Tuesday, March 18, 2008

One of a Kind Show and Sale -- Chicago

Deadline: May 1, 2008 (RECEIVE) before midnight (CST)

One of a Kind Show and Sale

Chicago, IL
December 4-7, 2008

Acceptance Criteria
You must be the maker, designer, creator and producer of the work.

Your product, booth design, & application information will be juried for quality, authenticity, uniqueness, salability, booth presentation and overall balance of categories.

Reproduction aids such as molds used in jewelry or ceramics must be created by the applying artisan.

Hand pulled original prints (signed and numbered limited editions) ONLY are permitted.

Artists must be present with their work for the entire 4 days of the show.

In addition, photographers applying to the One of a Kind Show must provide:

A statement noting that the photographer is the artist. The statement should indicate if the photographer prints his/her own work or if it is printed by a printer/lab. The artist must provide the name of the printer/lab to the One of a Kind Show.
A statement of the authenticity of the process, materials and (lifespan of the photo including the date source.)

Limited editions must be signed and numbered and not exceed 250.

Application and Jury Process
Application deadline for the December 2008 show must be completed and submitted before midnight (CST) on May 1, 2008. All applications must be submitted online through Zapplication™ at www.zapplication.org. To be considered, you will be asked to:

Create an online artist profile
Prepare and upload 4 digital images of your work and 1 image of a booth presentation (images must be 1920 pixels by 1920 pixels)
Submit a $30(USD) non-refundable application fee
Complete the online application and submit it before midnight (CST) on May 1, 2008
Online Application Assistance

For an additional fee, Larry Sanders, our preferred professional photographer, will digitalize and format slides for your One of a Kind application through Zapplication. Please contact Larry directly at:

Larry Sanders
Sanders Visual Images

Jury Notification
Notification of your jury status will be e-mailed to you at the end of May 2008 (please do not call).

If You Are Accepted
Accepted artists will receive an acceptance e-mail and mailed letter followed by a contract, booth payment schedule and additional show information. A 50 percent deposit is due with the contract in June 2008.

Booth Package
Includes: hardwall booth, custom painting, six incadescent floodlights, electricity, carpeting, booth signage, waste basket, booth cleaning, and free drayage. The standard booth size is approximately 10'x10'.

Standard Booth Rate — approx. 10' x 10' = $1,895
Standard Corner Booth Rate — approx. 10' x 10' = $2,195

Multiple and Corner Booth configurations are also available and can be indicated on the contract upon acceptance.

Emerging Artists
For information aboout our emerging artists program, please contact Libby Hanna at 312.527.7757 or lhanna@mmart.com.

Download Prospectus: ooak_prospectus.pdf
Website: http://www.mmart.com/oneofakindshow/application.html

If you have any questions, please contact Libby Hanna at 312.527.7757 or lhanna@mmart.com.