An Interview with the ACE Co-Chairs

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing this year’s American Craft Exposition Co-Chairs, Dana Turban and Leslie Sevcik. Read the interview below! Question: What first drew you to the American Craft Exposition (ACE)? Dana Turban: I had been involved with The Auxiliary of NorthShore University HealthSystem at Evanston and Glenbrook Hospitals (The Auxiliary) for awhile in various capacities. I was approached …

Honoring “Two Decades of Dedication” to the Craft Movement in America

America’s craft movement took center stage on Friday, March 1 as over 50 ACE committee members and supporters came out to celebrate Sawbridge Studio’s 20th Anniversary! Sawbridge opened its doors for a special evening of shopping and demonstrations by some of the studio’s most celebrated artists, including: Marie Roth of Long Grove, Dennis O’Malley of Wilmette and furniture craftsman, Zachary …

Artists: Only Seven More Days to Apply!

Calling all artists! Still have not turned in your application for ACE? Time is running out – March 15 is the last day to turn in your late application for our 29th annual exposition. ACE will be held at the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion on Northwestern University’s campus in Evanston, Illinois. The jury will accept approximately 150 craft artists. Go …

Weekend Sale at Sawbridge Studios Hey, Craft Lovers, if you’re looking for fabulous furniture and hand-made art and accessories by some of the finest artisians in the country, then look no further than Sawbridge Studios during the weekend of March 2! Sawbridge will be opening its doors to celebrate its 20th anniversary, highlighting the craft movement in America with special …

Artist Profile: Terri Logan

A long time children’s art therapist, Terri Logan, encountered a love for her craft when she first enrolled in jewelry class. She was then drawn to working with torches as it made her feel connected with her late father. Her artistic path first led her to co-major in sculpture and child psychology, but when the economy took a down turn, …

ACE Has Kicked Off!

Hey there, craft lovers! Did you know that planning for the 29th annual American Craft Exposition has officially kicked off? That’s right, the ACE committee members met recently on the 16th of January to share their vision and get excited about the 2013 show. We heard jewelry artist Terri Logan’s inspirational story on why she creates art and also on …