2020 Tennessee Craft Week: Call for Artists

Press Release # State
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Photo credit: Asia Mathis

NASHVILLE, TN – Tennessee Craft Week will be held Oct. 2-11, in conjunction with American Craft Week, honoring and promoting unique artisan craft across the nation. Tennessee Craft Week is a collection of craft events and happenings across the state each October. This celebration of craft connects and celebrates craft artists, the work they create and the businesses that support them.

Hundreds of accomplished craft artists participate in Tennessee Craft Week, sharing their vision, their use of materials and process across the state; demonstrating the financial and creative impact that the craft culture brings to Tennessee’s community, economy and vibrant quality of life.

Tennessee Craft artists have garnered national attention, earning numerous American Craft Week Star Awards each of the last five years. Events, both virtual and in-person include fascinating artist demonstrations, public library exhibitions, and virtual studio tours, promoting education between the artists and the public.

Submit events online by Aug. 1: www.tennesseecraft.org/tennessee-craft-week/submit-your-event.

Benefits include:

Social media exposure, custom created Facebook events, a listing in the Tennessee Craft Week Road Map component, and promotional campaigns designed to spotlight their efforts. Artists may create and submit an original event, lecture, or demonstration, share an established community craft event or host an individual Open Studio Day as part of the 2020 Tennessee Craft Week.

Supported by: TCW is a program of Tennessee Craft. Funding for TCW generously provided by Metro Nashville Arts Commission and Tennessee Arts Commission. Prizes for the TCW Instagram Contest graciously provided by 21C Hotels in Nashville, Blick Art Materials, Jerry’s Artarama and Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff.

Dr. Gwen Ford I Believe Ministries