SFPN 2019 Application - Instructions
Presented by the Market House Craft Center

  • Open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia
  • Submitted work must have been produced within the last two years
  • Size may not exceed 30 inches in any dimension or 20 pounds in weight

  • Enter up to three functional pieces or sets
  • All exhibited work MUST BE FOR SALE
  • Retail price: up to $600 per piece or set
  • Specific piece accepted MUST be available for entire exhibition
  • We will exhibit NO substitute pieces
  • Work will be disqualified if it is not the same piece that was accepted
  • Work must arrive in time for the opening
  • Accepted work which displays poor craftsmanship or fails to perform the function for which it is intended will be withdrawn from the exhibit
Entry Fee

  • $40, non-refundable
  • $10 late fee will be assessed on any application entered from June 2 to June 10
  • You can pay via PayPal on line or mail a check if you prefer.

  • A 35% commission will be collected on all sales
Freight and Insurance

  • The artist is responsible for frieght and insurance on the work to and from SFPN. The organizers are responsible for insurance during the exhibition
Digital Image Requirements

  • Submit up to two images of each piece you are entering.  The online application allows you to upload image A and B for each entry.
  • For best quality, save your image as a RAW or TIFF file and resize it in that format. Then save it as a high quality Jpeg before uploading
  • Incorporate your first or last name into the file names of your uploaded images to help make the file names unique. Please avoid using simple names like "teapot.jpg" or "cup.jpg"
  • Digitial image size should be 1920 pixels on the long side and a maximum file size of 3 megs
  • The Jpeg should have a resolution of 72 to 300 dpi
  • Do not put any text directly on the image
  • MHCC reserves the right to photograph works and uses submitted digital images of accepted pieces for the purposes of documentation, education, publicity, promotion and future grant proposals. Images of accepted work will not be returned.

  • Notifications will be sent via email. Be sure you enter a valid email address. If you don't have one yourself enter the email address of a friend or relative who will agree to receive it for you.
Presented by the Market House Craft Center
All rights reserved
Important Dates
Application Deadline
June 1
Late entry (late fee)
June 10
Notification begins
July 20
Accepted work due
August 7 - 31
Exhibition Opening Reception
September 20
Exhibition dates
September 21 - October 26
Questions? email questions@strictlyfunctionalpottery.net
phone Amy Burk  (717) 490-6144
phone Kevin Lehman (717) 509-7547
If you plan to pay by check have that check ready before you fill out the application.  You will need to enter the number of the check you are paying with as part of the application.  This helps us match up checks with applications.