Holiday Artist Market

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Applications are due October 19th

About Holiday Artist Market

The Holiday Artist Market is Emerge Gallery’s annual holiday sale featuring handmade fine arts and crafts. The gallery is set up in a booth style with each booth featuring one artist or business. The sale will kick off with a ticketed preview night on Thursday, December 5th, and the show will remain up through December 21st.

Holiday Sale

There are 2 options for artist booths

Option 1

Artists are set up & present December 5th for the Jingle Art Jam from 5:15-8:45pm

Artists have the option to be at their booth for the First Friday ArtWalk on December 6th from 4:45-8:15pm

Option 2

Artist have a booth set up from December 5th - 21st but are not present for events.

Terms and Conditions

The market is open to all fine arts and crafts, and holds 12 booth spaces.

During the 2 day-period in which Option 1 (see dates above) the artist retains 100% of sales. Anytime artist is not at booth or ran through emerge’s POS, all sales are run on normal commission (60% for artist, 40% for Emerge). Artists are responsible for monitoring their own sales on December 5th, with the option of December 6th.

Option 2 artists set up a booth space and all sales are run on a normal commission (60% for artist, 40% for Emerge).

Any sales made through Emerge during Holiday Artist Market will be paid by January 15th, 2020.

Booth spaces will be available in both of our main gallery spaces: The Edwards Gallery and the Wooten Gallery. Due to the size and shape of the gallery spaces, an exact dimension is not determined for a booth space. Artists will be given adequate space to fit their need (not exceeding 50 sq. ft.)

Only 1 artist/business per booth. We do not allow the transfer of booths.

Electricity is available upon request.

Work will be insured beginning from December 5th to December 21, 2019.

Booth set up materials are to be provided by artist. Emerge does have tables for rent for an additional fee.


Non-refundable application fee of $15 must be submitted along with the application and up to 5 images of work. These are required of all artists and will be used for promotional materials. They need to be professional in appearance and sized at 300 dpi.

Application deadline is Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Application fee and booth fee are required at time of application. In the case that an artist is not accepted, booth fees will be refunded within 15 days after deadline.

Artists will provide their own table or rent one from Emerge. Table fees: 5’ & 6’ are $15. 8’ are $25.

Option 1: Booth fee – $125

Option 2: Booth fee – $50

For More Information or Questions

Call 252-551-6947 or email info@pittcountyarts.org