The Wellington Art Society is sending out a Call to Artists for their 9th Annual ArtFest on the Green. This outdoor show is well attended and has been the starting point for many emerging artists to take their next big step in the local and national art scene. The Rickie Report shares the information and applications – for members and non-members. Cash prizes, recognition, and networking with art patrons…we know what a terrific opportunity this is and urge you to apply!
Wellington Art Society
Call to Artists
ArtFest on the Green
January 31st & February 1, 2015
The Wellington Art Society presents its 9th Annual Juried Fine Art and Fine Craft Show, ArtFest on the Green, to be held at the Wellington Amphitheater Saturday, January 31, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, February 1, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Proceeds from this show will go toward the Wellington Art Society’s Scholarship Fund as well as other community programs.
Fees to the artist include a $25 non-refundable application fee and a $175 booth fee. Artists will be judged for originality, creativity, technique, and booth design by an independent team of judges. This show will award $2,000 in cash prizes.
Artists will be juried in. All Fine Art and Fine Craft work must be designed and created by the artist. Prints and duplications of your original artwork will be allowed, but the majority of the booth must be original art created by the artist. Painting, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, textiles, woodworking, photography and other mediums will be considered.
This show will take place at the beautiful Wellington Amphitheater at 12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd. in Wellington, Florida during the peak Equestrian and Tourist Season and is free to the public. The Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage featuring live and recorded music throughout the event. Food vendors and a youth art activity area will also be present. Saturday morning, the City of Wellington will feature its Green Market in the adjacent parking lot.
Set up will occur Friday afternoon, January 30th, 2015. Security will be provided overnight Friday and Saturday. Artists will provide and set up their own 10’ x 10’ white tent, closing the sides overnight.
The Wellington Art Society will be advertising this event in the Palm Beach Post and the Town-Crier newspapers, as well as to over 1,200 local Chamber of Commerce members, The Rickie Report, “Where the Shows Are” and extensive social media. Artists will have the opportunity to purchase ads in the event booklet, which will be offered free to art show attendees.
For more information, contact Adrianne Hetherington at Tilemaker@aol.com or by calling 561-301-4498 or Leslie Pfeiffer at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 561-632-3677
Applications due DECEMBER 15, 2014 and are available on line at:
ArtFest on the Green
9th Annual Fine Art and Fine Craft Show Non-Member Application
SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2015, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2015, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
SET UP is on FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 1:00 – 6:00 PM
TEARDOWN is on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Wellington Amphitheater, 12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414
Application Fee (non-refundable) – $25
Booth Fee (one 10×10 Space) – $175
10 x 10 Artist Tents with sides (no tent stakes; weights must be used), tables, chairs and other displays are the responsibility of the artist. Booths must look professional, and spaces are to be attended at all times. Security will be provided overnight Friday and Saturday. This is an outdoor event, rain or shine. Artist is responsible for Florida sales tax. Liability for loss/damage to any property/artwork is that of the artist. Accepted art includes but is not limited to: pottery, sculpture, painting, photography, jewelry, glass, and woodworking. Refunds are not provided for accepted artists who are unable to participate in the show. Artists will be judged on the basis of originality, creativity, technique, and booth design, by an independent team of judges. This show will offer $2,000 in cash prizes. One artist represented per booth. Artists notified by email of acceptance or rejection.
SUBMITTAL DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 15, 2014. For more information contact: Adrianne Hetherington: 561-301-4498, Tilemaker@aol.com, or Leslie Pfeiffer: 561-632-3677, email@example.com
ARTIST NAME: ______________________________________________
BUSINESS NAME: __________________________________________________________________
CITY, STATE & Zip:_______________________________
PHONE#: _________________ OR _________________
- Please include 5 photos of your art work and one photo of your set up. CD’s accepted.
- Photos will be reviewed for quality of fine art, fine craft and booth presentation.
- Mail this portion of form with fees payable to: Wellington Art Society, Inc.
WELLINGTON ART SOCIETY, P.O. BOX 212943, ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL. 33421-2943
Please write Attention: ArtFest on the envelope.
Wellington Art Society, Inc., is a 501 © (3) non-profit organization.
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