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Artisan Market

Saturday, September 14, 2024 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join us in our beautiful country setting for a day filled with 30+ fine artists, delicious home-baked treats, live music, local lunch fare, craft beer, wine tasting, fresh-picked local produce and more. Hands-on art opportunity for all ages.

CALL FOR ARTISTS

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Call for Artists Submission Deadline is 9 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2024.

Annual Fine Art Festival in a beautiful country setting

Call For Artists

Seeking local and regional fine artists, 18 and older, of varied disciplines for the 11th Annual Artisan Market at Hornbaker Gardens on Saturday, September 14, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  We review all submissions and about 32 artists will be invited to participate.

The following fine art mediums are accepted: ceramics, drawing, furniture, glass, jewelry, acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, sculpture, wood, mixed media, collage, leather, photography, and printmaking. If you work in a medium not listed above, please contact us for consideration. All work must be the artist’s original work; kits, commercial molds/fabricated forms, imports or mass-produced items are not allowed. The artwork must be sold by the artist during the market.

Submissions must be received by 9:00 am on Friday, March 1st.  Our committee will review all submissions and all applicants will be notified of the selection results by the end of the day on Friday, March 8th. 

We will advertise the market through our website, social media, and regional news sources. We will promote this event in each of our newsletters which reach over 5000 people. We are a destination garden center and draw plant enthusiasts from Chicago, Rockford, Bloomington, Peoria, the Quad Cities and throughout our local region.

Attendance estimate: 3000

We offer a 10×10 area. You provide your own tables, chairs, and canopy. There is a $45 fee for your space due after the selection process. Set up will take place from 7–9:30am on September 14th.

If you have any questions please contact marcie@hornbakergardens.com.

Please send 1 photo of your booth and 4 photos of your workChoose FilesNo Files ChosenAccepted file types: jpg, jpeg, jpe. Max. file size: 98 MB

Submissions must be received by 9:00 am on Friday, March 1, 2024. Our committee will review all submissions and all applicants will be notified of the selection results by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 8, 2024.