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Australia

The First International Chapter of the PMC Guild
The Victoria, Australia Chapter, based in Melbourne.  Meetings are held alternate months with the next one scheduled for late September.  For Information contact carolgregory30@gmail.com

California

SoCal Metal Clay Maniacs
Our meetings are held on the second Friday of each month at 7p.m. We meet at Brea Bead Works, 1027 East Imperial Highway, Suite D5, Brea, California 92821.

Please contact Betty Johnson at socalmetalclaymaniacs@gmail.com for more information. https://www.facebook.com/SoCalMetalClayManiacs

Metal Clay Alchemists Society of San Diego County
Meets quarterly at the Continuing Education, West City Pt. Loma Campus, room 127., 6:00 p.m. The address is 3249 Fordham St, SD 92110.Contact Stan or Ann Rosier for more information All Metal Clay Enthusiasts are welcome!

NewMetal Artists
the Los Angeles chapter of the PMC Guild would like to invite Southern California metal clay enthusiasts of all skill levels to join us at our monthly meetings for fun, education, demos, discussions and more.

NewMetal Artists meets on the second Sunday of each month at the San Gabriel Bead Company, 325 East Live Oak Avenue, Arcadia, CA. Meetings start at 1PM.

Contact Marsha Thomas at orangenoodles@yahoo.com or Chris Brooks at PMCLady@gmail.com for more information.

San Diego Guild - meets the third Tuesday of the following months with a Holiday Social scheduled for December 11th, 2012.  (meet AUG, OCT, DEC, FEB, APR, JUNE (as SD Fair Demos), etc.) 6:30pm Meeting location: La Casita Mexican Diner, 1247 C Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (corner of C & 13th).  Contact Louise Shadonix, Oversight Director, San Diego PMC Guild for more information shadonix@sbcglobal.net No dues or fees are ever collected.

San Francisco Bay Area Metal Clay Group
Group meets regularly at different locations around San Francisco Bay Area to share ideas and knowledge about Metal Clays. Contact Judy Pagnusat or visit SFBA Metal Clay Group for more information.

Colorado

The Western Slope Metal Clay Artisans chapter aka Grand Junction Chapter of the PMC Guild and the Art Clay Society. We serve metal clay enthusiasts on the western slope of Colorado and in eastern Utah.  We meet in Grand Junction, CO on the third Saturday of every month from 10 am to 2 pm where we have studio exploration time lead by our members as well as several seminars each year presented by nationally known metal clay artists.  We are a “non-denominational” group dually chartered by both PMC Guild (PMCG) and Art Clay Society (ACS) with interest in all types of metal clay.  We have no local dues, but members are required to join both the ACS and PMCG after attending one meeting. Contact Cindy Holst Chapter Leader cindysancolorado@yahoo.com for more information.

Connecticut

Metalclay Artisan Guild in Connecticut - MAGIC
We meet once monthly, on Sundays from 2-5 to share our recent work, ideas, techniques and support. Our meetings have been inspirational, exciting, fun and informative. Metal clay artists are all welcome.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/MetalclayArtisanGuildInCT
or http://www.MetalClayGuildCT.org or email Lis-el Crowley or call 860-688-4333 for more information.

Florida

ADORI – Metal Clay Artists of the Treasure Coast
The new Treasure Coast chapter of the PMC Guild would like to invite metal clay artists of all skill levels to join us in Stuart, Florida.

For more information contact Glenda Skarie at 954-243-4536 or email gskarie@adorilargento.com.

Join us at http://www.meetup.com/Jewelry-Artists-of-the-Treasure-Coast for meeting information.

Suncoast Metal Clay Creative Alliance (Sarasota and Bradenton) meets at 1:00 PM on the third Sunday of each month at the Reinemeyer Studio, 2550 26th St., West Bradenton, FL.Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/pmcflasuncoast/ for more information or contact Denise Rieth at deniserieth@verizon.net.

PMC Southwest Florida, is the southwest Florida chapter of athe national PMC Guild.  The southwest Florida chapter meets in the southern half of Florida at least part of the year.  We look forward to meeting you.  Contact  Helene K.  helene_florida@yahoo.com for more information.

The Miami Metal Clay Artists ,which is the local chapter of  Art Clay Society, USA, and PMC Guild meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 630 p.m. for social and 7:00 for meeting and project. Meetings are held at Torchfire Studio, 4229 Southwest 75th Ave., Miami, FL 33255. We welcome all metal clay enthusiasts. Contact chapter leader Bernadette Denoux 305 273-8829.For more information visit www.miamimetalclayartists.com Email Bernadette at Miamimetalclayartists@yahoo.com.

Georgia

Metal Clay Artisans of Atlanta, MCAA is a combined group of Atlanta and N. Georgia,Chapter of the PMC Guild and the Atlanta Chapter of the Art Clay Society. We meet the 3rd Sunday of the month at 2:00pm at various locations. We are artist of all skill levels. Our goal is to inspire, create and have fun sharing ideas thru workshops, demos and speakers. We welcome like minded people! For more information please contact Ginny Mintz, ginnymintz@bellsouth.net

Illinois

Chicago South Metal Clay Alliance welcomes all metal clay enthusiasts: all experience levels, all brands, all metals! We are a technique-focused but relaxed and open group who loves to meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 1pm, at Art Clay Society Headquarters. (4535 Southwest Highway, Oak Lawn, IL 60453). We enjoy demonstrations mingled with open studios, field trips, and priceless info sharing. For more information, please email Katie at Katie@artclayworld.com. We’ll enjoy meeting you!

