Mission Guild Studio is a “Unique” dual artisan owned & operated studio specializing in a revival and renewal of Arts & Crafts era ideals. With a strong passion and established philosophy of “Forward Thinking in the Craftsman Tradition” this studio offers both traditional and one of a kind art furnishings & decor. Although widely known for their exceptional & distinctly recognizable framed tiles, the artisans at Mission Guild specialize in multi-mediums such as Rare Hardwoods, Clay, Precious Metals/Jewelry, Paintings, Prints and Glass. Individually they each bring you over 20+ years of experience in the arts and design.
The artisans: Christie Schorf-Miller & James Miller have both been individually Awarded the designation of “Roycroft Renaissance Artisan”. The history of Roycroft dates back to the late 1800’s – early 1900’s on the historic Roycroft Campus in East Aurora, NY and was at the forefront of the Arts & Crafts era in America. The award of Roycroft Artisan includes the privilege of using the historical and highly collectable Roycroft Renaissance Mark/Orb on their creations. Christie has received Roycroft Master Artisan status for her work in Clay. James has received the Roycroft Master Artisan status for his work in Wood. Christie has also received Roycroft Artisan awarded status for her works in Metal/Jewelry.
“Our offerings are artisan designed and created here in our studio, rather than factory mass produced. We offer a variety of exclusive – One Time Only – artisan creations with Limited Availability. We also provide an extensive On-Line Catalog for shopping via our web site at www.MissionGuild.com… Be sure to keep our web site Book Marked in your Favorites as we are frequently updating the on-line catalog with new hand wrought selections. Additional works can be found for sale year round at one of our select Shows or at one of our New York based Gallery affiliates. Details & directions to these locations can be found on our web site.”
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