Buy Local Art & Gift FairBuy Local Art & Gift Fair

Friday, December 3, 2021 5:30pm-8:00pm (Member's only Jingle Mingle) 
Saturday, December 4, 2021 9:00am-4:00pm open to public with free admission 

See KNC's Visitor Center magically transformed with top-quality work from more than 50 local artisans in a fun and festive atmosphere. KNC supports buying local and gives back to the community by offering FREE admission all day long to both the Art & Gift Fair and the trails.   

Call for Artists open now through September 30

Area artists are welcome to apply for a booth at the Art & Gift Fair. See the Artist Guidelines for full details on the weekend.  

Application Fee: $25 (non-refundable)
Booth Fee: $100 (If accepted, the booth fee will be due by October 31). 

To apply: 

  1. Fill out the online application below. There is a non-refundable $25 application fee. Deadline to apply is September 30. 

  1. You will be asked to submit 3-5 digital photographs of your work. All artists and vendors must submit photos, regardless of past participation in Buy Local Art & Gift Fair. Important note: You must disclose every type of product you plan to display as we limit the number of entries for each category. In effort to maintain a balanced show, past participation does not guarantee a spot in this year's show. 

  1. All applicants will be reviewed by the selection committee and notified by October 15. If accepted, the $100 booth fee will be due by October 31. Application & booth fees are nonrefundable. 

Application & Artwork Submission:  
Artists are selected for participation based on the diversity and quality of work they bring to the Fair. Work must be of the artist’s original concept, design, and execution. Original works utilizing natural and recycled materials are encouraged.  Categories may include, but are not limited to, printmaking, painting, photography, fiber arts, art glass, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, sculpture, fair trade products, and licensed food items. No franchises please. 

Apply Here by September 30

View the complete Artist Guidelines for details.  Questions?  Email Lisa Panich at lpanich@naturecenter.org