Open Call for Merchandise

Open Call: 2017 Fern & Fossil Fall Pop-Up

Fern & Fossil is looking for your handmade, up-cycled, sustainable, and local Newark artisan goods!

Last year Fern & Fossil set-up a One month long Pop-Up Shop that coincided with Newark Open Doors at Index Art Center (IAC). We had a great response from the local Newark community and are set to do it again this year starting Oct 13 through Nov 10th!

The Aesthetic: Think earthy, plant related, mid-century modern, inspired by nature, clean, minimalist, and fun!

Types of Products: Prints, Original Artwork (2D only), Bags, Leather goods, Jewelry, Original Designed Clothing (For both Men and Women), Accessories, Handbound Books, Furniture, Lighting/Lamps, Ceramics, Planters & Plant Accessories.

Submission Deadline: Aug 31st
Drop Off: Oct 4th
Opening: October 13, 2017
Location: Index Art Center (Side gallery) 237 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102

Email: Samantha at

Must Include: Product or Artwork name, Materials/Media, Dimensions, Year, and Retail Price*

Attach a max of 5 images (300dpi) or a link to an online shop/portfolio for consideration. (Images may be used for promotion of shop via social media and print)

*Fern & Fossil Pop-Up Shop is consignment based; we take a 40% commission off of the Retail Price. We ask artists/artisans/designers to price accordingly so that they receive a fair profit from the sale of their work.