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ASTU 4010/5010: Professional Practices in Art: Art Organizations

Professional resources for M.F.A. Studio Artists

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Art Organizations and Associations

Professional Art Organizations & Associations


Art organizations and associations provide the studio artist or art historian with new and helpful information about their profession, publications, newsletters, career opportunities, exhibitions, and a environment of support from knowledgeable members.

Architecture

American Institute of Architects


Art Education & Art History

National Art Education Association
College Art Association


Ceramics

American Ceramic Society
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA)
Non-profit organization for teachers, students, working artists, and others interested in ceramic arts. Information about membership, annual conferences, publications, and links to other sites.

Graphic Art

AIGA American Institute of Graphic Arts
The AIGA is a nonprofit organization for students and professionals in graphic design.


Illustration

Society of Illustrators

 

Interior Design

American Society of Interior Designers


Metalsmithing

Guild of Metalsmithing
A non-profit organization educating its members and the community at large about metalworking in general.
Society of North American Goldsmiths
The organization of jewelers designers and metalsmiths. International organization that advances comtemporary metalwork and jewelry.
Enamelist Society
Represents all types of enameling.

Painting

National Watercolor Society

Printmaking

American Print Alliance
The American Print Alliance is a consortium of non-profit printmakers' councils in the United States and Canada.


Sculpture

International Sculpture Center


Textiles/Fibers

Handweavers Guild of America
American Craft Council

Surface Design Association
Textile Source

A comprehensive site that provides information on textile design and innovation.

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