Call for New Members: Northwest Designer Craftsmen


  • Deadline to submit: Monday, October 31, 2017

Come join us — apply for membership!

Juried membership in the NWDC can open new doors for you:

  • Network with over 100 established and recognized artists.
  • Display your work in regional museums and galleries.
  • Educate the public about the depth and breadth of fine craft.
  • All fine craft artists are welcome to apply.

Member applications are being accepted October 1 – 31, 2017. It is free to apply. In November, applicants will be evaluated by current members in an online jury process. If accepted, members pay annual dues and serve on volunteer committees.

To Apply

For information about Northwest Designer Craftsmen and a new member application, go to this link and fill out an application form:

About Northwest Designer Craftsmen

Northwest Designer Craftsmen (NWDC) was founded in 1954 to promote excellence of design and craftsmanship and to stimulate public appreciation and interest in fine craft. Current members of Northwest Designer Craftsmen live in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. They work in various media including ceramics, glass, metal arts, jewelry, wood, textiles, fiber, basketry and mixed media. Still other members support fine craft in the Pacific Northwest as educators, managers of non-profit arts organizations or buyers of art for public or private collections.

Monthly meetings and artist lectures are held in Seattle, Washington.


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