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Gifted Holiday Artisan Market

  • Monday, August 22, 2022
  • Thursday, September 15, 2022
  • 4:00 PM
  • Silk Purse Arts Centre


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This holiday season we are inviting submissions from artisans & makers for our Holiday Artisan Market in the Silk Purse Gallery from November 16 - 20, 2022!

We are looking for unique, handmade, artisanal quality jewellery, handbags, pottery, candles, soaps, fashion items, cards, woodwork, leather goods & other special items.

Selected items will be displayed & sold in the Silk Purse Gallery during the market dates & following that in the Art Box shop. Selected items will be part of our display & sales at the North Van ShipYards Christmas Artisan Market on December 10 & 11.

We take items on consignment, & keep a 25% commission on sales. Payment for sold items will be issued in January 2023.

WVCAC Membership is required, either at the Individual ($10) or Artist ($25) level if you are selected to participate.

How To Submit

1. Select the Register for this event button.

2. Complete the Submission Form which includes uploading:

  • Artwork Submission Hi-res images of the items you are submitting for consideration. 
    Accepted formats: JPG, JPEG, TIF, TIFF. Each file should be less than 20 MB.
  • Artist Statement Clear & concise description of your work & bio.
    Accepted formats: PDF, DOC, DOCX. File should be less than 20MB.

    Submissions Open Monday, August 22

    Submissions Close Thursday, September 15, 4pm.

    Results  Artisans/makers will be advised by September 30 if your work is selected. Selected items to be delivered by October 15 at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave. West Vancouver. Delivery arrangements will be confirmed post acceptance notice.

    If you have any questions please contact Art Box Coordinator Ardis Nelson

    We look forward to seeing your work!

    West Vancouver Community Arts Council
    Located at
    The Silk Purse Arts Centre
    1570 Argyle Avenue
    West Vancouver, BC  V7V 1A1

    Phone: 604-925-7292


    Gallery/Art Box Gift Shop Hours:

    Winter Hours: Wednesday  Sunday 12 – 4 pm


    The West Vancouver Community Arts Council acknowledges that the lands on which we gather for cultural activities are part of the traditional ancestral territories of the Coast Salish Peoples.

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