180 Craft Artists Meeting This Weekend At Guilford Craft Expo

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Craft Expo 2016 brings 180 nationally-recognized craft artists to the historic Guilford Green on July 15-17.  Craft Expo is Connecticut’s finest outdoor juried show of fine American craft and one of the largest shows to take place in New England.

The Craft Expo celebrates its 59th year in 2016. There will be live craft demonstrations by Guilford Art Center faculty and students (including blacksmithing, felting, pottery and weaving).

Participating artists come from across the country and represent a variety of media, including clay, glass, leather, metal and non-metal jewelry, wearable and non-wearable fiber, metal, mixed media, paper, painting, photography, printmaking, soap and wood.

Guilford Art Center is a non-profit school, shop and gallery established to nurture and support excellence in the arts.  Through classes for adults and children, gallery programs, a shop of contemporary crafts and special events, the Center fulfills its mission to provide opportunities for the public to participate in the arts.  They are located in Guilford, CT, right off exit 58 on I-95.www.guilfordartcenter.org

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