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.

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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 Brunch and Member Meeting
Date: March 25,2017
Location: Mildred Schiff’s home

Upcoming shows:

Jewish Community Center Collaborations Show
Dates: February 5-26, 2017
Drop Off Work: February 1, 2017, 3-8 pm
Opening Reception: February 5, 2017, 1-3 pm
Pick Up Work: February 26, 2017, 10 am-2 pm (and closing day)
Location: 6560 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38138

Tennessee Craft-Southwest is excited to bring you the third 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 February in 2017. There’s nothing like it in the tri-state area – come to our opening reception on February 5th to help us celebrate our joint masterpieces!

Memphis Fine Craft Rendezvous
Opening Reception: March 17, 2017, 5-8 pm
Show: March 18, 2017, 11 am-5 pm
Location: Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland, Memphis, TN 38104

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Past events/meetings

2016 Tennessee Craft-Southwest Holiday Potluck and Member Meeting
Date: December 8, 2016
Location: Mildred Schiff’s home
Attendees: 27 members

Tennessee Craft-Southwest Member Meeting
“Easy, Peasy Photography”
Date: September 19, 2016
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Memphis Public Library
Topic: Speaker Tim Cobb will speak on how to take good pictures of our art.

“Crosstown ‘Clectic” August 26 & 27, 2016
Tennessee Craft-Southwest presents a juried two day show which blends art gallery with booths of fine crafts created by local artists.

Join us at Crosstown Arts – 430 N. Cleveland, Memphis, TN 38104
Preview Party Friday, August 26, 5-8 pm
Main Event Saturday, August 27, 11 am-5 pm
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