Supporting and perpetuating the professional pursuit of design and craftsmanship, education, and appreciation of the art of fine craft.

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Since 1970, the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild has provided a profitable marketplace for the finest contemporary crafts in the Southeast. Our Annual Fair on Thanksgiving weekend provides a premier showcase for CDC Exhibiting Members in one of the most vital growth areas in the U.S. today. Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild serves the Southeast by recognizing and promoting fine crafts, encouraging and stimulating creativity, appreciation and activity in the major crafts, and conducting the region's major craft show.

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Call for artists! Glass, metal, wood, fiber, clay, printmaking, mixed media, photography artists, applications for the 2014 Fine Designer Craft Show, Raleigh, NC are now open. Deadline for entry is June 8, 2014. Apply at This 45th Annual Fine Designer Crafts Show and Marketplace takes place Nov. 28 – 30, 2014, inside the Exposition […]

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