Sauquoit Valley Fine Arts & Crafts Show

2017 Online Exhibitor Application

    The application deadline is July 15, 2017

    ALL applicants are JURIED. 2017 Show dates: November 18 & 19, 2017. READ SHOW DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS, THEN SCROLL THROUGH TO FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FORM. REMEMBER 1. Click the "Submit" button at end of this application form. 2. Once your application is submitted, make sure you see the "THANK YOU! Your application has been recorded." window! DESCRIPTION This 39th annual JURIED, high quality, well organized, fine arts & crafts show attracts crowds of between 3000 to 5000 throughout the weekend. We look forward to receiving your application and possibly working with you this year! DATES / TIMES / LOCATION November 18-19, 2017 Show hours: Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 10am - 4pm Sauquoit Valley Middle School Sulphur Springs Road, Sauquoit, NY ELIGIBILITY This JURIED show of 100 quality exhibitors is open to all fine artists, craftspeople, photographers, print-makers, culinary artists, and others who make their work by hand. NO RE-SELLERS (Avon, Pampered Chef, mass produced candles, etc.), agents or dealers will be allowed. STANDARDS Each piece of work displayed must be the original work of the exhibitor. The Show Committee and Jury Committee reserve the right to exclude any work deemed commercial or that does not conform to the standards of the show. Unacceptable items include those which are made using commercial patterns or molds. Purchased and embellished items or any item in which the commercial component is not incidental will be disqualified. REGULATIONS Exhibitors must remain for the duration of the show unless special arrangements are requested at time of application. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to have the display staffed at all times. BOOTH DISPLAYS In order to maintain a professional and finished appearance to the show, applicants are required to provide backdrops and side panels so their display does not interfere with surrounding displays. Surplus stock must be stored out of sight. BOOTH SIZE Each booth space is approximately 10' wide x 8' deep. We will try our best to accommodate exhibitors requesting adjoining spaces. PARKING AND UNLOADING Free parking is provided for all exhibitors in the elementary school parking lot. Assistance with unloading and loading of displays is provided. RECEPTION/AWARDS/BREAKFAST Award ribbons will be presented Sunday morning at a special reception breakfast for exhibitors. Complimentary breakfast is offered for exhibitors on both Saturday and Sunday.

    Application and Jury Process

    To maintain a high level of quality, the Jury Committee will screen images of the current work of all applicants. 1. ALL applicants must EMAIL a total of five digital images to svcraftshow@gmail.com or US-Mail five current 4 x 6 color photographs. One image must represent your current overall indoor booth display. Images should clearly represent the nature and quality of work to be exhibited. ***Current images are necessary each year !!! 2.Label each image with business name and description. Images should be numbered to correspond with the description number on the application form below. 3.For the return of all NON digital photos please include a self addressed stamped envelope. Exhibitors will be selected for participation in this highly competitive show based on the decisions of the Jury Committee and the STRICT number of spaces available in each category. This decision will be FINAL. The Jury Committee's decision is emailed or sent in August each year. Past acceptance does not guarantee acceptance each year! Photos will be returned either by mail or at the show. The Show Committee and Jury Panel reserve the right to remove any unsuitable work at the show which does not conform to show standards.

    Fees

    Application Jury deadline: JULY 15th FEE MUST ACCOMPANY APPLICATION AND WILL BE IMMEDIATELY DEPOSITED TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE. Fees, less a $10.00 application processing fee, will be reimbursed in August to applicants not accepted by the Jury committee for this year's show. Payments can be made online at the bottom of this application page or by check. Funds must be immediately available. Each booth space is approximately 10' wide x 8' deep 400 watt limit of electricity in each booth space booth ❒ 1 booth, no electricity $160 ❒ 1 booth w/ electricity $175 ❒ 1.5 booths, no electricity $240 ❒ 1.5 booths w/ electricity $255 ❒ 2 booths, no electricity $320 ❒ 2 booths w/ electricity $350 EXHIBITORS MAY APPLY FOR 2 SPACES MAXIMUM. NO REFUNDS after September 15th.

    Methods of Application & Payment

    Option 1: Submit this online application, then use our "Pay Now" button (Paypal, Credit Cards) below this application. Option 2: Submit this online application and pay the full amount due by mail with a current dated check. Option 3: Mail completed paper application by downloading the printable pdf available on this webpage, then pay using our "Pay Now" button (Paypal, Credit Cards) below this application. Option 4: Mail completed paper application by downloading the printable pdf available on this webpage along with a current dated check for full amount due. Make checks payable to: "Sauquoit Valley Fine Arts & Crafts Show" Mailing Address: Sauquoit Valley Fine Arts & Crafts Show PO Box 306 Sauquoit, NY 13456 Contact email address (same as contact link on webpage above): svcraftshow@gmail.com The Jury Committee looks forward to reviewing your application and images!

    2017 EXHIBITOR APPLICATION

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    After clicking "Submit" below you should see a new little window stating:

    "THANK YOU! Your application has been recorded." IF YOU DO NOT SEE THE WINDOW: Please go back through your application and answer all required questions! Otherwise the application submission will not reach us. (There will be notes in red if you missed any questions.)