Idyllwild Arts Visiting Artist Show

Idyllwild Arts Foundation is hosting a show titled A Nation of Makers: Works from the Craft in America Collection at the school’s beautiful Parks Exhibition Center. The show begins October 23 and runs through November 20, with an opening reception on October 23 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

The show features the works of over 50 artists, all of whom were featured in the Peabody Award-winning Craft in America series on PBS. This showcase includes amazing works created over the last nine years in a wide range of media, including ceramics, woodwork, jewelry, glass, basketry and much more.

Two of the featured artists in this exhibit are Mary Jackson and Teri Greeves. Jackson, a basket weaver, works in the tradition that has been passed down from her ancestors in West Africa and was brought to America by slaves. Greeves expresses her artistic vision in the Kiowa tradition of beadwork to tell the story of the American Indian, both contemporary and historical. Her work includes beaded books, jewelry, and even high top sneakers.

This one-of-a-kind art show is being held at the Idyllwild Arts Parks Exhibition Center on the school’s beautiful 205 acre campus. The 1400 sq. foot space was donated to the Idyllwild Arts Foundation in 2002 by Elizabeth Parks of Riverside, California.

The Parks Exhibition Center hours are Monday-Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday 12noon-4pm; closed Sundays. Please note that the exhibit will not be open until 6pm on October 23. The reception and exhibit are open to the public at no charge.

Idyllwild Arts is located at 52500 Temecula Rd. in Idyllwild, CA.

For more information please visit us at or call (951) 659-2171, ext. 2251.

To learn about the Craft in America TV series visit:



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