Presented in conjunction with the Smithsonian's Craftweek DC  


Jeffry Cudlin- artist, art critic, and Director of Exhibitions at the Arlington Arts Center.


Rebecca Cross- Artist and owner of Cross Mackenzie Ceramic Arts in Georgetown's Canal Square.

Steven Frost- Fine artist working in textiles, crafter, and Director of Admissions at Corcoran College of Art and Design

Kelly Rand- Arts contributor for DCist, lead writer for Crafting A Green World, crafter, craft event organizer, and cofounder of

Anne Surak- Independent curator and director of Project 4 Gallery

A lively discussion on the subject of "Art vs. Craft". Curator and critic, Jeffry Cudlin moderated a panel that consisted of one artist, one crafter and two gallery directors. Each gave their thoughts on where the line is drawn between the two terms, and the discussion opened up to the audience.

After the discussion, panelists and audience members were invited to participate in the Art vs. Craft tug of war at Dupont Circle   


WPA Office, 2023 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC


Wednesday, April 22