Craft in America: Teachers DVD - AV Item

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CRAFT IN AMERICA, the award-winning documentary series, is a journey to the artists, objects, techniques, and origins of American craft. Teachers highlights the renowned individuals who are equally committed to their own artistic visions and to sharing their skills and passion for craft with students and artists of all ages.

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Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

AV Benefits:

Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

Description

  • CRAFT IN AMERICA the Peabody Award-winning documentary series, is an inspirational journey to the artists, objects, techniques, and origins of American craft. Teachers highlights the renowned individuals who are equally committed to their own artistic visions and to sharing their skills and passion for craft with students and artists of all ages.

    Navajo weavers Barbara Teller Ornelas and her sister, Lynda Teller Pete, learned the craft of weaving by observing family. Join the Teller sisters as they teach at Idyllwild Arts Native American Arts Program and outdoors amidst the natural beauty of Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, the ancestral home of the Navajo people, where weaving is a way of life.

    In Honolulu, Hawaii, artist Mark Mitsuda introduces professional glass forming techniques to his students at Punahou School. Watch as Mitsuda makes objects of utility, which he finds carry meaning for his students as he teaches the craft of glassblowing.

    In Omaha, Nebraska, Therman Statom, a major figure of the Studio Glass Movement, decided to start programs for underserved students. Witness the excitement of Therman's class at the Hot Shops Art Center as he demonstrates how art and glass blowing inspire youth.

    Alfred, New York is home to Alfred University, School of Art and Design. Here, students perfect their craft and learn to become professional artists. Watch as Professor Linda Sikora describes the College of Ceramics graduate program, where conceptual thinking elevates the approach to clay.

    This DVD features subtitles in English (SDH)