Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Meet Ann Sanicola Jewelry from Cochise, Arizona

 

American Craft Week is delighted to welcome first time participant, Ann Sanicola Jewelry from AZ to ACW2020. Her work specializes in bracelets, earrings and necklaces using local stone. Anne notes, "All are one of a kind pieces which grew out of stones, which tell me their stories. " 

Check out her website to see samples of her creations, read her story & give her a big welcome to ACW2020.



Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Welcome to Racine Art Museum, in Racine, Wisconsin

 


ACW2020 is delighted to welcome the wonderful Racine Art Museum in Racine, Wisconsin.  The museum presents craft in a variety of media - ceramics, fibre, wood, glass and metal amoung others, and they dispel any differentiation between fine art and craft and between artist and craftsman.  They like to emphasize the ideas behind the work. 

If you can't visit in person this time ... but do try!.. be sure to visit their website to see examples of their excellent collection - including a huge teapot collection in various media - and their current exhibitions.



Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Welcome to Dinkra Stylez from Maryland

 

We're delighted to welcome teen owned and operated craft design firm, Dinkra Stylez of Brandywine, MD to ACW2020. Her mission is to create colourful, fun and engaging products to promote literacy about African heritage. Check out her website and watch 'her story' video ... it's very cool. Brava and good luck to this determined and talented young lady!



Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Mountain Made in Asheville, N.C., creating poetry in the mountains for ACW2020

 


A long time supporter of American Craft Week, Mountain Made in Grove Arcade, Asheville,  N.C., has great ideas for ACW2020... they'll be hosting a graffiti painting project and doing a book of poetry & thoughts on 'The Year of 2020.' The book will eventually be published and sold with profits going to charity. How cool is that? Be sure to check out their website for more information. And if you're in the area, definitely attend their events. They're going to be such fun  ... don't forget your mask!😊