ACC Wish List

American-Craft-TAKASHI-ICHIHARATakashi Ichihara
Granby, Minn.
Yume Studios
Website: www.yumestudios.com
The distinctive color and texture of this stone-fired piece creates a successful marriage of form and function that is unique and timeless.  Ichihara says ancient traditions and modern movements in Japanese ceramics inspire him as he creates his own visions.

 

American-Craft-CHUCK-SOLBERGChuck Solberg
St. Paul, Minn.
The Grand Hand Gallery
Website: www.thegrandhand.com/artists-by-media/clay/chuck-solberg
Solberg accents the spontaneity and raw beauty of clay constructed from separately thrown clay sections. The seams and joints from this construction process are left exposed to visually break up the surface of the piece.

 

American-Craft-David-GiuliettiDavid Giulietti
Berkeley, Calif.
Cherry Creek Art Shop
Website: www.cherryartshop.org/artist/david-giulietti
Bold ornamental scrollwork adorns this sterling silver ring. Hand fabricated with a 3.8 carat ruby cabochon and accent diamond set in 18-karat gold, this exquisite piece highlights the engraver’s ability to take a humble piece of sheet metal and turn it into something rare and beautiful.

 

American-Craft-IKUZI-TERAKI-Ikuzi Teraki
Oakland, Calif.
Romulus Craft
Website: www.romuluscraft.com
Teraki combines his lifelong association with Japanese ceramics with a powerful connection to nature. This wonderful collection lends a contemporary feel to your table with its stark contrast.

 

American-Craft-Jacob-AlbeeJacob Albee
Burlington, Vermont
Jacob Albee Goldsmith
Website: www.jacobalbee.com
Albee’s unique melding of contrasting textures is embodied in this earthly and celestial cuff. This stunning piece of jewelry is one from which you simply cannot divert
your eyes.

 

American-Craft-Lou-Ann-Townsend-and-Mary-FilapekLou Ann Townsend + Mary Filapek
Concord, N.C.
Mary + Lou Ann Contemporary Jewelry Design
Website: www.maryandlouann.com
As part of an exclusive collection of jewelry in the ACC’s new Charm program, life and business partners Townsend and Filapek have designed a collection of timeless charms, bracelet, pendant and pins attractive to a broad spectrum of jewelry collectors.

 

American-Craft-W-JAMESON-IIIW. John Jameson III
New York City
Twisted Textiles
Website: www.twistedtex.com
Made with only the best wools, silks, and cashmere, Twisted Textiles produces an exquisite collection of fine hand-woven shawls and scarves. Signature design elements of the collection include dynamic color and multi-yarn texture.

 

American-Craft-Luke-ProctorLuke Proctor
Mount Horeb, Wis.
Luke Proctor Blacksmith
Website: www.lproctorironworks.com
In part inspired by the Danish Modern and Shaker style, this piece is sophisticated in its simplicity.  With clean and simple lines, traditional forging techniques allow the joinery to become an aesthetic focal point of the piece.

 

American-Craft-Nicole-DeponteNicole Deponte
Providence, R.I.
Lilian Asterfield Collection
Website: www.nicoledeponte.com
Nicole Deponte’s Lilian Asterfield collection of hand-stitched necktie scarves are the first of its kind. Introduce these easy to wear eye-catching color combinations and juxtaposed prints into your wardrobe. Each piece is a hand-tailored and wearable work of art.

 

American-Craft-Scott-McGlassonScott McGlasson
Twin Cities, Minn.
Woodsport
Website: www.woodsport.net
This original, heirloom-quality furniture and accessory pieces for residential, corporate, and institutional clients encompass a strong modern aesthetic and highest level of craftsmanship. Highlighting the natural materials, design influences range from mid-century modernism to industrial components to Shaker principles.

 

American-Craft-Tara-LocklearTara Locklear
Raleigh, N.Y.
Tara Locklear
Website: www.taralocklear.com
Comprised of industrial and re-purposed elements, this interpretive costume jewelry integrates an iconic, mid-century, and low-brow cultural phenomena into your style.

 

American-Craft-Joel-NicholsJoel Nichols
Stillwater, Minn.
Joel Nichols Furniture
Website: www.joelnicholsfurniture.com
This versatile, stunning, and functional studio furniture features new and reclaimed wood, as well as new and reclaimed metal. Nichols’ goal is to present the materials in a way that highlights the life they had before they came into his possession.

 

American-Craft-Amy-Arnold-PeepwoolAmy Arnold
Viroqua, Wis.
Peepwool
Website: www.peepwool.com
This one-of-a-kind sculpture with moveable parts is concocted from carved base-wood, milk-paint, and leather. Each figurative sculpture is a handcrafted creation and makes a cozy addition to the home.

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