'Round the Mountain Announces Next Heartwood Jury Session

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Local artisans will have the opportunity to qualify their work for for display and sale at Heartwood.

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“The last jury session in September 2012 filled up quickly"

Debbie Loggins
'Round The Mountain
Memebership Manager

'Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Network will host the twelfth jury session for Heartwood: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway on March 12 in Abingdon. This is the first of three scheduled jury sessions for 2013.

Only members of 'Round the Mountain are eligible to submit their work for jury in order to have it considered for sale at Heartwood. More than 300 members of 'Round the Mountain have successfully passed the jury process and are able to sell their work at Heartwood.

The application deadline for this ‘Round the Mountain jury session is Friday, February 22, 2013. The first 50 members to submit their completed application are eligible to go through the jury process.

“The ability to receive jury applications electronically has increased the number of applications we receive. ” said Debby Loggans, membership manager, ‘Round the Mountain. “The last jury session in September, 2012 filled up quickly as a result of this new option.”

To become a member of 'Round the Mountain and for more information regarding ‘Round the Mountain membership or the jury process contact Debby Loggans at 276.492.2407 or dloggans(at)roundthemountain(dot)org.

About 'Round the Mountain
'Round the Mountain is a non-profit organization created in 2004 to develop an artisan initiative in Southwest Virginia to continue developing the region as a major cultural and heritage destination. The organization works to promote sustainable economic development of the region by aiding local artisans with marketing, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities. 'Round the Mountain represents the counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise and Wythe counties as well as the cities of Bristol, Galax, Norton and Radford.

About Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway
Heartwood is a 27,000 sq. foot LEED certified building that represents and promotes the creative economy - jured arts and crafts, heritage music, local food and wine - of the 19 counties and 4 cities of Southwest Virginia. Open daily at 10 a.m. with free admission this facility welcomes everyone to experience the authentic, distinctive and alive culture of the region.

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