This is a great opportunity to sell your work before the summer events. Additionally, the selected art and craft vendors will receive a stipend of $200 for their participation in the craft fair. Apply today!
Please upload your intention to participate in the festival, and images of your work that represent what you plan to present/sell at the festival. A brief biography of yourself, and a personal artist statement in the form below. If you have any questions please contact, Joe Williams, Director of Community Education & Director of Native American Programs at email@example.com. Read below: The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990.
Dates and Deadlines
- Submission Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2023
- Notification of Status: Friday, April 9, 2023
- Art Fair Time and Date: Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10 am-5 pm at Plains Art Museum.
- Priority to Native American artists who are enrolled in a state or federally-recognized Tribe.
- Open to Indigenous artists with documented proof of descendancy of a state or federally-recognized Tribe who are excluded due to blood quantum rules.
- Open to First Nations, Indigenous South American artists with proof of enrollment or descendancy of First Nations/ Indigenous tribes and Nations.
- All works need to be original and no commercially-reproduced pieces not connected to artists submitting pieces. (i.e. 3rd party vendor art suppliers)
- You may use backboards and display systems, but space is limited. The museum will provide one 8-foot table and two chairs.
- There is a limited number of spaces for the festival; only 40 artists will be selected for the event.
- There is no entry fee and Plains Art Museum does not collect commissions. All sales and transactions are solely the responsibility of the artist.