Artist Submission Opportunities
HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL & SALE
CALL FOR CRAFTERS
Sale Dates: December 7-10 & 14-17.
Sale hours: Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Eligible merchandise: Soap, jewelry, candles, textiles, stationery, ceramics, wood crafts and other craft items. All items must be hand-made. No paintings. Suggested maximum retail value: $100. Most items should be priced under $50.
No table fee. Vendors need not be present during the sale.
Vendor commission: 70% (75% with ACE Artist Membership*). Sales tax will be added by ACE.
Drop-off dates: Saturday Dec. 2 & Sunday Dec. 3, 10 AM – Noon; Monday Dec. 4, 2 PM – 6 PM; or by appointment.
Pick-up dates: Tuesday Dec. 19, 1 – 5 PM; Thursday, Dec. 21, 2 – 6 PM; or by appointment.
Display area: 2 – 4 linear feet of table space.
You will receive notification by October 23 of acceptance. If accepted, we will send you a standard inventory form with an assigned artist code, instructions for labeling your work, and a liability waiver. The completed inventory form and waiver must be submitted with your work. Commission checks will be mailed by the end of January 2018.
Your responsibilities are to bring your work to Arts Center East (ACE) with the completed inventory form and waiver and to set up your display. ACE volunteers will conduct sales. However, we welcome your presence on sale dates if your schedule allows.
*ACE Artist Membership Benefits: Annual artist membership fee is $35. Artist Members are featured on the ACE website with images and a link to their professional website. Members receive guaranteed acceptance to the Annual Artist Members’ Exhibit; a 10% discount on classes and purchases; and opportunities to sell their artwork in exhibits, with a 20% commission on gallery sales versus 30% for non-members.