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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 Meetings

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

Upcoming Events

                Tennessee Fine Craft Showcase at Gallery 1091


Gallery Ten Ninety One at
            WKNO Headquarters in Cordova, TN
            7151 Cherry Farms Road
            June 3rd through the 29th, 2018

​​Tennessee Craft-Southwest members produce fine craft in a dazzling array of media and styles. Show your best work in the Tennessee Fine Craft Showcase at WKNO Gallery Ten Ninety-One. Judges from the local art scene will select winners for $700 in prizes. Each artist may submit up to 5 pieces. All members are encouraged to participate.

   Entry Deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2018
   Drop off Work: Friday, June 1, 2018, 12-4pm
   Opening Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018
   Artists’ Reception: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 2-4pm
   Closing Date: Friday, June 29
   Pick Up Work: Saturday, June 30, 10am-1pm



Past events/meetings

April 5-27, 2018
Reception: April 5th
Jewish Community Center Collaborations Show
6560 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38138
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.

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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