Ocean State Artisans

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Building a Community ... One Craft at a Time

Ocean State Artisans is a Rhode Island not-for-profit organization of artists, artisans, crafters, and craft-related business owners engaged in networking, information referral, creative educational pursuits, camaraderie and fun.

Our Mission

To provide every member the opportunity to achieve his/her fullest potential, participate in and contribute to all aspects of productive life.

Our Creative Vision

Our vision is nothing less than realizing the full potential of each member's creative skills, enhance originality and excellence, promote individuality and full participation in sharing handcrafting culture with the people of Rhode Island - to drive a new era of innovation, growth and productivity.





Join Us

Thank you for your interest in joining Ocean State Artisans.  Join us for an affordable annual fee of $30 for individual membership, or $40 for partner memberships.  Membership dues are due on June 30th with renewals available on-line, via post or in person at monthly meetings.

Member Benefits

  • Provide members with broad-based support system and recognition.  
  • Promote originality and excellence in each member's creative pursuits through workshops, exhibitions, professional networking, community events and information referral.  
  • Receive a free copy of Craft Beat newsletter every month from September to June.
  • Post advertising or promotional materials of your business through CraftBeat

Get Connected

Have you found your community yet?  We promise that if you have artistic and creative pursuits, you will find friends and vital information for growing your business with Ocean State Artisans.