Daily Archives: June 24, 2010

Al Shelton, Leatherworker to the Stars, Reflects on his Life and Art

Leatherwork artist Al Shelton at the Autry
Leatherwork artist Al Shelton at the Autry
Al Shelton, the master leatherwork artist to the stars who celebrated his 90th birthday at the Autry last Sunday, took a little time to talk with me about how he became interested in this craft and art. Although he worked with a lot of movie stars and big personalities, he said he never thought of himself as a flashy […]