If you're in the USA, I thought you might be interested in this program that's coming up on PBS. Here's information from Carol Sauvion about the program.
Dear CRAFT Professional :
We are pleased to announce a new episode of the Peabody Award-winning PBS series, “Craft in America: Threads” – will be aired on PBS stations nationwide on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 9pm*.
Please check your local station for exact airdate/time and tune in!
And PLEASE let all you friends, family, craft community, social network followers… and all craft lovers nationwide know by forwarding the attached postcard – your help is so important to us!
Craft in America: Threads explores work by Faith Ringgold, Randall Darwall, Consuelo Jimenez Underwood, and Terese Agnew – nationally acclaimed fiber artists who through story-quilts, fiber collages and woven textiles go beyond pure technique. Throughout history, man has sought ways to craft a domestic environment that is warm, comforting, and redolent of meaning and memories. Through interviews with nationally acclaimed artists working at the forefront of their media, artists devoting their lives and pushing boundaries of technique in the pursuit of their art, Threads looks at ways in which the needle arts have evolved from the functional to the meaningful.
The Craft in America series is the result of years of advocacy, research and filmmaking. The story of American Craft is integral to the history of America - its immigrant experience, natural resources, and vital creativity – a story of creating beauty from humble materials.
*check local listings
Please take a look at the "sneak peek" preview:
We very much appreciate any help you can give us in our efforts to tell craft lovers across America about this upcoming episode!
The story of American Craft crosses all cultural, geographic and political lines.
Enjoy the show and THANK YOU for your invaluable support!
Carol Sauvion & Craft in America
1120 S. Roberston Bl.; Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90035