Craft Fair 2023 Registration

Tuesday 11th July 2023
Location: Butler Gallery Learning & Engagement Centre
This November, Butler Gallery will be hosting our 2nd Craft Fair which will take place in the elegant setting of our historic building, with a second optional location at Sullivans Brewery adjacent to the Gallery.

The fair will showcase highest quality Irish craft submitted from makers in the South East of Ireland. We invite makers based in and around the counties of Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford, Tipperary, Laois and Carlow to submit an application to participate in the fair.

The deadline for submission is 12pm on Wednesday 12th of July 2023. A panel of experts will participate in the selection process

We invite submissions from makers producing:

Ceramics / Jewellery / Glass / Textiles, including constructed textiles / Wood, including basketry / Paper / Leatherwork / Mixed Media employing new technologies or traditional techniques / Hand crafted body care and accessories

We are open to additional applied forms but please note this is not a call for Fine Art. Paints, photography, prints and other fine art forms will not be considered.
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Butler Gallery is a registered charity, 30% of all our income must be generated from private fundraising and commercial activities. We provide free access to art for all and support living artists and all audiences. All proceeds from the Craft Fair will provide essential income for the Gallery to enable us to continue supporting artists and audiences.

Cost of participating in the Craft Fair to Vendors:

€395 participation fee for spaces on the first floor galleries in Butler Gallery payable to Butler Gallery upon selection for the Craft Fair

€320 participation fee for spaces on the ground floor in Butler Gallery (Main Gallery not available) payable to Butler Gallery upon selection for the Craft Fair

€200 participation fee for spaces in Sullivans Brewery Outdoor Secret Garden Area payable to Butler Gallery on selection for the Craft Fair
Important Information

No registration fee required || No commission payable on sales || No additional cost for power points || Trestle table and seating provided if needed free of charge || Bring your own branding and display equipment || Existing hooks can be utilised for hanging or display purposes. Additional hooks in walls not permitted || Space available per vendor will be 7ft x 5ft.
Organisers Website

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