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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.

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Chapter Leadership

Upcoming Events/Meetings

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

Collaborations 2019
Dates: May 3 – May 31
Location: Memphis Jewish Community Center; 6560 Poplar Ave.
A month-long show featuring the collaborative art of Tennessee Craft members. Two or more artists of different mediums work together to produce incredible multi-media art pieces. This is a show not to miss!
Drop off day: Tuesday, May 1: 3-7pm
Set-up: Wednesday, May 2
Opening day: Friday, May 3
Opening reception: Sunday, May 5: 1-3pm
Closing day: Friday, May 31

Past Events/Meetings

Tennessee Craft – Southwest Member Meeting
March 3, 2019, 1:30-4pm
Rose Conway gave a talk on her 2018 Tennessee Craft Scholarship-funded class.

Tennessee Craft – Southwest Board Meeting
January 21, 2019
Location: Frederique Zindy’s home (6 attendees)
Tennessee Craft – Southwest Board meeting held to discuss budget and plans for the coming year, including the Collaborations Show in May, 2019 and our member meetings and workshops.

2019 Memphis Empty Bowls Project
Date: Sunday, January 20
Time: 5-7pm
Location: Crosstown Concourse
(At least 7 attendees from Tennessee Craft – Southwest during the 2 hour, sold out event)
As a team, Tennessee Craft – Southwest created and donated 89 bowls with the potential to raise $3,115 to feed the hungry in Memphis.

Tennessee Craft – Southwest Holiday Member Meeting
December 6, 2018, 6-9 PM
Location: Katie Dann’s home (17 attendees)
Our Holiday potluck event was very enjoyable. We voted on our 2019 Board members and added one position for Hospitality which was filled by Mildred Schiff. We also brainstormed on locations for our 2019 shows.

Tennessee Craft – Southwest Board Meeting
November 12, 2018
Location: Frederique Zindy’s home (5 attendees)
Tennessee Craft – Southwest Board meeting held to discuss plans for the coming year and to finalize candidates for our 2019 Board. Also our Board meetings have been moved to the 3rd Monday of each month beginning in January.


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