Craft In America
This series explore the vitality, history and significance of the craft movement in the US and its impact on the nation's rich cultural heritage. It features stories of prominent craft artisans set against the larger historical context of craft itself.
Craft In America Previous Broadcasts
Messages (Episode #301H)
KQED Life: Sun, May 18, 2014 -- 9:30 PM
This program profiles the ideas, process and work of several prominent craft artists, including Charles Carillo, a New Mexico-based archaeologist, author and artist evoking traditional Spanish colonial style; New Orleans jewelry and metalsmith Thomas Mann; Wisconsin-based blown-glass still-life artist Beth Lipman and Baltimore glass bead artist Joyce Scott.
- KQED Life: Mon, May 19, 2014 -- 3:30 AM
Industry (Episode #503H)
KQED Plus: Sun, May 4, 2014 -- 12:00 PM
This episode explores the business of the handmade, going into workshops where artists are crafting the future and making contributions to the local and national economies. The program highlights the important connection between the consumer and the maker and explores the value of exquisitely crafted handmade objects in today's creative economy.
- KQED Life: Mon, May 5, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Sun, May 4, 2014 -- 8:00 PM