Selections

Filipa Pimentel
FEATURED MEMBER

The market place is overflowing with mass produced items that lack the life and character of an object made by hand. The determination to inject life and creativity into homes is what puts me in my studio every day.

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Sell at Craft Ontario Shop

Interested in selling your work at the Shop?

The intent of Craft Ontario Shop is to provide a marketplace for traditional and contemporary craft that demonstrates excellence in design and craftsmanship.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Any interested crafts professionals who meet the general criteria for selections may apply to sell their work at the Shop.

Each application must include the following information:

  • Six digital images that best represent the type of work intended to be sold at the Shop
  • An accompanying image list that includes: digital file name, title/item, dimensions, description, medium, technique and retail price. (Commission structure: 50% craftsperson and 50% store).
    To download Selections Image List Form CLICK HERE.
  • CV and artist statement
  • Full contact information, including current mailing address and email and valid Craft Ontario Membership number if applicable
  • Non refundable $25 (+3.25 HST) administrative fee for non-members of Craft Ontario (no critiques given). If paying by cheque, please make payable to Craft Ontario OR use paypal button below.

PLEASE NOTE: Accepted applicants must become a Craft Professional Member ($130) of Craft Ontario, if not already.

Selections Administrative Fee

 

Applications by email to:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. subject line: "Application to sell at the Shop"

Applications by mail to:

Craft Ontario Shop
Attn: Selections
1106 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON  M6J 1H9

Applications will be reviewed every two months starting February 1 and ending October 1. All applicants will be informed by email of results within two weeks of the application deadline.

GENERAL CRITERIA

  • Craft based medium to reflect the quality that is associated with Craft Ontario Shop
  • Work must be the original idea of the maker or a skillful rendering of a traditional or classic design
  • Articles that require simple assembly of commercially available parts as opposed to skillful manipulation of materials will not be accepted
  • Ready-made parts or components are permitted only if they are subordinate to the total design and craftsmanship of the object
  • The object must be capable of serving the purpose for which it was designed

PLEASE NOTE: Craft Ontario Shop does not accept the following:

  • hobby crafts
  • photography
  • flower arrangements or potpourri
  • plants
  • decorated stones, sea shells or other found objects
  • liquid embroidery
  • work made from kits, commercial patterns (as from pattern books or magazines)
  • work made with a commercial product as the focal point
  • work made with commercial moulds

Questions? Please contact Yusun Ha, Retail Manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 416-921-1721.

 

 

Who We Are

Formerly the Ontario Crafts Council, Craft Ontario is a not-for-profit service organization that works to have craft recognized as a valuable part of life. We promote and celebrate professional craft through providing member opportunities, and advocate for craft practice by educating and empowering diverse audiences.