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The TD Convention Center in Greenville, S.C., will host the new spring 2016 edition of American Made Show.

American Made Show Sets Greenville Dates

In addition to its back-to-back winter trade shows in Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Texas, The Rosen Group, parent company of the American Made Show, has announced plans for a new spring 2016 edition at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, S.C. Scheduled to run Tuesday, May 17 through Thursday, May 19, the show will continue to spotlight the work of artisans from across the U.S. and Canada.

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Newsmakers in the World of Craft

ArtPrize, the radically open international art competition decided by both public vote and expert jury, announced the winners of $500,000 in prizes in its seventh annual edition on Oct. 9 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Two $200,000 Grand Prizes were awarded, by public vote to the husband and wife duo Loveless PhotoFiber for “Northwood Awakening,” and by a jury of art experts to Kate Gilmore for her three-dimensional performance piece, “Higher Ground.”

Kids splash around in the wading pool at Klyde Warren Park, Dallas’s open-air community center. PHOTO CREDIT: DALLAS CVB

7 Great Reasons to Love Dallas

J.R. Ewing was never shy in boasting about the city he loved, and neither are the good citizens of Dallas who live there now. The city’s got a new slogan (“Big Things Happen Here”), great stats (located in the strongest economic region in the U.S., just for starters), and lots of reasons to love the place.

The main entrance to the Dallas Museum of Art, located in the heart of the Arts District in downtown Dallas.

Checking Out the Dallas Arts Scene

One of the added pleasures of being a gallery retailer on visits to other cities is the chance to check out the competition. Extend your stay on either side of the June American Made Show, and you can see all kinds of art in museums, guild shops and retail stores, get into conversations about business with owners, and come away filled with fresh ideas to take back home.