Our Members at the Craftsman level represent many fine craft and art disciplines and may live and work in PA or in over 29 other states across the US. If you’re a an artist looking to take your membership and involvement with the Guild to the next level, consider joining or renewing at the Craftsman level.
Discounts are available for Seniors and Students.
One may join as a Craftsman for $75/year (or $55/year as a senior). As a Craftsman, you will have these benefits:
- Discounts on Workshops
- Discounts on PGC store
- Early information about Upcoming Art Shows
- Automatically subscribed to our monthly newsletter
- Eligible to apply for Fine Craft Fairs hosted by the PGC.
- Craftsman Member directory listing on the PGC website
- Eligible to apply to sell your work in the PGC store
- Opportunities to develop and teach PGC-hosted workshops
- Free admission to gated PGC events
- Opportunities to attend workshops geared specifically to help you run your art and fine craft business
- Opportunities to be a Mentor to a newer artist, or as a Mentee to help you grow in your fine craft business
Craftsman members also have the opportunity obtain additional professional certification, Master Artisan. Master Artisan status recognizes artists in the Guild who exemplify our three benchmarks: Excellence in Craftsmanship, Resolved Design and Unique Voice or Faithful Representation of a Heritage Craft. To achieve this honor, members’ work is juried by a panel of Master Artisans.Master Artisans also enjoy additional benefits such as:
- Special consideration for participation in PCG Fine Craft Fairs and exhibitions
- Eligibility to win awards presented at PGC Fine Craft Fairs
- Priority image use on PGC marketing and advertising materials
- Eligibility for “Monday Meet the Master Artisan” on PGC’s social media
- Recognition as a Master Artisan on the PGC website
- Show selection scoring bonus for PGC Fine Craft Fairs