American Made Show The premier wholesale marketplace exclusively for American designed and made merchandise. The longest running show of it’s kind draws more than 4,000 retail store owners and 700 maker studios and cottage industrial businesses.
American Sustainable Business Council Through education and advocacy, the American Sustainable Business Council seeks to influence the creation of public policy that acknowledges the large and growing universe of sustainable and socially responsible businesses and social enterprises.
AmericanStyle.com Art lovers explore eclectic lifestyles of artists, elegant homes of collectors and features about “the art of creative living.” City Arts Tours in AmericanStyle promote the economic and aesthetic contributions that art and craft bring to our homes and communities. Each year, cities compete to be included in AmericanStyle’s Top 25 Arts Destinations edition.
American Woodturners The American Association of Woodturners is the largest organization in the world dedicated to the advancement of woodturning. Founded in 1986, the organization produces an annual symposium and a full color magazine for it’s members. 501 c-3 dedicated to the growth of woodturning hobbyists and professionals.
Arts Business Institute The Arts Business Institute was founded as a 501(c)(3) in 2002 to serve a crucial, common need in the making communities – practical business education for creative entrepreneurs. ABI partners with art non-profits, business development centers and art education organizations across the nation to provide specialized technical assistance and business education for studio artists, and creative entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses to a national audience of collectors and galleries.
Craft Retailers for Tomorrow Association Our focus is about education and promotion of American made. CRAFT is an association of galleries, shops and studio artists, dedicated to presenting work that has one common characteristic–it’s Handmade in the USA. Our members represent some of the finest studio artists in the USA making, ceramics, woodwork or blown glass, sculpture, jewelry and fashion.
Council for Indigenous Arts and Culture The Council for Indigenous Arts and Culture (CIAC) is a non-profit charitable, research and educational foundation established to foster, develop and contribute to the support and understanding of authentic Native American arts, crafts, customs, traditions and cultures.
Florida Craftsmen Florida Craftsmen is a non-profit statewide organization supporting find craft professional throughout the state of Florida. The store and gallery offers the best of handmade artisan products in Florida. We feature rotating thematic exhibitions in all craft media. The premier event of the year is CraftArt, an annual street festival held in St Petersburg each November.
Handmade in America In a world of manufacturing and throwaways, Handmade in America celebrates the rich traditions of craft. We Believe in the power to transform individuals and communities, building partnerships and economies that are rooted in the culture that nourishes them.
Indian Arts and Crafts Association The IACA was established in 1974 in response to the growing problem of misrepresentation of American Indian arts and crafts in the marketplace. The founders were American Indian artists and reputable businesses located primarily in the Southwest. Today, IACA represents every link in American Indian arts – Native artists from the U.S. and Canada, along with consumers, retailers, wholesalers, museums, suppliers and supporting members.
Niche Magazine for Independent Retailers NICHE was founded for the purpose of connecting art galleries and craft retailers with the finest wholesale crafts, handmade gifts and decorative art objects made in artist studios throughout the United States and Canada. Each issue of NICHE offers creative business strategies for cultural retailers. NICHE provides qualified retailers with the hottest tips and best practices in art retailing and arts community development.
The Bell Group: Rio Grande Jewelry Supply The Bell family business of jewelry making supplies began more than 65 years ago. Today, Rio Grande is a respected industry leader providing thousands of metalsmiths with jewelry making supplies and materials. The Santa Fe Symposium. is an annual not-for-profit event which provides a forum in which jewelers can gather and share information and gain the knowledge they need to manage their businesses more successfully.
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia Tamarack is the nation’s first statewide collection of hand-made crafts, arts and cuisine. The center features 59,000 square feet of juried crafts, working art studios for resident artisans, a 178-seat theater, fine art gallery and A Taste of West Virginia food court all under one roof. The Tamarack Foundation furthers the accomplishments of Tamarack by preserving and sharing West Virginia’s cultural traditions, training and educating artisans, and building an economic base for the future.
Women Impacting Public Policy
Zuni Community Arts Guild
Zuni Tribal Council