2019 French Market On-Line Application

The Women of WITAN invite you to apply for the 42nd Annual French Market to be held Friday, February 22, 2019 and Saturday, February 23, 2019. The French Market is a juried/invitational show featuring artisans from Ohio and surrounding states selling their original works. The French Market will be held at St. George’s Fellowship Centre in Fairlawn, Ohio on the west side of Akron, just off Interstate 77. Every effort is made to ensure that the show is well balanced. WITAN is a self-sustaining, non-profit organization and has donated over $1,500,000 to community agencies.

Facility: St. George Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn, Ohio.

Set-up: Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 8 am to 3 pm  (late afternoon Thursday set-up available only by prior arrangement.)

Show Dates:  Friday, February 22, 2019 11 am – 8 pm and Saturday, February 23rd, 2019, 10 am – 3 pm

Booth Sizes: 10’x10’ – $250.00, 10’x10’ corner – $275.00
Please note; all booths are 10’ x 10’, if you wish a larger area, please indicate your commitment to a double booth on your application form. There is no booth discount available.

Artisans must provide a 3-sided booth screening so that adjoining booths are not visible. Booth appearance is important. Tables are to be draped to the floor. We have eight-foot tables and cushioned chairs available at no cost. Pipe/drapes for your three walls is available for an additional fee. Electrical is provided free for all booths but you are responsible for your own surge strips and extensions.

Jury Requirements: Upload below or submit by e-mail four (4) digital color photographs of current work to witanfrenchmarket@hotmail.com. Each photo submitted MUST contain your last name or business name in the file name. All work must be of fine quality and the original work of the applicant. No commercially manufactured items will be permitted. (See application for submission guidelines and ability to use photos previously submitted).

Jury Fee: NONE

Display: Work displayed at the show must be in the categories in which the artisan was juried. The artisan may not, for example, gain acceptance with the photos showing decorative pottery and offer for sale ceramic jewelry. All work must be comparable to the work shown in the photos. All prices must be clearly marked.

Calendar: October 15, 2018 – Application deadline; early November 2018 – Notification of decision; December 1, 2018 – signed contracts and fees MUST BE RECEIVED.

Contact: Email – witanfrenchmarket@hotmail.com

Email address changes may be submitted to: witanfrenchmarket@hotmail.com

2019 French Market On-Line Application

Application Deadline October 15, 2018

Your Name:*
Business Name:*
Cell Phone:
Web Site:
Media - check all that apply
If other media, please describe your media if not listed above:


1 - Photos MUST be JPEG Format with a file size that does not exceed 1.8 MB

and identified with your last name or business name in order to be included in the jury process.

Pictures submitted in any other form or format will not be accepted.

2 - Number each digital photo uploaded or e-mailed, in order of submission,

with your name, company name, a description and price to match the number below.

3 - If emailing photographs they MUST be sent as attachments to your email and NOT

embedded in the body of the email.

Upload your JPGs below

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What is the overall price range of your products not shown:

** If you are a returning artisan from 2018 or have applied in previous years and have not changed your product, you may elect to use photos submitted previously by letting us know during the application process. You must still check the application as required below. The checked signature box below attests that the work is of your own design and craft, the work brought to the show for sale will be similar in style and quality, and you will attend in person and remain throughout the two (2) days of the French Market.

I attest that the work is of my own design and craft, the work brought to the show for sale will be similar in style and quality, and I will attend in person and remain throughout the two (2) days of the French Market: *