crafter, medium artist, maker, artist or craftsperson – are just some of the many labels we use to define our profession. At the Council we fluctuate between maker, artist and craftsperson – a little indecisive to be sure but this array of labels reflects the prevailing opinions of our membership. Does it matter to you? An American survey of individuals – who transform materials into objects of great beauty, who are connected to tradition even in their contemporary work, and have the skills require to do so – provides a snapshot of their thoughts on the topic – it can be found here. Where do you fall on the chart?