Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Oaks
Oaks, Pennsylvania, USA
Sugarloaf Craft Festivals, one of the nation’s most prominent and popular juried shows of fine art and crafts, is now accepting applications from artists and craftspeople in all media for its Fall 2012 shows.
Exhibition space is available at every show in all categories, including fiber and fashion, photography, fine art, furniture, ceramics and pottery, blown and leaded glass, jewelry, metal, leather, and functional and decorative wood. Jurying for the Fall 2012 shows begins in January 2012.
Now in its 37th year, attendance at Sugarloaf’s 11 shows increased by 6% in the past year, and at some shows by as much as 20%. Artist sales increased by an average of 3% from the previous year, with artists selling over $14.6 million in handmade items to more than 165,000 customers.
In 2011, nine of Sugarloaf’s shows were ranked in the “100 Best Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows” nationally by Sunshine Artist Magazine. Craft industry publications regularly rank Sugarloaf Craft Festivals among the top fine arts and crafts festivals in the country. Sugarloaf’s jury-selected artists are represented in the nation’s finest galleries, private collections, and museums.
Work must be original design, artist must be present all three days at show to sell their work in person. 4 slides of work, 1 of booth. Venue
Greater Philadelphia Expo CenterDirections
From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, exit at Valley Forge and stay to the right. Take exit for US-202 South (West Chester). Get in right lane for US-422 West (Pottstown). Take US-422 West to Oaks exit. Turn left onto Egypt Road. Turn Left at the 3rd light onto Station Avenue. Follow Signs to the Expo Center.
From Ft. Washington, PA:
Take I-276 West toward Harrisburg to Exit 326 onto I-76 East toward Philadelphia (I-476)/Valley Forge (US-202). Take Exit 328A for Swedesford Rd/US-202 South toward US-422 West. Follow signs to US-422 West toward Pottstown. Take the Oaks exit, then turn left on Egypt Road. Turn left again at the 3rd light onto Station Avenue. Follow signs for the Expo Center.
From Reading, PA:
From US-422 East, take the Oaks exit, then turn left on Egypt Road. Turn left again at the 2nd light onto Station Avenue. Follow signs for the Expo Center
From Philadelphia, PA
Take I-76 West toward Valley Forge. Take Exit 328B-A for US-202 toward West ChesTimes
Fri, Sat, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sun, 10:00 am - 5:00 pmAdmission & Parking
$10 at the door, kids under 12 admitted free. Free parking on siteWebsitehttp://sugarloafcrafts.com/becomeex.htmlInfophone