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2013 Holiday Directory

We will not be accepting applications for a Holiday Directory for 2013.

Holiday Directory judging is being combined with the regular Directory of Traditional American Crafts judging starting with 2014—although those selected will still not appear until the appropriate holiday. The deadline for both the 2014 Regular and Holiday Directory entries will be: January 15, 2014. [Read more]

Posted by Alex Dreka on Jun 20th


2013 Directory Applications Closed

The deadline has passed for entering the 2013 Directory of Traditional American Crafts. Our staff is now checking applications and will notify individual artists should problems be found. Once the applications have been verified, sorted, and classified, they will be forwarded to the jurors for selection for the Directory. If we do not contact you, your application has been found acceptable and there is no need to call us to check. [Read more]

Posted by EAL Staff on Feb 19th


Spring Folk Art Show

The 1st Annual "Folk Art. Antiques" show on the grounds of Shirley Plantation, Charles City, VA, was received very well even though we had a bit of a cool & rainy weekend. There was indoor exhibit space and areas outside for tents. The attendees were enthusiastic & in a good mood even though it was a bit soggy. Our exhibitors list included Lynn Taylor of Kingston Pottery fashioning beautiful "blue & white" pottery, Michele Hollick of Michele's Stenciling designs canvas for the floor, Marc "MC" Daniels painting his fabulous fruit & other folk art, Kathy Daniels Folk Art painting Santa ornaments for your holiday tree, Frank & Terry Sisto of Simpler Times Antiques, Cheryl Mihill's punchneedle "painting" with silk thread, Thomas & Patricia Hooper of ASL Pewter demonstrating "Wrigglework on pewter", Roger & Sharan J. [Read more]

Posted by Sharan Mason on May 14th


s Holiday Directory Applications Now Available posted on April 16, 2012

s 2012 Directory Applications Closed posted on January 17, 2012

s 2011 Holiday Directory Applications Available posted on April 28, 2011

s 2011 Directory at Shaker Village posted on March 31, 2011

s 2011 Directory News posted on January 18, 2011

s 2011 Directory Application posted on November 22, 2010

s Adena to Host Holiday Directory posted on June 30, 2010

s Holiday Directory Now Being Juried posted on June 16, 2010

s Folk Art Fest of New England posted on November 1, 2009

s Bedminster 2009 posted on September 14, 2009