Art Beat 2019 Agreement

By submitting this application the applicant hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless Art Beat, Downtown South Bend, Inc., the City of South Bend, Art Beat Sponsors, Committees, staff, volunteers and vendors from any damage to artwork, personal property or any personal injury which he/she or helpers may sustain while participating in the event. The artist understands that Art Beat does not carry insurance to cover artwork and/or personal property. As an independent contractor, exhibiting artists are advised to obtain their own insurance.

Further, the artist agrees to abide by the rules of participation as listed in this application, and all policies and guidelines developed by the Art Beat Steering Committee. The artist understands that failure to follow these rules can mean expulsion from this year's festival or future festivals.

Art Beat cannot be held responsible for loss of artwork, or loss of sales due to weather conditions or event cancellation. Exhibiting artists must take into account event day weather conditions and make arrangements to protect their artwork and weight their booth tent against strong winds. Art Beat is a rain or shine festival. In the event of severe weather the Art Beat Steering Committee will monitor weather service reports and will alert exhibitors and patrons in the event of cancellation.

Participating artist exhibitors give permission to Art Beat to use images of their work in the promotion of the event.