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Handcrafters - Fall Fair Art & Handcrafted Market 2019

Location:
Northville Community Center
Northville, Michigan (Midwest)

Event Dates: 10/11/19 - 10/12/19
Application Deadline: 5/1/19 Midnight EST
138 day(s) and 2 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 6 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee (Non-refundable)): $15.00

JURY DETAILS


Event Summary
  • Ranked 38th in the US by Sunshine Artist Magazine in the Contemporary Art & Craft field.
  • Considered one of Michigan's premiere shows, Fall Fair Art & Handcrafted Market, presented by Handcrafters Unlimited®, now in its 40th year, consistently attracts approximately 3,500+ loyal show-goers who come to spend.
  • With a focus on quality over quantity, the Fall Fair is a gathering of 80 well curated artists and craftspeople.
  • The Fall Fair Art & Handcrafted Market is an admissioned juried art and fine craft show, featuring an intimate atmosphere located in picturesque downtown Northville, MI.
  • The Fall Fair is a high quality art and handcrafted show but not a fine art show; median priced items sell best.
  • This is an INDOOR art fair.
  • Please visit HCShows.com to learn more about our family of shows.


General Information
Application Fee:

$15.00*
This fee is non-refundable and covers the cost of the Zapp interface.

Set-Up:
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 1pm-7pm
No Friday morning set-up

Show Hours:
Friday, October 11, 2019: 9am - 8pm
Saturday, October 12, 2019: 9am - 5pm

Artist Amenities:
 
·         Complimentary exhibitor reception during set-up
·         Coffee and pastries provided on show mornings 
·         Free publicity postcards and flyers
·         Student helpers to assist with unload and load

Six (6) Photos Required*:
·         ​One (1) of your stocked display exactly as it will appear at the show.  Display photo must include a backdrop.  Photos of outdoor displays NOT recommended.
·         One (1) work-in-process with the artist visible.
·         Four (4) photos showing your most popular items to be sold at the show.
*Zapp, typically, will not accept photos taken on a cell phone as they do not meet the pixel and quality requirements.  If your photos are from a phone, try uploading them first to see if they will work.  If not, you will need to use a good ol' fashion camera or reformat your photos.
- If your photos are too large, try this free photo resizer: http://www.picresize.com/


Notification:

Artists will be notified of acceptance status by EMAIL on or before May 15, 2019. Payment for booth spaces will be collected in phases depending on your booth type. Information on your payment window will be distributed in your official acceptance email. Payments must be submitted within the allotted time or your space will be given to a wait listed exhibitor.

Important Items to Consider:
 
All booths must have a freestanding backdrop.

Specialty Food/Gourmet Food Applicants 
must be fully licensed and insured.  Cottage law applicants not accepted.  Proof of food license and insurance will be required if accepted.

Jewelers are persons selling 10% or more jewelry in a booth.

Credit card only accepted for jury and booth fees.

No refunds once accepted regardless of reason or emergency.


Rules/Regulations
  • Absolutely no buy/sell.  All items must be handcrafted.
  • It is the sole responsibility of the artists that all Michigan sales tax collected be paid to the Michigan Department of Treasury.
  • No booth sharing.
  • Only artists accepted in the jewelry categories may display and sell jewelry.
  • Specialty food applicants must be fully licensed and insured.
  • Only work consistent with the accepted juried images may be exhibited and sold.  Nothing of lesser quality may be exhibited.
  • All artists must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Artwork must be original, handcrafted work made by the artist(s).
  • Artists may only show work in the categories in which they were juried and accepted.
  • Artists may not exhibit or sell the works of other artists. 


Booth Information

Regular, approx. 80 sq feet = $350 (Ex: 10'x8')
Premium, approx. 120 sq feet = $525 (Ex: 15'x8')

Read prior to applying:  Due to the intimate nature of the venue, booths sizes vary and can be quirky.  Our venue also has a "stage area" that requires three small stairs to access.  The more flexible you can be with your set-up the better.  Due to dimension constraints, tent frames are not recommended.  Please note on application if you use a tent frame.

Additional Options:

Electricity Fee = $50.00 
200 watts

Corner Fee = $75.00 
Limited availability on corners.

8' Tables =$20 
6' Tables = $20

Business Website Listing = $15
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