Tag: Juried Artisan

New Creative Business Loan Fund program launched in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, in partnership with Bridgeway Capital and Community First, recently announced the launch of the Creative Business Loan Fund. This fund makes available $2.2 million in the form of affordable, flexible financing to small, creative businesses across the commonwealth.

PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide one of three tools to help connect regional producers and retailers

Individuals or retailers looking for products made in the Pennsylvania Wilds are encouraged to check out the 2021 PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide, a free downloadable tool for sourcing regionally-made products and services.

Williamsport First Fridays start May 7, offer opportunities for vendors

Williamsport First Fridays are community events that celebrate the arts on the first Friday of every month, beginning May 7 and running through October. Vendors invited to learn more.

WCO Juried Artisans invited to submit designs for PA Wilds-branded products

Creative Makers in the Wilds Cooperative of PA (WCO) are invited to create and submit designs for use on several PA Wilds –branded soft goods products such as apparel, totes, hats and other accessories. Submissions for this open call are due by March 31, 2021.

Rich Valley Apiary: Turning organic honey into self-care products

Rich Valley Apiary can best be described as a family affair. Ryan and Brandi Magaro, and their three children, raise bees and turn their honey into byproducts.

Hughes Pottery: Where clay dreams come true

At Hughes Pottery, the husband and wife team’s story is about a girl, a boy, some dirt, and a dream.

Northern Appalachia Review to accept submissions for Volume 2 starting in 2021

The Northern Appalachia Review will accept submissions for Volume 2 starting in 2021, and has put out a call for writers to submit pieces.

Cooney’s Mountain Mustard: Sweet and savory dips with PA Wilds origins

Kim and Denny Cooney began making pepper mustard for themselves and family. What began in their home kitchen soon required more space, and Cooney’s Mountain Mustard was born.

Jessie Vaughn: Watercolor artist inspired by scenes of the PA Wilds

Jessie Vaughn is a self-taught watercolor artist who paints the wildlife and flora found around her cabin in the PA Wilds.

Miller’s Purely Maple: A Family Tradition in the Pine Creek Valley

Dale and Melanie Miller at Miller’s Purely Maple have been involved in the maple industry their entire lives. The couple oversees 7,000 taps.