Type of Work: Arts

A man carving a bowl on a lathe

Gary Pierce turns a bowl in Long Lake

Gary Pierce turning a bowl on a lathe in his workshop. Long Lake, NY. Photo courtesy of Gary Pierce. Click here for our story on Turner and his quest to make the perfect wooden bowl.

Sanding wood on a belt sanding machine

Bob Jones sands a wooden duck in Cranberry Lake

Bob Jones sands a duck on a rotating belt sander. January 2024. Cranberry Lake, NY. Photo by Ana Williams-Bergen. Check out our story on Bob Jones, who has been crafting wooden duck decoys for over 50 years.

Using a blowtorch to seal the bottom of a glass pumpkin

Greg Tomb makes a glass pumpkin in North Creek

Glassblower Greg Tomb uses a blowtorch to seal the bottom of a glassblown pumpkin. 2022. North Creek, NY. Photo by Ana Williams-Bergen. Click here for our story on how Tomb blows glass in a retrofitted barn in North Creek.

Talia Cook models outfit

Talia Cook models Mohawk regalia in New York City

Talia Cook modelling an outfit and strawberry jewelry set made by Marlana Thompson Baker at the Dress to Kilt runway fashion show. 2021. New York City, New York. Photo courtesy of Marlana Thompson Baker.

Woman weaving baskets

Woman making baskets in St. Regis Village

Louise Jacobs Mitchell making a basket with a box of baskets in front of her, Frank Thomas stands to her right. Behind her is the church rectory and a man hoeing in the garden. Kanatakon/St. Regis Village, NY. 1930. Photo from the Akwesasne Cultural Center Museum archives.