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HANDMADE ARTISAN Interest Application

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023 11:59 pm (GMT-07:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Date: Jan 16, 2022 10:00 am - Dec 31, 2023 11:59 pm (PDT)
San Diego, California

About the event

Traveling Artisan's Market is always open to talented artisans and vendors joining our group. Please submit an application for our review and approval process. Select markets will showcase antique, vintage, and fair trade artisans. We require ALL vendors to submit Vendor Interest Applications for our review and approval. Please READ the criteria below to submit the correct application. Download TAM Rules & Regulations, review, initial, and sign which will answer many vendor questions. Criteria for vending at Traveling Artisans' Market: **HANDMADE ONLY select HANDMADE Interest Application ~ All items must be made by you or a member of your team. The apparel must be of your original design. **ANTIQUE/VINTAGE select NEW ANTIQUE/VINTAGE Interest Application: Vintage items must be 30+ years old. Goods that are mass-produced, and/or any reproductions of vintage and antiques are NOT PERMITTED. **FAIR TRADE select FAIR TRADE Interest Application: Products purchased from other countries from handmade artisans. Follow along with us at | FB @TravelArtisans | IG @travelingartisans to keep abreast of all our exciting upcoming events. Thank you for your submission and looking forward to chatting with you soon 😊 Warmly, Traveling Artisan's Market
Traveling Artisans' Market
Traveling Artisans' Market
Traveling Artisans' Market
Traveling Artisans' Market

About the application

Welcome to Traveling Artisan's Market! 
Browse through our applications and let us know if you have any questions.
This is an electronic agreement and by selecting the mediums below, you are validating and approving this agreement electronically.
Artisans may apply up to 2 mediums that correlate with their business name and product line. Give an approximate percentage of each medium; for example ~ 1) Resin art paintings 60% 2) Home decor pieces in resin art 40%.
All work displayed in the booth must be for sale.
FOOD: Only homemade food is accepted. Produced in small batches, not mass-produced or farmed on an industrial scale. It is made using traditional methods and tools – usually hand-crafted. It is made locally, not imported from another country.
CLAY: Original clay and porcelain work, functional or sculptural.
FIBER: Includes wearable and non-wearable. No machine-tooled, machine-screen printing, or other forms of mass production are accepted.
GLASS: Functional and sculptural work is accepted. Kiln forming, blowing, molding, or casting, as well as all cold working processes, are permitted.
JEWELRY: Only those artists accepted in the jewelry category may display or sell jewelry. Items made from commercial parts may not be exhibited.
METAL: Sculptural or decorative work made from metal. No jewelry will be accepted in this category.
MIXED MEDIA: Work that combines materials from two or more mediums in one piece.
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: Handmade instruments.
NATURAL MATERIALS: This includes basket weaving, chair caning, brooms, gourds, home decor, and other works made from materials found in nature.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Includes traditional film photography, hand-colored images, emulsion transfers, and digital photography. Only the artist's original source material is acceptable.
PRINTMAKING: Only hand-pulled original prints are allowed. Prints must be in limited editions, signed, and numbered.
SCULPTURE: Three-dimensional work using additive or subtractive processes in a single medium.
TWO-DIMENSIONAL: Drawing, painting, and digital works. Reproduction prints are not allowed.
WOOD: Original works that are hand-tooled, machine worked, turned, or carved.
OTHER: Specialty crafts and others not listed above. Be specific in your description.

Terms & Conditions

Click on the attached document below, and read it in its entirety for clear expectations of booth setup and requirements. Initial all areas, sign and submit by contacting the organizer on the application.
Traveling Artisans' Market DOES NOT offer refunds for any reason. No refunds in case of inclement weather, acts of nature, or restrictions by governmental agencies to cancel the event, over which Traveling Artisans' Market has no control. Vendor credit towards a future event will be assessed on an individual basis and dependent on special circumstances but NOT guaranteed as withdrawals/cancellations affect the whole market.
I agree to indemnify and hold Traveling Artisans' Market, their officials, staff, and agents harmless of and from any and all actions, causes of actions of every kind in law or equity, suits, debts, liens, contracts, agreements, promises, claims, liabilities, demands, damages, obligations, loss, costs, and expense of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, fixed or contingent, including, with limitation, attorney’s fees and court costs through and including any appeals, taxable or otherwise, incurred, either directly or indirectly, as a result of my participation in the Traveling Artisan's Market, including but not limited to, any claims which might be made by myself, my co-workers, my agents, my employees, and/or any member of the general public.
I acknowledge that I am responsible for the security of my own property and responsible for securing my canopy and fixtures to prevent safety hazards and expressly assume all risk of loss and/or damage to property arising either directly or indirectly from my participation in the Traveling Artisans' Market. I understand and agree that Traveling Artisan's Market is in no way responsible for my property or its safekeeping.

Related files

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • Were you referred from another TAM Artisan? If so, please share their name below.
  • TAM requires WHITE 10x10 tents?
  • Do you have an online presence? Website, FB, IG, Pinterest, etc. Please list all social media handles or links below for jury review. **An online presence is KEY to joining TAM**
  • Please provide references of names of events in which you have recently participaed in, month/year.
  • Please choose your medium category (please read above clear descriptions of each medium):
  • Please describe your work.
  • I certify that my work is not "Buy-Sell" or Production work and completely made by me.
  • Have you read the TAM Rules & Regulations document above? If so, have you initialed, signed and submitted it via email to

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 3
  • Each artisan must include at least 3 to 5 color photos of your products, at least one photo of your booth set-up, and if possible, at least one photo of you making your items or of your workspace.
HANDMADE ARTISAN Interest Application
HANDMADE ARTISAN Interest Application
VENDOR INTEREST for Traveling Artisan's Market
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