Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017 - Call For Artists

Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017 – Call For Artists

Artists and crafters are invited to apply for jury selection for the 23rd Annual Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017, to be held Sept 9th and 10th.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 10 Mar 2017

Submission of an application is a commitment to jury only. Late applications are accepted at the discretion of the jury where space is available.

Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017 is a free outdoor festival that draws 10-12,000 people to the East and West Parks of downtown Norwich, NY. Each year on the weekend after Labor Day, it includes juried art and fine crafts for sale in an interactive atmosphere, acoustic music by professional singer-songwriters, literary arts, competitive poetry slam, creative culinary arts, and hands-on art experiences for all ages. Admission and all activities are entirely free of charge. Event is rain or shine.

Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017 artist benefits:

  • Exhibitors receive complimentary lunches and beverages delivered to their booths and offered at our hospitality center.
  • Over $2,000 in pre-purchase awards (ColorCash)
  • $5,000 in artist awards in 14 categories, and best of show and best booth awards
  • Complimentary Sunday awards breakfast
  • Booth sitters
  • Free electricity and parking throughout the parks
  • Free and/or discounted lodging with local hosts throughout the community
  • Discounted room rates at local motels and hotels
  • Camping with water and hook-ups, restrooms with showers, available at reasonable rates near the festival venue.
  • All booth spaces are on the grass in two newly renovated downtown parks.

Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017 - Call For Artists

Now in its 23rd year, Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival is in rural Chenango county in upstate New York state. Throughout the years, the event has an unmatched reputation for quality in the region including larger events in more populated areas. Colorscape attracts visitors from throughout New York and adjoining states. Over half of the audience each year coming from outside Chenango county. The festival was featured in Better Homes & Garden magazine’s travel section and included in National Geographic Traveler’s “Treasures of the Appalachians” in 2004, one of only 26 venues in New York state to receive this honor.

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