Episode Info

A look at craft artists who tell stories, make points and bring attention to issues through their work. Included: glass artist Beth Lipman, whose art features 17th-century Dutch still-life symbolism; New Mexico santero Charles M. Carrillo, who combines the historic with the modern; bead artist Joyce J. Scott, whose art focuses on such issues as race and stereotyping; and jewelry artist-sculptor Thomas Mann, who created wall panels to tell stories about New Orleans post-Katrina.