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Annual Craft Expo (Service)
Last Update 11/10/2016 4:25:00 PM

Address 411 Church Street
P.O. Box 589
Guilford,CT 06437
Phone Number (203)453-5947
Fax Number (203)453-6237
TTY Number (000)000-0000
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.guilfordartcenter.org/
Executive Director Ms. Maureen Belden
Founding Year 1957
Incorporating Year 0
Mission Statement The Guilford Handcraft Center is a non-profit institution established to nurture and support excellence in the arts through education, communication and outreach. Through our classes for adults and children, our gallery, educational programs, shop of contemporary crafts, and special events, the Center provides opportunities for the public to participate in the arts, to experience their cultural and historical diversity, and to appreciate the process and product of creative work. The Center works to preserve craft traditions and foster innovation by providing a nurturing environment where artists of all ages may gather, practice, exhibit, teach and exchange ideas. Gifts to the Center serve to underwrite the cost of our school and gallery operation.

Program Name Annual Craft Expo
Program Contact
Program Phone (203) 453-5947
Program Email [email protected]
Year Program Founded 1982
Description of Service Guilford Art Center seeks contemporary craft artists to participate in its Craft Expo 2017, its 60th annual juried exhibition and sale of fine craft to be held on July 14-16, 2017 on the Guilford Green. One of the oldest outdoor craft shows in the northeast, Craft Expo is open to crafts made by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, by an individual and/or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices. Works must be handmade in the USA or Canada, be of high quality, well-designed, and convey artistic originality and vision. Event benefits Guilford Art Center’s educational programs. Applications are juried from 5 digital images of artist’s work. Entry deadline is January 9, 2017: $40 entry fee. Late deadline is January 16, 2017: $60 late entry fee.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent out on February 7, 2017.

Conditions/Public Service Requirements Exhibitors will be responsible for booth fees.
Award Website http://guilfordartcenter.org/gac-opportunities/call-to-artists/

Related Arts
Visual ArtsCrafts
Residency Programs Open to Applicants Living in Any US State, Territory, or Indian Nation
Gender No Requirement
Age 18 and older
Can Previous Awardees Re-apply?
  • No Requirement
Career Point
  • No Requirement
Special Population
  • No Requirement
Other Restrictions