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ARTRIDER 2017 Events

Location:

Morristown/Tarrytown/Rhinebeck/Purchase/Westport, NJ/NY/CT ()

Phone: 845-331-7900
Event Dates: 3/11/17 - 12/10/17
Application Deadline: 1/8/17 Midnight EST

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REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 6 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $65.00

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Event Summary
ARTRIDER PRODUCTIONS INC. has produced arts events since 1982, demonstrated a longstanding commitment to American craft and art and has raised millions of dollars for charitable and arts organizations. Artrider's events include the long-running Crafts at Lyndhurst, CraftMorristown, CraftWestport, Crafts at Purchase and the Rhinebeck Crafts Festival. We are dedicated to sustaining the careers of artists throughout the country.

General Information
WELCOME TO ARTRIDER'S 2017 APPLICATION!
 
NEW! This application is for all our 2017 events*:
SPRING CRAFTMORRISTOWN - Morristown, NJ: March 17-19
SPRING CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST - Tarrytown, NY: May 5-7
RHINEBECK CRAFTS FESTIVAL - Rhinebeck, NY:  June 24 & 25
FALL CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST - Tarrytown, NY: September 15-17
CRAFTS AT PURCHASE - Purchase, Westchester County, NY: October 28 & 29
CRAFTWESTPORT - Westport, CT: November 4 & 5
HOLIDAY CRAFTMORRISTOWN - Morristown, NJ: December 8-10
 
*NEW: There is only ONE application cycle in 2017.
 
THIS APPLICATION IS FOR CRAFT AND FINE ART APPLICANTS ONLY. If you are a SPECIALTIES applicant (gourmet food/beverage, concession, skincare, perfume, candles, etc.) DO NOT APPLY HERE. Go to the 'Info & Applications for Exhibitors' section on www.artrider.com for more information.
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 4, 2017
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APPLICATION DEADLINES AND FEES
 
$45 Application Fee
Waived for new applicants if applications are received on or before January 4, 2017.
 
NEW Artrider applicants whose applications are received:
on or before January 4, 2017 (considered on time)........................$0
from January 5, 2017 to January 8, 2017 (considered on time).......$25
after January 8, 2017 (considered late)..........................................$25
 
All other applicants whose applications are received:
on or before January 4, 2017 (considered on time)........................$45
from January 5, 2017 to January 8, 2017 (considered on time).......$65
after January 8, 2017 (considered late)..........................................$65
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SHOWS
 
CRAFTMORRISTOWN
Morristown, New Jersey
Spring: March 17-19, 2017
Holiday: December 8-10, 2017
CraftMorristown is New Jersey’s finest arts and shopping event. This bi-annual show is held in the spacious Western Avenue Armory which has hosted fine-craft events for more than forty years. Morristown is filled with beautiful homes and historic sites and is on a commuter train line into Manhattan which makes it very attractive to a sophisticated and arts conscious population. Scenic Morris County is listed as the 10th wealthiest county in America by the U.S. Census. Exhibitors will appreciate the easy drive-to-your-booth load-in, the spacious show space and the modest booth fee.
• 150 (spring)/165 (holiday) booths on one ground-level show floor
• Drive-in load-in and breakdown
• Pipe & drape included in booth fee
• Unlimited complimentary admission passes for customers
• Electricity, tables, chairs available at an additional cost
• “upscale, sophisticated crowd and runs like a well-oiled machine.” (Art Fair Source Book)      
 
Spring CraftMorristown Booth Fees
10’x10’: $495
15’x10’: $742.50
20’x10’: $990
Corner: $195 additional
Electricity: $65/300 watts
 
Holiday CraftMorristown Booth Fees
10’x10’: $595
15’x10’: $892.50
20’x10’: $1190
Corner: $295 additional
Electricity: $65/300 watts
 
CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST
Tarrytown, New York
Spring: May 5-7, 2017
Fall: September 15-17, 2017
Crafts at Lyndhurst, now in its third decade, is one of the best-known arts events in the New York Metropolitan area. The show is held on the spectacular grounds of the 67-acre Lyndhurst estate, a National Historic Landmark, which overlooks the majestic Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, just 25 miles north of Manhattan. These shows have continued to grow stronger for over 30 years by continuing to bring more enthusiastic shoppers from affluent Westchester County, New York City and the surrounding region. Exhibitors, old and new, continue to tell us, “This is the best show I've ever had!”. This semi-annual event benefits the National Trust for Historic Preservation and has raised more than 3 million dollars for this vital not-for-profit.
• 160 tented booths (under large tents) and 115 outdoor booths on the great lawn
• Electricity (large tents only), tables and chairs available at an additional cost
• RV/trailer camping permitted (no hook-ups)
• Unlimited discount admission passes for customers
• “A very beautiful show in an exceptional setting.” (Art Fair Source Book)
 
Spring and Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst Booth Fees
10’x10’ Outdoors: $795
15’x10’ Outdoors: $1192.50
20’x10’ Outdoors: $1590
Corner Outdoors: $195 additional
10’x10’ Tented: $895
15’x10’ Tented: $1342.50
20’x10’ Tented: $1790
Corner Tented: $295 additional
Electricity: $65/300 watts (tented section only)
 
RHINEBECK CRAFTS FESTIVAL
Rhinebeck, New York
June 24 & 25, 2017
The Rhinebeck Crafts Festival is located in the heart of the beautiful Hudson Valley's Dutchess County which is a major cultural center with an affluent second home owner community. Rhinebeck is also a popular summer tourist destination for arts-oriented residents from New York City, Westchester County, New Jersey, Long Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and beyond. The Festival is held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds and features weather-safe buildings as well as path-lined grassy outdoor areas.
• 150 indoor booths and 50 outdoor booths
• Full-service campgrounds with RV hookups on-site at an additional cost
• Unlimited discount admission passes for customers
• Electricity (indoors only), pipe and drape, tables, chairs available at an additional cost
 
Rhinebeck Crafts Festival Booth Fees
10’x10’ Outdoors: $495
15’x10’ Outdoors: $742.50
20’x10’ Outdoors: $990
Corner Outdoors: $150 additional
10’x10’ Indoors: $545
15’x10’ Indoors: $817.50
20’x10’ Indoors: $1090
Corner Indoors: $195 additional
Electricity: $65/300 watts (indoors only)

CRAFTS AT PURCHASE
Purchase, Westchester County, New York
October 28 & 29, 2017
Crafts at Purchase marks the beginning of the holiday fine craft shopping season in one of the wealthiest suburbs of New York City. This beautiful, small show is a benefit for the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College and proceeds from ticket sales go to this world-class arts venue. It is also the only indoor fine craft show in Westchester County and attracts arts-conscious visitors from New York City and Westchester County.  Show amenities include a crew to assist with loading and volunteers for booth sitting.
• 100 indoor booths
• Unlimited discount admission passes for customers
• Electricity, pipe and drape, tables, chairs available at an additional cost
 
Crafts at Purchase Booth Fees
10’x10’: $565
15’x10’: $847.50
20’x10’:  $1130
Corner: $195 additional
Electricity: $65/300 watts
 
CRAFTWESTPORT
Westport, Connecticut
November 4 & 5, 2017
CraftWestport is located in a culturally-rich town on Connecticut’s famed “Gold Coast” with one of the highest per-capita incomes in America and a long history of involvement in the arts. It is surrounded by other affluent communities such as Greenwich, Fairfield, and Stamford. Proceeds from admissions to this long-running event go to the popular and philanthropic Westport Young Woman’s League and are then distributed to local charities. The show is held in a spacious field house on the campus of the Westport school district and is actively supported by volunteers from the League who provide booth sitting and other amenities. CraftWestport is listed as one of the Top 100 Craft Shows by Art Fair Source Book.
• 175 indoor booths on one ground-level show floor
• Pipe & drape included in booth fee
• Unlimited discount admission passes for customers
• Electricity, tables, chairs available at an additional cost
 
CraftWestport Booth Fees
10’x10’: $595
15’x10’: $892.50
20’x10’: $1190
Corner: $295 additional
Electricity: $25/100 watts
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AMENITIES FOR ALL SHOWS
The following amenities are included at all our events:
• discounted guest tickets
• discounted hotel rates
• free full color digital and print marketing materials
• booth signage
• booth sitting
• inclusion in the show program
• 24-hour security
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STANDARDS
All work displayed must be original and made in North America. It must be created by the applicant or under the applicant’s direct supervision. Whether one-of-a-kind or limited editions, all work should be expertly executed without technical faults. Work should be made by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, and should demonstrate imagination and the mark of the artist’s individual vision. Work will be evaluated on the basis of design, craftsmanship and originality.
 
