The International Folk Art Market | Collection at the Dallas Market Center encourages sustainable and dignified livelihoods by connecting artists with wholesale buyers for year-round income. Over five days from June 20-25, 2017, approximately 25 artists receive booth space and hands-on training at the Dallas Market Center, one of the largest home and gift shows in the country where they connect and establish relationships with wholesale buyers.

Volunteers are needed to support IFAM| Collection at Dallas Market Center before and during the event. Volunteer registration will open in April 2017. Volunteer coordinator for IFAM | Collection at Dallas Market Center is  Nathan Axelrod, nathan@folkartvolunteers.org, (214) 557-7179

Artist Assistant

The artist assistants in Dallas help the two dozen master folk artists that are in one of the largest home and gift shows in the country. Help them spread their cultural traditions, learn wholesale marketing, and fulfill orders.

Set-up Assistant

Assist artists in preparing booth by setting up booth for sales, assisting in unpacking merchandise, displaying merchandise, decorating booth, organizing supplies.