Bradford College Makers Fair

Deadline for submissions: 24/11/2017  |  Venue: Dye House Gallery  |  City: Bradford  |  Region: West Yorkshire  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Created by: Clare Lamkin

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The Dye House Gallery at Bradford College is calling for Artist Makers to apply to be part of our Makers Fair on the 9th December 2017.

Dye House Gallery Makers fair
A great opportunity to display and sell your work alongside other artists and makers chosen for their originality, independence, quality and variety. The fair will take place at our Yorkshire Craft Centre, Lister Building, Bradford College, which is home to our beautiful exhibition space, The Dye House Gallery.

Criteria
The criteria for applications will be individual artists and designer-makers whose work demonstrates creativity, innovation and quality. You must apply by submitting pictures and a brief summary of your work. We are looking for Ceramics, Glass, Textiles, and Jewellery, Painting, Homewares, Leather, Wood, Metal, Plastics, accesseries and more.


Stands
Stands cost £25. You will be offered a table, approx. 6ft x 2ft, with power. Please specify if you require anything more in your application. Please refer to the images of the gallery for an idea of the space.

What your fee covers
A table, power.

Marketing for this event will include a mail out and leaflet distributed to local venues, college website page, posters, national and local listings.

Deposit and selection
No deposit is required with your application. 
If selected and offered a stand, the balance must be paid in full by the end of 24th November at the latest. 

Selections are made on the quality and creativity of the work by looking at the submitted images and professional website.

We look forward to receiving your application. Please get in contact if you have any questions.

 

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Artists, makers, designers and craftspeople who hand-make their own work. We do not accept submissions from designers who outsource production of items through a 3rd party, and we do not accept applications from sellers of supplies. We are not accepting applications from Printmakers as we have a printmaking exhibition running alongside the fair.
How many works can I submit?
You can attach up to 10 images as part of your application. To help us with selection, please upload a minimum of 4. It is vital to the selection process that the images you submit are of a good quality and give a true idea of the work you wish to exhibit. Please upload JPG images, no larger than 1MB.
When is the delivery date?
Friday 8th December 2017.
When do I need to collect my work?
Saturday 9th December after the Fair has finished.
How much does it cost?
£25
What are the exhibition opening hours?
Saturday 9th December, 10:00 am till 4:30 pm
Does the location have disabled access?
Yes
Do I need to be present?
Yes
How do you chose exhibitors?
A small commitee will review your application and images. The commitee will be given the task of putting together a well-balanced show, considering new and returning exhibitors, emerging and established artists and an interesting mix of genres. It is important that the images you submit are representative of the quality of the work. The panel will be able to research your website, but time is always tight and first impressions from the submitted images are crucial. The decision of the selection panel is final and unfortunately no discussion can be entered into once the selection has been made
What happens if I am chosen?
You will be contacted with further information.

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