How To Jury Your Work

How To Jury Your Work

Applicants must be at 18 years old or older to submit works for the jury process.
Potential members should  bring a minimum of 4-6 samples of each craft for evaluation by the Jury committee.  You will have an opportunity to tell the committee how your crafting process takes place, etc.  Works will be screened by a jury of no less than three Guild members, with experience in different media.  

Items made from a kit  or items that are not family friendly will not be allowed.

The work will be evaluated on the following criteria:
         A.  Originality - Scale of 1 - 6 Points
              Judged on uniqueness of item.  Use of medium.   
              Concept of product.
         B.  Quality - Scale of 1 - 8 Points
              Quality of craftsmanship and quality of materials  
         C.  Appearance - Scale of 1 -6 Points
              Use of color, textures, and materials.   
              Presentation and attention to detail.
The scores will be combined and averaged for a final score. Applicants meeting the minimum score of 16 out of 20 will be invited to join the Guild. 
Jurying takes place between 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the nights of the monthly meeting. You must schedule an appointment to jury your items. Jurying is not held during  June, July, October, November or December.
Applicants should  set up their items before 6:30 p.m.  No new items will be accepted after 6:30 p.m.
We realize that not everyone is able to  have their crafts juried on our scheduled meeting days. The LVCG accepts applicants to jury by sending 5-8 clear pictures of  their work to  Please send a detailed description along with each photo.  We may request to view the actual items in photos before making final decisions on extending an invitation to join the Guild.
Applicants should schedule an appointment by sending an e-mail to
Currently, we have a hold on membership for jewelry artisans until further notice.  Additional craft items that are on moratorium are:
fabric purses, totes, hair accessories, key fobs, zip pouches, tooth fairies, aprons, paper crafting - cards & tags. 

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