Craft in America

Episode IV: Origins

The American craft tradition did not just appear, fully-formed and mature. The artists in Origins tie their work to early craft techniques and demonstrate how they are involved in passing these techniques to others in a continuum of creativity. Featured artists include Philip Simmons, Mark Hewitt, Teri Greeves, Jim Bassler, Paul Stankard, and Vernon, Pam, and Travis Owens.
  • Episode XIII: Service
  • Episode XII: Industry
  • Episode XI: Holiday
  • Episode X: Forge
  • Episode IX: Crossroads
  • Episode VIII: Threads
  • Episode VII: Family
  • Episode VI: Messages
  • Episode IV: Origins
  • Episode V: Process
  • Episode III: Community
  • Episode II: Landscape
  • Episode I: Memory


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