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Midwestern Region

Learn About The Midwestern Region

Image of Midwestern Region of the Guild - MapThe Midwestern Region of the Graphic Artists Guild provides an ever-expanding range of resources and opportunities for Guild members in Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Ohio whose backgrounds span various artistic disciplines and skill levels. We are here to provide a voice for students, associates and professional artists so we can improve our profession together.

When becoming a member of the Graphic Artists Guild you will also become affiliated with one of five Guild Regions.

Once a member you will receive mailings and communications from the National office including your copy of Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing and Ethical Guidelines, our quarterly print newsletter titled Guild News, a monthly email which is a digest of articles and interviews from our blog, and updates about member benefits including webinar registration deadlines.

Your Regional communications will keep you posted about local events to benefit your communication design career including lectures, skills training and networking events.

Please email Paula Hinkle, National Administrative Director for the Graphic Artists Guild to learn your regional affiliation  and to receive the Guild email newsletter which includes local and national events: membership@graphicartistsguild.org

The Midwestern Region of the Graphic Artists Guild is looking for a new Regional Representative.

- Help plan events for region — virtual or in person (aim for 3 per year)

- Forward appropriate content to Regional Admin for inclusion in regional newsletter 

- Write approximately four 1-2 paragraph pieces for the regional newsletter per year

- Spend at least 2 hours per month (30 minutes per week) on social media for the Guild

- Attend National Board meetings (approximately 6 per year, one may take place in person)

- Communicate Regional needs to National Board

- Communicate to Region appropriate news and activities from National and/or other regions

- Volunteer for 2-3 National Board ad hoc committees over the year

Events

All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, April 5th, 2018 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT, 4 PM PT
Via Adobe Connect

Tell us about what you've been working on!

April 5th Virtual Chat image

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Southern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Cindy at: midwestern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


Recent Past Events

All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT, 4 PM PT
Via Adobe Connect

Tell us about what you've been working on!

March 1st Virtual Chat image

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Southern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Cindy at: midwestern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


All-Region Virtual Chat

Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

Let's discuss the vote!

January 4th Virtual Chat image

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Southern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Cindy at: midwestern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

We're having a Hawaiian Luau! Wear your most touristy attire!

January 4th Virtual Chat image

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Southern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Cindy at: midwestern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


Midwestern Region - Virtual Chat

Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

We'll chat about your latest projects!
Share your favorite resources with the group!

December Chat

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Southern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Cindy at: midwestern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.


Midwestern Region - Virtual Chat

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

What I've Learned from the Guild
We'll discuss what you've learned as a member of the Guild that helps you in your profession.

Share your favorite resources with the group!

November Chat

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Southern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Cindy at: midwestern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.

Midwestern Region - Virtual Chat

Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, 5 PM MT
Via Adobe Connect

Work for Hire

We'll discuss why "Work for Hire" is a bad practice for Artists.

Share your favorite resources with the group!

October Chat

We will be getting together with the Eastern, Southern, New England, and Western Regions. 
RSVP to Cindy at: midwestern@graphicartistsguild.org for log-in and call-in information.

 

Contact

Regional Adminstrator:
Cindy Hardy
midwestern@graphicartistsguild.org

Regions

Eastern Region
Midwestern Region
New England Region
Southern Region
Western Region


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Southern Region

August 16, 2018
Twitter Chat
#TheGuildChat


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Southern Region

September 20, 2018
Twitter Chat
#TheGuildChat


Help Form a Networking Group in your Region

New England

The New England Region Includes; Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire.

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator, Carolyn Wirth.

Eastern

The Eastern Region Includes; New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator, Simone Jemmott.

Southern

The Southern Region Includes; Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator - Open

Midwestern

The Midwestern Region Includes; Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Ohio.

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator  Cindy Hardy

Western

The Western Region Includes; Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Alaska and Hawaii

If you are interested in helping plan an event in one of these areas, contact your regional administrator KJ Bateman


Volunteer!

Do you want to hang out with your creative colleagues? Learn new skills? Broaden your network? Sharpen your business expertise? You can do all this AND be part of an essential organization, pooling our resources to improve working conditions for all artists. Just contact your Regional Administrator.


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