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16069   Rodney Richard: Maine's Cutting-Edge Folk Artist  
Stephen Henkin
Rodney Richard is a bigger-than-life figure in a uniquely American art form that he has single-handedly taken to remarkable heights. By employing a chain saw to create his fine ... Issue Date: 6 / 1997

15828   Maine Quilts on the Edge: Painting With Fabric  
Stephen Henkin
If you have any concepts about quilting, you had better check them at the door before entering a Maine art-quilt exhibit. You are in for a big surprise. Intriguingly composed, ... Issue Date: 1 / 1997

14977   Patrick Dougherty's Environmental Art: Nature With a Twist  
Stephen Henkin
Skillfully crafting installations of tree saplings, this public-minded artist reminds us about not only nature''s power but cherished childhood memories as ... Issue Date: 6 / 1996

14112   Tool Tool Terrific  
Cynthia Grenier
What do you do if you''ve just had a spiffy modern building put up for your corporate headquarters and find yourself faced with nothing but stark white walls? John Hechinger, ... Issue Date: 4 / 1996

15089   Edward Zucca's Furniture Art: Irreverent Icons  
Stephen Henkin
Although master furniture artist Edward Zucca claims that he does not have a "conscious nostalgia" in constructing his highly innovative pieces laden with images of the fifties, ... Issue Date: 3 / 1996

14697   William Daley: Seeking the Essence of Clay  
Karen S. Chambers
My first efforts to make clay behave were compelling but painful. [Since then] I have been trying to make the clay do what I want, not what it wants." That''s how one of ... Issue Date: 1 / 1996

14048   White House Collection of American Crafts  
Stephen Henkin
The highly publicized exhibition The White House Collection of American Crafts leaves little to the imagination, which in the world of art can be, at best, problematic. The ... Issue Date: 9 / 1995

13328   Arthur Stone: America's Masterful Silversmith  
Judith Bell Turner-Yamamoto
Arthur J. Stone''s magnificent handwrought silver work shone brightly as America was being overcome by the din of industrialization. "The ancient solitary silversmith ... Issue Date: 7 / 1995

13378   Treasured Trash: The Art of Recycling  
Karen S. Chambers
The old saying "history repeats itself" has a new meaning. Instead of a caution against making the same mistake twice, it could become a slogan for recycling. In fact, the ... Issue Date: 6 / 1995

13500   James Carpenter: Sculptor? Engineer? Architect?  
Karen S. Chambers
James Carpenter''s astounding versatility with glass boggles the imagination. Classic vessels, avant-garde sculpture, wall murals, even a bridge, echo his intelligent ... Issue Date: 3 / 1995

13099   William Harper's Cloisonne Wizardry: The Sorcerer's Touch  
Stephen Henkin
William Harper is back--in a big way. In his first solo exhibition of new work in three years, the gifted jewelry artist clearly demonstrates why the power inherent in his art ... Issue Date: 2 / 1995

12716   Patti Warashina: Amazing Feats of Clay  
Karen S. Chambers
When Patti Warashina started college at the University of Washington in the late 1950s, the closest to clay she expected to come was a patient''s porcelain crown. The daughter of ... Issue Date: 12 / 1994

12417   Stein: Machete as Medium  
Stephen Henkin
Linda Stein is literally on the cutting edge of her craft. The New York City-based artist begins her innovative work with razor-sharp machetes, turning them into remarkable ... Issue Date: 10 / 1994

11676   Zack Brown: The World's His Stage  
Stephen Henkin
With his sets and costumes gracing preeminent companies around the globe, Brown has helped elevate his genre into the world of ... Issue Date: 2 / 1994

10261   Ken Price, California Clay Master  
Karen S. Chambers
"I have this schizophrenic career," says Ken Price at sixty. "I''m all over here for a while and then over there for a while. Makes it hard for people." Yes, schizophrenic ... Issue Date: 12 / 1993

18104   Neil Tetkowski: Playing With Plates  
Karen S. Chambers
Neil Tetkowski is not easily categorized. He is a potter who makes sculpture. His artworks are rugged and down to earth, but his living space is filled with classic examples of ... Issue Date: 11 / 1990

18230   Lenore Tawney: Queen of Warp and Woof  
Patricia Malarcher
The word sutra, which refers to the sacred literature of Indian religions, also is the Sanskrit word for thread. In English, as well, text and textile share a common root. The ... Issue Date: 10 / 1990

17004   Robert Brady: Speaking to the Collective Unconscious  
Cheryl White
Robert Brady almost missed becoming an artist. He grew up in Reno, Nevada, as part of a nomadic family, all of whom, at one time or another, worked in the gambling casinos. With ... Issue Date: 8 / 1990

17639   Furniture as Sculpture  
Christine Pittel
For thirty years Wendell Castle has been sawing, laminating, sanding, and burnishing wood - moving "in two directions at once," he explains, "one more like furniture" and the ... Issue Date: 6 / 1990

17813   George Ohr: Mississippi's Mad Potter  
Karen S. Chambers
"Unequaled. Unrivaled. Undisputed. Greatest Art Potter on Earth." These claims, more appropriate to the carnival midway than as a description of a serious artist, are George ... Issue Date: 3 / 1990

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