First up, a new fair:
Calling All Book Artists!
We are happy to announce that we are starting up an Artist’s Book Fair at West Studios in Chesterfield on the 6th and 7th of June 2015, and we need you!
West Studios is based at Chesterfield College and is a new and exciting creative development. We house 16 creative businesses in 4 large shared studio spaces, as well as offering a meeting room, exhibition space, gallery shop, retail space and drop-in studio. Please visit West Studios’ Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/WestS41
Our event space can hold up to 18 tables which will be available on a first come first served basis. The tables will measure approximately 6’x2’6” and will be provided with a chair, but please bring your own table covering. Fixing to the walls is not allowed, however in some areas things could be hung from the wall.
If you would like to take part in this year’s fair the fee will be £25 for a full table or £12 half a table, payable in advance. Applications to participate are open, and if you have any further questions please contact us at: email@example.com or telephone 01246 500799.
Please visit our Chesterfield Artist Book Fair Facebook page, http://on.fb.me/1CUglwt
Secondly, a fair at the Baltic:
Call for Exhibitors: Artists’ Book Market at BALTIC, Gateshead, UK
Friday 10th & Saturday 11th July 2015, 10.00-17.00 BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead plays host to a national two day Artists’ Book Market. Submissions for tables are welcome from artists, bookmakers, small press publishers, artist’s groups, zine artists, bookbinders, trade and suppliers. Exhibitors’ stalls are 90 x 180 cm approx.
Prices for stalls are as follows:- Individual artist/imprint/collective: £60- College/university: £120 - Trade/supplier: £150
CALL FOR ARTIST’S BOOK INTERVENTIONS: An opportunity to propose ideas for talks, demonstrations, performances, screenings and other interventions that could last between 15 minutes – 2 hours. Selected interventions will receive a bursary of £100 as well as curatorial/technical support and documentation.
Deadline for submissions for exhibitors’ stalls and/or interventions is 18th May 2015.Selected applicants will be notified by 22 May 2015. To secure a stall the exhibitors’ fee must be paid within14 days from receipt of invoice.
For further details on how to apply and to download submission forms please go to: www.balticmill.com or contact the organiser, Theresa Easton:firstname.lastname@example.org
So come on, all you lovely book artists, apply today!