Alamance Artisans Guild is a North Carolina guild formed to:
- nurture the production of fine arts and fine crafts
- increase the awareness of handmade objects
- facilitate networking among artisans
- develop marketing venues for members.
We meet at 7:00 pm on the third Tuesday of every month except December and August in the Small Dining Room of the Church of the Holy Comforter, 320 East Davis Street, Burlington. Guests are welcome!
Membership is open to artisans of any medium who are at least 16 years of age. Learn more about becoming a member.
Board of Directors
Kathleen Gwinnett, Carolyn Langley, Heather Hans, Jan Holloman, Beth Hill, Daniel Frost, Violet DeKnikker, Sean Leahy, and Martha Sink
(Officers, elected from the Board)
President: Jan Holloman
Vice-President: Martha Sink
Treasurer & Secretary: Carolyn Langley
The Executive Committee, consisting of the officers, implements policies established by the Board of Directors and reports on Board activities.
The Communications/Email Committee is responsible for the AAG website, emails to the membership, and other online communication such as Facebook.
The Community Relations Committee is responsible for overseeing awards made by the Guild, for drafting requests for monetary grants as directed by the Board of Directors, for overseeing such grants as necessary, and for generating publicity surrounding those grants or awards. This committee is also responsible for on-going efforts to make local artists aware of the Guild, such as calendar adds in local newspapers or magazines.
The Events/Exhibitions Committee plans, organizes, and coordinates at least two guild exhibitions and/or related events each year.
The Membership Committee maintains membership materials, sends packets to new members, creates name tags, sends renewal reminders, works with the Communications Committee to update the membership roster, and conducts other membership activities as required.
The Program Committee develops, organizes, and coordinates social events and programs for monthly meetings and a subcommittee, carries out any social events for the Guild including but not limited to twice-yearly potluck events.
The Art Extravaganza Steering Committee and subcommittees will plan for and oversee the annual Art Extravaganza. The Steering Committee is responsible for forming subcommittees as deemed necessary to achieve that goal and shall be responsible for regular reports to the Board of Directors.
The Nominating Committee shall serve as an ad hoc committee for the purpose of producing a ballot for members of the Board of Directors and shall consist of a chairman appointed by the Board who shall appoint two additional members