Participating Artists – We are now jurying applications!

Would you still like to be a part of our show?

Our regular applications are closed, however we are still accepting late and waitlist applications. If you would be interested in applying, please click here.


Accepted categories* include 2-Dimensional, Basketry, Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Mixed Media, Paper, Photography, Sculpture, and Wood. Consumables will not be accepted.  *If jewelry comprises any part of your booth display, you must select jewelry as adjunct as your media category. Deadline for rolling jury/waitlist applications is April 20th.  

All work must be original, made by the exhibitor and completely finished. No imports, kits, commercial or manufactured items are allowed.

ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS:

All entries must include

  • Uploaded 5 product images and 1 booth image via website
  • Completed application via website
  • Paid $10 application fee

DEADLINE:

Apply by February 5th; Rolling jury/waitlist applications are due by April 20th; Notification the week of February 14th. After the deadline, a waitlist application may be available to limited categories by request only.

RESTRICTIONS: 

  • All work must be original, made by the exhibitor and completely finished. No imports, kits, commercial or manufactured items are allowed.
  • Artwork may not depict, contain or re-create trademarked logos, characters or other copyright protected property owned by a third party.
  • Artwork may not utilize materials that depict, contain or re-create trademarked logos, characters or other copyright protected property owned by a third party.
  • Artists may not sell the artwork of others in the capacity of a broker or reseller. All art sold by the artist must be their own. The artist must be personally present for the duration of the show unless a special exception is made. To request a special exception, please contact us here.
  • No artwork depicting political messaging of any kind, from any party will be permitted. While patriotism is allowable, the Vice President of Standards will have the discretion to determine whether or not any work crosses the line between politics and patriotism and may remove any work deemed inappropriate. Topics that are not necessarily inherently political but are currently politicized will be evaluated by the Vice President of Standards on a case-by-case basis.
  • Artists may not refuse service or use hate speech or derogatory language on any member of a protected group. Artwork may not include hate speech or derogatory language or messaging towards any person or group based on one or more protected groups. Artwork may not glorify hate groups and their members. Protected groups include but are not limited to: Race, Color, Ethnicity, National Origin, Religion, Gender, Gender identity, Sexual Orientation, Disability, any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
  • In the event of a dispute or the need for an exception, the Vice President of Standards will provide clarification and further direction. If there are any questions, please contact the Vice President of Standards.

The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen reserves the right to examine applicants’ web pages and any available documentation to determine that an artist is in compliance with the terms of our application.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Haverford Guild here.

SPACE:

Indoor festival; 5×10, 10×10, 10×20 spaces available. We are also offering Guild Chapter and Art Organization(non-profit) spaces. 10×10 Booth spaces may be shared by a max of 2 artists, one of which must be a Haverford Guild of Craftsmen member.

Due to space limitations, no requested booth size is guaranteed. We do everything we can to award requested sizes, but that will not always be possible. See our application for more details.

APPLICATION FEE: 

$10 non-refundable fee.

Rolling jury applications (submitted after the posted deadline): $25 non-refundable fee

BOOTH FEE

5×10: HGC/PGC Members: $200/ Non-Members: $250
10×10: HGC/PGC Members: $250 / Non-Members: $300
10×20: HGC/PGC Members: $500 / Non-Members: $600

Corners:

  • Corner booths are not guaranteed.
  • 10×5 Corner Fee: $30
  • 10×10 Corner Fee: $50

ELECTRIC & WIFI will be provided at no extra cost. Lower power draw LEDs lights only. 

PAYMENT/REFUNDS:

Payment required upon acceptance.

No refund for cancellations.

BOOTH REQUIREMENTS:

The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen will be providing all artists with pipe and drape. No tent frames will be permitted. Artists will be responsible for providing their own furniture, lighting, and displays. Table covers must reach the floor on all visible sides.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ACCEPTED ENTRANTS:

Upon acceptance, you will receive a Square invoice for your booth space. Payment is due March 16, 2024. Late Fee: $25.

Jury

All qualifying applications and images will be reviewed by the Haverford Guild of Craftsmen standards committee with the following criteria in mind:

EXCELLENCE IN CRAFTSMANSHIP

  • Highest quality execution of work
  • Mastery of medium
  • Highest quality materials
  • Functions as it should (if applicable)

RESOLVED DESIGN

  • Good composition
  • Choice of materials and methods shows innovation and mastery
  • Artistic excellence
  • Reproduction work must be historically accurate

UNIQUE VOICE

  • Style that sets work apart as that of the individual artisan
  • Individual identity that makes work recognizable as belonging to that artisan
  • Original – not copied, not kit-made, not from commercial patterns, or class projects