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Call for Submissions
Co-presented with Craft Arts Market (7 James St., downtown St. Catharines)

DATES: Friday 24 April 5pm – 9pm // Saturday 25 April & Sunday 26 April 2015 // 11 am – 5 pm
Submission Deadline: Monday 6 April 2015In the Soil Arts Festival, now in its 7th year, showcases and celebrates the unique artistic talents of Niagara and beyond. The 3-day event will feature more than 400 contemporary performing and literary artists, musicians, and media artists in the St Catharines downtown core. This year, we’ve teamed up with Craft Arts Market to present Vendor Bender, an arts market taking place at the hub of the event on James Street from Friday 24 April to Sunday 26 April 2015. TheVendor Bender offers an opportunity for independent Niagara artists and craftspeople to share their work. If you are making works such as artisanry; self-published magazine and book works; textile arts; screen prints; independent music recordings, and any other unique creations, we want you to present and sell your work at this dynamic, popular and exciting market. The Vendor Bender will be part of our outdoor Festival Hub in a fully tented location on James Street and part of an entire street of activity, including the festival Main stage tent with food and drink and live entertainment throughout the three-day festival.