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Cornell Art Museum At Old School Square Calls For Entries For “Fall Art On The Square”, Fine Art Show

The Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square presents “Fall Art on the Square”! This premiere, outdoor juried show includes extraordinary, original works in all media by fine art and fine craft artists from around the country.  The public will explore and shop to their hearts’ content on Saturday, November 10th and Sunday, November 11th, with free admission!  In addition to “Spring 2019 Art on the Square”, we are excited to announce this … CALL TO ARTISTS !  The Rickie Report shares the details and some views from the previous Event. Fine Artists and Crafters – your deadline is September 1st.  Art lovers, mark your calendars now for this event!



51 N Swinton Ave  Delray Beach, FL 33444




Saturday, November 10th

 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday, November 11th

 10 am – 4 pm



Application Deadline    September 1st



Woody Patterson, Best in Show, 2018 Art on the Square


The Cornell Art Museum front lawn and Old School Square center grounds will be transformed into an exciting outdoor gallery. 

Enjoy live music as you stroll among the exhibiting artists booths!




·     Atlantic Ave Exposure

·     Friday Move-In!

·     24 Hour Security

·     Available Booth Sitters

·     Complimentary Breakfast

·     5 Cash Awards

*Booths available only on the front lawn (Atlantic Ave) and side lawn (Swinton Ave).

ARTISTS!   We welcome you to apply to this exquisite, juried fine art show – just in time for visitors to select that one-of-a-kind gift for the holidays!




Art collectors and enthusiasts will meet the artists and discover something new for everyone!







Cornell Art Museum – Fall Art on the Square 2018

Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square
Delray Beach, Florida

Phone: 561-243-7922 x305 or x306
Event Dates: 11/10/18 – 11/11/18
Application Deadline: 8/1/18 Midnight EST


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.


Event Summary
Fall Art on the Square 2018 is a two-day Premiere Juried Outdoor Gallery presented by the Cornell Art Museum.  Located on the campus surrounding historic Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square in the heart of downtown Delray Beach, this outdoor art experience will feature extraordinary, original art works by fine artists and fine craft artists from around the country.

Deadline to enter is September 1, 2018!


  • Original juried works by fine art and fine craft artists to include paintings, glass, ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, mixed-media, metalwork, photography, woodwork and sculptures in a variety of media.
  • Live entertainment on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
  • Sponsored Hospitality Lounge with food and beverages.
  • Delray Beach Green Market, Saturday, 9am – 2pm on the adjacent park great lawn.

General Information
November 9, 2018 – Move in from 12 noon to 6 pm
November 10, 2018 – Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
November 11, 2018 – Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm


  • Juried Fine Art Show featuring top artists from around the country
  • Located on the beautiful front and side lawns of the Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square on Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach, Florida
  • Extensive print and digital marketing and advertising
  • $1,500 in prizes – (1) $500 Best in Show and (4) $250 Merit of Honor
  • Walking/trolley proximity to at least 6 major hotels
  • Downtowner free ride service on Atlantic Avenue using 100% electric eco-friendly vehicles
  • Complimentary Artist Continental Breakfast both days
  • Complimentary Booth Sitters
  • Exhibit map/flyer
  • 24-hour Security
  • Booth SignsCONTACT INFORMATION – We are artist-friendly, reach out to us anytime with questions or concerns! Cornell Art Museum
    51 N. Swinton Avenue
    Delray Beach, FL 33444
    Phone: 561-243-7922 x305 or x306
    Fax: 561-243-7018


AWARDS$1,500 in total cash prizes will be awarded regardless of media category

Judging of the exhibitors (with booth tagging) will take place during Holiday Art on the Square 2018 hours on Saturday, February 11 with awards presented Saturday afternoon.

No commission on sales will be due Old School Square.  Artist exhibitors will be responsible for their own sales and collection of Florida Sales Tax (7%) and return payment to the Florida Tax Revenue Service.  Each artist must have in their possession and be able to produce a Resale Tax Certificate.

All artists must apply on ZAPP by Midnight Eastern time on Saturday, September 1, 2018.  A separate application, images and jury fee of $35 must be submitted for each category that an individual artist enters. Only one (1) application may be submitted per body of work represented. Multiple applications must represent either work in different media categories or distinctly separate bodies of work within one category. A collaborative team producing a single work of art may qualify as a single exhibitor.

Please submit a total of four (4) digital images, professional high quality. Three (3) digital images must be of individual pieces of work, and one (1) digital image must be of your current booth.  Only your art work should be included in your booth display photo!   

