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Emerging Makers Application

NY NOW® is pleased to present Emerging Makers within a display in the Handmade® Designer Maker section for the winter 2017 market. Emerging Makers emphasizes up-and-coming artists showcasing their designs and handmade product line(s). New designers (in business for one year or less) and artists entering the wholesale marketplace for the first time, are invited to submit their designs and product(s). Selected participants will be offered prime space within a display of Emerging Makers in the Handmade® Designer Maker section.

Handmade® features a juried collection of over 350 contemporary designers such as Stinson Studios,, Rustico, Batle Studio, Rebel Designs, pip-squeak chapeau, Jonathan’s® Spoons, Elizabeth Garvin, and other leading designers in the artisanal community. The section is an essential resource for thousands of leading design retailers, galleries and museums such as The Museum of Art and Design, MoMA, Smithsonian, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Anthropologie Stores. For new artisans looking to increase their exposure within the design-driven handmade community Emerging Makers is your next step!

For 30 years, Handmade® has been a unique and upscale juried collection featuring international and U.S. artisans and designers of only the finest handcrafted merchandise.

• Emerging artists (in business for one year or less) and makers entering the wholesale marketplace for the first time are invited to submit an application.

• Submissions will be juried based on unique and original design, process and market readiness.

Participation fee: $1,000.00