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4th Annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival – Call For Artists

4th Annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival – Call For Artists

The Saucon Valley Conservancy is seeking artists for the 4th annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival. The festival will be held on Saturday June 2, 2018 on the grounds of the beautiful historic Heller Homestead. The Homestead is located along the Saucon Creek in the Lehigh Valley of Eastern Pennsylvania.

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Deadline: 25 Mar 2018

The Saucon Valley Conservancy will feature up to 60 juried artists, a children’s arts and crafts tent, live music, an indoor photography exhibit, and food.

4th Annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival Artist Benefits

Cash prizes totaling $1,300 will be awarded across multiple categories – First place $500, Second place $250, Third place $150, Best Booth Display $100, People’s Choice $100, four Honorable Mentions (2-D, 3-D, Jewelry, and Miscellaneous) $50/each. No commissions – artist retains %100 of sales. Volunteers will be onsite to assist vendors with setup and breakdown. Limited booth sitters available. Parking is available in a lot adjacent to the site. Each artist will receive one parking pass to park in this lot.

About The Saucon Valley Conservancy

An all-volunteer not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation founded January 7, 1993, The Saucon Valley Conservancy is dedicated to work in partnership with government bodies, community organizations, business groups, and concerned citizens. The mission of the conservancy is to preserve the historic and natural environment of the Saucon Valley as an educational and recreational resource for area citizens and visitors. The major stewardship of the Conservancy is the Michael Heller Homestead and the Saucon Creek corridor. The Heller Homestead (Michael & Margaret Heller House), located just off the popular Saucon Rail Trail, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.

For more information, contact info@sauconvalleyconservancy.org.

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44th Annual Art in the Park – Call For Artists

44th Annual Art in the Park – Call For Artists

Steamboat Springs Arts Council announces a call for artists for the 44th Annual Art in the Park. This show is open to all artists/crafts-persons who exhibit work of their own original concept, design, and execution.

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Deadline: 1 May 2018

Approximately 160 booth spaces will be available. Applicants will be selected on the basis of quality and uniqueness of work. Work which is imported, produced or manufactured will not be accepted. Artwork which is produced or manufactured from a commercial mold, pattern, or kit will not be accepted. The number of exhibitors in each category and selection of exhibitors shall be determined by the Steamboat Springs Arts Council. Final selection of participating artists will be conducted May 14 – 19, 2018. Acceptance notification will be sent out May 25th. Artists are required to respond by June 1, 2018. Booth fees will then be cashed and a confirmation sent of your place at 44th Annual Art in the Park.

The 44th Annual Art in the Park 2018 will be held in beautiful Steamboat Springs, CO. This summer tourist destination draws art collectors from all over. Art in the Park is free to the public. It features nearly 160 artist vendors, live entertainment, food vendors, and an interactive children’s art area. This popular and successful event takes place on July 14th and 15th over Hot Air Balloon Rodeo Weekend. It draws large crowds through a weekend of fun and excitement. Around 10,000 people attend the festival located in West Lincoln Park on the west end of downtown Steamboat Springs in beautiful Northwest Colorado.

About Steamboat Springs Arts Council

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council was the first organization in Steamboat specifically created as a community-gathering place to celebrate and support the arts. In 2017, they spearheaded the effort to have Steamboat designated a Creative District by Colorado Creative Industries under the governor’s office of economic development. Creative Districts are economic drivers for the town, giving exposure to artists and creatives through marketing and branding the town to visitors interested in arts, culture, and heritage. The first step in reaching the goals for this designation is to launch SteamboatCreates, an arts and culture hub for the community and visitors.

Since the Arts Council was founded in 1972, they established signature events that reach beyond Steamboat including Art in the Park. Cabaret, an irreverent theater, pokes fun at history and heritage. Young At Art Camps let kids of all socio-economic levels have the opportunity to express themselves through art and creativity.

For more information, contact barb@steamboatarts.or.

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Carmel Fine Art And Music Festival 2018 – Call For Artists

Carmel Fine Art And Music Festival 2018 – Call For Artists

Niagara Arts Showcase announces a call for artists for the Carmel Fine Art And Music Festival 2018 at the amazing Firemen’s Park in Niagara Falls. The festival rolls out on Friday September 15th from 6 pm to 11 pm and continues Saturday September 15th from 9 am to 11 pm to Sunday September 16th at 9 am to 6 pm.

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Deadline: 30 Apr 2018

Niagara Arts Showcase is looking for indoor fine artists, outdoor artisans, and compensated installation artists to participate in the festival. The applications will be juried. There are limited indoor fine art booths.

There will be food and wine, music for everyone, a kids art zone, installations, and workshops. The festival will proceed rain or shine.

