2012 Application Information
The 28th annual American Craft Exposition (ACE), a juried exhibition and sale presented by The Auxiliary of NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) at Evanston and Glenbrook Hospitals, will be held at the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion on Northwestern University's campus in Evanston, Illinois. The jury will accept approximately 150 craft artists.
Preview Party: August 23, 2012
Show: August 24 through August 26, 2012
Proceeds from ACE will support ovarian cancer research at NorthShore.
Deadline for Applications
Deadline for Applications: March 2, 2012
Deadline for Late Applications: March 16, 2012
APPLICATIONS AND FEES
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Applicants must use the electronic application system to submit their information and five (5) digital images. A nonrefundable fee of $50 for applying electronically is payable online by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or VISA. The fee will increase to $75 for applications submitted March 3 through March 16, 2012.
To encourage the participation of craftsmen who are beginning their careers, an Emerging Artist category is available. This option is open only to those who have been practicing their craft for less than six years and who have never exhibited at ACE. If you choose to apply as an emerging artist, you must do so exclusively. The application procedure and fees are the same as for other applicants. However, those who check the emerging artist category will be juried separately from the other applicants. Those who are accepted will share a large booth space with other emerging artists, thereby reducing their booth expenses.
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