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Call for Artists: 33rd Annual Shelby Township Art Fair

August 13 & 14
Shelby Township, Michigan
presented by Shelby Towmship Art Fair Committee
Shelby Township Municipal Grounds
100 Artists
Deadline: April 1

Application fee: $20 ($5 discount if received by March 1) for all categories
Artist Booth fee: $150 - single, or $320 double 
Crafter Booth fee: $150 - single, or $320 double
MI Made Booth fee: $75 - single, or $160 double
Emerging Artist fee: $75 for one six foot table (limit 1 table per artist) 

Now with four exhibitor categories, this event is held outdoors on the Shelby Township Municipal Grounds with the majority of the booths on grass, many with shade trees. All booths measure approximately 15' x 15' with some double booths available. NO resale products, services, home improvement companies, or distributors permitted.

What to expect from us:
The friendly, helpful, organized staff, easy load-in & load-out, Friday night set-up, plenty of free daytime & overnight parking close to exhibit areas, overnight grounds security, and complimentary coffee and donuts each morning help to create a fun, friendly atmosphere. 

Advertising in local and regional publications, internet social media, television and radio announcements, e-mail blasts, flyers, banners and signs throughout the community, and more bring over 10,000 visitors to the event. 

Features for visitors:
free parking and shuttle bus, family friendly musical and other entertainment, kid's craft and activity area, great tasting food, and a sponsor tote bag giveaway.

New this year:
As a result of our 2015 survey, there are now four categories for applicants to choose from:

  • ART MEDIA - Original, hand-made, one of a kind pieces (with the exception of prints), created and produced by the artist 
  • EMERGING ARTISTS - Artists just starting to exhibit in any of the ART mediums that don't have enough work for a full booth. Each accepted artist may rent no more than one 6 foot table under the Emerging Artists Tent.
  • CRAFT MEDIA - Items created by the crafter and produced in small quantities 
  • MICHIGAN MADE MARKET - Items created in batches by Michigan based businesses 
What they say about us:
"To the entire crew... You always do a class act job of tending to and serving the artists! High five to all of you!"
"We were vendors at your show and want to thank you for getting together such a good show. We had good sales and really enjoyed the entertainment. We plan to see you again next year!"

For more info:  http://www.shelbyartfair.wix.com/shelbyartfair or our facebook page: Shelby Township Art Fair
 
Contact Pam Marshall for an application: 

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