Season 3, Episode 1 Messages

First Aired: May 24, 2011

A look at craft artists who tell stories, make points and bring attention to issues through their work. Included: glass artist Beth Lipman, whose art features 17th-century Dutch still-life symbolism; New Mexico santero Charles M. Carrillo, who combines the historic with the modern; bead artist Joyce J. Scott, whose art focuses on such issues as race and stereotyping; and jewelry artist-sculptor Thomas Mann, who created wall panels to tell stories about New Orleans post-Katrina.

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  • Premiered: April 18, 2007
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: The influence of craft making on American culture and the work of various artists are explored. (more)

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