PLEASE NOTE:  Old School Square staff/marketing reserves the right to use artist’s submitted images for promotional purposes, including advertising, publicity and web-based distribution outlets. No compensation will be given for use of these images.


  • Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor painting
  • Clay
  • Digital
  • Fiber
  • Glass
  • Jewelry
  • Mixed media
  • Photography
  • Printmaking/drawing
  • Sculpture – Metal, Stone, Bronze
  • Woodwork

The jury selection process will begin September 1, 2018.   Jurying is done separately for each category.  The jury consists of anonymous arts professionals and artists in the arts field.  Artist’s images are viewed simultaneously during the jury process.  Since invitation to Fall Art on the Square 2018 is based on these images, please ensure they are high quality images that accurately represent the work to be exhibited.  Scores are based on originality, technique, design and overall impact.  Artists with the high score in each category are invited to attend.

PLEASE NOTE:  Decisions of the jurors are final.  Inquiries questioning or disputing the jurors’ decisions will not be addressed and critiques are not offered by the jurors.

Parking for artist cars and other vehicles will be available in designated parking lots immediately surrounding Cornell Art Museum at Old School Square.  Artists will receive specific parking assignments upon acceptance to participate in Holiday Art on the Square 2018.

APPLICATION FEE: A $35 non-refundable credit card purchase or check, payable to Old School Square, must be submitted with each application. Booth fees will be required once invitations to participate are sent.

Booth Fee payments are due October 19, 2018 by Credit Card or Paypal.  Failure to make payment by the deadline will result in revocation of the invitation. Booth fees will not be refunded due to artist cancellation after October 26, 2018.


  • Completed application for EACH medium entered.
  • Three (3) artwork images AND one (1) booth image per medium.
  • $35 NON-REFUNDABLE application fee, check or credit card.


  • Application Deadline on ZAPP: September 1, 2018
  • Exhibitor Image Jury: September 1, 2018
  • Invited notification available on ZAPP:  September 8, 2018
  • Deadline for invited artists to pay booth fee: October 19, 2018
  • Last day for full refund due to artist cancellation: October 26, 2018
  • Booth set up: 12 pm to 6 pm, Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Fall Art on the Square 2018: November 10 and 11, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm daily
  • Booth closure cannot begin before 4 pm on Sunday, November 11, 2018


The following rules and policies are in place to assure fairness to all participating artists and to the festival guests. Any failure to comply will result in immediate removal from the Fall Art on the Square 2018 event.

  • Each exhibiting artist must complete an online application with only one artist per entry unless you are entering as a team in collaboration.  Artists may apply for more than one category but a separate online application must be filled out for each category.  Each application must include a jury fee and its own set of images.
  • All participants must be 18 years of age or older. The artist must be present for the entire two-day event. Representatives may not attend in place of the artist.
  • Exhibitors must be set up and ready to open by 9:00 am on Saturday, November 10 as judging begins promptly at 9:00 am.  Exhibitors must keep their exhibits open until 4 pm Sunday, November 11, 2018 unless otherwise instructed by Old School Square event staff in the event of inclement weather.
  • Booth assignments will be advised once artists are accepted and invited to participate in the show.
  • No refunds of booth fees will be given if natural inclement weather causes the show to close early or cancel completely.
  • All artists must check in with Show Tent and present Photo I.D. before unloading and setting up their tent.
  • All artists must have 10×10 or 10×20 WHITE tent with sides and walls with proper 50 lb weights in each corner and any damage caused by said tent will be the responsibility of the artist.
  • Work displayed on site must be consistent with the work shown in the digital images submitted – work outside of your juried category will NOT be allowed.
  • All work in every category must be the original work produced by the exhibiting artist. Work produced from commercial kits, molds, patterns, plans, prefabricated forms or other commercial methods is NOT permitted.  No buy/sell will be permitted.
  • All two-dimensional work must be matted or framed.
  • Jewelry is to be sold only by artists accepted in that category.
  • All work must be priced or otherwise marked “Not for Sale.”
  • Cornell Art Museum and Old School Square reserves the right to request removal of questionable or non-original art.
  • Exhibitors may not display ribbons or awards from any other or previous shows.
  • Exhibitors’ pets are not allowed in their booths.

Booth Information

​Single 10’x10′ = $350
​Double 10’x20′ = $700
Power    = $  45 per tent

Tents 4 Events:  call (954) 675-7634 or email:
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Art on the Square is a signature fundraising event for Old School Square Center for the Arts, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) registered non-profit cultural organization.





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