Thursday, August 6, 2009

Christmas Shoppe 2010: Guidelines

The Christmas Shoppe is open to all artists, craftsmen, and sculptors with original work. Absolutely no dealers, retailers, imports, or work from kits. All merchandise is to be inside the Arts Center and set up for display by 4pm on Thursday, November 18th. Exhibitors are expected to be ready for business 30 minutes prior to opening on Friday and Saturday.

Advertising: The Christmas Shoppe will be extensively advertised in the local media, as well as through e-blasts, posters, and social media.

Spaces: Each artist will be given a 6-ft. table. The six feet is the width of the booth space. You will be supplied two chairs. You will be required to provide your own table coverings. Only works by approved artists can be sold in the prepaid booth space. You are not allowed to share space with another artist or sale another artist's works in your space.

Electricity: If you need electricity, heavy duty electrical cords and power strips are recommended. Cords must be covered with duct tape. The tape must be removed by the artist after the event.

Miscellaneous: Stock boxes must be kept out of sight. You cannot tear down your space until the show is over.

Applications must be received by 5pm on September 15th. Artists will be contacted by September 30th with the decision of the jury. Applications can be submitted to Jordan Heydt at Include your name, address, phone number(s), a brief description of your work, and at least 3 jpegs of your work in the email. Hard copies of the application materials can be received by calling Jordan Heydt at 843.332.6234.

Payment Upon Jury Notification: Payment for your space is due by October 15th. You do not need to pay until you are notified of your inclusion in the Christmas Shoppe by BCAC.

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