Profiles: who's who in American crafts
For the first time ever, the general public can access biographies of many of America's professional craftspeople by referring to PROFILES: WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN CRAFTS. PROFILES features more than 1,000 contemporary American craftspeople, spotlighting their techniques, inspirations, & philosophies. Organized into chapters by craft medium, each biography explores the artist's background, including education & career highlights, & celebrity collectors. Many featured artists have a black & white photo of themselves alongside their biography. A full-color section entitled "Profiles Gallery" functions as an exhibition of artists' works with oversized photos of award-winning Ceramics, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media Objects, & more. Next, Craft Guilds & Organizations are listed, with information on member services, founding dates & directors. More than six hundred of the nation's top craft retailers are listed in the Galleries section, providing an easy reference for craftspeople, art lovers, & collectors of Contemporary American Craft artforms. PROFILES is published by Rosen Publishing in Baltimore, Maryland in cooperation with NICHE magazine. (1-881930-00-9), $24.95. Discounts available for multiple book orders. Call Amy Feinstein at (800) CRAFT93 or (410) 889-2933.
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