Call for Artists! Craft Vendors for Carolina Downhome Blues Festival

21st Annual Carolina Downhome Blues Festival

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) is currently accepting applications for participation in its first Carolina Downhome Blues Craft Fair in connection with the Carolina Downhome Blues Festival in Camden, SC, Saturday, October 7th from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Fine Arts Center, 810 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC.

Marking its 21st year, the Carolina Downhome Blues Festival will play host to more than 23 artists and bands over the 3-day event, October 5-7. Artists will perform at the Center, as well as local restaurants and other venues throughout the weekend. This year, the FAC hopes to add another level of fun and excitement by adding some artisan vendors to the weekend. There are six concerts Saturday at the FAC from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. which will be sure to draw a nice crowd to our facility.

Artists and fine craftsmen in all media, professional and amateur, are encouraged to apply. ALL MEDIUMS WILL BE CONSIDERED BUT ALL WORK MUST BE HANDMADE BY THE ARTIST. There is no application fee or form. Please email your contact information, description of work, along with 3 images which best showcase your work to Debra Gregory at For more information about the Carolina Downhome Blues Festival  CLICK HERE. Debra may be reached at (803) 900-0227.

The FAC will be accepting applications through Friday, September 15. Vendors who are selected will be notified no later than Tuesday, September 18 via email.

Vendor spaces are $50 for a 10 x 10 space. Space is limited.

Upon acceptance, the FAC will send a Vendor Agreement which will need to be completed and sent to the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County no later than September 29, 2017 along with the vendor fee of $50.

Spaces are 10x10 and are not supplied with electricity. Vendor is responsible for set up, tear down, and all sales during the event. Vendor must be present during the event. No exceptions.

No P/A Systems or Music will be permitted at vendor space No canopies, signs, chairs or other items are permitted outside assigned area The artist MUST HANDCRAFT ALL CRAFTS. NO ready made, imports or retail items will be permitted. NO prints, posters or reproductions unless created by the artist) are to be sold. Any items that are not handcrafted MUST be removed from your booth. ABSOLUTELY NO screen-printed T-shirts or items are permitted. You may sell, only, items listed on your application.



August 25, 2017 to September 15, 2017