Applications for the Juried Craft Show of the 2021 Festival on September 12 are now open! Deadline: June 30
Show is open to all artisans who design and execute their own work. Only original work may be offered for sale. Commercially-produced merchandise; imported items; articles assembled from plans, kits or molds; and articles composed primarily of pre-manufactured components are not eligible for exhibit or sale.
Place and Time:
Live-stream on Sunday, September 12, 2021 starting at 2 p.m. Individual artisan’s time to be arranged.
General Information: (A downloadable PDF of the General Information is available here.)
Provide Takoma Park Folk Festival with five images of work for publicity
Submit a brief bio, description of work, description of processes for use by publicity and live-stream event moderator
No commissions taken on sales
Be responsible for collecting and filing Maryland sales tax
Artisans participating in live-stream:
Must have computer, laptop, or tablet with webcam and microphone (mobile phone or microphone on earbuds are not acceptable)
Live-stream location must have reliable internet connection
Live-stream location must be well lighted
Live-stream location must be without a high level of background noise
Must be available at a mutually convenient time for video and audio check
Agree to make recording on day of event available for use by Takoma Park Folk Festival, Inc.
Additional details will be distributed when available
Artisans NOT participating in live-stream:
Provide up to ten (10) additional images to be used on the day of the live-stream event
All applicants (new and returning exhibitors) must provide four images of their work. Upload digital images to http://e.tpff.org/craftimages.
Images uploaded should be jpg/jpeg or tiff files. Images can be color-corrected, but not otherwise enhanced. Please make sure that the image number corresponds with the information on your application.
You must to label your images as follows:
Last Name First Name Item Number Description
Example: DoeChris1Bowl DoeChris2Plate DoeChris3Mug Etc.
Images should accurately represent your work.
The jury evaluates the applications based solely on the images provided. The jury is also given the brief description of the items you provide on the application.
Please note that the Crafts Committee reserves the right to request additional images from any applicant for any reason. If you decline to submit the requested images, your application will be voided. TPFF will keep your $10 Jury Fee.
The Crafts Committee strives to provide diversity and ensure that all crafts are proportionally represented. Previous participation in the TPFF does not guarantee that you will be accepted into this show.
Application and Image Submission:
Upload images online at http://e.tpff.org/craftimages; be sure to label your images according to the instructions in the Jury Procedure.
$10 non-refundable application fee
Payment is due by the application deadline. You may pay:
Online at http://e.tpff.org/craftpay
By check or money order payable to Takoma Park Folk Festival, Inc., mailed to:
7304 Carroll Ave, #192
Takoma Park, MD 20912
*If mailing a check or a money order, be sure to include the artisan name and contact information used on your application together with your check or money order.
Submission of an application is a commitment to participate in the show if accepted.
The Takoma Park Folk Festival assumes no liability for inaccuracies and technical difficulties.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.