Call for Vendors

Month of May at the Melville White Church as part of the 3rd annual FORMS, FACES & SPACES, figuratively speaking! show and the inaugural Festival of ARTFUL Communities, Ellie’s Emporium is accepting expressions of interest from local artisans/artists with “smalls”.

Apply with a one page statement describing your artisan product, the price range, what display equipment you use, your availability to do one afternoon shift a week, 3 – 5 pictures of your products and/or display, and contact information to with Ellie’s Emporium in subject line.  Deadline to apply is April 19.

Open Wednesday – Sunday, from noon to 5 pm, and by appointment, the Melville White Church at 15962 Mississauga Road, just four minutes south of Belfountain, is the “HUB” of the festival and one of the three galleries hanging the annual show.

  • Live Music every Saturday afternoon from 3 -5 pm: Indie Pop R&B, FREE or Pay-What-You-Can
  • workshops through the week and on weekends
  • CAMEO Mini-Displays with interpretations or presentations
  • Opening Reception & Box Lunch for Exhibitors holiday Monday, May 20

Robust marketing for the festival and annual show started in February and is continuing throughout April and May.  Listings in Akimbo, In The Hill magazine, and THE GRIND, exclusively distributed on the TTC, are extending the reach of this show and festival.

The ongoing support of more local and regional networks, such as Mississauga Arts Council, Brampton Arts Organization, Tourism Caledon, the Downtown BIA in Georgetown, ensures that the word is getting out there, along with press releases to mainstream media.