AMERICAN CRAFT SHOW IN SAN FRANCISCO
CELEBRATES EMERGING TALENT AND ARTISANAL MAKERS
August 4 – 6, 2017
Hip Pop artists Celina Kane of Hat Make and Amy Coleman of Birch & Brush will show their wares at the 2017 American Craft Show in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 13, 2017) – The American Craft Show returns to San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture this August 4 – 6, 2017. As the largest juried, fine craft show on the West Coast, the three-day show will showcase more than 230 of the top contemporary craft artists from across the country. Craft collectors and design enthusiasts will also have a chance to engage in two special showcases featuring emerging talent and interactive demonstrations: Hip Pop and Let’s Make.
Highlighting the creative works of the best emerging craft artists, Hip Pop will showcase work by: Dominque Bereiter, Amy Coleman of Birch & Brush, Celina Kane of Hat Make, Amanda Dobbratz of Amanda Dobbratz Ceramics, Jenny Fong of Modern Shibori, Autumn Higgins of Autumn Higgins Ceramics, Sasinun Kladpetch of Sasinun Designs, Jenn Lamb of Unurth Home, Jamie Lau of Jamie Lau Designs, Jenny Lennick of Jenny Lemons, Heather McCalla of Tiny Badger Ceramics, Minu Oh of Clay Factor Ceramics, Lindsey Schneider of Little Bear Pots, Erin Smith of Erin Smith Art, Maggie Thompson of Makwa Studio, Kathleen Walbridge of KMW Glass Art, Hannah Beatrice Quinn, Lisa Young, and Younha Jung.
Let’s Make encourages show-goers to touch, feel, taste, and interact with the process of creating a piece of artwork or artisanal food and beverages. Show-goers are welcome to get up close and personal with these local experts, as well as experience a variety of artisanal food and beverage makers that will be sampling and selling their handcrafted goods. Let’s Make partners include: Black Sands Brewery, Etta and Billie, Friends of Shen Yun, Food Craft Institute, Jamnation, Sweetdragon Baking Co., Bread SRSLY, Calstar Cellars, Woo Garden, TRY Studio, and The Xocolate Bar. Additionally, crowd favorite, The Balvenie, returns to share its 84-year-old process of handmaking whisky. Attendees can meet brand ambassador, Jonathan Wingo, and participate in Rare Craft Scotch Whisky tastings throughout the weekend.
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Pieces by artists Sasinun Kladpetch and Jenni Lennick.
With a variety of specialty categories, the American Craft Show will offer something for everyone. Don’t miss this opportunity to shop one-of-a-kind, fine-quality crafts while engaging with the country’s most talented craft makers.
Style Slam at the American Craft Show, San Francisco
Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, Festival Pavilion, San Francisco, California
Located on Marina Boulevard at Buchanan Street, along the northern waterfront between Aquatic Park and the Marina Greene. Shuttles will be running from Marina Greene to the show on a regular basis. Click here for driving directions and a map.
Friday, August 4: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, August 5: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, August 6: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
$14 one-day pass
FREE for American Craft Council members, children 12 and under
Attendees can purchase tickets in advance for $12 per pass online by visiting www.craftcouncil.org/sf. To reach the American Craft Council directly, please call (612) 206-3100.