SAPA Celebration of Seagrove Potters
Rules and Regulations for 2021
The Celebration Studio Tour is managed by the Celebration Committee of the Seagrove Area Potters Association (SAPA). The Celebration of Seagrove Potters is run by and for the Seagrove potters. Your help and support is vital to our mutual success.
- All Studio Tour Applicants must be current SAPA members in good standing by February 28, 2021. Membership is $150 per year and due by February 28th, 2021.
- Applications to be a participant are not accepted without full payment. Total fee is due upon application (August 15th), Check payments should be mailed to: PO Box 309, Seagrove, NC 27341 and are due by August 22nd.
- We will use the post marked date to determine eligibility. Please DO NOT deliver your payment and application in person to anyone.
- All exhibitors are potters/ceramic artists who produce their ceramics in the geographic area of Seagrove, the area being defined by the Seagrove Area Potters Association (definition attached on page 6).
- Ceramics residents, interns and apprentices may also apply. These artists must:
- Produce their ceramics in the geographic area of Seagrove, (definition attached on page 6).
- Have officially started working in the Seagrove area at least sometime in the previous calendar year (e.g. show in 2018, started working in Seagrove area in 2017).
- Supply 3 hi-res images of their work to [email protected].
- Provide written evidence of their employment position.
These artists will only qualify for being a participant of the Studio Tour after review by the committee.
The Seagrove Area Potters Association carries public event liability insurance only for Celebration of Seagrove Potters Fesitval event at the Cannery. It does not cover a Studio Tour promoted for the area. Participants will be held responsible for any and all incidents incurred at their studio location.
It is understood that the studio tour participants will indemnify and hold harmless the Seagrove Area Potters Association and the Celebration of Seagrove Potters, as well as any officer or staff member of the Seagrove Area Potters Association and the Celebration of Seagrove Potters Studio Tour organizers. They will NOT be responsible for any damage or loss that might occur from acts of God, fire, damage, theft, loss of merchandise, flooding, water damage, personal injury to, vendors, their personnel, their buyers or visitors, or for any other injury or damage alleged to have been caused or attributed to, by reason of any participant of the tour. It is agreed that the Seagrove Area Potters Association and the Celebration of Seagrove Potters, and sponsoring parties shall be blameless for all liability which might ensue from any cause mentioned above.
It is understood that the Seagrove Area Potters Association and the Celebration of Seagrove Potters does NOT provide any liability or property insurance for participants in the Celebration Tour.
Area of Seagrove, as defined by the Seagrove Areas Potters Association (SAPA):
BYLAWS OF SEAGROVE AREA POTTERS ASSOCIATION (Jan 2008)
ARTICLE II: MISSION STATEMENT & AREA SERVED
- The Seagrove area is defined by the following:
- Two miles west and four miles east of Business Hwy 220, starting at Hwy 159 (Zoo Parkway) and ending at Dover Church Rd.
- Five miles either side of Pottery Hwy 705 (Pottery Highway) starting at Bypass 220 junction and ending at Hwy 211.
- Any Pottery that was included in the 2005 SAPA visitors guide will be forever grandfathered in with the same membership opportunities as those within the Seagrove Area boundaries, as long as the shop remains in the same location and under the same ownership.