Please read through the following FAQs, download and complete the application at the bottom of the page, pay the application fee onsite at KCCG by the deadline.



2017 KCCG Spring Sale FAQs

 

What is the application fee?

$40 for members, $50 for non-members

 What is the opt-out fee?

You need to either work one shift at the sale OR you can pay an extra $50 opt-out fee in addition to your application fee.  For example if you are a guild member who chooses to opt-out, your fee would be $90.

 What is the commission?

It is an 80/20 split.  The guild takes a 20% commission of sales.

Is the show Juried?

No, first come first serve.  Applicants capped at 25

 

How will the show be marketed?

Postcards, website, facebook.  Volunteers will also be passing out postcards at Brookside offering a discount to Brookside patrons who come to the Guild ($5 off $25 minimum purchase)

Note:  advertisements will be generic.  Will not take photos of each artists work.

 

How will work be displayed?

Indoor only, work will be interspersed and displayed in a store-like fashion.  Final arrangement will be determined by sale committee.  Back stock will be added as needed by volunteers.

 

Is there a limit to how much work I can submit?

No, but not all will be displayed.  Work will be re-stocked on an ongoing basis.

 

How will work be labeled?

Each artist will be assigned a code and will label pieces with their code and sequential numbers corresponding to an inventory sheet.  More details will be provided regarding inventory of work prior to sale.

 

When will work be due?

Work will need to be delivered to the guild and unpacked in inventory room between Thursday 5/4 5PM and Friday 5/5 2PM.  All work must be labeled and inventory sheet provided at this time.

 

What will I do during my volunteer shift?

We will need volunteers for setup Friday night as well as cashiers, packers, and stockers for Saturday and Sunday, and volunteers for tear down on Sunday afternoon.  We will also need folks to pass out post cards at Brookside.

 

When will excess work need to be picked up?

All unsold work will need to be picked up Sunday by 6PM.

 

Will there be food and beverages?

The guild will provide basic snacks and non-alcoholic drinks for the shoppers. Artists can also bring food to share if they wish.

 

Will sales tax be added?

No.  Each potter is responsible for his/her own sales tax accounting.

 

When will I be paid for my sales?

Accounting for sales will occur within 15 days of sale and checks will be available for pickup or can be mailed to your home address.




Download the application here: 2017 Spring Sale App.docx


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