Glastonbury Arts

ELIGIBLE WORK FOR DISPLAY: All artwork and handmade craft that is displayed by the artist must be one-of-a-kind, original work created by the exhibiting artist.  Buy/sell is not allowed in any medium.

Exhibitors may not exhibit work purchased for resale from other artists or commercial suppliers (no buy/sell). We do not allow agents or dealers; greenware; un-set tumbled stones; sales of frames; or the resale of craft kits or patterns.These are the media definitions used to jury acceptance into the show and to decide awards. Download application.

Failure to comply with show guidelines and rules may result in an exhibitor being asked to remove non-compliant items from sale or face dismissal from the show. The Show Committee may also disallow the exhibition or sale of any item, which in the opinion of the Committee, is considered detrimental to the good public image of our fine art and handmade craft show.


Oil: Paintings in oils, alkyds or oil sticks.

Acrylic: Paintings in acrylic paint and/or gouache.

Watercolor: Paintings in traditional watercolor paint. Pastel: Works created with soft or oil pastels.

Drawing: Works in pen/ink, charcoal, conte, colored pencil, etc.

Mixed Media Art: 2-D works combining art media, including collage.

Sculpture: 3-D non-functional works, carved wood, formed or cast metal.

Prints: Includes etchings, silkscreens, monoprints, etc.; excludes giclees.

Photography: Includes handmade photographic prints via the darkroom or digital printing means; excludes photographic prints by third parties.

Graphics: Computer-generated imagery created solely by the artist via digital means.


Ceramics: Handmade clay or porcelain; excludes molds or greenware.

Fiber: Hand-woven, handmade, decorated items; excludes ready-mades.

Wood: Hand-tooled, carved items in which primary material is wood.

Metal: Hand-tooled, formed items in which primary material is metal.

Glass: Includes hand-blown and formed glass, lampwork, eglomise, verre eglomise, and original works in which the primary material is glass.

Mixed Media Craft: Includes hand-painted items (such as home furnishings) that are painted/decorated by the artists over a majority of their surfaces.  Includes items created in some other medium such as concrete.  This category excludes the arrangement of florals and found objects.

Jewelry: Includes works created with metals, precious and semi-precious stones, sea glass, enamel, clay, woven gold/silver wire or precious metal clay. Strung necklaces and bracelets must include some elements that are hand-crafted by the artist, whether it is cut and polished stones, lampwork beads, pendants, findings, chains, wire wrap/braid, or creative construction techniques such as peyote or crocheted wire.  This category excludes the assemblage of mass-produced items from third parties.