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Artopia/Big Brain Awards 2013: Call for Craft Vendors

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If you're excited to find out which creatives up for this year's Big Brain Awards will be crowned and awarded cash prizes, you'll want to grab a ticket to Artopia on April 27 (where we'll celebrate the finalists and announce the winners).

And if you want to get in on the action, here's your chance . . .

See also: - Announcing the 2013 Big Brain Finalists - 2012 Big Brain Awards Winners Announced

We're on the hunt for vendors of handmade goods -- clothing, accessories, visual art, home furnishings, you get the idea -- to sell their work at the big event.

Artopia will take over Monarch Theatre from 7 to 11 p.m. in downtown Phoenix and will feature a Craft Village where handmade will go far beyond your grandma's cross-stitch projects. If you're interested, check out the Big Brains page and fill out the questionnaire to submit your work for consideration.

And while you're hawking your latest creations, you can cheer on the finalists, including:

CRAFT Ashley Cooper Keytha Fixico Brandon Boetto

VISUAL ART 1Spot Kelsey Dake David Emitt Adams

PERFORMING ART MAN-CAT Leah Marche Space 55

DESIGN Lindsay Kinkade Justin Katz Jon Arvizu

ONLINE Dust Circuit Radio Club Fonograma Lightning Octopus

CULINARY Check them out on Chow Bella ...

Tickets to Artopia are on sale now. Stay tuned to Jackalope Ranch and our sister food blog Chow Bella for profiles of the finalists, and keep up with the Big Brain page for more details ...

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