26th Annual Taos Summer Art & Craft Fair

Community Against Violence invites you to join us for the 26th Annual Taos Summer Art & Craft Fair, August 9, 10 & 11, 2019 in Kit Carson Park, Taos, New Mexico.

Taos Arts & Crafts Summer Fair
26th Annual

A unique event during the summer tourist season blending the beauty of Taos with artistic inspiration and support for an important cause.

Overwhelmingly positive responses from past participants tell us our fair will continue to grow. Become one of our new artists as we continue to attract more visitors. We maintain visibility in Taos and New Mexico events calendars, newspapers and radio coverage. Ever expanding a social media ad campaign to directly capture your target audience. A highly visible, quality, and profitable fair for all artisans.

Taos Community Against Violence

Booth fees are used promoting and supporting the fair and Community Against Violence. CAV provides crisis
intervention, support, shelter, and advocacy to victims and families of domestic violence and sexual assault in Taos County.

ACCEPTABLE ARTWORK:

Original art and craft work in all media will be considered. No imported, manufactured, mass-produced items, kits, or items not made by the exhibitor will be allowed. Please send good quality photos, or website link representative of your work to be displayed. Your work is judged on originality, creativity and superior craft to ensure a high-quality event and wide diversity. Organizers will check to ensure that work exhibited is the same quality as submitted.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND TYPES (NEW):

Taos Concert and Arts & Crafts Event Production

Alternative applications:

New Artist/Vendor Incubation Application: This application is for artists who are new to
fairs and their work and in need of a reduced fee.

Student Application: Student of high school age or above who is interested in selling their artwork and in need of a reduced fee.

Student or new artist applicants will receive a phone call to review your application, followed by an email with the decision and your adjusted fee.

Complete the Application and Agreement to Exhibit.

Complete the attached Town of Taos Special Business Registration. A one-time fee of $10.00 payable to the Town of Taos will need to be included with this registration form for the calendar year 2019.

A completed Special Business Registration is required for each show even if you have paid the yearly fee.

Check made payable to CAV for $200.00.
Send completed forms with good quality photos of artwork and check to:

Community Against Violence
Attn: A & C Fair
945 Salazar Road
Taos, NM 87571

FEES, FORMS & DEADLINES:

  • Questions about applying for this show, please contact Jalmar 5 – 7 pm
  • June 10, 2019 Acceptance/rejection notices mailed; check deposited for accepted applications.
  • July 1, 2019 Deadline for cancellations with refund
  • No refunds will be made for bad weather. In the event of bad weather, you must provide your own tent or protection from the weather.

HELPFUL INFORMATION:

If you do not have a State of New Mexico CRS number go online:

www.tax.newmexico.gov/

QUESTIONS:

Contact Jalmar Bowden at 575-770-1375 5- 7 pm only please or by email at info@bbboomevents.com