Artistry by the Lake

July 4th - July 5th, 2015

"Artistry by the Lake" will provide a marketplace for artists/artisans producing original, high quality handcrafted works.


  • Painting
  • Fibre Arts
  • Jewellery
  • Original Paints*
  • Sculpture
  • Wood
  • Photography
  • Pottery
  • Glass

The following items are unacceptable:

  • ceramics or jewellery made from commercial molds
  • any items made from commercial/stencilled pattern
  • bazaar items
  • reselling of purchased goods
  • photographically reproduced paintings
  • anything not hand made in Canada by exhibiting artist

*Reproductions of an original form of art using a photomechanical process, even if signed and numbered, are not acceptable.

On line: and submission deadline is May 31st, 2015. Artists applying on-line will be contacted regarding submission of their work to be juried.

There is a registration fee of 200.00 (plus $26.00 HST) per exhibition space for the show. H.S.T. registration number is 107773566. Refunds will not be permitted after May 31, 2015.

PLEASE NOTE: Where two or more exhibitors share a booth and both are showing their work, EACH MUST REGISTER their work and pay their registration fee.

Registration forms must be signed and accompanied by the registration fee (or apply on-line) and 7 (seven) slides or photos displaying categories registered. Each image must be labelled with artist's name, medium and size. There should also be a corresponding description of each image and an artist's statement and/or resume. A self-addressed, stamped envelope must be included for your images to be returned. Website addresses may be submitted instead of slides."Artistry by the Lake" is a juried show. A jury committee will review all submissions as quickly as possible before the deadline date. Notification of acceptance will be by email. Those not accepted will have their registration fee returned.

Awards of Excellence will be given for first, second and third place.

Each outdoor display area will be 10 feet wide by 10 feet deep. Booths will be in groups of four – everyone has a corner location.* Hydro and water will not be available. There will be no pets allowed. Exhibitors must set up between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. the morning of the show. Exhibitors must supply their own display equipment, tables and chairs. Inappropriate display material will be prohibited.

*Booth – no exchange on allotted spaces.

Exhibitors must be personally present during the period of the Show. Exhibitors are responsible for their own sales and Harmonized Sales Tax of 13% if applicable. Visa and MasterCard are allowed. All arrangements to be made by exhibitor. Telephone services will not be available for exhibition use.

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce, their volunteers and the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake do not accept responsibility for loss or damage incurred at "Artistry by the Lake". Insurance must be arranged by the Exhibitor.

Kim Fletcher
Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce
26 Queen Street
P.O. Box 1043
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
L0S 1J0
Phone: 905-468-1950 ext 212

Click here to see a List of Exhibitors.

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