A series of themed artist markets

K12 Gallery & TEJAS introduces “Artsy Chic & Vibe,” a collective themed-artist markets designed to bring the best of creative pop-ups in a dynamic show-and-sell indoor/ outdoor marketplace. Four scheduled dates debut in late summer and autumn ’18 to help support local Dayton art.

As artist popups showcase their talent, the themed markets highlight art medium classes taught at the creative art studio, K12 Gallery& TEJAS along with corresponding live demonstrations at each themed market.

While you’re browsing to support local art, take a break and check out live music by local musicians at our indoor/outdoor stage and delicious local flavor provided by the area’s finest food truck vendors.

K12 Gallery & TEJAS is located on the corner of S. Patterson & Jefferson Street -making it steps from convenient parking, restaurants, shopping and entertainment.


CREATIVE KIDS MARKET, Friday, August 3 rd from 4pm-9pm First Friday’s annual “Art in The City” will kick off our themed artist market featuring local creative youth and youth programs offered at K12 Gallery & TEJAS. Booth spots are available for $5 to encourage young entrepreneurship. As a First Friday, this date is a premium time support local artists who inspire creative learning. While browsing the pop-up tents, help us create large scale experimental painting with an outdoor interactive demonstration.

HAIRY POTTERS, Friday, September 7 th from 4-9pm Hairy Potters Artist Market will offer crafted ceramic sculptures, jewelry, ornaments and much more While shopping, stop by for live demonstrations and a raku firing, where participants will use horse hair to create amazing glaze efforts.

PRINT MAKERS MENAGERIE, Saturday, September 15th from 10am-4pm EXTRA! EXTRA! Stop by the Printers Market to shop All things printmaking. The market will showcase screen printing, digital art, photography, photomontage, 3D printing, jewelry, mono and multi-media printmaking and More-Live Print making and alternative photography processes demonstrations.

HOT GLASS GALORE, Saturday, September 22nd from 10am-4pm Feel the heat, as the themed artist market features glass art. Buy and sell mosaic, fused glass, hot glass and more. Stop in our studios to visit a glass blower moving molten glass as well how-to stained glass and mosaic demos.


We are looking for artist vendors to participate in each event!

Interested in particpating?  What to do next:

1. Fill out the artist vendor application: Artist Vendor Application.

2. Return the vendor application via email, snail mail or in person.

3. Pay the $40 application fee.  *No additional booth fee required!  The application fee secures a position at all four themed artist markets, but artist vendors can decide to participate in as many markets as they want.

*If emailing or snail mailing your application, pleas mail cash or check.  If submitting in person, vendors can pay via cash, check or credit card.

Submission deadline for the first market is July 20.  The rolling deadline for the other markets is 2 weeks prior to the event.

Questions and emailed applicaitons can be sent to Rebecca Cantrell at

Mailed applications should be sent to:

Rebecca Cantrell
K12 Gallery & TEJAS
341 S. Jefferson St
Dayton, OH 45402

Applications for food truck vendors are accepteid online upon invitation approval.

PLEASE NOTE: Youth and teen vendors for Creative Kids Market (August 3 rd) will need to visit our studio location (at 341 S. Jefferson Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402) to receive the $5 booth registration fee.