Artisan Categories

Artist’s designs replicated by a 3rd party on mass produced items are not acceptable in any category. Questionable items will be dealt with on a case by case basis.

Aromatheraphy/Botanicals: Handcrafted natural bodycare, homecare, candles, soaps, oils, dried flowers, herbs and living wreaths.

Basketry: Functional and sculptural work where the material used is woven or plaited.

Book Arts: Functional and sculptural work where the primary material is paper and focus is on handmade paper, bookbinding, calendars, posters and stationary.

Ceramics: Functional and sculptural work where the primary material used is either handbuilt and/or thrown clay. Clay work that is made from a mold is only acceptable if the mold was made by the artist.

Clothing / Wearable Art: Functional and sculptural work where the primary intention is to be worn and the primary material is fabric.

Digital Art: Original, two-dimensional work using computer technology to craft, manipulate or print visual images. Work must be printed on archival quality paper and with archival quality inks. Each print must be properly signed and numbered as a limited edition of no more than 250 inclusive of all sizes.

Drawing: Art on paper or other surfaces using charcoal, pencil, pastels, etc.

Fiber / Leather Art: Functional and sculptural work where the primary material is fiber and/or leather. Includes wall hangings, quilts, handbags, belts, shawls and home accessories.

Furniture: Work where the primary intention is furniture. All media included.

Home Furnishings: Functional work where the primary focus in on accessories for the home. All media included.

Glass: Functional and sculptural work where the primary material is glass.

Jewelry / Beadwork: Only handmade centerpieces, no readymade or buy/sell.

Jewelry / Metalsmithing: Hand fabricated primarily from precious materials – karat gold, sterling silver and the use of gem stones, enamels, etc.

Jewelry / Wampum: Work made primarily from wampum.

Mixed Media: Functional and sculptural work where the primary intention is the union of two or more materials.

Painting: Artwork in watercolors, acrylic and oils. Please see Eligibility Section for requirements on reproductions.

Photography: Original, two-dimensional work created from a negative or transparency using camera technology and darkroom printing. All prints must be hand processed by the photographer, or under the direct supervision of the photographer, from the original negative or transparency, signed and numbered by the artist in a limited edition of no more than 250 inclusive of all sizes.

Printmaking: Works on paper or other materials that include the following: etching, lithography, monoprinting, wood cuts, and chine-collé.

Sculpture: Functional and decorative art. All media included.

Wood: Functional and sculptural work where the primary material is wood.

Youth: Artisans under the age of 18.

Novelty: Artisans with unique items that do not fall in the above categories.

Special Guest Artist: An extraordinary artist limited participation in shows at Managers discretion.