Masters In The Spotlight

Masters In The Spotlight

 

My preview copies of Rachel Carren’s new book Masters:Polymer Clay just landed on my door step and I am speechless with joy!  Finally a volume that is worthy of the masters whose work it represents.  Finally a book that can stand proudly on the shelves in museum bookstores affirming polymer’s place in the world of fine craft.  No how-to instructions here. This is a meticulously curated collection of some of the finest work that’s been done by polymer artists to date.  Altogether the book profiles the careers of 42 polymer artists, both past and present; some you may know well, and some may be new to you. Each artist is represented with up to 12 large gorgeous images.  Now to read the text…

Elise Winters is an art jewelry designer who has worked for the last ten years to promote polymer clay as a recognized medium for fine craft. Additional information can be found on the Mission page. You can see examples of her award-winning jewelry and learn more about her background at www.elisewinters.com Rachel Carren is an art historian and an artist who is devoted to recording polymer history, promoting polymer as a valued medium for fine craft and to the making of distinctive polymer jewelry. To learn more about her background and her unusual blend of skills see: www.rachelcarren.com