Call for Applications: MAKE '17

MAKE '17


Call for Applications


The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF


18 November, 2017 - 7 January, 2018


Sharyn Baker


Call for Applications: MAKE '17

Contemporary crafts for Christmas, Devon Guild of Craftsmen

MAKE '17 is the annual Christmas selling exhibition in the Devon Guild's large contemporary gallery space.

It runs from Saturday 18 November, 2017 to Monday 7 January, 2018.

This show celebrates the diversity of contemporary craft and will focus on selling handmade, high quality craftsmanship, highlighting one-off, unique pieces alongside small-scale batch production.

Eligibility Criteria

The exhibition is open to any UK based contemporary craftsperson and designer-maker whose work fits these criteria.

We are particularly looking for makers who produce exciting and contemporary work.

Selling Event

The Christmas period is a key time for sales; during the run of MAKE 2016 13,796 people visited the exhibition, approximately 14,600 visited online and over £24,000 in sales were achieved.

For More Information

How To Apply

To apply please submit the following by email to

  • 6 digital images (examples of current work)
  • Artist’s statement
  • Current trade prices (not retail)
  • CV

Application Deadline

2 July 2017

We will acknowledge all submissions by email within a week.

If you do not get a reply please send your submission again.


The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF


Sharyn Baker