Kalamazoo Nature Center's Buy Local Art & Gift Fair

Friday, December 8, 2017 5:30pm-8:00pm (Member's only Jingle Mingle)
Saturday, December 9, 2017 9:00am-4:00pm open to public with free admission

Booth fee $85
Artist guidelines here

See KNC's Visitor Center magically transformed with top-quality work from more than 50 local artisans in a fun and festive atmosphere.. KNC supports buying local and gives back to the community by offering FREE admission all day long to both the Art & Gift Fair and the trails.  

Application & Artwork Submission Deadline: Closed for 2017

Artists will be selected for participation based on the diversity and quality of work they bring to the Fair. Work must be of the artist’s original concept, design, and execution. Original works utilizing natural and recycled materials are encouraged.  Categories may include, but are not limited to, drawing, painting, photography, fiber arts, art glass, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, sculpture, fair trade products, and licensed food items. No franchises, please.

Use the form below to apply in 3 easy steps

1. Complete the online application below and submit with your non-refundable application fee of $25
2. You will receive an email confirmation. Reply to the email  and attach  3-5 digital photographs of your work. All artists and vendors must submit photos, regardless of past participation in Buy Local Art & Gift Fair.
Important note:
you must disclose every type of product you plan to display as we limit the number of entries for each category to maintain a balanced show.
3.  All applicants will be reviewed by the selection committee and notified by September 15. If accepted, the balance of the $85 booth fee will be due by September 30.  

View the complete Artist Guidelines here.  Questions?  Call Lisa Panich at (269) 381-1574 ext. 38 or email her at lpanich@naturecenter.org

Kalamazoo Nature Center  •  7000 North Westnedge Avenue  •  Kalamazoo, MI 49009
PHONE (269) 381-1574  •  FAX (269) 381-2557 

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