Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A craftsman or a craftswoman.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Someone who is highly skilled at their trade; an artificer.
  • n. A person who produces arts and crafts.

Etymologies

craft' +‎ person (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Is it fair to call a craftsperson "crafty," which implies slyness?

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  • An individual who creates crafts, or engages in the decorative arts, is referred to as a craftsperson, artisan, designer-craftsperson, fiber artist, blacksmith, glassblower, etc.

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  • But the artist/craftsperson involved has had a dramatic change of circumstances and the commission is probably now impossible.

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  • In this way the reader gains insight into the inspiration of each craftsperson.

    Mexican Folk Art from Oaxacan Artist Families by Arden Aibel and Anya Leah Rothstein

  • The artist or craftsperson will receive from the state information about how much sales tax to collect (generally, between three and eight percent) and how to pay it -- often, a coupon book is enclosed (the coupons are to be mailed back with sales tax receipts).

    Daniel Grant: A Word About Taxes

  • The prize money or the monetary value of an award the cash value of a gift certificate, for instance that a craftsperson receives at a show is taxable at normal state and federal rates.

    Daniel Grant: A Word About Taxes

  • On the other hand, there is no tax on fellowships and scholarships if the craftsperson is studying for a degree at an educational institution including tuition, lodging, equipment and travel expenses, nor is an award taxable if it comes from a governmental agency or school.

    Daniel Grant: A Word About Taxes

  • As in most parts of the world, the identity of the craftsperson was considered unimportant and went unrecorded and unrecognized.

    Anita Amirrezvani - An interview with author

  • In short, my goal was to acknowledge the labor of the "unnamed craftsperson" whose work has endured through the centuries.

    Anita Amirrezvani - An interview with author

  • Any designer (or writer or other craftsperson) has these moments, where you know something is wrong, but even if you can put your finger on what it is, the momentum of the group and the work already done creates a kind of inertia that pushes you into compromise.

    inkblurt · Courageous Redirection

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