Craft in America

Pasadena Art Alliance

Craft in America is a Los Angeles-based organization with a mission to promote and advance original handcrafted work through programs in all media. Craft in America includes the PBS documentary series, websites, Craft in America Center, ongoing exhibitions, educational programs, and publications. It is dedicated to the exploration, preservation and celebration of craft, the work of the hand, and its impact on our nation’s cultural heritage.

The PAA grant will support the exhibition and catalog for Ceramic Beacon: Joan Takayama Ogawa, on view September – December 2022. This is the first major survey exhibition for Takayama-Ogawa, a native Pasadena artist and educator, and will include approximately 30 sculptures created over three decades.