Open Gallery Hours: Wed through Sun, 12-4pm

Call for Submissions: Arts and Drafts

A&D brochure versionUnion Arts Center is planning a day-long event highlighting the diverse skills of the community. Showcasing craft beers, artisan foods and live music, we are looking for fine artists to join us for the day to sell their local to the region, hand-crafted, art/artisan wares.

Media accepted but not limited to paintings, drawings, illustrations, prints, photography, wood working, jewelry, metal sculptures, small sculptures, and functional 3D objects.

All items must be original and created by the Artist submitting the work.

The Artist, who designs and creates the work, is expected to be present for set up, sales of work, and de-installation.  Work should be priced and ready for sale!

 

 

Important dates:

June 30th midnight: Deadline for entry

July 31st: Response from Union Arts Center via e-mail

August 15th:Confirmation of participation via table fee payment of $75.00 (payment instructions forthcoming)

October 7th: ARTS AND DRAFTS 12-5pm.  Artist is expected to check in by 10am, doors open at noon.  No participants may begin to break down prior to the end of event at 5pm.

To be considered for this opportunity please submit your work to elena@uacny.com  Subject heading ARTS AND DRAFTS.

Please include in the body of your email:

  • Your full name; company name; website; & physical address.
  • A 250 word description of your body of work and your working process.
  • Descriptions of each example of work being submitted.
  • Please attach 4 JPEGS 2MB each labeled with Artist’s Name; materials; dimensions; and retail price of item.

Please bring with you everything you will need to display yourself and your works properly.  If you need a table, actual wall space, or to be outside, please include the request in the initial email.  

Craft requirements: Works submitted and sold must be the original work of the entrant.  Commercial and manufactured items will not be allowed, and Union Arts Center reserves the right to have you remove unacceptable merchandise from the display area. Each vendor will handle their own sales. Collecting and reporting sales tax is each vendor’s responsibility.  

Event will happen rain or shine. Placement will be indicated in response email from Union Arts Center. There will be a few vendors who will be placed outside, they should provide their own tents if they choose to use tents. If outside using a tent, please use weight, no staking of tents will be allowed.

We look forward to having a great afternoon of Arts and Drafts!