LUSTRE CONTEMPORARY CRAFT MAKER’S MARKET
LUSTRE 6 – 8 November 2015
Lustre is the premier annual selling opportunity for contemporary, innovative craft in the midlands. Exhibiting here is your chance to reach the discerning crafts consumer and to tap into the lucrative pre-Christmas gift market. Lustre provides an exceptionally high-quality retail experience. It attracted 3,000 visitors in 2014. A comprehensive marketing strategy ensures a consistently high profile for the event amongst key identified markets, and it is successful in attracting both regional and national press coverage. Lustre prides itself on providing the highest standard of support for participating makers, ensuring that your work is shown at its best.
We invite you to apply to take part in Lustre 2015 and welcome applications from makers working in all forms and materials including metal, jewellery, ceramics, glass, wood and textiles. The selection panel meets at the end of April 2015 and consists of Lakeside gallery staff, invited curators and crafts specialists.
The selection is based on the following criteria:
• quality of conception and realisation
• work produced in a contemporary idiom
• the need to achieve a balance of media and pricing across the market.
Closing date for applications is Friday 24 April 2015.