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Artisans of the Pee Dee
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Memberships

Membership is divided into three categories: retail, collector and artisan. All potential artisan members are selected through a two-part jury process to ensure their craft is of a good standard. You can review the standards at THIS LINK. Depending on your interests and participation each category is discussed below:



Artisan Membership

(There are three levels of Artisan Membership)

JURIED ARTISAN:$75

This category is for those artisans whose work is juried into the Artisans of the South Carolina Tobacco Trail and who have paid their annual dues. Artisans will be listed in all printed publications, maps, and on the website; will be eligible to display approved Artisans of the South Carolina Tobacco Trail signs and graphics; and will be eligible to enter all Artisans of the South Carolina Tobacco Trail shows upon payment of appropriate show fees. A printable Artisan application is HERE.

FEES/REQUIREMENTS: Artisans must pay an initial $75 fee, which covers the jury process for both the wholesale/retail shows and the gallery show, and includes dues for the first year of membership. Membership must be renewed yearly at $50/year.

JURIED ARTISAN - PHOTOGRAPHY:$75

Qualifications and fees are the same as above, but a Supplemental Photography Application must be included.

EMERGING ARTIST:$50

This category is for emerging artists who are not ready for the jury process, but wish to participate in workshops, trainings, mentoring and other non-exhibit opportunities that may arise. Membership includes free entry to all Artisans of the South Carolina Tobacco Trail retail shows. A printable Emerging Artist application is HERE.

FEES/REQUIREMENTS: Emerging Artist membership fee is $50/year.

 
Collector Membership

COLLECTOR:$50

Collectors are non-juried individuals, organizations and businesses who wish to support the mission of the Artisans of the South Carolina Tobacco Trail. Collectors will be invited to all non-wholesale galas, and will be granted free entry to all Artisans of the South Carolina Tobacco Trail retail shows. A printable collector's application is HERE.

FEES/REQUIREMENTS: Collector level membership fee is $50/year.

 
Retail Membership

RETAIL: $50+

This category is for retail locations featuring the work of juried members of Artisans of the South Carolina Tobacco Trail. Entry in the program will include being listed in all printed publications, maps, and on the website; being eligible to display approved Artisans of the South Carolina Tobacco Trail signs and graphics; and entry into Artisans of the South Carolina Tobacco Trail wholesale shows at no charge. A printable retail application is HERE.

FEES/REQUIREMENTS: Retailers must have a store location(s), and must have a valid Retail License. Retailers must pay the $50 annual dues and purchase at least $500 worth of items from one or more juried members to enter the program, and then must pay annual dues and purchase at least an additional $200 per year to stay in the program.