Artisan Resource

New York State of Find

A kaleidoscope of culture. An icon of style. A destination that outdoes itself every time. Whether you’re talking uptown sophistication or downtown edge, the New York State of Find is all about what’s new — and what you won’t find anywhere else.

Trendy. Design. Inspiration.

You create products with a global perspective and a great backstory — and that’s exactly what buyers come to discover at the Artisan Resource section. Highlight your trendy handmade pieces. Tell your story, share your specialized techniques and dedication to making a positive social impact in the world.

Product Categories

  • Jewelry
  • Accessories
  • Stationery
  • Apparel
  • Tabletop
  • Kitchenware
  • Decorative Accessories
  • Home Décor
  • Wellness
  • Textiles

Types of Stores

Artful Hand Gallery Bed Bath & Beyond
Christmas Tree Shops Exit9 Gift Emporium
Found Gallery Heron American Craft Gallery
MOMA National Geographic
New York Kiosks

Criteria for Acceptance

Handmade products by global artisans and cooperatives that demonstrate a commitment to design innovation, cultural preservation and sustainability

An established product collection and or/custom design production capabilities

FOB export pricing terms

Applications continue to be reviewed by the selection committee on a rolling basis.

Rising Artisans Incubator

Providing first-time brands and brands establishing themselves in the wholesale industry, the opportunity to showcase their products in a staged destination that captures buyers’ attention. Click here to learn more or contact Ashley Ciofrone ashley.ciofrone@emeraldx.com

Access to influential buyers with proven purchasing authority. Click here to read our Post Show Report.

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Ashley Ciofrone

Ashley Ciofrone

Sales Manager

I have been a part of NY NOW and this incredible Handmade community for the past 8 years. The passion, creativity, missions, and talent of this community are unparalleled and the reason I truly love what I do! I would love to connect to learn the story behind your brand and be given the opportunity to showcase your inspirational product line within CREATE at NY NOW. You can reach me at ashley.ciofrone@nynow.com.