What's new with the Website?
The new website offers several features that our members can use to stay informed, assist with their artistic and professional development and foster communications amongst membership. This column will provide the latest on improvements.
Membership database tutorial added
Have you every wondered how many members are interested in the same mediums as you? Or how many live in your city? Well now there's a tutorial to show you how to find out that information. Once you log into the website with your password you'll find the tutorial on the "Members Tutorial" page.
Here's a link for your convenience: MEMBERSHIP DATA
One of the many advantages of membership is the members gallery. Through your membership profile you are able to setup a gallery that is visible to anyone visiting this site. You can show photos of your work and list up to 3 links to an online store or personnel website. You can choice to display any contact information desired or none at all. For more details here is a tutorial: MEMBER GALLERY SETUP
Arizona Arts AllianceIn June of 2010 Arizona Designer Craftsmen was voted in as a member of the Arizona Art Alliance. They are an organization of over 4000 members from 34 arts organizations in Arizona. This association offers our members several benefits:
- The opportunity to show your work in the Spring and Holiday Fine Art Member Group Exhibitions.
- An annual ADC 10 day exhibition. Dates are drawn by lottery annually and include all member groups.
- Rental space in their new 6,600 square foot gallery located is in the Scottsdale Pavilions at 9011 E. Indian Bend Suite E-1 Scottsdale AZ.
- Rental classrooms at the gallery.
Classroom Size: 2 classrooms are available for rental. Class Rooms A & B can comfortably accommodate 10 to 12 students. Classroom A can be scheduled for conferences and presentations of up to 24 people around a table or 40 set up as an audience.
Rates: Rental rate are $50.00 per 1/2 day. The hours from 8:00 AM till 12:30 PM and from 1:00 PM until 7:00PM. Conference Room rental is $25.00 per 1/2 day. Purchase a link to your own web site, from the Arizona Art Alliance web site. ($25/year)
Participation in AAA events other than the Spring and Holiday Fine Art Member Group Exhibitions does require members to be juried into their organization. The process is easy, economical and once the artist is accepted, they will retain the juried status as long as the artist maintains his/her membership with ADC.
- Tent & display panel rentals at half price.
The next AAA jury deadline (postmarked) is September 30. The application form and details for submitting your application for juried status is posted on the AAA web site, along with suggestions from the jury chairperson, on how to make your application a success. You are encouraged to get your application in early, to be able to correct any errors made in the application, such as forgetting to include you check, or using incorrect file formats of the digital images.
For more information please visit their website: http://www.Azartalliance.com
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