2017 Light The Nations

Vendor Application

Thank you for your interest in Light The Nations. The Festival features over 60 vendors highlighting local non profits, businesses, artists, and food.

Limited Vendor Space is still available

Acting in its sole discretion, JD Events and Festivals reserves the right to reject any application for any reason. 
This application is for local artists/craft/food vendors. All other businesses would be considered sponsors and can email Jack@JDeventsandfestivals.com.

LOCATION

51st Ave North between Illinois Ave and Georgia Ave, Nashville, TN

ABOUT THE EVENT

The event brings together neighbors and businesses in The Nations and surrounding neighborhoods for an evening filled with live music, a local vendor marketplace, delicious food, and much more.

MARKET HOURS

Saturday October 21, 2017

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

COST

Local Business $175.00* - A local businesses is considered a locally owned and operated business.  A corporate or franchised business is not considered a local business but can become an event sponsor.   

Artist $175.00* - Individuals who hand-make/handcraft the items they will offer at the event.

ARTIST CATEGORIES
Artist categories are used by Edgehill Rocks as a tool to ensure vendor diversity at the event. Please find descriptions of media categories below:

Candles: Personally concocted scent profiles and hand-poured candles and wax melts
Ceramics: All original clay and porcelain work other than jewelry is accepted in this category. No machine-made or mass produced work is permitted.
Clothing: Hand-sewn articles of clothing by you.
Digital Art: This category includes any original work for which the original image, or the manipulation of other source material, was executed by the artist using a computer. Traditional photographs taken through a digital media should apply in the photography category.
Drawing: Works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax crayon, etc. or from the fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush are to be entered in this category.
Fiber: All work crafted from fibers including basketry, embroidery, weaving, leatherwork, tapestry and papermaking. This can be wearable or non-wearable.
Glass: No forms of mass production are permitted. Mass produced glassware vendors should fill out the Local Business Vendor Form.
Health/Beauty: Beauty (skincare, make up, etc) products hand-made and concocted by you. No mass-produced products are allowed.
Jewelry: All jewelry whether the work is produced from metal, glass, clay, fiber, paper, plastic or other materials must be entered in this category. No commercial casts, molds or production studio work is allowed.
Metalworks: Includes all non-sculptural, non-jewelry works crafted from metals. No production studio work is allowed.
Painting: Works created in oils, acrylics, watercolor, etc. are in this category.
Paper Making/Book Arts: Hand-binded journals, notebooks, etc. 
Photography: Photographic prints made from the artist’s original image, which have been processed by that artist, or under his or her direct supervision, are included in this category.
PrintmakingPrinted works for which the artist’s hand manipulated the plates, stones or screens and which have been properly signed and numbered as a limited edition may be entered in this category.
Sculpture: Three-dimensional original work done in any medium.
Wood: Original works in wood that are hand-tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved are accepted in the wood category.

Not for Profit $175.00* - Non-profits must be a registered 501c3.

Food Truck/Vendor Space $300.00

DETAILS

Applications will be reviewed starting January 18, 2017. You will receive further information if you have been accepted to the event. Once you receive email notification for being accepted into the event, you must pay your vendor fee. The absolute final payment deadline is Saturday September 23, 2017. Failure to respond by the deadline may result in revocation of the invitation and immediate invitation of an applicant from the waiting list.

Hours are 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Saturday October 21, 2017. Set up will take place from 1:00-3:00 pm. 

Artists retain all revenue from the sale of their work with no commission on sales due to Light The Nations. 

JD Events and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville – Davidson County accept no responsibility.