Our Team

There are three friendly faces that make the CGD world go round and they are committed to help each member in any way possible. Please take the time to say hello when you are in the Guild!    

Kip Maley                CGD Operations Manager
Sherri Jones            CGD Front Desk

We LOVE our volunteers and supporters!  Internship and volunteer opportunities available. Email inquiries to Douglas Curran, president@craftguildofdallas.com.


The Board of Directors

                      Douglas Curran                                President
                      Claudette LaFerney                 Vice-President
                      Ron Lieberman                                Treasurer
                      Charlotte Edwards                           Secretary
                      Rebecca Moore                                                                                                                                                                      Debora Note                                                                                                   Laura Easterling                                                                                             Patrice Miller                                                                                                                                       


CGD's Board of Directors are elected by members and serve as volunteers. If you have a question or want to find out how you can support our wonderful organization, we would love to talk to you!  Just click on any name above to send an email. 

Our Instructors

It's frequently noted CGD could not exist without our amazingly talented group of instructors. We salute the artists who choose to share their passion and knowledge with others.  They are the true inspiration!  Please check back soon for biographies.

Our Department Chairs

                      Marilyn O'Hara                                    Metals
                      Suzy Badger                                          Metals
                      Kip Maley                                                Glass
                      Melody Lynch                                         Glass
                      Rachael Wright                                        Clay                                              James Olney                                             Clay
                      David Lawrence                         Bookbinding
                      Alice O'Leary                  Drawing & Painting



To enrich lives by providing an environment for inspiring, experiencing, and creating art. 


The Craft Guild is a community in which people of all skill levels can discover their artistic spirit, ignite their creativity and expand their skills.  Through diverse learning experiences, and interactions with and exposure to locally and internationally renowned artists, we build an increased appreciation of hand-crafted, original art.