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Tennessee Craft – Southwest

Tennessee Craft – Southwest

Tennessee Craft – Southwest (formerly MACA) covers Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties, and is open to everyone interested in fine craft from the beginner to the most accomplished. Artists, students, gallery owners, schools, guilds, co-ops and appreciators are welcome to join. This active chapter is committed to promoting local craft. Shoppers and collectors find our work at craft fairs, trunk shows, art galleries and museums. Member meetings with guest speakers and various outings help individuals succeed and find support in our region.

Visit the Chapter’s Facebook Page.
Visit the Chapter’s website where you can find more information on events and artists in the region.

Chapter Leadership

Upcoming events/meetings

Board Meeting
Date: Second Monday of each month
Time: 6 pm
Location: Frederique Zindy’s home
Topic: Tennessee Craft-Southwest Board meeting will be held to work out details for upcoming events/meetings.

Tennessee Craft Southwest Member Meeting
Date: March 25, 2018
Time: 1:30-4pm
Location: Mary Bartholomew’s home
This will be a potluck event.  We will answer any questions regarding our MJCC Collaborations Show and finalize applications and contracts.  Brandy Boyd or Beck Ziemer will give a talk on their 2017 Tennessee Craft Scholarship class.

April 5-27, 2018
Jewish Community Center Collaborations Show
6560 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38138
We are excited to bring you the fourth annual Collaborations Show at the Memphis Jewish Community Center!  Our members have teamed up to create the most amazing collaborative works, which will then be showcased in JCC’s gallery for the month of April in 2018.  There’s nothing like it in the tri-state area.
Come to our opening reception on April 5th to help us celebrate our joint masterpieces!

DATES TO REMEMBER:
   Drop Off Work:            April 3rd, 3-7pm
   OPENING RECEPTION:  April 8, 2018, 1-3pm
   CLOSING:                  Thursday, April 26th
   Pick up Work:             April 29, 2017, 11am-2pm

Past events/meetings

Crosstown ‘Clectic 2017
Show Dates: August 25-26
Location: Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland, Memphis
Artist Set-up: August 25, 1-4 pm
Reception: August 25, 5-8 pm
Show: August 26, 11 am – 5 pm
Tear Down and Clean-up: August 26, 5-7 pm

FALL Member Workshop: Bringing your artwork into the digital age with Brandy Boyd
Date: September 26, 2017
Time: 6 – 7:30 pm (will include a brief member meeting)
Location: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis
Description: This class touched on common obstacles that artists encounter when they attempt to showcase their work on the web. FREE admission for Members (10 members attended).

Tennessee Craft Art Harvest
Date: October 7
Location: Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 South Cooper Street, Memphis
Artist Set-up: 8:30 – 11 am
Show: 11 am – 5 pm
Tear Down and Clean-up: 5-7 pm

 


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