Friday, April 3, 2009

Call for Green Vendors


a message from local Etsy Seller and Visual Arts Center employee Jackie:



The Visual Arts Center of Richmond is looking for indie craft vendors who focus on recycling, repurposing, upcycling and reuse of materials…If your work incorporates any of these words,
WE WANT YOU to apply to Art:24, a decidedly un-stuffy 24-hour celebration of hands, community, crafts, food and fun.

We expect a large crowd for this event, and we will be widely advertising around Richmond. Events of the day include:

• Workshops, talk, book signing and trunk show with international design star and sustainable fashion guru Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin.
• A lively casual party with storytelling and live music, highlighting collaborative wearable art and beautiful hand-made pieces and featuring a silent auction and cash bar. Tickets will be $24 for adults and $12 for students.
• An assortment of light-hearted, hands-on activities for all ages, including opportunities to make and decorate clothing and embellishments.
• Fun and informal food, from a traditional Southern breakfast to a cake-and-champagne finale.

Vendor information:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15
Date: Saturday, May 16
Hours: 12-8pm
Booth Fee: $50
Booth Fee with Donation: $40
Art:24 is a fundraiser for the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, and we will being incorporating a silent auction into the event. If you would like to donate an item that is worth at least $25 to the auction, we would gladly discount your booth fee!

Booth Space: You must provide your own 6 foot table, and be able to use it as your sole display. Larger displays cannot be accommodated. One central, single person bathroom will be available as a dressing room, if needed. Electricity is not available.

This is a JURIED show, vendors will be notified of acceptance on May 1, 2009. Full payment of booth fee will be due by May 5, 2009.

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GREEN INDIE VENDOR APPLICATION

Please copy and paste this entire application into an email and send to Jackiemancini@visarts.org on or before 4/15 Attach 3 images which are a good representation of the work you will be selling!

Business Name:

Website:

Email:

Main Contact Name:

Address:

Phone:

Photos:

What Do You Make? (choose one: Knit Items, Papergoods, Clothing or T-shirts, Jewelry, Plush, Handbags, Sewn Accessories, Housewares, Childrens’ Items, Pet Items, Bath Products, Kits/Patterns, Other(please specify))

What makes your business “green”?

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