Artist Opportunities

It is time to start planning the solo show calendar at Wake Med North for 2022!

We are very appreciative of the display space at the Wake Med North gallery wall and are looking forward to continuing to show high quality original works.

The hospital administration and staff continue to support our displays even throughout the pandemic.


Please review the general info for exhibiting at this venue.


If you are interested in having a show in 2022, contact delphine@delphinepeller.com with your top 3 preferred months to show.


All efforts are made to accomodate artist choices, however, preference will be given to artists who have not shown at Wake Med North. All artists must be registered with the WFGA. Installation and take down days are coordinated between the two artists and Delphine is there to assist in curating the new works. Exhibits are approximate one month in duration. If you have not seen the display space at the hospital, please take a moment to go through our facebook and instagram posts to see past artists' shows.

The Wake Forest Farmers Market is now accepting applications for their annual Holiday Market. They will hold their market on November 27, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

The application is on the first page of the Wake Forest Farmer’s Market web site: www.wakeforestmarket.org.

For more information, contact the market manager at 984-235-0545 or at farmersmarketmanagerwf@gmail.com.

Due to Jeanne's resignation as chair of the WFGA the following volunteer opportunities need filling.

Please contact Jeanne, Mary Petretich, or a member of the steering committee to indicate your willingness to serve.

gemsbyjeannemarie@gmail.com

marypetretich@nc.rr.com

kathy.b.street@gmail.com

As a volunteer organization we need to have people filling these positions. Thank you.


  1. Liaison to ARTS Wake Forest

Also board member

Attend meeting 2nd Thursday

Report on Guild Activities

Holidays Artisans Market Committee

  1. Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce

Represent ARTS Wake Forest and WFGA at networking events, Women’s Business group

Liaison to Wake Forest Downtown Business Alliance

Monthly Meeting - Monday afternoon

  1. Facebook and Instagram (along with Delphine and Sara)

content, create events

Respond to messages

  1. Steering Committee Meeting - 2nd Monday in the evening

Plan agenda and facilitate meeting

  1. Artist Meeting - 3rd Tuesday

Plan agenda and facilitate meeting

  1. Monitor and reply to WFGA emails

  1. Create sign-ups in sign-up genius for events

Volunteer Docents

Below is the sign-up link for an upcoming Guild opportunity at the Renaissance Centre. This is for docents during the Forest Moon Theatre’s production of The Odd Couple on October 22-24. We are asking for one docent per performance to be available before the show begins and during intermission to answer any questions about the current Guild exhibit. If any members have questions, they can reach out to April Cannon on email or call on her office number (919.435.9568).

https://www.cognitoforms.com/RenaissanceCenter1/GuildDocentSignUpsForFMTsProductionOfTheOddCoupleAtTheRenaissanceCentre

November 13th Morrisville Family Fun Fest, Morrisville Community Park on Morrisville

It's Justin with artsbyJustin.com. If I haven't met you yet I hope to meet you soon!

I want to invite you to join me in setting up your booth at the Morrisville Family Fun Fest on Saturday, November 13 at the Morrisville Community Park in Morrisville.

The event consist of a 5k race, 10k race, artisan showcase, inflatable village, bingo, dog show, family fun walk and ends with s'mores and hot chocolate. It will be a great day with over 2,000 people. It's hosted by Carry The Water NC who I'm happy to support.

You can find full details at https://carrythewaternc.org/mfff and the vendor application for artisans at: https://carrythewaternc.org/vendor.

Space is limited to the first 40 chosen. Come, support the community, and let's all sell lots of arts/goods.

I'll see you there!

Justin Keishing

ArtsbyJustin.com

M: 9195279233

ARTS Wake Forest is pleased to announce that our Holiday Artisans Market Team has just confirmed additional Outdoor space for the Dec 4, 2021 Holiday Artisans Market. Interested artists/artisans can apply for Outdoor space at: https://artswakeforest.org/artists/artisans-market/2021-late-applications/ .

Direct questions to the Market Team at holidayartisansmarket@gmail.com

Six Sundays in Fall

September 5 - October 10

Joyner Park

Guild artists may sign up to be at the concert to exhibit and sell their art. The Guild is allowed up to 3 tents which may be shared by artists.

Click here for more information about Six Sundays in Fall.

The Wake Forest Public Art Commission invites you to join them for a Celebration of the Arts on October 9.


The event will from 10am-1pm at the Alston-Massenburg Community Center located at 416 North Taylor Street Wake Forest, NC.

A celebration of your artwork will be held at 12 noon and we hope you can join us for the program.

All WFGA artists are invited to attend and present their art, provide demonstrations, etc.


