NSU hosting Crafts Guild exhibition

Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine + Graphic Art is partnering with the Louisiana Crafts Guild for an exhibition of fine crafts that will be on exhibit at the Orville Hanchey Gallery through Dec. 9. A reception will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1. The public is invited.

The Louisiana Crafts Guild is a juried organization of fine crafts artisans from throughout the state of Louisiana and the southern region of the United States. Because of the organization’s stringent jury requirements and dedication to excellence in fine craft, only three out of every 10 applicants is approved for membership. Members of the Guild are active in their community and give back by providing demonstrations to schools, churches, libraries and other organizations. Members’ generosity support community events, non-profit organizations and fundraisers.

The exhibition features scarves, carved chairs, jewelry, ceramics, woodwork and more featuring the best in Louisiana artisanship. All items are available for purchase.

Orville Hanchey Gallery is located at 140 Central Avenue on the NSU campus. Hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-noon on Friday. For more information, contact Leslie Gruesbeck at gruesbeckl@nsula.edu.