This national, nonprofit educational organization promotes and understanding of American craft. Its Web site offers an overview of craft art, membership opportunities, useful publications, and a list of craft shows and markets.

1224 Marshall Street, NE, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55413-1089
Tel: (612) 206-3100

Visit the center's Web site for a searchable database of undergraduate and graduate sculpture programs, profiles of famous sculptors, a blog, and a searchable online directory of selected works and credentials of ISC member sculptors.

19 Fairgrounds Road, Suite B
Hamilton, NJ 08619-3450
Tel: (609) 689-1051

For general information on arts study, contact

901 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (800) 299-8321
Tel: (703) 860-8000

For information on accredited educational programs, contact

11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
Tel: (703) 437-0700

For information on education, contact

4845 Pearl East Circle, Suite 101
Boulder, CO 80301-6996
Tel: (303) 828-2811

The NEA is an independent agency of the federal government that provides grants and other support to artists.

400 7th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20506-0001
Tel: (202) 682-5400

The NSS is the oldest organization of professional sculptors in the United States. Contact it for information on membership, scholarships, and competitions.

6 East 39th Street, Suite 903
New York, NY 10016
Tel: (212) 764-5645

The following organization provides an information exchange and sharing of professional opportunities.

526 Laguardia Place, Second Floor
New York, NY 10012
Tel: (718) 422-0555

For information on careers in illustration, contact

128 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065-7303
Tel: (212) 838-2560