Call for Artisans – Gift Box Display


The North Vancouver Community Arts Council is seeking artisans to participate in The Gift Box, an area of CityScape Community Art Space dedicated to the display and sale of small works by artists and artisans. We are currently accepting submissions for the contract period of Sept 20, 2014 to January 20, 2015 (4 months). We are specifically looking for small, impulse-buy gift items with reasonable prices and a broad demographic appeal.
The artist will collect 70% of the sale of each item, with 30% retained by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council. Royalties will be paid to the Artisan at the conclusion of the contract.

To apply, please submit the following to (programmes@nvartscouncil.ca):

• completed application form
• brief artist statement approx. 250 words
• digital images of work for promotional material ( .jpg)
*Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Once submissions are received, we will contact you and may request further materials and set up and interview. At that time, we will ask you to bring:

• 8-10 samples of items to be sold
• appropriate packing for purchases
• display materials (if applicable)

Submissions for the Contract Period: January 20– May 20, 2015 (4 months).

Jury fee: not applicable

Submission deadline: Saturday, January 10, 2014

For more information please contact:

Liza Child, Arts Programmes & Communications Coordinator
North Vancouver Community Arts Council
335 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2G3
Tel: 604.988.6844 programmes@nvartscouncil.ca www.nvartscouncil.ca