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VISION

 

To support growth and share ideas within a self-starter artistic clay community.

MISSION

 

In the Making Co-Op is a community that spotlights the unique expertise of the clay artists within the co-op.  Through planned events and the exchange of knowledge and experience, we aim to inspire and support creativity both within ourselves and the community at large. 

 

 

CORE VALUES

-Passion for working with clay

-Contribute to a respectful, safe, and welcoming environment 

-Enthusiasm for the co-op and its members

-Team player/ no gatekeeping or competitiveness 

-Intolerance is never accepted. All are welcome and will be respected.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE COOPERATIVE

 

-To align with the core values of the cooperative

-$35 annual membership fee *Nonrefundable. Membership runs April 2024 - April 2025 and can be renewed annually

-Attend a minimum of 3 of the 4 quarterly meetings (remote options available if needed)

*Missing more than one meeting may result in termination*

-Participate in group workshops and demos

-Interest in leading group workshops and demos

-Participate in ITM Co-op markets and online sales opportunities

-Contribute to the co-op's Discord content

-Spread the good word to other ceramicists so they can join the community as well!

THE COOPERATIVE'S CONTRIBUTION TO YOU

 

-Value all questions and concerns of the co-op​​

-Host 4 quarterly meetings

-Host minimum one event per quarter (demos, workshops, markets, community connection)

- 1 guest pass to bring a non-member potter friend to an event

-24/7 opportunity to sell work through the virtual “Co-op Shop”

-Member spotlights on social media

-Opportunity to lead your own workshop as well as learn from other members when they host

-Supply members with grant/workshop/market/event/tips and tricks opportunities via Discord

-Transparency with funds via Venmo

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