Call For Artisans & Makers: Gifted Holiday Market

August 15, 2023 - September 15, 2023


This holiday season we are inviting submissions from artists, artisans & makers for our Holiday Artisan Market to be held in the Silk Purse Gallery from November 15 – 26, 2023!

We are looking for unique, handmade, artisanal quality jewellery, handbags, pottery, candles, soaps, fashion items, cards, woodwork, leather goods & other special items.

Selected items will be displayed & sold in the Silk Purse Gallery during the market dates & following that in the Art Box shop. 

WVCAC volunteers & staff will process sales. We take items on consignment, & keep a 25% commission on sales. Payment for sold items will be issued in January 2024.

WVCAC Membership is required, either at the Individual ($10) or Artist ($25) level if you are selected to participate.

How To Submit

1. Visit the Call For Artists site & select the ‘Register for this event’ button.

2. Complete the Submission Form which includes uploading:

  • Artwork Submission 6 hi-res images of the items you are submitting for consideration.
    Accepted formats: JPG, JPEG, TIF, TIFF. Each file should be less than 20 MB.
  • Artist Statement Clear & concise description of your work including prices & a biography .
    Accepted formats: PDF, DOC, DOCX. File should be less than 20MB.

Submissions Open Tuesday, August 15

Submissions Close Friday, September 15, 4pm.

Results  Artisans/makers will be advised by September 26 if your work is selected. Selected items to be delivered by October 15 during gallery hours at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave. West Vancouver. Delivery arrangements & instructions will be confirmed post acceptance notice.

Submissions Deadline
September 15, 2023

August 15, 2023 - September 15, 2023
12:00 am - 4:00 pm