Thursday, April 05, 2007

2008 NICHE Awards

Deadline: August 31, 2007 (Postmark)

The 2008 NICHE Awards competition is open to any professional craft artist over the age of 21 who is actively involved in the design and production of craftwork supplied to galleries and craft stores.

Submitted work must have been produced or introduced after August 31, 2006, to be eligible. Work previously submitted to the NICHE Awards may not be resubmitted.

NICHE magazine reserves the right to cancel or merge categories that do not accrue an appropriate number of applications.

Forms & Entry Fees
Only one application per artist is allowed. Entries must be submitted by the artist in the artist's name, not in the name of a company. The entry form attesting to the originality of the work and granting permission to use the product images must be signed by the artist and must accompany all entries.

The jurying fee for artists not exhibiting in the 2008 Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft is $35.

The jurying fee for exhibitors in the 2008 Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft is $15. Your customer number must be provided in order to secure this discount.

The jurying fee is due with the application. Applications received without payment of the jurying fee will not be reviewed. Please do not include any other payments in your check for the jurying fee.

Students: See ( Student Application) for eligibility guidelines and entry fees.

Award Finalists

Each selected finalist receives:

• Award certificate from


• Prominent listing in the Winter 2008 issue of

NICHE magazine

• Press materials tailored to local and trade media

• Dedicated space in a special exhibit at the Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft in February 2008.

2008 Niche Awards Applications:

Professional Application (PDF)

Student Application (PDF)

For information regarding the NICHE Awards please contact Meghan D. Bunnell.

Meghan D. Bunnell
Events Coordinator
Phone: 410.889.2933 ext. 270
Fax: 443.524.2644