Nature Themed Arts, Crafts, and Functional Objects Holiday Market: Call for Artists, Artisans and Makers

Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods is looking for Artists and Artisans to sell their work at a two day Nature-Themed Holiday Market.  Items may include but are not limited to: unframed fine art prints or small original artwork ($300 or less), notecards, jewelry and personal accessories, functional objects for the home or garden, decorative items, holiday related decorations and items.  ALL ART MUST IN SOME WAY BE REALTED TO NATURE (subject matter, materials used, function, etc.), but we encourage a wide variety of styles, media and interpretations of that theme. 

 Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2017

Artist Notification: November 22, 2017

Drop off*: Accepted artwork should be dropped off or delivered to Brushwood Center during open hours between Sunday December 3rd and Friday December 8th or between 8:30 and 9:30am Saturday, December 9.

Sale: Saturday, December 9 · 10am-8pm and Sunday, December 10 · 12pm-4pm

Pick up*: Unsold artwork can be picked up between 4-5pm on Sunday the 10th, or during open hours the following week.

*Chicago/Evanston area drop off / pick up also may be possible with enough notice. 

Submission:Artists wishing to apply should email a completed Submission Form along with up to three images of examples of the work they intend to bring to: info@brushwoodcenter.orgno later than November 15, 2017.  Artists are not required to be present for the sale (though we’d love to have you!).  There is no fee to participate, Brushwood Center will retain 15% of all sales. 

About Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods

Located among pristine woodlands in the Ryerson historic home in Riverwoods, Il., Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods promotes the importance of nature for nurturing personal and community wellbeing, cultivating creativity, and inspiring learning. In doing so, we honor the legacy of those who came before us on this land and champion a region where people will care about and for nature.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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Julia Kemerer
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21850 N. Riverwoods Rd.
Riverwoods  Illinois  60015
United States