General Show Information:
Maureen Belden
203 453-5947

To Volunteer:
Maureen Belden
203 453-5947

Craft Expo: Information for Artists


If you are an artist and interested in applying to the 2022 show, please click here to join our e-newsletter and receive updates and a notification when the application for our 2022 show opens. If you would like to be placed on a prospective artist list, email Maureen Belden at Please stay in touch!

Guilford Art Center is looking for unique, high quality craft work in a variety of media including: basketry, clay, glass, leather, metal and non-metal jewelry, wearable and non-wearable fiber, leather, mixed media, metal and wood. In addition, applications in fine art categories such as photography, painting, printmaking, paper arts and sculpture are accepted. Any other original artwork not listed will also be accepted in the “other” category.

All work submitted for application must be original and made in North America. It must be created by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, by an individual artist and/or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices. Works must be of high quality, be well-designed, and convey artistic originality and vision.

Emerging Artist Opportunity. Apply to become part of Craft Expo Emerging Artist program. Acceptance into our show will provide a pathway for emerging artists into a competitive fine craft show. Download Emerging Artists 2021 for more information and eligibility. Application and booth fees have been reduced.