The deadline for crafts vendors at the 2015 Jazz Fest is rapidly approaching! You have until midnight this Tuesday, December 2, 2014 to submit your application for one of the three crafts areas at this year's festival:
The Congo Square African Marketplace features unique, handcrafted artwork that refelcts cultural influences seen throughout the African Diaspora. Presentations by artists and vendors resonate with the rich African-Caribbean cultural legacy in Congo Square.
The Contemporary Crafts area presents work by both Louisiana and the nation's most talented contemporary artists. It features original, handcrafted, one-of--akind and limited edition designs. Applicants to this section can work with and in all types of media and disciplines.
The Louisiana Marketplace introduces festival goers to a variety of handcrafted works by Louisiana only artisans and craftspeople. The Louisiana Marketplace showcases works that express various aspects of the state's unique cultural heritage.
The 2015 Festival will be held April 24-26 and April 30-May 3 from 11am-7pm daily.
Applications, more information on the application process, and full requirements can be found here: http://www.nojazzfest.com/crafts/apply/