Friday, June 15, 2012

A Few Good Craftsmen

The Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi will hold a “Prepare to Qualify” Workshop, Saturday, July 7, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., at the Mississippi Craft Center, 950 Rice Road, Ridgeland, MS , at no cost to the public.

Those interested in applying for membership to the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi will learn the steps of the application process from Exhibiting Members of the Guild. This preparation class includes discussions and demonstrations of Resume Writing, Artist Statements, Presentation, Slides/Photos, Quality of Work, Categories of Application, and Resources for Continuing Education.

Exhibiting membership in the Guild is open to anyone whose work reflects professional standards and a high degree of competence in creating fine handmade craft. Please visit the website at to download a membership jury application to the Standards Review Committee. The Standards Review is held twice a year in March and August. A “Prepare to Qualify” Workshop is held before each Standards Review. The deadline for the August Standards application is 5:00 p.m.,Friday, July 27, 2012.

For more information, call The Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi at 601-856-7546.

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