You may not be aware that it’s American Craft Week. October 6 – 15 marks a national spotlight on handcrafted art in America. Why is this significant? Think about it. Crafts spark jobs, help create vibrant communities, and provide economic growth all while showcasing our exceptional national heritage. And on top of that, crafts provide a beautiful aesthetic for our homes and public places.
American Craft Week provides nationwide opportunities for you to explore handmade art right in your local community. Craft shows, artist demonstrations, shops and curated exhibits are all part of the fun. Click here to find specific details about American Craft Week in your area. Want to visit my studio to learn about my creative process? Just let me know and we'll make that happen!
As the holiday season approaches and you begin to think about your own family traditions, celebrations, and gift-giving opportunities, please consider buying and using items made by a craft artist. Your purchase means the world to its creator. You are supporting a small business, and helping keep the art of craft alive and well.