Carmel Fine Art And Music Festival 2018 Artist Benefits

  • 100% of sales – no commission taken
  • Social media exposure on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram including pictures, bios, website links, and social media links
  • Posting on our website including bio, pictures, and links
  • Art Coordinator to take care of your needs before and during the festival
  • ATM on site for attendees to utilize to purchase your art
  • Friday evening Gala with early VIP attendance for early purchase
  • Networking within the art community
  • Networking with a large number of attendees and prolific art patrons
  • Featured in festival program
  • Free admittance to the festival
  • Climate controlled environment for indoor booths
  • Paid opportunity for chosen installation artists

About Niagara Arts Showcase

Niagara Arts Showcase (NAS) is a registered nonprofit organization that supports the art and culture community in Niagara Falls and the Niagara Region. The Board of directors, committees, staff, and volunteers work to provide a venue in which artists and musicians can benefit financially and professionally. NAS is an active and effective organization that has government and corporate relationships that include successful granting and sponsorship. NAS is well-positioned to expand on its success to date. They are planning a future that extends its reach and comprehensiveness in serving the art and culture community in Niagara.

For more information, contact info@niagaraartsshowcase.com.

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Art In The Park 2018 – Call For Artists

Art In The Park 2018 – Call For Artists

Lanesboro Arts seeks original work in the areas of painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, glass, fiber, paper, jewelry, wood, textiles, and mixed media for Art In The Park 2018. All items for sale must be the art or handiwork of the exhibiting artist.

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Deadline: 23 Mar 2018

Entry fee: $10

Lanesboro Arts’ annual Art in the Park festival is southeast Minnesota’s longest running art festival. Renowned for quality, variety, and value, Art in the Park attracts thousands of regional patrons to Sylvan Park in Lanesboro each year. The 38th annual Art in the Park Fine Art Festival on Saturday, June 16, 2018 will feature more than ninety fine art booths, excellent live music, craft beer and community food vendors, and family art activities in the midst of mature shade trees in the beautiful setting of Sylvan Park.

Art In The Park 2018 Prizes

  • $500 Prize for Best in the Show
  • $100 Prize for Award of Excellence

Important Dates:

  • March 23, 2018 – Application deadline for full consideration (Applications still being accepted for wait list until May 31)
  • March 24 – 30, 2018 – Jury process followed by notification
  • May 31, 2018 – Wait List application deadline
  • June 1, 2018 – Artist Accept and Purchase Deadline
  • June 1, 2018 – Application window closes — no additional applications accepted
  • Saturday, June 16, 2018 — 6:00am artist check in.
  • Saturday, June 16, 2018 — 10am-5pm Art in the Park festival

About Lanesboro Arts

Lanesboro Arts is a multidisciplinary arts organization working to activate the people and places of Lanesboro by empowering and creating opportunities for artists.

For more information, contact kara@lanesboroarts.org.

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ArtSplash Art Show And Sale 2018 – Call For Artists

ArtSplash Art Show And Sale 2018 – Call For Artists

The City of Tualatin, Oregon, announces a call for artists for the ArtSplash Art Show and Sale 2018, a juried fine art and fine craft fair. The event includes monetary awards and will be held on the beautiful Lake of the Commons in the heart of downtown Tualatin, Oregon.

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Deadline: 19 Mar 2018

Attracting thousands of visitors each year, this event introduces original works from various mediums including ceramics, glass, painting, jewelry, fiber, metal, mixed media, photography, printmaking, and wood. This juried art show has become a popular summer event for the community. ArtSplash has earned a reputation among artists as being well organized and very artist friendly. The weekend includes a concert each day and family art activities. Proceeds from ArtSplash go to support the public arts in Tualatin.

ArtSplash dates:

  • Friday, July 13 at 4 pm – 9 pm
  • Saturday, July 14 at 11 am – 8 pm
  • Sunday July 15 at 11 am – 4 pm

ArtSplash Art Show And Sale 2018 Artist Benefits

  • Coordinated loading and unloading with volunteer assistance
  • Booth sitters for breaks
  • Hospitality tent with refreshments and packing materials all weekend
  • Overnight security
  • Artist brunch reception and awards ceremony with cash awards
  • Artists inside the community tent are provided with table or wire rack for display
  • Double spaces are available

ArtSplash ribbons, recognition, and cash prizes:

  • Best of Show: $150
  • First Place: $100
  • Second Place: $75
  • Third Place: $50
  • Honorable Mention: $25
  • Honorable Mention: $25

About the City of Tualatin, Oregon

The Tualatin Commons is the vibrant heart of downtown featuring a wide pedestrian promenade surrounding a three acre lake. Public plazas and a fountain add to the lively urban mix. Plazas include tiles and artist designed drinking fountains. For the past 23 years, the mission of the Tualatin Arts Advisory Committee has been to encourage and promote Northwest artists, expose the community to a wide range of artistic experience, and endorse interaction between artists and the community.

