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2019 KCCG Spring Sale FAQs

(Rev 1,1/13/19, 3/27/18)

What are the sale dates?

Friday 4/26 5-9, Saturday 4/27 10-5, Sunday 4/28 11-3

We chose to hold the sale a week prior to Brookside and Strawberry Swing.

What is the application fee?

$40 for members, $50 for non-members

What is the opt-out fee?

You need to either work one shift at the sale OR you can pay an extra $50 opt-out fee in addition to your application fee. For example if you are a guild member who chooses to opt-out, your fee would be $90. If you are a non-member who chooses to work, your fee would be $50.

What is the commission?

It is an 80/20 split. KCCG takes a 20% commission of sales.

Is the show juried?

No, first come, first served. Participants capped at 20

What type of work can be sold at the show?

Work sold must be 95% kiln fired ceramic.

How will the postcards be designed?

Any artist who wishes to have work considered for the postcard may drop off a piece at the guild by 3/1. A variety of groupings will be photographed, and the graphic designer will choose the image to use.

How will the show be marketed?

Postcards, website, Facebook, Instagram.

How will work be displayed?

Each artist will have ~20 square feet of display space. If you need, KCCG will provide a table with table cloth for you, rest of setup is yours. If you have your own display of ~20 square feet, you will need to provide us with the footprint (example 10 ft by 2 feet). We will allocate a space for you. Location of displays to be assigned by Spring Sale committee.

Is there a limit to how much work I can show?

Whatever fits attractively in your space! You can provide back stock either under your table or clearly labeled in the glaze room and volunteers will restock as needed.

How will work be labeled?

Each artist will be assigned a code. We will provide an inventory sheet and pre-printed price labels for up to 240 pieces. Additional labels can be requested if needed. EVERY item must have an individual price label even small items like ornaments or jewelry.

When will work be set up?

Artists will need to set up their own work at the guild between 6 PM Thursday 4/25 and 3PM Friday 4/26. All work must be labeled and inventory sheet provided at this time. If you choose to opt out, you must have someone else designated to set up and tear down your work.

What will I do during my volunteer shift?

We will need volunteers to prep the guild for setup on Thursday 4/25 moving wheels, cleaning, etc, work throughout the sale, stocking, logging sales, and wrapping, and help put the guild back together Sunday 4/28...

When will excess work need to be taken down?

Artists must complete their teardown by Sunday 4/28 at 4 PM.

How will KCCG be put back together?

After artists are done tearing down their own work, they are needed to stay an extra hour to help put the Guild back to normal. With all helping that should be sufficient time. If you cannot attend the teardown and reset, you must provide someone to teardown and reset for you! The committee will not be responsible for work left behind, and artists who do not participate in teardown/reset or provide another person to take their place will be assessed an additional $100 fee.

Will there be food and beverages?

KCCG will provide basic snacks and drinks for the shoppers. Artists can also bring food to share if they wish.

Will sales tax be added?

No. Each potter is responsible for his/her own sales tax accounting.

When will I be paid for my sales?

Accounting for sales will occur within 15 days of sale and checks will be available for pickup or can be mailed to your home address.



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