Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Crafts at the Castle 2007

Two Deadlines:
April 6, 2007 (Receive Date for Mailed Applications)

April 13, 2007 (Electronic Applications)

Crafts at the Castles
Hynes Convention Center
November 29 to December 2, 2007

Crafts at the Castle, a juried exhibition and sale,continues as one of the longest-running and most highly regarded exhibitions in the New England area. We offer exhibition spaces to artists in the following media categories: basketry, ceramics, fiber/decorative, fiber/wearable, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, and wood. The jury will accept approximately 150 craft artists.


For technical assistance e-mail: tech@jurying.net

For other questions regarding online application email us at support@jurying.net

To submit an application by mail, download and complete the PDF document below. NOTE: Additional fees apply for mailed applications.

Download the Application Brochure

All applications must be received by the deadlines listed above. Offline applications received after the date listed above will be returned unopened. Please be aware of possible delays in postal areas.


All work must be original, executed by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, and created by individual craftspeople. Sales representatives and agents for groups of craftspeople are not eligible; each artist must be juried individually, and if selected, must be in attendance for the duration of the show. Work should be well-conceived and must show imagination, evidence of being handmade, originality and the mark of the artist's individuality. Artists applying to the show must apply under a specific category.


A panel of five jurors selects participants for Crafts at the Castle. Crafts at the Castle staff rely on the expertise of artists, gallery owners, museum curators, and arts professionals from diverse media and areas of the art world for our jury.

The jury panel will also select recipients for three Artist Recognition awards presented at the Crafts at the Castle Preview Gala on November 29, 2007.

The three awards, with generous monetary prizes are: Excellence in Craft, Excellence in a specific Craft Medium, and the New Face /New Work Award . The prestigious MFA Director's Choice Award – a purchase award by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - also is selected at the Preview Gala.


Each applicant is strongly encouraged to use the electronic application , to submit his or her information, five (5) electronic images of current work, and one (1) optional booth slide. A non-refundable fee of $40 for applying electronically is payable online by VISA, MasterCard or American Express through April 13, 2007. The fee will increase to $60 for applications submitted after April 13 through April 27, 2007.

ALL questions regarding ONLINE applications must contact Juried Art Services DIRECTLY by phone: 561-832-0480 or by e-mail: info@jurying.net.

Applicants not applying electronically may submit a mailed application and five (5) slides (a 6th slide showing booth display is optional) to Family Service of Greater Boston, Attn: Crafts at the Castle, 31 Heath Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. A non-refundable fee of $85 for applying by regular mail is payable by check or credit card. (This fee includes the application cost and a processing fee for artists who request CRAFTS AT THE CASTLE to enter data, and process, digitize, and upload slides.) Mailed applications must be received by April 6, 2007.

For complete details visit the website: http://www.fsgb.org