The 2018 Arts & Crafts Festival is quickly approaching.
All 136 vendor spaces are filled...the most we have ever had. Many vendors are
returning from previous years and 37 vendors are new to the festival this year.
Of course there will be yummy food too. Cross your fingers for good weather and
we’ll see you soon.
2018 Oak Island Art Guild Arts & Crafts Festival Acceptable Categories
Clay/Pottery: Decorative or functional works of stoneware, earthenware, terra cotta, and porcelain made by shaping and firing.
Country Crafts: Decorative and functional handicrafts including wreaths, baskets, candles, buckets, signs, painted lampshades, plates, containers, etc. No personal care products, including soaps, lotions, essential oils, or honey. Fabrics/Wearables:Wearable or decorative items crafted from fibers, batik, painted fabric, or paper. Includes quilts, soft sculpture, tapestry, embroidery, and weaving.
Garden:Crafts meant to be displayed or used outdoors.
Glass: Stained, blown, fused, molded, or etched glass. Also mosaics.
Jewelry:Produced from metal, clay, glass, fiber, paper, plastic, or other materials. Beads not made by the artist should play a subordinate role in the finished piece. This is a popular category and is strictly juried.
Metals:Functional or decorative metal works including sculpture.
Painting: Dry and wet media, including watercolor, acrylic, and oil paints, pastels, and pencils applied to paper, canvas, or board. Includes mixed media collages and assemblage. Reproductions of your original art work are eligible.
Photography/Digital Art: Prints or photographs made from artist’s original images. Includes work developed with traditional photography techniques and work executed or manipulated on a computer.
Wood: Hand tooled, machine worked, turned, or carved.
"I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things."~Henri Matisse