Suburban Silver Society meets the second Friday of each month, all metal clay artists are invited.  We are a hands on group, we work on a project at each meeting.  New techniques and demonstrations are presented and worked on by all.  For more information contact Deb Wojnorowski at fussyfinery@sbcglobal.net.

Kansas

The Kansas City chapter of the PMC Guild Is an eclectic group of artists from the great Kansas City metropolitan area with a common interest in metal clays—PMC, ArtClay, Copper, Bronze.  We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month to share a hands-on exploration of a technique or media.  Dues are currently $10.00 annually.  Contact chapter president Lynette Fisk at bylynette@gmail.com or check out our website www.kcpmcguild.org for current meeting information.

Louisiana

L'esprit du Metal The Louisiana Chapter of the PMC Guild, L'esprit du Metal, meets in Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Alexandria, Louisiana on a rotating basis. Please see our website for details about our guild, and the schedule for upcoming meetings and events. Email Paula McDowell at lapmcguild@gmail.com for more information.

Massachusetts

Greater Boston Metal Clay Chapter Meet every 4th Sunday of each month at Metalwerx, 50 Guinan Street, Waltham, MA from 7pm - 9pm.   Each meeting we discuss new topics, ideas, have a demo, and discuss our current month's challenge. For more information visit them at http://bostonmetalclay.com/ or http://www.facebook.com/#/group.php?gid=130525423846

Michigan

The Michigan Metal Clay Society, based in and around Southwestern Michigan, would like to invite all metal clay enthusiasts, regardless of experience, to join our group for friendship, fellowship and just plain fun. We meet at member homes, every other month. For more information, email Shari LaBrenz at sklabrenz@comcast.net.

New York

PMC Guild-Syracuse/CNY Chapter Meets the 3rd Sunday of the month at 3:00-4:45 at the Manlius Public Library, 1 Arkie Albanese Way, Manlius

Upstate New York Metal Clay Guild
Studio 34 Creative Arts Center and Gallery, 34 Elton St., Rochester, NY 14607.  Contact Marilynne at Studio34artists@aol.com or call 585-737-5858 for more information.

Ohio

PMC Guild - Columbus Ohio
We meet the 4th Thursday of the month at Xenos (in the Cafe Bldg.), 1340 Community Park Drive, Columbus, OH 43229. Besides discussing the general business of our guild, members bring current work to share and answer any questions regarding thier jewelry. Members volunteer to do short demonstrations. We have several workshops a year and for the first time, we are planning classes with other guilds.For more information contact Deborah Coffelt via email at dacoffelt@aol.com.

Ohio Metal Clay & Artisan

The Guild gathers at Zeffers Farm Studios in Waynesville OH {near Dayton, Cincinnati & Columbus} every 4th Sunday. Guests Welcome. RSVP's are requested. For guests that have never worked with metal clay a short make & take can be scheduled. Metal Clay & supplies are available at discount prices to help encourage artisans in this medium. Contact Trish Jeffers-Zeh at zeffersstudios@earthlink.net or 513-897-2406 for more info. See us on Facebook & Yahoo!Or visit www.ZeffersFarmStudios.com.

The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the PMC Guild meets monthly in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. For more information please contact the chapter representative at neopmc155@gmail.com

Pennsylvania

We are an informal group of Metal Clay artists interested in meeting others with an interest in Metal Clay in the Greater Philadelphia area. Meetings will be held monthly in the West Chester area (Details to follow if you join the group).
• New and experienced artisans welcome
• Shared learning opportunities among members
• Learning opportunities with outside artists
• Field trips
• Play sessions and more

Greater Philadelphia Metal Clay Guild
Star Printing
1075 Andrew Dr., Suite A
West Chester, PA, 19380

e-mail hgage1@ptd.net for more info

Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?
gid=142323869145035&v=info

Western PA Chapter of the PMC Guild

Metal clay enthusiasts from Western PA and surrounding areas of OH and WV are welcome to join us as we educate and inspire one
another. All who wish to partake in the fun are more than welcome, regardless of your preferences for brand or metal.

We meet approximately once a month, on a variable schedule. Visit our home page http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MetalClayWesternPA for current information and to join our online community.

Please include your name (and general location) in your request to join to: wpapmc@gmail.com.

Texas

The North Texas Metal Clay Guild meets on the 4th Sunday of every month at the Craft Guild of Dallas. Web address to the craft guild of Dallas is http://craftguildofdallas.com. The time is from 2-5 pm. Contact Sharon Gillespie at 214-587-7379 or email penoki@live.com for more information. We would love to have anyone come that would enjoy the guild.

United Kingdom

The Metal Clay Guild (previously the Art Clay Guild UK) embraces all metal clay artists whatever their level of skill.The newly-named Metal Clay Guild now encompasses all types of metal clay – silver, gold and base metals such as bronze and copper. The Guild is based in the UK, and welcomes members from anywhere in the world to promote the sharing of skills and knowledge of this exciting and fast expanding range of materials.

For more information, to sign up for the online newsletter or to join the Guild visit the website www.metalclayguild.co.uk. For the up-to-the-minute news visit the Guild's Facebook Page www.facebook.com/metalclayguild and sign up for the online newsletter.

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