Philadelphia: Craft City

Philadelphia: Craft City

The birthplace of the United States remains to this day a center for forward thought.

STORY BY Shannon Sharpe
PHOTOGRAPHY BY Adam Wallacavage

In 1990 the jeweler Jan Yager had been working in Philadelphia for seven years and needed a fresh start. She decided that from then on all of her work would be inspired by objects or happenings within two blocks of her Philadelphia studio.

“For years I had cast a blind eye on my daily surroundings,” Yager explains. “I began to understand that as an artist I should speak about my own place and my own... (read more)

SNAG Professional Development Seminar 2009