Thursday, July 23, 2015

Call for Submissions for Handmade Hamilton's Holiday Show

A Holiday Arts and Craft Show at the Staircase Theatre Wants You!

When? Saturday December 12, 2015

What? A diverse mix of local makers of fine, cool, funky, sassy art and craft selling their wares at the stunning Staircase Theatre in the Strathcona Neighbourhood in Hamilton. The sale is from 11 am to 5:30 pm.

Handmade Hamilton is looking for a variety of makers. Whether you make jewelry, clothes, art, stuffies, zines, buttons…we want you.

Please note that we cannot accept any makers of food or drink due to building health codes.


The deadline for applications is midnight on August 31, 2015. All applicants will be notified of participation by September 15, 2015.

Please email all applications to curator Lisa Pijuan-Nomura

Applicants must submit the following:

1. Information
• Company Name

*  Primary Contact
• Address
• Phone Number
• Email Contact
• Detailed Description of what you create (250 word maximum)
• Price Range of Goods

• 3 to 5 digital images of your work
(please keep files under 500k in JPEG or GIF format.)These photos will be used for as on screen promotion at the Staircase Theatre. If you have a logo please include that.

• Website (Etsy, Artfire, Blog, etc)

• Table Request
6ftx2.5ft table-$105
4ft x 2ft table-$65

Please note that there are 3 separate rooms in the building that will be used for the show.  Unfortunately the building is not fully accessible, only partially accessible.  


Upon receipt of your application you will receive an email confirmation. We will contact all applicants by email by September 15, 2015

If accepted to the show, all must submit payment within 14 days.


Once accepted all vendor payments must be submitted by November 1. If payment is not received by this date acceptance will be withdrawn. If accepted payment info will be sent out along with your acceptance letter. 


Once accepted into Handmade Hamilton and your payment has been submitted, your participation fee is non-refundable.

Questions/Contact Information

Contact Lisa Pijuan-Nomura at girlcancreate [at] with any questions.