November 19-December 18
Annual Artisan Gift Shop
Deadline: October 1st


  • a worker in a skilled trade, especially one that involves making things by hand.

  • (of food or drink) made in a traditional or non-mechanized way using high-quality ingredients.

  • The Artisan Gift Shop (AGS) will be held from November 19th to December 18th. AGS showcases any and all handmade artisan goods and wares, from three-dimensional work to two-dimensional work, or individually packaged food to bath and beauty.

    • Our hours:

      • Wednesday through Friday 10 am to 8 pm

      • Saturday 10 am to 6 pm

      • Small Business Saturday, November 27th, 10 am to 8 pm

  • You must be a member of the Oxford Arts Alliance.

    • If you are not currently a member, you will be able to join when your work is accepted.

  • Works should be made by hand or with the use of appropriate tools and demonstrate imagination as well as the mark of the maker’s individuality. 

  • Each item must be created within the last two calendar years.

  • Paintings and photography may be originals and/or prints.

  • Inventory requirements with an example will be sent to you once you are selected.

    • Artisans are asked to put their initials in front of their SKU for each item to easily identify Artisans during the checkout process

  • October 1: Deadline for applications

  • October 15: Notification of acceptance and rejection sent to applicants with inventory guidelines attached

  • November 16-18: Set up of Artisan Gift Shop 10 am to 4 pm

  • November 27: Small Business Saturday 10 am to 8 pm

  • December 21-23: Take down Artisan Gift Shop 10 am to 4 pm

  • December 25: Merry Christmas!

  • The Oxford Arts Alliance will be closed December 24-January 3


A $15 non-refundable entry fee aids the Oxford Arts Alliance in the growth of the Annual Artisan Gift Shop to ensure its basic operations, quality of Artisan craftsmanship, and overall performance are held to a high standard. It is a requirement to become an Oxford Arts Alliance Member if accepted.​

Download the Prospectus here.