Southwest Florida Fine Craft Guild

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Upcoming Events  & Event Prospectus

Here's a preview of upcoming meetings!

All of our Business Meetings are held on the Third Saturday of the month, starting with a meet and greet (please bring snacks to share) at 11 am with the Business Meeting following at 11:30 am to 1 pm.

2019-2020 Member Events & Calendar

See the whole season in one glance.

Complete Calendar of 2019 - 2020 Events to print

September Guild Business Meeting
Meet & Greet - 11 - 11:30
Business Meeting 11:30 am

September 21, 2019

This is our first meeting if the 2019-2020 season. Please plan on attending and find out what is being planned for the members. 

New members are welcome to bring a few samples of their work to share with the members so we can get to know who you are and what you do.

October Guild Business Meeting
Meet & Greet 11 - 11:30 am
Business Meeting 11:30 am

Saturday, October 19, 2019

We will be discussing the upcoming exhibit at "Hand in Hand Art" at the Cape Coral Library as our first exhibit of the 2019-2020 season.

  • This date is also open for a Peer Review if members are interested.

November Guild Business Meeting
Meet & Greet 11 - 11:30 am
Business Meeting 11:30 am

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Our first exhibit of the season is at the Cape Coral Library. Receiving is Friday, Nov. 1st, 9 am - 10 am. (not judged or juried) 

We will also be discussing the Annual Fine Craft Expo and will be looking for members to participate.

Hand in Hand Art Exhibit

Cape Coral Library

November 1, 2019 - January 2, 2020 - Hand in Hand Art Exhibit at Cape Coral Library

Receiving: Friday, Nov. 1, 9 am - 10 am

Removal: Thursday, Jan. 2, 9 am - 10 am

Exhibit is not juried/judged, member must be signed up prior to receiving no last minute entries will be allowed due to space restrictions! 

December Guild Business Meeting
Meet & Greet 11 - 11:30 am
Business Meeting 11:30 am

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Oh Oh it's time once again for our Naughty Santa game... yes there are rules and they will be explained before the games begin. This years stipulation is any gift brought in by the member must be HANDMADE by that artist.

ACSWF COCO  Art Gallery, Estero

Affiliate Member Exhibit

December 3 - 17, 2019

Receiving (Set-up) - Tuesday, Dec. 3,   

10 am - Noon

Reception - Thursday, Dec. 5, 5 - 7 pm

Removal - Tuesday, Dec. 17, 10 am - Noon

If you have never participated in the COCO Art Gallery or any Gallery now is your time to find out how it works. 

Space is limited and there is a 30% commission to the Art Council so price your pieces accordingly.

January 2020  Guild Business Meeting

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Please plan on attending this important meeting. We will be going over the classes for our upcoming Fine Craft Expo as well as signing up instructors, volunteers we will also be discussing our Hands on Art Exhibit at CCAS. 

Hands on Art Exhibit 

Cape Coral Arts Studio

February 3rd - 27th, 2020

RECEIVING - Monday, February 3rd, 9 am - noon
RECEPTION - Friday, February 7th, 5 - 7 pm (in conjunction with the Fine Craft Expo Instructors and Volunteers) 
REMOVAL - Friday, February 28th, 9 am - 12 pm

Fine Craft Expo (no Business Meeting)

Cape Coral Arts Studio

February 8th & 9th, 2020

Our annual Fine Craft Expo hosted by the Cape Coral Arts Studio will be a two day event again this year. Please contact us to become a Teacher/Instructor or Volunteer for this fabulous event. 

March Guild Business Meeting

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Our Nomination Committee will present a Slate of Officers during the Business meeting.

  • This date is also open for a Peer Review if members are interested.

Creative Hands Exhibit

Arts for ACT, Fort Myers

Exhibit will run - April 1st - April 26th, 2020

Receiving: Monday, March 30, 11 am - 2 pm

Reception: Friday, April 3, 6 - 7 pm (during Art Walk)

Removal: Sunday, April 26, 12 pm - 3 pm

April Guild Business Meeting

April 18, 2020

During our last business meeting of the season we will have our Election of Officers.
There will be a Buy/Sell/Trade Day set up for after the business meeting....

Crafted by Hand Art Exhibit

Naples Art Association

Exhibit will run - April 28 May 22, 2020​

Receiving:  Monday, April 27, 2020 - 10 am - NOON

Reception: Thursday, May 7, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Removal: Friday, May 22, 10 am - NOON

Newcomer's Luncheon

DATE TBD 

Noon - 2 pm

This is our Boards yearly event in which we host a welcome lunch to our new members. It  is a time for the board members to meet and greet our new members and get to know each other. If you are a new member this season please add this date to your calendar and you will be contacted by Kathy Erickson with a personal invitation.

 

Fine Craft Expo

Saturday, February 8, 2020

9 am - 4 pm

Sunday, February 9, 2020

9 am - 2 pm

We will be offering morning and afternoon workshops with limited class sizes so sign up early.