The following are NOT acceptable: any item not made by the applicant or under the applicants direct supervision; objects from commercially available kits, parts or patterns; pottery, glass or other materials made from pre-manufactured molds; embellished commercial objects and clothing; mass-produced or factory-made items; t-shirts; assembled jewelry; silk flower arrangements; cut bottles; bonsai; imported items. Such items and/or exhibitors may be removed from the show at the discretion of the show management without prior notification and/or refund. Only 10% of work may be discounted and absolutely no “hawking” of work is allowed.
 
For applicants in painting and printmaking: only 25% of the work in the booth may be reproductions and must be clearly labeled as such.
 
For applicants in photography and digital art: only 25% of the work in the booth may be unframed and open edition.

Only 5% of work may be discounted and absolutely no “hawking” of work is allowed.

JEWELRY SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
If you are not applying as a jeweler, but intend to sell jewelry, you must submit an additional set of 5 images of your jewelry by emailing them to crafts@artrider.com.
 
PHOTOGRAPHY SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
If you are applying in photography we require a total of 11 images, therefore you must submit a set of 5 additional images by emailing them to crafts@artrider.com.
 
SELECTION PROCEDURE
Selection will be done by Artrider with the assistance of Artist Advisers. All applications are scored numerically and invitations are extended to those who receive the highest scores. Final cut-off scores will vary from one category to another and one event to another. Our decision is final with regard to acceptability of applicants’ work.
 
NOTIFICATION
Notifications for all shows will be EMAILED individually by February 1, 2017. If accepted, you will receive and ‘Acceptance, Contract and Invoice’ Email which will verify booth size, electricity, corner requests and booth fees. Each ‘Contract’ must be returned online to Artrider, stating if you are accepting or declining participation, regardless of participation. Contact Artrider directly if you have not received notification by February 1, 2017. FAILURE TO RESPOND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CANCELLATION and the percentage owed Artrider is still due.
 
WAITING LIST
A waiting list is created from the scores immediately following those awarded exhibition space. If you are placed on a waiting list, you will receive email notification.
 
BOOTH SHARING
If you wish to share a booth with another craftsperson, you each must submit an application, go through the selection process and be accepted. Both applicants should indicate sharing preferences on both application forms.
 
SPECIAL REQUESTS
Upon acceptance there will be a place on the Contract to make special requests. Please do not make special requests on this application. We try to honor special requests when possible and they are not guaranteed. Special requests will not be honored unless all scheduled payments are made.
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PAYMENTS, REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
 
Full payment is due upon acceptance by the dates below. Each show has its own payment date.
 
PAYMENT DATES
SPRING CRAFTMORRISTOWN: Wednesday, FEBRUARY 1
SPRING CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST: Wednesday, MARCH 1
RHINEBECK CRAFTS FESTIVAL: Wednesday, APRIL 5
FALL CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST: Wednesday, MAY 10
CRAFTS AT PURCHASE: Wednesday, JUNE 14
CRAFTWESTPORT: Wednesday, JULY 26
HOLIDAY CRAFTMORRISTOWN: Wednesday, AUGUST 30
 
REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS
Your application affirms that you are ready, willing and able to participate in the events. Therefore, notice of your intent to withdraw from an event, and requests for refunds, must be in writing and dated or postmarked by February 1, 2017 to avoid penalties. Cancellations received after February 1, 2017 will be subject to the cancellation schedules below. FAILURE TO RESPOND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CANCELLATION and the percentage owed Artrider is still due.
 
In cases where cancellations occur before fees have been deposited (e.g., bounced checks, special requests to hold payment, payment plans, non-payment, etc.) the percentage owed Artrider is still due.
 
CANCELLATION SCHEDULES 2017
Note: Cancellation schedules have changed.
 
SPRING CRAFTMORRISTOWN (% reflects amount owed)
To February 1 = 0%
February 2 - February 17 = 50%
After February 17 = 100%
 
SPRING CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST (% reflects amount owed)
To February 1 = 0%
February 2 - February 10 = 10%
February 11 - March 3 = 25%
March 4 - March 24 = 50%
After March 24 = 100%
 
RHINEBECK CRAFTS FESTIVAL (% reflects amount owed)
To February 1 = 0%
February 2 - February 10 = 10%
February 11 - March 3 = 25%
March 4 - April 28 = 50%
After April 28 = 100%
 
FALL CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST (% reflects amount owed)
To February 1 = 0%
February 2 - February 10 = 10%
February 11 - March 31 = 25%
April 1 - May 15 = 50%
May 16 - June 30 = 75%
After June 30 = 100%

CRAFTS AT PURCHASE (% reflects amount owed)
To February 1 = 0%
February 2 - February 10 = 10%
February 11- April 10 = 25%
April 11 - June 12 = 50%
June 13 - August 14 = 75%
After August 14 = 100%

CRAFTWESTPORT (% reflects amount owed)
To February 1 = 0%
February 2 - February 10 = 10%
February 11- April 10 = 25%
April 11 - June 12 = 50%
June 13 - August 14 = 75%
After August 14 = 100%
 
HOLIDAY CRAFTMORRISTOWN (% reflects amount owed)
To February 1 = 0%
February 2 - February 10 = 10%
February 11 - April 28 = 25%
April 29 - July 14 = 50%
July 15 - September 29 = 75%
After September 29 = 100%
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AT THE SHOW DETAILS
 
DISPLAY
You are required to provide a self-contained display at all shows. Backdrops or enclosures, such as drapes, panels, walls, etc., are required (except for Spring and Holiday CraftMorristown and CraftWestport where all booths include pipe & silver-gray drape). Booth displays should be of high quality and consistent with the quality of your work. Storage may not appear in your booth.
 
Outdoor exhibitors are required to provide their own tents/booth structure and should prepare for every type of weather. All events will be held rain or shine.
 
Tables and chairs are available for rent at all shows.
 
Go to the "Exhibitor FAQ" in the "Info & Application for Exhibitors" section of our website, www.artrider.com, for more information.
 
SET-UP INFORMATION, ACCOMMODATIONS & TRAVEL
Go to the "Exhibitor FAQ" in the "Info & Application for Exhibitors" section of our website, www.artrider.com, for more information.
 
SECURITY AND LIABILITY
We urge all exhibitors to carry their own insurance. CERF+ is an excellent resource for insurance information in all states. Please visit www.craftemergency.org for more information.
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MARKETING, ADVERTISING AND PUBLICITY
To maximize exposure in the extensive metro and suburban New York market, Artrider has one of the largest advertising budgets in the industry. Artrider’s award-winning advertising campaigns are designed to convey the unique value of the hand-made object and the vision of contemporary craft makers and artists in the United States. Artrider employs multiple marketing approaches in order to cultivate and capture the highest-quality clientele. Our innovative marketing campaign comprises of:
• direct mail campaigns (full-color pieces sent to 85,000 carefully targeted households, including previous Artrider show attendees, as well as unlimited color postcards available to exhibitors for their mailing lists)
• extensive web and e-mail campaigns
• extensive social media networking
• award-winning print advertising (newspapers, magazines, billboards and posters)
• broadcast media advertising (radio and television)
• in depth public relations campaigns (media releases, media kits, public service announcements and the creative leveraging of longstanding relationships with media professionals)
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ABOUT ARTRIDER
Artrider Productions Inc. has produced arts events since 1982, demonstrated a longstanding commitment to American craft and art and has raised millions of dollars for charitable and arts organizations. Artrider's events include the long-running Crafts at Lyndhurst, CraftMorristown, CraftWestport, Crafts at Purchase and the Rhinebeck Crafts Festival. We are dedicated to sustaining the careers of artists throughout the country.
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CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have questions about our shows please contact us at crafts@artrider.com or 845.331.7900 (Phone hours: M-F, 11am-4pm EST).

If you have questions about the Zapplication application process or their website while filing out this application please contact Zapplication directly at 888.562.7232.
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