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Dear Carolina Clay Matters Current and New Members,


It’s time again to join or renew your 2023 Guild membership. Membership runs from January 1 through December 30. Memberships are not prorated.


To join or renew your membership, we are using an online registration system. The information you provide will go directly to the guild membership database insuring that your data is correct.  As you fill out your membership form, and whether you elect to pay by PayPal or by check, please be sure to follow the instructions to the final “submit” page. If you do not “submit” your form, your information will not be in the database.  If you pay by check be sure to write down the address before you close your screen.  All payments go to the treasurer.



Membership Application

The Guild needs you to help us in our mission to support the artistry of clay in our region and hopefully you will find fellowship and inspiration as a member of the Carolina Clay Matters Pottery Guild. Each year brings more exciting events and the plans for 2023 are no exception.


Membership includes:

  • Reduced workshop fees

  • Opportunity to sell at Guild events

  • Monthly e-newsletter

  • Opportunities to support our Guild and serve on committees

  • Meetings on pertinent topics: demos, tours

  • Social activities and exposure of your work through Guild displays

  • Access to our mentor program


Membership levels are as follows:

  • $60.00  Single membership

  • $80.00  Family — Two or more potter family members

Our Guild was created as a participation Guild.  In mid 2010 a membership vote was taken to require members to attend 2 business meetings in order to participate in the Pottery Festival sale. There will be an attendance sign-up sheet at each meeting/workshop.  It is your responsibility to sign this sheet so please make sure you do so.  Failure to adhere to the conditions of the Pottery Festival Participation Policy can result in denial of your participation in this event.  


Carolina Clay Matters, Inc. Pottery Festival Participation Policy: 


Participation in the Carolina Clay Matters Pottery Festival is a privilege granted to those members who meet the following qualifying criteria:


  1. Are a registered member of CCM and are current on their dues.

  2. Have attended at least 2 qualifying guild meetings or events or have qualified under the Volunteer Incentive Program

  3. New guild members must volunteer for a festival job following new membership before being eligible to sell at a subsequent festival. 

  4. Have not been banned from participation due to breach of conduct at a previous pottery festival

Any member selling work at the pottery festival must have met the above qualifying criteria.


*A CCM Membership meeting, workshop or social event shall be recognized as a “qualifier and valid for the purpose of attendance requirements when it meets these criterion (See Carolina Clay Matters, Inc. Bylaws, Art. IV Section 2)


  • Are fully accessible to all CCM members regardless of physical capabilities, financial status, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, familial status, sex, sexual orientation or age

  • Are pre-determined as a CCM Pottery Festival qualifier

  • Where CCM, Inc. announcements are made and/or where business matters are conducted and conveyed to the membership by the board


Thank You,

Your CCM Board

Please send questions to Jamie Loftis

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