- Art & Craft Events
- Craft Show
- Art and Craft Show
- Art Show
Dates: Sat Nov 19th
Show Hours: 9-3
Setup Time: Vendor
Public Admission Price: free
Parking: Free shuttle service 10am-4pm on Outer Loop Rd
Awards/Prizes: donations to our distinguished artisans raflle for student leade
Electricity: availability limited
Tables/Chairs: one 6' table, 2 chairs free
Misc Details: Indoor Event, Juried Fine Arts & Crafts
, wis arts board at portalwisconsin.org
local area newspapers within 200 mile radius.
Entertainment: Solo piano with acoustic instrumental arrangments by Kerri Sherwood
Activities: Arts & Craft shopping, food and beverages sold, package and coat check services available. No strollers allowed due to crowd size!
Jury Fee: $5
Art/Craft Space Price: $125 8x10
Food Space Price: Not allowed
App Deadline: June 6, 2016
Still Accepting App's: unknown
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
The venue is the UW-Parkside Main Complex and it will be open to the general public from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Exhibitor set-up time will be Saturday morning from 5:30 â€“ 8:00 a.m. and exhibitors cannot leave prior to 3:00 p.m.
Each exhibitor will receive: a) a booth area of 10 feet wide by 10 feet deep area; b) one 6-foot table; and c) two chairs.
Any other material will be the responsibility of the exhibitor. Storage space is not available and load-in is not easy (see campus map). We will attempt to honor special placement requests but please remember that corner, wall, window space and electrical outlets are limited. Further details on set-up and location will be sent out to accepted exhibitors.
Please note this significant change: we will not be offering load-in/out services this year.
Each year over 250 applicants vie for 177 spaces. To be as fair as possible all crafted items are juried to ensure that items conform to the guidelines set forth and to provide a balance of media exhibited at the fair. Applications are evaluated based on the following: artistic quality, creativity and items being handmade. Any handmade articles such as jewelry, pottery, needlework, painting, prints, seasonal decorations, batik, wood works, etc. are acceptable. Items priced less than $100 are excellent sellers.
We reserve the right to:
a. Reject any application that does not conform to the guidelines as set forth in this document.
b. Limit entries within a given category to ensure a balance of various media presented.
c. Reject applications that are not complete with accompanying requirements.
d. Make changes as deemed necessary to reduce safety and risk, while maintaining quality.
The process is simple â€“
ï‚£ Print and complete the application form.
ï‚£ Enclose the $5 application fee. Make check out to: UW-Parkside.
ï‚£ Include six (6) current color photos:
ïƒ¼ 3 of the handmade items.
ïƒ¼ 3 of you making the handmade item.
Common Rules Selected:
Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. Include a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope with enough postage for the jury materials you are sending to be returned to you. Vendors can share a booth. Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. No Refunds or Show Credits. Held Rain or Shine! No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Gas Generators. Additional Lighting Recommended (bring lights and cords). No Early Packup Allowed. Food Service will take orders from and deliver to vendor booths. Vehicle must be parked in designated areas. Standard Rules:
All work and displays must stay within designated space.
No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible.
Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards.
No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area.
All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.
Event Quality Level Determining Flags:
Photos of workshop, supplies, or works in progress required.
All items must be hand made or embelished.
Limited number of Artists per category.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to remove them. Determined Quality Level: 4
quality levels explained
Interstate 94 south to Highway E in
Kenosha County. East 4 miles.
Interstate 94 north to Highway E in
Kenosha County. East 4 miles.
GETTING TO CAMPUS:
Access from Highway 31, Highway
32, and Meachem Road
By Local Bus:
Kenosha Transit serves the campus. For
schedules and route information, call
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is located in the town of Somers, Kenosha County,
minutes from downtown Kenosha and downtown Racine.
Access from 30th Avenue (Wood
Road), 22nd Avenue, Sheridan Road
(Highway 32) and Highway 31.