Saint Paul, MN - Formerly known as the American Craft Show, American Craft Made at Saint Paul RiverCentre Friday, Oct. 7 – Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022 is a place to discover work from community partners (listed below) that showcases the vision and uniqueness of craft from the Minnesota region. Enjoy beautiful handmade goods and connect with hundreds of the country’s leading artists specializing in ceramics, glass, jewelry, clothing, furniture, and more.
The new brand, American Craft Made marketplace events, will also feature an e-commerce component, opening up ACM marketplaces to craft appreciators everywhere Monday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022.
Now in its 35th year, the St. Paul marketplace’s established show offers multiple opportunities for collectors, supporters, and enthusiasts of design, craft, and art to discover and shop the best quality crafts in the country. The event draws about 8,000 attendees from Minnesota’s Twin Cities of Minneapolis (where the show’s sponsor, the American Craft Council, is headquartered) and St. Paul, as well as western Wisconsin. Total artist sales for the 2019 St. Paul show came to an estimated $1.2 million. The 2020 and 2021 shows were cancelled due to Covid.
Artists of note at the American Craft Made Marketplace in St. Paul include engineered and manipulated photographic clothing by designer and teacher (Beck Rahn), wood-turned bowls & hand sculpted wooden utensils using locally sourced by lumber (Benjamin Leatham), decorated porcelain handmade ceramics (Stephanie DeArmond), sustainable and stylishly chic and sophisticated women’s clothing (Joleen Torvick), and handmade stamped jewelry (Aisha Formanski). High-rez photos of these creations are available.
Community Partners: Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Urban Boatbuilders, Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center, North House Folk School, American Swedish Institute, Northern Clay Center and American Association for Woodturners.
For more information about the American Craft Marketplace in St. Paul, visit craftcouncil.org/show/season/american-craft-made-st-paul.
For high-resolution images and/or interviews with ACC Marketing Director Keona Tranby and participating artists, contact Kristen Rebollo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL
The American Craft Council is a national, nonprofit educational organization that has been shaping the craft movement for decades, serving as a chronicler, convener, and catalyst through its bimonthly magazine, American Craft, annual juried craft shows, thought leadership conferences, awards of excellence, and a research library and archives preserving the rich heritage of American craft. For more information, visit craftcouncil.org.