CALL FOR YUKON INDIGENOUS ART | CRAFT
The Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association (YFNCT), in partnership with the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (KDCC) will be presenting the first annual Yúk’e ARTS MARKET that will be open to the public from Nov 23rd – Dec 16th.
This new market will showcase and sell Yukon Indigenous art, craft and gift products in a beautiful gallery setting throughout the Christmas shopping season. The market will be held in the Artist Studio at the KDCC and will coincide with well-established craft fairs and major events including the Cranberry Fair, 12 Days of Christmas, KDCC Craft Fair & Open House, Advancing Indigenous Tourism Conference, annual gatherings, conferences and much more.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THIS MARKET?
All Indigenous visual artists living in Yukon are invited to submit art work for this market.
HOW IT WILL WORK?
This is essentially a Pop-Up Retail Gallery that will be managed by YFNCT and KDCC staff, with assistance from participating artists.
Step 1: Registration
Artists who wish to participate are asked to complete the simple online registration form by October 25th. You will be asked to include an anticipated list of the art and craft items that you would like to showcase and sell.
Step 2: Delivery of Artwork | Inventory
You will be asked to deliver the bulk of your artwork to the gallery by a set deadline. You will also be welcomed to restock / deliver new art to the gallery throughout the event. For artists living outside of Whitehorse, you will receive a subsidy for shipping your work to and from Whitehorse.