Craft in America a journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft / created by Carol Sauvion ; a co-production of Crafts in America, Inc. and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; presented in association with KCET/ Los Angeles ; written by Kyra Thompson

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Subjects: Handicraft--United States--History--20th century
Handicraft--United States--History--21st century
Artists--United States
Artisans--United States
Decoration and ornament--United States--History--20th century
Decoration and ornament--United States--History--21st century
Documentary television programs
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [United States] : Craft in America, Inc. : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2007
LC Classification: T, TT
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Added Titles: Craft in America (Television program)
Alternate Title(s): Craft in America (Television program).
Analytic Titles: Memory
Landscape
Community
Additional Authors: Sauvion, Carol
Thompson, Kyra
Oglesby, Randy
Maloof, Sam
Jackson, Mary, basket weaver
Gold, Pat Courtney
Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934-
Joyce, Tom
Yager, Jan, 1951-
Gurney, David
Carson, Kit, artist
Nakashima, Mira
Notkin, Richard
Jaeger, Sarah
Rago-Wallace, Denise
Wallace, Sam
Look, Dona
Loeber, Ken
Lerea, Yaffa
Lenzer, Don
Karpmann, Laura
Nobel, Nigel
Seeger, Dan
Birmingham, Hilary
Crafts in America, Inc
Independent Television Service
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
PBS Home Video
Notes: ISBN: 0793693365
ISBN: 9780793693368
UPC: 841887008372
Videorecording number: CRIA601PBS Home Video
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16 x 9 televisions; stereo., NTSC
Closed captioned
Narrator, Randy Oglesby
Memory: Sam Maloof (wood worker), Mary Jackson (basket weaver), Pat Courtney Gold (basket weaver), Garry Knox Bennett (furniture maker), Tom Joyce (blacksmith)
Landscape: Jan Yager (artist), David Gurney (ceramist), Timberline Lodge (Mount Hood, Oregon), Kit Carson (jeweler, sculptor), Mira Nakashima (furniture designer), Richard Notkin (artist)
Community: Mississippi Cultural Crossroads (Port Gibson, Mississippi), Penland School of Crafts, Sarah Jaeger (potter), Archie Bray Foundation, Pilchuk Glass School, Denise Wallace (jeweler), Sam Wallace (lapidary), Dona Look (artist), Ken Loeber (artist)
Credits: Director of photography, Don Lenzer ; editor, Yaffa Lerea ; music by Laura Karpmann
Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowment for the Arts
Summary: "Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container
Contents: Episode 1. Memory / director, Nigel Nobel -- Episode 2. Landscape / director, Dan Seeger -- Episode 3. Community / director, Hilary Birmingham
OCLC Number: 140341822
ISBN/ISSN: 0793693365
9780793693368
8418870083
CRIA601