Craft Expo 2016 - Call for Artists

Craft Expo 2016 – Call for Artists

Guilford Art Center seeks 180 fine craft artists for its juried show to be held July 15-17-2016 on the historic Guilford, CT Green.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 10 Jan 2016

Works must be hand made in the USA or Canada with the use of appropriate tools, individually or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices. Event is held outdoors under tents rain or shine and attracts 8,000 visitors, artists and collectors.

Artists works will be showcased in a beautiful shoreline setting at the height of the summer season. Returning artists are able to connect with their regular customers each year, and new artists may establish the groundwork for future collaborations with other artists, find customers for commission work, or find new buyers and collectors for their current work. Gate proceeds benefit the Guilford Art Center’s educational programs; exhibiting artists keep 100% of their sales.

Craft Expo, which is celebrating its 59th year in 2016, takes place on the historic and picturesque Guilford CT Green, a quintessential New England setting. This landmark show, known for its one-of-a-kind works, draws visitors from around the northeast who seek high-quality art and interactions with artists.

All proceeds generated from this unique 3-day show benefit the Guilford Art Center, a non-profit institution established to nurture and support excellence in the arts. In addition to Craft Expo, the Guilford Art Center operates a school, shop and gallery that are open year-round and serve the greater shoreline community.

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