34th ANNUAL MEMBERS' HOLIDAY FAIR FINE CRAFT SHOW

The Henlopen Acres Campus
The Homestead, The Paynter & Chambers Studios
Corkran, Tubbs & Ventures Galleries

Event Dates: November 3 & 4, 2018
Application Deadline: August 15, 2018
Notification Deadline: September 1, 2018
Application Fee: 20.00
Booth Fee (if accepted): 250.00
Booth Fee Due Date: September 15, 2018 
 
 

Over the years the Members’ Holiday Fair Fine Craft Show has been a favorite show bringing together select artisans to the Rehoboth Art League every first weekend in November. This year the Members’ Holiday Fair will be held on November 3rd and 4th. Last year over 700 people attended this event. It is a significant winter event for the Rehoboth Art League and is well-known for the high quality of its artisans. This event is held in all of the historic buildings on the Rehoboth Art League’s Henlopen Acre campus. Visitors will enjoy a festive atmosphere featuring live music, food and the delight of seeing and purchasing beautiful crafts.There is a $5.00 per patron entry fee for this event. 

Submission/Jury Process
Each application package must consist of a total of five images: four (4) of the artist's work and one (1) of the anticipated display area. All works must be created within the past two (2) years.  In order to exhibit more than one medium an artist must complete separate applications for each. It is possible to be approved by the jury for one medium and not another. 

Submission Images:  Submission images must be less than 4MB each.  Upon each submission, you will receive an email confirming acceptance. You may re-enter the call until the deadline to delete, change, and/or edit your submissions. Check out this instructional video to resize larger images using both Mac and Windows operating systems.

Booth Space
This show is located inside all four of the Rehoboth Art League’s Henlopen Acres buildings: The Corkran &Tubbs Galleries, the Paynter & Chambers Studios, and the Homestead. Booth spaces are allotted upon confirmation of acceptance. The Rehoboth Art League cannot guarantee requests by artists for a particular location. Only one exhibitor per space is allowed and subletting is not permitted. Booth sizes and shapes vary due to each building’s unique architecture features and subsequently there can be no guarantee of an exact shape or size. Most spaces are 6’ x 6’.

Donation
Each accepted artist agrees to submit one work of art for the Rehoboth Art League’s event raffle of a minimum value of fifty dollars (%50.00). The proceeds of this auction support the Rehoboth Art League’s education and exhibitions programming. 

Standards and Media
All works must be original and made by the exhibiting artist. No works created by commercial kits will be accepted. Acceptable categories include: Basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, wearable fiber, soaps, wax, candles, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper and wood. Other media will be considered for those artists who have historically participated in this show. 

Promotion
The Rehoboth Art League has budgeted for significant advertising, signage and promotional materials. By agreeing to participate in this show, the artist consents to allow the RAL to incorporate images of their works into educational materials, press releases, and other related publicity.

Display
Artists must supply their own display equipment. The Rehoboth Art League does not provide tables, racks or other display materials. Based upon the building’s configuration electrical outlets may be a distance from the booths. Under no circumstance are artists permitted to use the gallery walls for any type of display. Use of nails and other hardware are not permitted on any RAL gallery wall.

Sale and Payments
All participating artists are required to process their sales.

Setup: Unloading / Loading
The Rehoboth Art League assumes no responsibility for the property of any artisan. Artists may set up the Friday before the event (November 2, 2018), between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. On Saturday November 3, 2017, set up begins at 8:30 a.m. and must be completed by 9:30 a.m. Do not arrive earlier than 8:30 a.m. - You will not be able to access the property.

Miscellaneous
The Rehoboth Art League is located in the residential community of Henlopen Acres. Town officials strictly enforce the parking rules. Please be considerate of our neighbors. Artists will be given a parking permit and be notified of your parking location prior to the Holiday Fair. Booths are to remain in place until Sunday November 5 at 4:00 p.m. and must be staffed at all times. Artists must remove all artwork, trash and debris from their site at the end of the event.  

Refund Policy
The twenty-dollar ($20.00) application fee is non-refundable. The Rehoboth Art League will issue a booth refund, less a $25.00 administrative fee, for cancellation requests received before the end of business day September 15, 2018. Notfication of cancellations must be received in writing (emails are acceptable) and addressed to Rose Murray at The Rehoboth Art League, 12 Dodds Lane, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971, or at rose@rehobothartleague.org. No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests after September 15, 2018. There is no inclement weather date for the Rehoboth Art League’s Holiday Fair. The Rehoboth Art League reserves the right to cancel the event in the case of extraordinarily severe weather or other unforeseen catastrophic events. If, by chance, such a situation occurs, the Rehoboth Art League will issue participants a two-hundred and twenty five dollar ($225.00) refund.

Inquires
Call Rose Murray at 302-227-8408 ext. 204 or email at rose@rehobothartleague.org. 
For issues directly related to this on line application process, call Jay Pastore at 302.227.8408 ext. 105 or email at jay@rehobothartleague.org

USE THE MENU BAR AT THE TOP OF THIS APPLICATION TO REGISTER.