Brazosport CenterFest 2017 (formerly Texas Gulf Coast Arts Festival) Agreement

I/we grant permission to Brazosport Fine Arts Council (dba The Center for the Arts & Sciences), to reprint an image for promotional use of CenterFest. This includes use in press releases, print, television, and the festival web site.

I/we certify that I/we am/are the artist who creates the work I/we sell and not an artist representative or wholesaler.

I/we understand all booths will be visited by the viewing committee at intervals throughout the festival to ensure that all exhibitors comply with all festival rules. I/we further agree to abide by all regulations outlined in this application, the load-in and load-out instructions, security procedures, or any rule promulgated by the Executive Director. I/we acknowledge that failure to abide by regulations and repeated non-compliance will result in expulsion and ineligibility for judging, awards, and participation in future CenterFests. Expulsion of a participant from the CenterFest is without the necessity of any written notice and without legal recourse or right to rebate any portion of the fees paid.

I/we participants, our heirs, successors and assigns agree to release and hold harmless Brazosport Fine Arts Council (dba The Center for the Arts & Sciences), its board of directors, staff, sponsors, affiliated partners, volunteers and vendors and their heirs, successors, and assigns for any loss of property or physical harm, including, but not inclusive, weather damage or cancellation due to weather. Exhibiting artists must take into account festival weekend weather conditions and make arrangements to protect their artwork and weight their booth tent against strong winds. CenterFest is a rain or shine festival. In the event of severe weather the The Center for the Arts & Sciences will monitor weather service reports and will alert exhibitors and patrons in the event of festival cancellation, and evacuation if necessary. The artist understands that Brazosport Fine Arts Council (dba The Center for the Arts & Sciences), does not carry insurance to cover artwork and/or personal property. As an independent contractor, exhibiting artists are advised to obtain their own insurance.

I/we further agree to waiver any and all rights without limitation on liability for the use of the festival space and service described in this application.