Programs for 2017-2018 Montgomery Potters Meetings

September 25, 2017

We introduced old and new members, discussed the budget for the year, and voted on changes to some bylaws.

October 23, 2017

2017 Oct presenter Jaimianne Amicucci thumbnailJaimianne is the executive director of the Creative Crafts Council, and also the owner and Curatorial Director of the Gray Gallery in Winchester, VA. She has been very active in the regional crafts community in several capacities: as Director of the Shenandoah Arts Council,  a Trustee of Baltimore Clayworks,  as marketing assistant and exhibitions advisor at Glen Echo, and as an independent curator.  She currently serves a editor for the James Renwick Alliance Craft Quarterly as well as the JRA’s Programs and Marketing Manager. She has a BFA in Ceramics from Finlandia University and her masters degree in Curatorial Practice from MICA. Before moving to the DC region, she worked for American Art Marketing, a company with galleries in Manhattan that specialized in putting on art fairs across the east coast and she worked briefly at The Clay Art Center in Port Chester, NY.

Jaimianne will use her experiences to speak about the business of marketing and promoting your ceramics. The talk will include basic distribution channels and creative ways to market specific types of work. With knowledge in both the for-profit and non-profit fields, her talk will include exhibition proposals, juried shows and art fairs with time for questions and answers at the end. Bring your questions and your notebooks. 

November 27, 2017

 

December 2017 — no meeting

 

January 22, 2018

 

February 26, 2018

 

March 26, 2018

 

April 23, 2018

 

May 2018 TBD — possible potluck dinner and juried show event