Elevating the Everyday
Meet artists who are creating art out of items found around the home. Spark starts off with a visit with woodworker Garry Knox Bennett, known outlandish and often humorous furniture designs, at his Oakland.
Then we catch up with ceramic artist Richard Shaw as he finishes teaching a semester at UC Berkeley and begins to work feverishly on a new set of work destined for unveiling at the Braunstein/Quay Gallery in San Francisco.
Next, watch mosaic artist Laurel True transform one small corner of her West Oakland neighborhood with her brilliantly colored designs.
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Visit with woodworker Garry Knox Bennett as he crafts outlandish and often humorous furniture designs.
Meet ceramic artist Richard Shaw who is known for pioneering technical virtuosity and witty investigation of everyday objects.
See mosaic artist Laurel True transform the humblest of surfaces with her brilliantly colored designs.
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