 artists are featured on the Craft In America Site. Visit more artists:
Sam Maloof is a woodworker in Alta Loma, California.
George Nakashima, the late world-renown woodworker, taught his daughter, Mira Nakashima-Yarnall, also a woodworker, about his trade.
Garry Knox Bennett is a furniture maker in Oakland, California.
Mary Jackson is a traditional African American sweetgrass basketmaker in Charleston, South Carolina.
Tom Joyce is a metalworker in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Pat Courtney Gold is a Wasco Indian basketmaker in Oregon.
Cranbrook Academy of Art, which has its roots in the Arts and Crafts movement, has a respected graduate program.

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