The opportunity with the Public Art Commission is to set up a display during the October 9 Celebration of the Arts over at Alston-Massenburg Community Center and Taylor Street Park (located on the corners of Juniper and N. Taylor Street).


Further information is available in the sign-up link: https://www.cognitoforms.com/RenaissanceCenter1/October9CelebrationOfTheArtsGuildSignUp.

Public Art Commission

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The opportunity with the Public Art Commission is to set up a display during the October 9 Celebration of the Arts at the Alston-Massenburg Community Center and Taylor Street Park (located on the corners of Juniper and N. Taylor Street). Further information is available in the sign-up

link: https://www.cognitoforms.com/RenaissanceCenter1/October9CelebrationOfTheArtsGuildSignUp.

I am excited to announce a new artist opportunity for the Eastern region of NC. We are currently recruiting teaching artists and would love your help spreading the word! Please see the information and application link below and contact me with any question you may have.

Call for Teaching Artists: Artist Innovation Mentorship Program with the North Carolina Museum of Art

The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) is seeking teaching artists for short term residencies for a new outreach initiative, generously funded by The Anonymous Trust, where artists will work with middle-school aged children in after-school programs throughout Eastern North Carolina. This work will be guided through training sessions at the NCMA and is grounded in the belief that access to the arts and creative thinking is critical for all audiences. Round one of applications are due no later than September 15, 2021. (Round two applications will be due October 15th) Apply today! Please share with your artist communities!

Application requirements include:

· Work Samples/Images of Artwork

· Resume or CV

· Lesson Plan Samples

· Background Check

· Reliable Transportation

Apply HERE

DECEMBER ARTISAN MARKET

ARTS Wake Forest is excited to announce that applications are open for our 5th Annual Holiday Artisans Market which will be held December 4, 2021; 9am-4pm at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre in Downtown Wake Forest.

Applications will be accepted until September 1. There is a $10 nonrefundable application fee. Instructions for payment are found on the market application.

We will accept applications via the EntryThingy Online Call for Entries system. Find instructions at https://artswakeforest.org/artists/artisans-market/ If you experience trouble using EntryThingy, please email us at holidayartisansmarket@gmail.com

This year we offer two opportunities for booth placement:

-- Grand Hall Marketplace (8x8 foot, indoor space) $65 per booth space + $10 for electricity (limited number of spaces available with electricity), $35 per artist/craftsperson for shared spaces, each artist subject to application fee and jurying.

-- Outdoor Marketplace (10x10 foot, outdoor space, rain or shine) $65 per booth space, no electricity available, $35 per artist/craftsperson for shared spaces, each artist subject to application fee and jurying.

Jurying will take place after the application deadline. All applicants will be notified of acceptance or wait list placement by September 22.

We look forward to your application and to a great show. Feel free to respond with any question.

Wishing you all the best,

The Holiday Artisans Market Team



ARTSPLOSURE:THE RALEIGH ARTS FESTIVAL | OCT 9-10, 2021

INTERESTED IN SHOWCASING AND SELLING YOUR ARTWORK AT ONE OF OUR FESTIVALS?

ARTSPLOSURE OFFERS ARTISTS SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR AWARD-WINNING ART MARKETS.

Dog Days of Summer

Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you! All members picking up or dropping off should sign up for a spot. Please have all information on cards and an inventory sheet ready to go when you arrive. Please wear a mask. If you have not shown with us before, please read through the requirements on the web page before committing to the show. The theme of this show is the Dog Days of Summer. Drop Off 4-6 pm September 8- Show: Dog Days of Summer (Think warm colors, summer themes, early autumn, puppies)

www.signupgenius.com


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Last Renaissance Center Exhibit

November 2- Pickup/Drop Off 4-6 pm

November 3- A Few of my Favorite Things (Think of what do you love, make it!)

November 12th (Friday) 5-7 PM Guild Walk Through. Please be there to greet people if you have your art there.

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WAKEMED NORTH EXHIBITS

WakeMed North in conjunction with the Wake Forest Guild of Artists displays artwork of one of our members each month in their facility.

Please contact Delphine Peller (delphine@delsign.com) if you are interested in exhibiting at WakeMed North in order to put you on the schedule.

WakeMed Solo Show Schedule 2021

January - Cancelled due to Covid

February - Cancelled due to Covid

March - Marge Violetta-Ropko

April - Michele Eichelberg

May - Becky Barber

June - Clina Polloni

July - Sara Roberts

August - Ian Slade

September - Diana Johnson

October - Linda Jones

November - Jane Steelman

December - Kim Bishop