An Occasion for the Arts 2017, 48th Annual Agreement

Representations, Consent, Release and Indemnity


Artist/Exhibitor(s), in submitting this application, represents, affirms and agrees, that he/she:


1.  has received, read, understands and is bound by the rules, regulations and guidelines in the Prospectus and Application for An Occasion for the Arts;


2.  accepts and will not in any way challenge decisions made by jurors and others regarding the selection or rejection of applicants for participation and the determination of recipients of prizes and awards; 


3.  has or will have been directly and materially involved in the creation of  each and every item exhibited for sale by him/her at the event;


4.  consents to AOFTA using and displaying, including by electronic media and other methods of  publication, for promotional and educational purposes any images of items submitted in the selection process or photographed during the event;


5.  acknowledges his/her obligation to immediately remove from the booth space and cease further exhibiting any work or item which AOFTA’s President or Artistic Director, in his or her sole discretion, finds not in conformity with to the Rules and Guidelines for Participation;


6.  acknowledges awareness of the broad range of risks of personal injury and property loss or damage inhering in and intrinsic to participation in this years event, including, but not limited to, those arising from negligent and other wrongful acts or omissions of other participants and attendees, those arising from adverse weather conditions, theft and vandalism, and those arising from failure, misuse or malfunction of electrical and other equipment, fixtures and facilities;


7.  voluntarily assumes all such risks and, in consideration of anticipated benefits from participating in the event, expressly releases from liability and waives all rights to bring causes of action or other legal process against  AOFTA, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers and agents for any personal injuries and damage to or loss of property sustained by him/her and attributable to such risks; and


8.  accepts full responsibility for his/her own negligent and other wrongful acts and omissions, and those of his/her employees and/or assistants and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless AOFTA, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers and agents from any and all claims, losses, causes of action, costs and expenses, arising from such negligent and other wrongful acts and omissions.