Celebrating CraftBoston Spring 2020 Artists

In a world without COVID-19, we would have been preparing for CraftBoston Spring 2020 this weekend. Every spring, as the weather warms and the streets of the city come to life, CraftBoston Spring celebrates artists and their amazing creations. For our staff, it is the moment when the chaos and exhaustion of planning gives way to the joy of the...
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Principles of Handicraft

It is almost a constant conversation in our community, sometimes spurred by outsiders' curiosity, and sometimes in our own appraisal of others' work: "What is craft?" Everyone has their own definition, overlapping like a Venn diagram of crazy proportions: Mastery of technique, or materials. Artistic merit. Utility. Tradition. Community. Individuali...
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Interview with CraftBoston Artist Ryan Kelley On Artists Using Social Media

​Social media is a great way to reach a broader audience, but navigating multiple platforms can be overwhelming for all of us. We reached out to our own very awesome CraftBoston artist Ryan Kelley to give us an idea of how he uses social media to promote his own work. Follow him at @wirebyryan on Instagram and Facebook to see how he brings his prac...
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Interview with Bonnie Bishoff, a CraftBoston Decade Artist

When we asked Bonnie to write a blog post weeks ago, we wanted an experienced artist to tell their stories and share their thoughts on what it takes to show at CraftBoston for over a decade.What we didn't see coming was that we would have to cancel CraftBoston Spring 2020 and that the entire craft community would be turned upside-down by the corona...
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List of Covid-19 Artist Resources

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Below is a list of local and national resources for artists who are affected by the Covid-19 crisis. This list will be updated regularly as we receive more resources and grants that are made available to artists. Do you have a resource for us to add to this list? Please email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. LOCALBoston Artist Relief Fund: ...
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Cancellation of CraftBoston Spring 2020

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To our community: The Society of Arts + Crafts is, unfortunately, no longer able to produce its CraftBoston Spring event this year, due to the municipal, state, and federal guidelines in place to stop the coronavirus. It is a difficult decision, but one made in the best interests of our artists, our customers, and our community, and in recogni...
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Welcome!

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Welcome to our CraftBoston Blog!At the Society of Arts + Crafts we are focusing our attention on artists and CraftBoston is our closest connection to all of you. Through this blog we hope to bring light to stories of different aspects of CraftBoston and SAC — everything from artist interviews, digital studio visits, artist historical posts, to the ...
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