Building a Community...         

One Craft at a Time

Ocean State Artisans is a Rhode Island not-for-profit organization of artists, artisans, crafters, and craft-related business owners engaged in networking, information referral, creative educational pursuits, camaraderie, and fun.

Our Mission

To provide every member the opportunity to achieve his/her fullest potential, participate in and contribute to all aspects of a productive life.

Our Creative Vision

Our vision is nothing less than realizing the full potential of each member's creative skills, enhance originality and excellence, promote individuality and full participation in sharing handcrafting culture with the people of Rhode Island - to drive a new era of innovation, growth and productivity.

Join Us

Thank you for your interest in Ocean State Artisans.  Join us for an affordable annual fee of $30 for individual membership, or $40 for partner memberships.  Membership fees are due on June 30th with renewals available on-line, via post, or in person at monthly meetings.

Member Benefits

  • Provide members with broad-based support system and recognition.  

  • Promote originality and excellence in each member's creative pursuits through workshops, exhibitions, professional networking, community events, and information referral.  

  • Receive a copy of Craft Beat newsletter every month from September to June.

  • Post advertising or promotional materials for your business through Craft Beat.

  • Members may apply for booth space in Ocean State Artisans craft shows and for inclusion in virtual events. Only members may participate in Ocean State Artisans shows.  (Membership does not guarantee inclusion in shows. Every application will be juried.)

Get Connected

Have you found your community yet?  We promise that if you have artistic and creative pursuits, you will find friends and vital information for growing your business with Ocean State Artisans. 

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month, September through June at the United Methodist Church, 1558 South County Trail (Rte. 2) East Greenwich, RI.  

Website Updated July 10, 2021