Our 2nd market on second Saturdays, with a focus on packaged specialty foods, folk art and artisan crafts: The Market at Sawyer Yards.
Want to join us? AWESOME!
- We are an outdoor show on a private parking lot.
- The show is curated, by the artists and founder/manager Mitch Cohen.
- ARTISTS only need apply. All mediums welcome.
- We do not accept any resale, packaged food, soap, candles, manufactured products, plants and rarely art that looks like mass production.
- Just A-R-T where the maker is the seller here.
- The booth fee is $85 per booth, per market day, sharing is allowed (more than 2 and permission must be granted).
- All attending artists must apply and be approved.
*You will need a minimum of the following:
- Texas Sales Tax ID – get one now -it’s free to obtain: Texas Comptroller
Write down your ID number at the end of the application!
- 10 x 10 tent (get white)
- Display equipment
- Approved weights
- A positive outlook
- Bring your own setup. (There is no electricity)
- Strongly encouraged to get white tent if you’re going to buy new. (many shows require)
Each market has limited space, and we limit jewelry to about 10 per show. If hammer, forge, melt, file, sand, fold and knead are in your vocabulary, you’re speaking our language, please apply. Include images of your work station/materials and write your description as you might speak to your colleagues about your technique … will greatly increase your chance of getting in.
First Saturday Arts Market isn’t a place to sell off your older works, your school assignments, or your cast-off experimental art – it is an art venue where true artists can display their best work, work that has reached a level of polish and refinement. It is a low-brow / high-end collection of dedicated artists, craftspeople, and artisans who take complete pride in their work and understand that this isn’t just a local market ~ it is one of Houston’s best treasures. It is a place of community: a great venue to meet others in our field who care about their craft, where extreme generosity and constructive criticism are given and taken well, a place where we all can continue to grow and expand our skill set and social circles. — Artist Lacey Crawford