Applications are now open to anyone wishing to apply
There is no official application form
Application consists of an in-depth biography detailing your professional work, history, goals, and aspirations as it pertains to the discipline for which you are applying. Please be detailed so that reviewing members have a thorough understanding of you as an individual and a craftsperson.
High-quality, high-resolution photographs that fully represent your work and abilities. Please supply multiple examples so that the active members who will be evaluating your work may form an accurate and informed opinion.
Applicant must be present for a personal interview at the venue of the applicable spring or fall meeting when their application is being considered
Applicant must provide
(1) If applying as a saddle maker…one saddle.
(2) The other disciplines must provide a minimum of 3 pieces of work.
(Note, if applicant is elected as a member they may not use their application piece(s) for the TCAA exhibit and sale)
Applications will be accepted at either the spring or fall member meetings.
Application deadline is 30 days prior to the first day of the TCAA spring or fall meeting. A hard copy application must be received by Cary Schwarz TCAA Secretary 30 days prior to the applicable meeting date in order to be considered.
PO Box 2002
Salmon, Idaho 83467
* A 75% majority vote is required for membership. The vote is a secret ballot.
Hold onto the wesT
Preserving and honoring the traditional cowboy arts.
Made from leather. Forged from metal.
Each piece a handcrafted connection to the western way of life.
Scott Hardy, Wilson Capron, and Cary Schwarz
A COLLECTIVE OF MASTERS. A COMMITMENT TO THEIR CRAFT.