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Artist Deadline Tonight! April 30, 2016

CALL FOR ARTISTS deadline is April 30 at midnight.  Set indoors at the contemporary Raleigh Convention Center in vibrant downtown Raleigh, NC, this well-promoted event draws thousands of art enthusiasts, collectors and shoppers together to enjoy a unique and festive event!   The Carolina Artisan Craft Market is a trusted resource and popular tradition for […]

Juror Announced for 2016 NC Art Event

Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild announces Charlotte Vestal Wainwright as guest juror, 2016 Carolina Artisan Craft Market! Charlotte Vestal Wainwright, Ph.D., Hon AIA, founding director of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University, will serve as guest juror for the emerging and career fine craft artists applying for a spot in the 2016 Carolina Artisan […]

Follow Us on the First EVER Nonprofit Baton Sprint!

Have you ever wanted to get a sneak peek inside the life of our staff at the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild? Well, now is your chance. On March 10, our mighty staff of one is posting photos to the community photo project Nonprofit Baton – npbaton.tumblr.com. The Nonprofit Baton is a collaborative photo project to show […]

Call for Artists!

Call for Artists! The Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild, a nonprofit organization based in Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1970 has hosted a profitable marketplace for the finest contemporary craft being made in the U.S. Emerging and career fine craft artists who are creating work that reflects a mastery of technique and originality of design in the following disciplines […]

5 Facts About the Carolina Artisan Craft Market

CAROLINA ARTISAN CRAFT MARKET is the annual show and marketplace for fine craft being designed and created in the US today.  Hosted by the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild, this 46th annual event will take place in the Raleigh Convention Center Exhibit Hall B this weekend, November 6 – 8, 2015. Here’s an overview of what you need to know […]

You’re Invited to Craft + Beer

Join us Monday, October 19 to connect over two things to love: craft art and craft beer. We’re joining the local networking groups to co-host Craft + Beer celebrating art, creativity and beer!  Artists featured at the Carolina Artisan Craft Market will be on hand to talk about their art and share their creative process. Sip […]

Want to Volunteer? Carolina Artisan Craft Market

Now Recruiting Volunteers for the 2015 Carolina Artisan Craft Market! Volunteer Opportunities for the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild’s Annual Event If you are interested being a volunteer and helping us with our Carolina Artisan Craft Market, please complete our volunteer form today by clicking here: Volunteer Form: 2015 Carolina Artisan Craft Market. We have behind-the-scenes and front line opportunities […]

Meet the Juror: Linda Johnson Dougherty

Carolina Artisan Craft Market: 2015 Juror, Linda Johnson Dougherty Linda Johnson Dougherty, Chief Curator & Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art served as juror for the fine craft artists applying for a spot in the 2015 Carolina Artisan Craft Market.  Twenty Provisional Exhibiting Artists will join existing Exhibiting Artist Members of the Carolina Designer […]

Announcing: Artists in 2015 Carolina Artisan Craft Market

The Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild is thrilled to announce the exhibiting artists for the Carolina Artisan Craft Market. Juried into the event, this year’s lineup represents 113 of the very best craft artists across North Carolina and the United States, including 20 artists who are new to the event. All will bring their fine craft to the Raleigh Convention Center […]

New Date, New Location, New Name: Carolina Artisan Craft Market

The Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild presents, Carolina Artisan Craft Market! Our annual event, the Carolina Artisan Craft Market (formerly known as the Fine Designer Craft Show) will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 6 – 8, 2015 at the Raleigh Convention Center, Exhibit Hall B, in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina! We’re looking forward to hosting our 46th annual event.  North Carolinians […]