Call for Artists: Westport, CT

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November 21 & 22
33rd Annual Creative Arts Festival

Staples High School
170 Exhibitors
Eligibility: juried, handcrafted objects, no fine art,
except works on paper and photography
Deadline: August 15

Fine fiber at the Craft Show

Fine fiber at the Craft Show

Through the years we have heard intriguing reports about this festival and we are pleased to introduce this event to you.

Where is Westport, CT? Click here. Westport is a unique blend of cosmopolitan sophistication and small town New England seashore charm. Conveniently located one hour from Manhattan on Long Island Sound, the town is home to many young families as well as those who have lived here for years. The public school system is one of the nation’s best and serves as a magnet for those seeking the best education for their children, always a good indicator for artists.

Presented by the Westport Young Women’s League, a dynamic non-profit group that contributes their talents to a variety of community service, fundraising and social activities. The Westport Creative Arts Festival is the premier craft show in the northeast. All proceeds from the show are donated to charity.

Application Fee: $40 online application fee; additional cost for mail in application
Booth fee: $400 + 15% Commission (on sales minus booth fee)
Expected Attendance: 6000
Hours of Show: 10-5 (Saturday) and 10-4 (Sunday) Weekend pass: $9

What we like about this event:

  • the date! a wonderful opportunity to add an event to your schedule
  • the location! a chance to exhibit your work in a prime market during the pre-holiday season
  • consistently ranked in the top 10% of craft shows by Sunshine Artists magazine
  • organization! plus excellent publicity
  • proximity to the New York metropolitan area
  • a community sponsored event that brings you loyal patrons

Online applications for the 2008 show:www.zapplication.org
Create a ZAPPLICATION User Profile at no charge by clicking “New User.” Then look for Westport Young Women’s League under Participating Shows! 2008 information on Show, Eligibility, Application, and Selection procedure available on the WYWL/CAF home page. Paper Mail in Applications also available.

To learn more and receive an application:
Call: 203-222-1388
E-mail: caf@wywl.com
or visit their web site: www.wywl.com

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One Response to “Call for Artists: Westport, CT”

  1. Calls for Artists in the U.S., Canada and U.K. | Listen & Be Heard Network Arts News | Arts Opportunities Says:

    […] Call for Artists: Westport, CT By Constance Mettler  the date! a wonderful opportunity to add an event to your schedule; the location! a chance to exhibit your work in a prime market during the pre-holiday season; consistently ranked in the top 10% of craft shows by Sunshine Artists … Art Fair Insider – the Blog – https://artfaircalendar.wordpress.com […]

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