For more information, contact hmarx@tualatin.gov.

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2018 Summer Arts Festival – Call For Artists

2018 Summer Arts Festival – Call For Artists

Spectrum Art Gallery announces a call for representational and abstract painters, sculptors, illustrators, photographers, original printmakers, fabric artists, glass and wood artisans, jewelry designers and crafters for the 2018 Essex Town Green Outdoor 2018 Summer Arts Festival. The festival is Saturday, June 9 (10-5pm) and Sunday, June 10 (11-5pm). It will be limited to 50 local and regional fine artists and artisans. This event is free for guests.

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Deadline: 18 May 2018

The 2018 Summer Arts Festival is open to visual artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, pencil and charcoal, paper, mixed media, fabric, glass, wood, stone and clay. The location is a highly visible, charming New England destination. It’s particularly special in the summer. It is a walking town with a large tourist influx who come to enjoy art, great restaurants, and the marina. Artists will be able to show and sell there work during a popular summer arts festival. Selected artists will be shown for a longer duration in the Spectrum Art Gallery in Centerbrook, CT.

If you are in the Festival, you can also submit work for consideration in our concurrent 6-week long exhibit at the Gallery in Centerbrook, CT (May 25-July 8, 2018), Essex Green Summer Arts Festival Group Show. Receiving for this show is May 14-18. Only artists participating in the Essex Arts Festival are invited to submit for this show. There is no specific theme.

About Spectrum Art Gallery

Spectrum Art Gallery in Essex, CT opened April 2014. It is an addition to the Arts Center Killingworth, a non-profit arts organization founded in 2003, serving the Connecticut shoreline and river valley from New Haven to Hartford including Madison, Guilford, Chester, and Old Saybrook. Spectrum showcases regional and national artists and artisans. In addition to presenting painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed media, the Gallery includes an Artisan Store which offers fine crafts in diverse mediums such as fabric, glass, ceramics, paper, pottery, and jewelry. Spectrum has become one of the premier art galleries in Connecticut, offering a variety of opportunities and venues for artists to display and sell their work. Spectrum features artists through themed exhibits in the Gallery, Artisan Store, online at Spectrum Anytime. Exhibits are enhanced by events such as receptions, discussions, demos, and family activities.

For more information, contact barbara@spectrumartgallery.org.

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46th Annual Arts And Crafts Show – Call For Artists

46th Annual Arts And Crafts Show – Call For Artists

Girls Inc of Santa Fe announces a call for artists for their 46th Annual Arts and Crafts Show, featuring the work of over 160 local and national professional artists. Artist categories include fiber art, jewelry, painting, pottery, sculpture, metal work, wood work, and photography.

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Deadline: 31 May 2018

$450 booth fee / Post 1-1-2018: Grass & end booths $500, regular $475

$50 fee for shared booth

$20 Credit Card Processing Fee (Fee is $20 per booth. There is no charge for paying with cash or check.)

$60 Late Fee (For applications received on or after June 1st.)

Electricity is available and included for all booths except those that begin with “S.” Artists pay for their booth space only. No commission is collected from artists’ sales.

The 46th Annual Arts And Crafts Show brings in 25,000 to 30,000 visitors. This show is the third largest market on the Santa Fe Plaza each year. Artists rate our show as the one of their best shows, if not “The Best.” The Girls Inc. show fills quickly each year. They always seek new artisans. In participating in the show, you are not only benefiting from 45 years of experience and massive tourist traffic, but also supporting work to advocate on behalf of all girls to ensure they grow up strong, smart, and bold.

About Girls Inc. of Santa Fe

Girls Inc. of Santa Fe has been operating for over 60 years. They are part of a national organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Intentional programming focuses on keeping girls in their learning minds. Their nationally-developed programs are the result of studies conducted by the Girls Incorporated National Resource Center, the largest and most comprehensive research center on girls in the country. Informal education programs encourage girls to take risks and master physical, intellectual, and emotional challenges. Programs address math and science education, health and sexuality, drug abuse prevention, media literacy, economic literacy, violence prevention, communication, conflict resolution, and sports participation.

For more information, contact acshow@girlsincofsantafe.org.

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Lubeznik Arts Festival 2018 – Call For Artists

Lubeznik Arts Festival 2018 – Call For Artists

In 2018, Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) is celebrating the 37th year of its annual art festival, Lubeznik Arts Festival 2018, on August 18 and 19. The festival, previously held off-site, is now held on LCA’s grounds to connect festival-goers to gallery spaces, experience the stature of exhibitions, and connect with programs more effectively. All proceeds from LAF are invested back into the community through artistic and educational programs LCA provides year-round.

