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UPCOMING EVENTS


Business Networking with Artists and Crafters (FREE)


In this session, participants will learn best practices and share secrets of success for effectively operating their arts and crafts business. Topics for each monthly session are carefully selected to enable participants to gain knowledge and experience. The unique monthly topic will center on one or more of the following: discussion of trends in marketing and showcasing art and craft products; best practices for networking; increasing sales; pricing products; exhibiting in art and craft shows and festivals; and website marketing.

Doors are open to the public and seminar is FREE to attend. Business Networking with Artists and Crafters is held the last Tuesday of Each Month at the Small Business Center at Coastal Carolina Community College in the Melton Skills Center.

This year's session dates are: 09/24/19, 10/29/19, 11/19/19, 12/10/19

Next year's session dates are: 1/28/20, 2/25/20, 3/31/20, 4/28/20, 5/26/20, 6/30/20, 7/28/20, 08/25/20, 09/29/20, 10/27/20, 11/17/20

Business Networking for Artists & Crafters Session Topics and Descriptions:

Sept: LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS
Obtain general information about your intellectual property, contract basics, and structuring your artistic business.

Oct: FUNDING
Learn how to think creatively about diversifying your funding streams by exploring different models for generating value, resources, and revenue.

Nov: GRANTWRITING
Learn the essentials of grant writing along with resources for searching and structuring your proposal.

Dec: Business Plan Essentials
Learn how to prepare a simple business plan, in arts-friendly language, to help you organize all the various aspects of your artistic practice and make informed business decisions.


Art Break Day


Join us September 13 from 9am to 5pm at the following locations!

Fireflies Pottery & Art Studio (910) 333-1774
3080-D Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville, NC 28540

Wine and Design (910) 219-3943
521 Yopp Rd Ste 113, Jacksonville, NC 28540

Dogwood Pottery (812) 323-1945
6853 Richlands HWY, Richlands NC

Accidental artist (910) 219-1491
715 Gum Branch Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28540

Accidental artist (252) 634-3411
219 Craven St, New Bern, NC 28560



Winterfest Artisan Market



Click HERE for the full flyer

Friday Dec 6th, Saturday Dec 7th, Sunday Dec 8th 2019
100 Recreation Lane, Jacksonville NC
(Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex)

To be a vendor at Winterfest Artisan Market,
please download and fill out this form and give it to Laura Voss or send it to:
CCAC Guild Inc
P.O. Box 1044
Jacksonville, NC 28541


Upcycled Art Contest


Friday Dec 6th, Saturday Dec 7th, Sunday Dec 8th 2019
100 Recreation Lane, Jacksonville NC
(Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex)

To participate in the Winterfest Upcycled Art Contest in 2019,
please download and fill out this form and give it to Laura Voss or send it to:
CCAC Guild Inc
P.O. Box 1044
Jacksonville, NC 28541


CCAC Guild Year-End Finale!




Bras for a Cause


The Coastal Carolina Artists & Crafters Guild is calling for area artists to show their support for the Fight Against Cancer by creating bras to be voted on and to raise money for the fight against cancer. Here are some of the bras donated!

The CCACG welcomes any and all inspired bras. Please download and fill out the form to the left and if you have made a bra and would like to donate it, please drop it off at any monthly networking session or take it to:
Fireflies Pottery & Art Studio 3080-D Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville NC 28540 (910)333-1774


Cookie Contest


Friday Dec 6th, Saturday Dec 7th, Sunday Dec 8th 2019 during Winterfest
100 Recreation Lane, Jacksonville NC
(Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex)

To participate in the Cookie Contest in 2019,
please download and fill out this form and give it to Laura Voss or send it to:
CCAC Guild Inc
P.O. Box 1044
Jacksonville, NC 28541

Cookie Contest Application


Cookie Contest Rules



Chair-ity




Friday Dec 6th, Saturday Dec 7th, Sunday Dec 8th 2019 during Winterfest
100 Recreation Lane, Jacksonville NC
(Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex)

To participate in Chair-ity in 2019,
please download and fill out this form and give it to Laura Voss or send it to:
CCAC Guild Inc
P.O. Box 1044
Jacksonville, NC 28541