Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association (YFNCT) and Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre are pleased to announce the third annual Yúk'e Arts Market will take place from December 8 to 21 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.
The Yúk'e Arts Market will showcase artwork from Indigenous Yukon artists displayed in a beautiful gallery setting and online through yfnarts.ca.
All Indigenous artists living and working in Yukon are invited to submit an application to be part of the market which will coincide with the well-established 12 Days of Christmas.
Application for registration- Click here
YFNCT will work closely with KDCC to establish safe protocols for the Yúk'e Market. We will share these details with you once they are available.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE MARKET?
All Indigenous visual artists living in Yukon are invited to submit an application.
HOW WILL IT WORK?
Step 1. Registration
Artists who wish to participate are asked to complete a simple online registration form HERE by November 1.
Step 2. Inventory
Start creating! Keep in mind, tree ornaments sold really well last year.
Step 3. Delivery of Artwork
After a gentle jurying process, selected artists will be asked to deliver artwork to YFNCT beginning on October 18 through November 30th. Our office in the Horwood’s Building is open from 10:00 – 5:00 Monday through Friday. Artists living and working outside of Whitehorse will receive a subsidy for shipping your work to and from Whitehorse.
Step 4. Sales and Payment
Artists will be paid for their sales at regular intervals throughout the market. If you would like a payment halfway through, you can request a December 15 payment. Please remember that we have started taking a 25% commission on the artwork that sells. The commission covers only a very small portion of the expenses involved in hosting the market and maintaining the online store.
Step 5. Retrieving unsold artwork
Artists will be asked to come to Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre between the dates of December 21 and 22 to pick up any unsold items. Artists living outside of Whitehorse can anticipate their work being mailed back during this time or other arrangements can be made for pick-up.
YFN Arts is here for you if you require assistance pricing your work or if you're looking for information on items that have sold well in the past. Feel free to reach out anytime.
For all inquiries please contact: