Craft is a very complex idea.
Sarah Schultz, the new ED of the American Crafts Council, breaks down the world of craft. What is craft? Why does it matter? How does craft fit into your life?
About the speaker
Sarah Schultz is the new Executive Director of the American Craft Council, the leading arts nonprofit cultivating a culture of making. She returns to Minneapolis after three years in New York working as a curator and public engagement consultant. Formerly, she was the Director of Education and Curator of Public Practice at the Walker Art Center where she launched such programs as Open Field, Artist Designed Miniature Golf and the Internet Cat Video Festival.
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I realized those failed knitting projects are not failed knitting projects. — Sarah Schultz
Everyone has a craft story. — Sarah Schultz
What is craft? It feels like something that should be straightforward. But what I'm beginning to learn is that craft is actually a very complex idea. — Sarah Schultz
Craft is much more than a way to make an object. It is much more than a way to brand a product. It is even much more than a process. — Sarah Schultz