Number: 102

Editorial 102: Craft & The Creative South

Editorial 102: Craft & The Creative South

    By Katie Maish   The distinction between craft and art – and the value placed upon each – is a long-standing, oft-discussed topic in visual arts. Depending upon when and where artists have lived and, importantly, ...

Stitched Dissent

Stitched Dissent

  By Paula Kovarik   I quilt to piece, layer and stitch a narrative that represents my concern for what is doing on in our country. My art reflects American anxiety in a world of danger and distrust. It mirrors the ominous overtones of ...

Art & Craft: An Interview with Brin and Dale Baucum

Art & Craft: An Interview with Brin and Dale Baucum

By Rachel Davis       Rachel Davis: I know a lot of times certain mediums can be seen as ‘craft mediums’, and I think that clay has been seen that way for a while just because it is so connected to the home and to utilitarian ...

In Conversation with Sofia Gonzalez

In Conversation with Sofia Gonzalez

By Madison Balushi         Madison Balushi: Can you tell us about you and your work?     Sofia Gonzalez: I usually describe myself as a textile artist. In my practice, I use natural materials, like plants and vegetable ...

Interview: Natalie Baxter

Interview: Natalie Baxter

    By Chase Martin   I met Natalie Baxter and her infant daughter Petra at her studio in Bushwick, just before the coronavirus crisis shut down New York City. When I visited, she was fresh off the Spring Break art fair, where her ...

My Body Is Always Holding My Mind: The Ceramic Vessels of Wansoo Kim

My Body Is Always Holding My Mind: The Ceramic Vessels of Wansoo Kim

    By Billy Renkl   Billy Renkl: Describe your education as a ceramicist in Korea. Was that inflected by your school’s identity as a school of science and technology?   Wansoo Kim: In my undergraduate school I mostly learned ...

Interview with Lilia Hernandez Galusha & Morgan Page

Interview with Lilia Hernandez Galusha & Morgan Page

    By Jon Crawford     Jon Crawford: For someone who hasn’t seen your joint exhibition at Marshall Arts, Capas, in Memphis, Tennessee, can you describe your individual styles?     Lilia Hernandez Galusha: I have a ...

Art and Craft at the Metal Museum: Interview with the Metals Studio Staff

Art and Craft at the Metal Museum: Interview with the Metals Studio Staff

Facilitated by Brooke Garcia           The mission of the Metal Museum is to preserve, promote, and advance the art and craft of fine metalwork, and one of the many ways we fulfill this mission is through our Metals ...

If It’s Broke, Learn How to Fix It: Radical Repair Workshop

If It’s Broke, Learn How to Fix It: Radical Repair Workshop

    By Raina Belleau     What does the worn-and-tattered satin edge of a childhood blanket have to do with a sculpture? What is the relationship of the holes in your favorite t-shirt to a gallery wall? What does a broken ...