Monday, 6 February 2012

Artist Trading Cards Registration Call

Sherwood Art Week annual Artist Trading Card event is coming to the Textile Workshop this summer, and we are looking for artists of all ages and disciplines to register now.

Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) are miniature works of art. They can be created with any material imaginable. Cards can be made from paper, wool, wood, clay and more. The event is for local artists to network and see the variety of work produced. The actual ‘swop’ is not open to the public, but an exhibition of all the cards will be on display after the event at Sherwood arts week.

The registration deadline is March 16th 2012. A week after registration, participants will be contacted to confirm the number of cards they are required to create for the June trading event. If 50 people sign up for this program, participants will be requested to create 51 ATCs for trading at the June event etc.

Cards can be produced in editions (a limited number of the same card), series (set of cards with a unifying theme), or as singular originals.

The main requirement is the size: cards must be the same size as modern baseball cards <>  or 2 ½ X 3 ½ inches (6cm x 9cm), small enough to fit inside standard card-collector pockets, sleeves or sheets. ATCs must be self-produced and signed by the artist. The artists' name and contact information as well as the card title and the edition or series number is written on the back.

That trading event will be on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 pm at the Sherwood Workshop c/o The Textile Workshop. More details on the event program will be announced in the summer.

For more information phone at Carla 07799020174 0r Clare 0115 9604626
or to register by email at

Thursday, 2 February 2012

SAW2012 Call to Makers/Performers

The Secret Garden Craft Fair, Saturday 23rd June 2012
If you would like to perform or have a stall at the Craft Fair this year, please download the Expression of Interest form below.
It needs to be completed and returned by Monday 20th February.  

Many thanks 
Tricia and David
SAW Craft Fair team