International Folk Art Market | Collection at the Dallas Market Center
The International Folk Art Market | Collection at the Dallas Market Center encourages sustainable and dignified livelihoods by connecting artists with wholesale buyers for year-round income. Over five days, approximately 23 artists receive booth space and hands-on training at the Dallas Market Center, one of the largest home and gift shows in the country, where they connect and establish relationships with wholesale buyers.
Artists learn about wholesale marketing, order fulfillment, and how to strengthen their income and earning opportunities through export. Over seven years, 65 artists have earned more than one million dollars from immediate sales and wholesale orders.
IFAM | Collection Dates:
June 19-25, 2019
Dallas Market Center
The International Folk Art Market | Collection provides an opportunity for master folk artists to participate in a venue that puts them in contact with hundreds of buyers from all over the United States and beyond. Through these wholesale connections, artists now have year-round income, creating a lasting economic impact in their communities.
In addition to purchasing folk art, buyers are given the opportunity to have direct contact with the artists and learn the cultural traditions behind each piece, discovering the humanity of the handmade. Dates for the International Folk Art Market | Collection are June 19-25, 2019 at the Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX.