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Hudson Valley Artisans Guild Challenge Event

Spring 2009 Entry Form


This event is sponsored by the Hudson Valley Artisans Guild.  You must be a member of the HVAG to participate.  If you are not, go to our website   ( for a membership application, or call and request one.


Theme: Historical Hudson Valley Celebrating, Henry Hudson’s Quadricentennial                  

Date of Event: Saturday March .7th& 14th and Sunday 8th & 15th. {This years event will open for 2 weekends 11am. –5:30 pm.} and will be displayed 12 days                 

Entry Deadline: Tuesday, Feb14   (The entry deadline is 2 weeks ahead so that we may make appropriate signs.   This year we have 30 +spaces. Demo workshops time slots are limited 24 slots.

Delivery Deadline:  Tuesday, March 3 from 4:00- 6:00 pm.

Place:   Poughkeepsie Plaza opposite the Craftsman by Design

Time: Mall Hours:  11 am – 5:30 pm; Sunday 11am – 5:30 pm

Rules: One or two pieces of your own work fitting within the theme may be submitted.

 Include the price of your work, even though no direct selling will take place.  Please include an artist’s statement to go with your work, in a black painted frame, telling the public something about yourself, the entry an the medium you work in.  If you want to include your craft show schedule and stores where your products may be purchased, we will post this information with your entry.

 Please consider demonstrating your craft in a 1hour time slot. Which adds considerable appeal to the event. And a great way to get your name and product notice.  A donation of product for the raffle prizes will be appreciated.

Fees/Requirements:  This event is free to members ,You’re encouraged to participate. Volunteers are needed!

Contact: Paul & Andrea Rinaldi @ 845-462-2835 or ,

Lou Ann& Brent Atkins @ 845-440-6216 or


ONLY HANDMADE WORK OF YOUR OWN MANUFACTURE WILL BE ACCEPTED.  It is understood that contracts are not transferable and are valid only for those whose names appear on the original contracts.  It is understood that the Hudson Valley Artisans Guild or the Poughkeepsie Plaza will not be held responsible or liable for any damage to property or loss through theft, breakage, fire, or any other cause whatsoever or for any injury to patrons caused by the vendor.


Cut here, fill out, and return to HVAG, PO Box 2196, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601


The HVAG Challenge Event –Spring 2009 – Entry Form



Business Name______________________________________



Phone______________________________________ Email address_____________________________________


Web Address_____________________________________________

Title, description and price of entry:  ____________________________________________________________________________________


Display on Wall ( ) or Shelf ( )     

I will be demonstrating my craft ( )        Friday  (    )                      Saturday  (   )                     Sunday (  )


Time needed for demonstrations                     _________________________________________________


_  Duplicate and use separate entry form for each piece of work you are submit_________         Check  off and and include those items with your application.

*     HVAG Membership Fee, if needed (include member application)

*     This portion of application