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Deadline: 15 Mar 2018

Lubeznik Center for the Arts will select individual fine artists and fine crafters through a jury process. There is $3,000 in cash awards. Additionally, LCA will be inviting regional galleries who represent the best in emerging contemporary art. Overall, LCA anticipates 75-100 exhibitors. The festival draws repeat visitors from Chicago, South Bend, and Northwest Indiana, as well as Michigan’s nearby ‘Harbor Country’ communities. Patrons to the festival include second home-owners in the nearby beach communities.

The juror for this year’s festival is Aron Packer of Aron Packer Projects. Starting in the late 80’s as an American folk art dealer, Aron Packer built his early business focusing on outsider and non-traditional art. He became known for a broad yet unusual vision. He transitioned this vision to contemporary art and established his first public gallery in 1992 in Chicago. For the next 25 years, Packer continued to expand his notable group of contemporary artists. In 2015, he closed Packer Schopf Gallery in Chicago to work at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in business development for fine art sales. Packer continues to avidly curate pop-up shows throughout Chicago as Aron Packer Projects.

Lubeznik Arts Festival 2018 award categories ($3000 in cash awards)

  • Best in Show
  • 1st Place Artist
  • Neil Kienitz Award for Representational Art
  • Juror’s Awards (2)

Additionally, 2018 award winners will be exempt from jury process in 2019. They will not have to pay the 2019 application fee. Complimentary snacks and water are available through setup and the festival. Over $30,000 is budgeted to market the event through partnerships that span radio, TV, print, and outdoor media.

About Lubeznik Center for the Arts

Lubeznik Center for the Arts is located on the North end of Michigan City’s vibrant Uptown Arts District. LCA’s architecturally interesting facility houses five beautiful galleries and education multi-use spaces where they feature contemporary artwork. LCA is on the Southern shore of Lake Michigan within walking distance to the beach and marina. All proceeds from the festival are invested back into our community in all the artistic and educational programs LCA provides year-round.

For more information, contact artinfo@lubeznikcenter.org.

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The Hour After – Call For Artists

The Hour After – Call For Artists

Mad Rex is looking for artists to showcase and sell their work during our 7pm-9pm Wednesday The Hour After event. As a post-apocalyptic restaurant, Mad Rex provides space for a bazaar where local businesses, artists, and survivors can meet at a central watering hole. The trading post is open every Wednesday.

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Deadline: Ongoing

There is no fee to participate.  The Hour After networking event provides a complementary space with a unique atmosphere to showcase artwork. The Hour After is a high traffic event during the restaurant’s happy hour. This is a reoccurring weekly event. Artists may participate multiple times throughout the year. They receive 20% off all food and drinks the night they participate.

About Mad Rex

Mad Rex is a post-apocalyptic themed restaurant and virtual reality lounge. The concept was designed specifically with Philadelphia in mind. Customers pay to rent a VR headset which comes loaded with games and videos for them to watch. They can check out the specially-developed VREX lounge with curated content. Mad Rex has hired local artists to design each aspect of the restaurant including the bar top, graffiti-covered crashed plane coming through the ceiling, and costumes that adorn mannequins all over the restaurant.

For more information, contact daye@rexgryphon.com.

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Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Arts Festival – Call For Artists

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Arts Festival – Call For Artists

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass announces a call for artists for the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Arts Festival. This is the 44th year this major fundraiser for Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is being held.

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Deadline: 31 Mar 2018

The site is directly across from the museum along the Fox River in Riverside Park in the upscale community of Neenah, WI. The event supports education programs and free admission for everyone. The event is a much-anticipated community tradition with fine art, food, and fun for the entire family. There is a beer garden with live music on the museum lakeside lawn.

Categories: clay works, digital, fiber and leather, glass, graphics and printmaking, jewelry, mixed media 3d, mixed media 2d, metal, oil/acrylic painting, other, pastels and drawing, photography, sculpture, watercolor painting, and wood.

Artists exhibit in a scenic setting in an upscale community. Booths are 10’x10′ with ample space between vendors. This is a juried show. Artists will be surrounded by high-quality work and festival goers expect and appreciate your efforts. The event precedes another area fair in Appleton by one week. Artists often report having repeat customers. The event is supported by a large volunteer corp that is very attentive to the needs of the artists. Booth sitters and set up help is available. Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Arts Festival artists will receive cash awards totaling up to $1000.

About The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is an accredited art museum located in the Fox Cities region of Wisconsin, 200 miles north of Chicago. The art museum opened in 1959 to house the largest collection of glass paperweights in the world. The museum collection has expanded to include antique Germanic drinking vessels, Victorian art glass, and contemporary studio glass sculpture. The museum focuses solely on glass, offering temporary exhibitions in this captivating medium. The Glass Studio at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass offers public instruction in flame working and kiln-formed glass making techniques throughout the year for youth and adults. General admission is free.

For more information, contact stevenson@bmmglass.com.

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