Talking with Arline Fisch
Today I talk with Ms. Arline Fisch.
Ms. Fisch learned to sew and weave from her mother and fell hard for the color red. Growing up in New York, she studied at Skidmore College, receiving her B.S. in Art. Arline Fisch is best known for her crocheted wire works. We talked about her love of “the dramatic” and how it effects her work. Thank you Arline for your generous sharing!
Also, the latest news here in the studio, and upcoming plans here at CRAFTCAST.
Arline Fisch is a jeweler and Professor (Emerita) of Art at San Diego State University. She studied art and jewelry at Skidmore College, the University of Illinois, and the School of Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen. Her work has been widely exhibited in the United States, Europe, and Australia and is represented in public collections around the world. She is a Director and Vice President of the World Crafts Council and a Trustee of the American Craft Council. In 1985 she was named a “Living Treasure of California” by the California legislature for her work as an artist, educator, author and contributor to the field of American crafts.