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Kanawha Valley Polymer Clay Guild

Kanawha Valley Polymer Clay Guild is a newly formed guild looking for members.  We are sponsoring "Elevating the Artform:Polymer Clay and Other Media," a conference to be held at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV on November 10-12, 2002.  We plan to meet monthly beginning in December 2002.  Contact Judy Belcher (304) 727-3943 or email jsbel@msn.com.
 
 
"Elevating the Artform:Polymer Clay and Other Media," a conference to be held at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV on November 10-12, 2002.  A welcome reception will be held on November 9th at Tamarack, "The Best of West Virginia" our state's premier retail artisan's center. The presenters at the conference will be Lindly Huanani, Donna Kato, Judy Kuskin, Jacqueline Lee, Steve Payne and Steven E. Kawash.  Each of the presenters will bring a fresh approach to marketing, selling and the business aspects needed for a career in the craft field.  A juried sales event will be held in conjunction with the conference.  This event will bring each chosen artist's work in contact with many potential buyers also staying at the resort.
 
There is no charge for the conference itself, but you must be a registered guest of the Greenbrier on November 10 and 11.   Hotel reservations will automatically reserve your admittance to the conference.
 
Lodging at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV (for more information on the resort see www.greenbrier.com)
November 10 and 11, 2002
$239.00/night/person double occupancy + $25.00/day gratuity and services + $6.00 club fee.  This includes luxurious accommodations, breakfast and dinner at the resort.  Call 1-800-624-6070 for reservations.
 
Lodging at Pre-conference reception held at Tamarack in Beckley, WV (approximately 60 miles from the Greenbrier.
November 9, 2002
Country Inn and Suites in Beckley, WV  $55.00 Std room, $65.00 suite (includes breakfast)
Call (304) 252-5100 (ask for KVPCG block of rooms)
 
US Airways is the official carrier for the attendees of the conference.  A special rate will apply for all those traveling between November 6 - 15, 2002, into Charleston, Beckley and Greenbrier, WV. 
 
Entries are now being accepted for the juried exhibition and sale. You must attend the conference to be considered for the exhibition and sale.   Send three slides (marked artist's name, title, and medium) with artists statement or resume, inventory list with retail prices, $15.00 non refundable application fee, and a SASE to:  Kanawha Valley Polymer Clay Guild  414 Forest Brook Drive   St. Albans, WV  25177.  Deadline for entries October 1, 2002, acceptance letters to be mailed October 10, 2002.
 
For more information please contact Judy Belcher at (304) 727-3943 or jsbel@msn.com