Affiliate Groups and Members


For Professional Clay Artists
The Cheltenham Center for the Arts has one of the best equipped pottery studios in the area offering electric and gas kilns, as well as electric wheels in studio settings suited to both throwing and handbuilding. Shelf space, lockers and a selection of cone 05 & cone 10 glazes are available to Studio Guild Members. Access to raku and pit firing kilns, and a wood fire kiln is possible.  Admission by application with resume and slides of artwork.  For additional information about the Cheltenham Clay Guild and membership information, please visit the website


Associate Clay Guild Membership ($100 - no studio privileges)

  • CCA Individual Membership and inclusion in CCA Members Show
  • A one month showing of your work in the CCA Display Case
  • Monthly guild functions which include Information Meetings, In-Center Workshops, Field Trips and Guest Clay Artist Workshops
  • An opportunity to exhibit as a Guild Member in area galleries and craft shows as periodically arranged by the Clay Guild

Studio Clay Guild Membership ($750)

  • All of the above Associate Member privileges
  • Use of the CCA clay studios outside of scheduled class times (This changes from term to term-please see most recent postings in studios)
  • Access to an electric kiln for all firings up to cone 6
  • Cone 10 gas kiln firings
  • Locker and shelf space designated for Guild Members only
  • Access to CCA Studio cone 05 and cone 10 glazes
  • Technical advice by CCA technicians and resident artists
  • Access to raku & pit firing kiln 


For Professional Printmakers
Our studio provides a large, air conditioned workplace, with a high quality, 36" x 60" Charles Brand press, for the student and professional printmaker. Admission by application with resume and slides of artwork.  For membership information please visit the Cheltenham Printmakers Guild website.


Studio Membership ($250)

  • CCA dues are $250, and a donation of $40, payable to the Guild
  • All of the Active Professional Membership benefits
  • Use of print studio and press outside regularly scheduled class times
  • Locker in print studio

Active Professional Membership (no studio privileges)

  • CCA dues are $60, and a donation of $40 payable to the Guild
  • CCA Individual Membership
  • Participation in all Guild Exhibitions
  • Invitation to programs, seminars and demonstrations
  • Represented in Guild Brochure, and other Guild publicity
  • Included on the Guild website

Affiliate Membership (no studio privileges)

  • For Guild Members who are presently unable to fulfill the responsibilities of Active Membership, but wish to maintain an affiliation with the Guild. CCA dues are $60, and a donation of $40 payableto the Guild, for administrative purposes
  • Receive minutes and updates
  • Included on Guild website and Brochure



MamaCITA is an award-winning Cooperative in the Arts that provides its members a collective voice within the art world. All members are professional artists and all are mothers.

MamaCITA’s mission is to support each member in reaching her full artistic potential.

Artists Cultural Exchange (ACX) is a non-profit organization, committed to providing artists with an opportunity to network and dedicated to improving the visibility and status of art in the community. Each year ACX offers a variety of programs open to the public and several exhibitions for members.  ACX programs held at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts are free and open to the public. For membership information, please email Maxine Schwartz