Setting the Standard – Gallery Exhibition

The opening reception of “Setting the Standard” at League Headquarters had a record breaking turnout, and we continue to see numerous visitors enjoying the work of the League’s jurors, as well as the updated display of permanent collection pieces. Of special note are the artist’s statements from the Jurors, which provide not only insight into their inspiration and techniques, but also a sense of the significance of the jury process. For all considering juried membership, this exhibition is truly a tremendous chance to view the work and words of these remarkable craftsmen.

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We hope you will stop in the next time you are in Concord. The Gallery at League Headquarters is located at 49 South Main Street, directly across the street from the Capitol Center for the Arts. The exhibition runs through March 24th.

Setting the Standard

The latest exhibition at League Headquarters in Concord, NH celebrates both the skill and dedication of the League’s jurors. Experts in their areas of craft, they donate their time to not only critique the work of those who are new to the organization, but also to offer direction, guidance and inspiration to them.

Being a League juror is both a validation of what I’ve learned in my 40 year career, and a marvelous learning opportunity in and of itself. There’s as much to be leigh-english-4learned from each new applicant as there is excitement in seeing what he or she has done with the same basic information and tools that all calligraphers start out with. It’s a privilege and a pleasure to be part of the process of encouraging potential new members to continue to explore their creativity within the nurturing framework of the League.”
– Leigh English

The public reception for this exhibition will be held from 5 – 7 PM on Friday, January 13th. All are invited to join us. Read the press release here.

Juried and Supporting Membership

Curious about becoming a juried member of the League? What is a critique? What happens at a jury? If you are a craftsman and have these questions, 2017 could be the year you find out! Contact Catherine, Standards and Gallery Manager, cgreen@nhcrafts.org with any questions. She is also a juried member and has been through the process herself.

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Join us January 13, 2017 5:00 -7:00 pm for the reception of our new exhibition, Setting the Standard, the work of the jurors, and meet Catherine and the League’s jurors. More information about jurying will be available.

Not ready to consider juried membership, but want to become more involved?
Become a supporting member of our organization and enjoy news of events and classes – as well as tickets to the Annual Craftsmen’s Fair! Already a member? Consider upgrading to a higher level and receive additional Fair tickets to bring a friend or family member with you!