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Craft Organizations


American Craft Council
Join the American Craft Council, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to fostering an environment in which craft is understood and valued.

Craft in American/Smithsonian Craft Show
The Smithsonian Craft Show is a juried exhibition of contemporary American studio arts and crafts, which made its debut in 1983. The works in the show are on display and for sale. The show displays limited edition baskets, furniture, ceramics, jewelry, glass, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, and wood. A panel of three nationally known craft and studio art experts juries the show each year. Artists that are not accepted for the show can also donate their work to the online auction. All proceeds support the Smithsonian Institution, the largest museum and research complex in the world.

The Buyers Market of American Craft (BMAC)
is a wholesale show that offers the world's largest venue for artists to meet qualified buyers. This show provides a professional setting for the development of wholesale contacts and generates new business for both buyers and sellers of American craft art. The BMAC is produced by The Rosen Group.


Glass Beadmakers Society
The Society of Glass Beadmakers is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting the art of making hand-crafted glass beads.

International Polymer Clay Association/National Polymer Clay Guild
The International Polymer Clay Association (IPCA) is a non-profit organization. The IPCA's objectives are to educate the public about polymer clay, and to study and promote an interest in the use of polymer clay as an artistic medium.

Precious Metal Clay Guild
The website for s a membership support organization that exists to encourage cooperation, growth and education of PMC and related issues.

Animal Rescue Fundraisers

AARF Animals in Winston Salem, aids homeless and helpless cats and dogs in the greater Winston-Salem area; providing rescue and adoption services, information, and education while encouraging the human/animal bond.

Cats Rule a wonderful organization in Northern Virginia with a focus on feral cats, was put together by my friend Vickke, who is very dedicated. I hope to help in in future months as she does more fundraising. They just attained their 5013(c) status. Check out their FAQ for more animal rescue links.

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