Honoring the Past

Jeff Freeze and Brett King Demonstrating at the Utah State Fair

Jeff Freeze (Left) Morgun King (Center) and Brett King (Right) Demonstrating Horsehair Hitching. Utah State Archives, 2000.

Many craftspeople embrace a legacy of quality and artistic integrity by reviving traditional skills from past eras. Attention to detail and unique stylistic flourishes distinguish their work from mass-produced products. They express pride in their heritage by preserving and practicing traditional methods of design and construction.