Thursday, April 9, 2009

Call for arts and crafters!

Join the Focus Fair in celebrating this bright new season by showcasing your latest handmade creations. We are a growing, sub-culture marketplace based in downtown Peterborough. The Focus Fair collective is committed to promoting and supporting handmade arts and crafts. By creating a forum for local artists and crafters to connect with the larger community we are providing a chance for locals to buy handmade goods. Our craft collective has been organizing shows in various locations throughout Peterborough for almost 3 years, and has a regular following in the community.Just in time for Mothers Day, this years spring show will take place at The Spill, 414 George St. N. on Saturday, May 9th running from 11am to 6pm. Vendors are expected to commit to the entire 7 hours on the day of the show, regardless of sales or personal issues. Please understand that this ensures a quality and professional atmosphere for the event.The vendors fee for the event is $20 (no splitting of fees between multiple vendors) and must be paid once you are notified of your acceptance into the show.Focus Fair is a juried show. All applications will be reviewed by our craft collective to ensure a good variety and consistent quality of items in the show. Only products handmade by the artist will be considered for inclusion.To apply please send an email to by or before Monday, April 20th. In the email please include a detailed description of what you intend to sell. If you have any other special requirements for your display include these in your application as well. Please attach a minimum of 4 clear photos of your work or a link to a website where your work can be viewed. You will be notified of the status of your application no later than Friday, April 24th. If you are accepted your payment must be received by Saturday, May 2nd in order to guarantee your spot.

Happy Crafting! For more information please email

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