What You Can Learn from Your Competition

Other artists and makers who are in the same “space” in the market have run into similar problems, and many have found solutions and ways to grow.

Strengthening Artists and Local Communities

In 2009, the Maine Crafts Association began to honor individual Maine craft artists each year by awarding Master Crafts Artist recognition for a body of work that is exceptional

Starting Local

Many artists start out in a local venue because it’s close, easy to do, and likely less expensive than shows that require traveling.

A Museum, Art School & Community

The Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, New Jersey brings new dimensions into their interactions with artists and the community.