We will meet at the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Center. Renowned leather Craftsman Tom Slavicek will be the guest speaker.
Tom Slavicek, Tom earned his Leatherwork merit badge when he was a Boy Scout on his way towards earning his Eagle Scout award. After serving for 37 years as an executive director for the Boy Scouts of America, Tom and his wife, Karen, moved to Dahlonega, Georgia, where Tom continued his leatherworking "hobby." Currently he teaches at eight venues in northern Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee and participates in about a dozen art and craft shows per year. He has received ribbons in recognition of his unique artwork and techniques from Honorable Mention up to First Place.
Southern Appalachian Artist Guild operates as a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization under the umbrella of the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association