CraftBoston issues call for entries

The Society of Arts and Crafts is inviting furniture artisans to apply for CraftBoston 2009, which will feature 200 exhibitors of one-of-a-kind and limited-edition pieces March 27-29 at the World Trade Center in Boston.

This year, the society is making a special effort to include more furniture makers and has offered space to members of The Furniture Society. Eight members will be chosen to share a 20' x 20' booth. Each participant will be able to exhibit two medium-sized pieces or one large piece. For an application, visit www.furnituresociety.org.

Jurors for CraftBoston 2009 are:

  • Lisa Englander: Store manager and buyer for the Racine Art Museum in Racine, Wis., and an independent curator.
  • Mark Del Guidice: Furniture maker and a trustee of the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Mass.
  • Tommie Rush: Glass artist and a trustee of the Penland School of Crafts in Penland, N.C., and the American Craft Council.

For information, visit www.craftboston.org.

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