Artist Information

Ohio Designer Craftsmen is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting fine craft for over 50 years. The goals of our fairs, exhibitions, education programs and publications are to establish a standard of excellence in craft, encourage creative growth, provide professional support to craftspeople and build public awareness, appreciation and collection of fine craft.

Columbus Winterfair

On the 2019 Sunshine Artist 200 Best list in classic and contemporary crafts category and still going strong. Winterfair is supported by a loyal, craft-buying audience of 15,000, and draws patrons from as far as Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Indianapolis. This popular sale is the perfect way to end your sales season.

December 4-6, 2020
At the Ohio Expo Center on the Ohio State Fairgrounds.
Deadline to apply to Columbus Winterfair is July 5, 2020.
Link to Zapplication

Greater Cincinnati Winterfair

This over 40-year-old show opens the day after Thanksgiving, one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Strategically located at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, just across the river from Cincinnati, the fair attracts an audience of 7,000–8,000 from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Artists enjoy easy show hours, allowing time to try out the many fine restaurants nearby or relax in their rooms at the affordable Marriott RiverCenter Hotel, adjoining the fair venue.

November 27-29, 2020
At the Covington (KY) Convention Center
Deadline to apply to Cincinnati Winterfair is July 5, 2020.
Link to Zapplication

Art Studio Clearance Sale

The ONLY Ohio Designer Craftsmen craft fair SALE of the year! 160 artists, including Winterfair favorites, offering new work, discontinued designs, overstock and slightly imperfect items at bargain prices.

Columbus, February 5-6, 2021
At the Lausche Building on the Ohio State Fairgrounds
Deadline to apply to Art Studio Clearance is December 11, 2020.
Link to Zapplication


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