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AMERICAN FINE CRAFT SHOW SARASOTA 9th Annual | DEC 1-2-3 2017

Location:
Robarts Arena
Sarasota, Florida (South)

Phone: 845.355.2400
Show Dates: 12/1/17 - 12/3/17
Application Deadline: 6/15/17 Midnight EST
116 day(s) and 9 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury Fee): $35.00

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Event Summary

SARASOTA CRAFT SHOW  | DEC 1•2•3 2017
Robarts Arena, 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34237

Application Deadline: JUNE 15, 2017

The Sarasota Craft Show will return to Robarts Arena, December 2017. The event, now in its ninth year, will feature exceptional works in ceramics, decorative fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed-media, paper, wearable art, wood, painting, photography and sculpture by more than 100 of the nation's top artists.

The Sarasota Craft Show is now open to fine artists.  Indoor air-conditioned booths, as well as outdoor booths are available. This show has a long history as an ACC show and has become a "treasured show" for the artists who joined us eight years ago.The Sarasota Craft Show attracts more than 5,000 visitors over the three-day event. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 15
For more details visit www.sarasotacraftshow.com
 


General Information

SARASOTA CRAFT SHOW  | DEC 1•2•3 2017
Robarts Arena
3000 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34237

WHO MAY EXHIBIT?
All work must be hand made in the USA or Canada by the exhibiting artist.

CATEGORIES ACCEPTED
Basketry  •   Ceramics  •  Fiber-Wearable  •  Fiber-Decorative
Furniture  •  Glass  •  Jewelry  •  Leather  •  Metal  •  Mixed Media
Painting  •  Photography  •  Sculpture  •  Wood
 
SELECTION PROCESS
Richard & Joanna Rothbard, the producers who are also the owners of An American Craftsman Galleries in NYC, will be selecting artists based on originality of design, technical expertise, overall aesthetics as well as presentation. All categories of fine craft and fine art will be considered and in balance so that a cross section of all media will be represented. 
 

SHOW SCHEDULE
Move In & Set Up

Thursday Nov 30: 8am-7pm

Show Hours
Friday       Dec 1: 10am-5pm
Saturday   Dec 2: 10am-5pm
Sunday     Dec 3: 10am-4pm

BOOTH OPTIONS
INDOOR BOOTHS
• 10'x10'......$795
• 10'x15'......$1192
• 10'x20'......$1590
• Corner......+$245
• Electricity 500 watts...+$75
• Electricity 1000 watts...+$105
*Electricity is a requirement for Indoor Booths. If not specified, 500w will automatically be added to your application.

OUTDOOR BOOTHS
• 10'x10'.......$445
• 10'X15'..... .$655
• Corner ......+$85
• Electrical 500 Watts...+$75 (Not Required)
 

AMENITIES:
• 8' high black pipe & drape backdrop included in booth fee. (Indoor Booths only.)
• Show directory listing with advertising opportunity
• Booth sign
• Promotional postcards and posters
• Online marketing: Artist listing to include image and link to your website
• 24-hour security
• Discount tickets
• Promotional postcards
 


Rules/Regulations
TERMS  & CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION - Download TERMS as PDF
• American Art Marketing shows are juried invitationals. The selection process is based on the following criteria: originality of design, technical skill, and overall aesthetics compatible with the concept and artistic direction of the show.
• All work must be original in concept and must have been created by the accepted applicant.
• All work must be made in the USA or Canada.
• All media of fine art and fine craft are accepted.
• Participants must exhibit the type and quality of work shown in their slides. Not acceptable are items embellished or made from commercially available kits, plans, or patterns; imports; factory-made or assembled items; mechanical reproductions or offset prints.
• Booth sharing is not allowed unless approved by American Art Marketing.
• All booths must be enclosed on three sides (except corners) with a minimum height of 6ft.
• Any willful violation or misrepresentation regarding the work as defined in our rules will result in forfeiture of space

FEES & DEPOSITS
Application Fee: $35.00  Please note: application fees are non-refundable.
Deposit Fee is no longer required.  Full Payment is due on the invoice due date.

 
CANCELLATION OF EXHIBIT SPACE:  
All cancellations must be made in writing. No refunds will be given within 90 days of the show. A 50% refund will be given prior to that date. Call the AAM office to confirm if you have not received a cancellation confi

Notification will be emailed  to you by AAM within 3 weeks of the application deadline. Notifications regarding your application status will not be posted on Zapplication.  
 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL Notifications, Correspondence, Booth Fee Invoices and Payments, etc. are processed through American Art Marketing's website, not through  ZAPP. Jury notification will be emailed within 3 weeks of the application deadline.

Add show.director@americanartmarketing.com to your email contacts to ensure receipt of important communications.


QUESTIONS? 
E-mail: show.director@americanartmarketing.com
Call: 845.355.2400
Visit: www.AmericanArtMarketing.com
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