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Paw Prints | 2013
Show Dates: 5/11/13 - 5/12/13
Application Deadline: 2/15/13

The application deadline has passed.


REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

General Information
ART WORK IS NOT LIMITED TO WILDLIFE.

SHOW HOURS:
Saturday 9 am – 5 pm and
Sunday 9 am - 5 pm

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2013

JURY FEE: $25
A non-refundable jury fee of $25 is required for each entry form/category submitted. Credit cards will be accepted through Zapplication.

BOOTH FEE: 10x10 booth fee $250.00
10x20 booth fee $500.00

JURY BEGINS: Feb. 25, 2013

JURY AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Each artist will be scored by jury members on a scale of yes-no-maybe for several rounds until the show has been selected. The top scores in each category receive an invitation to the show. An additional number of artists will be retained for a waiting list of alternates and based upon the scores received in their category.

NOTIFICATION: February 28, 2013
Upon completion of jury, you will receive an email or letter of your status.

BOOTH FEE DUE: March 22, 2013. Upon receipt of an acceptance letter or email, the selected artist is required to return a check or money order payable to Dallas Zoological Society for $250 to secure their booth space. All monies are deposited upon receipt.
Mail Checks (payable to Dallas Zoological Society to):
Dallas Zoological Society
Attn: Paw Prints
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203-2013

CANCELLATION DEADLINE: By April 12, 2013 to receive a 50% refund of booth fees less $25 non-refundable fee.
No refunds after April 12, 2013 except at the discretion of the Show Director.

NO ELECTRICITY AVAILABLE/NO GENERATORS ALLOWED

CATEGORIES:
Ceramics
Digital Art
Drawing/Pastels
Fiber
Glass
Jewelry
Metal
2D Mixed Media
3D Mixed Media
Painting
Photography
Printmaking/Graphics
Sculpture
Wood

ARTIST AMENITIES
•Friday set-up for all Artists
•Set-up and take-down assistance available
•Artist Saturday Night Wine Reception with entertainment.
•Paw Prints T-Shirt
•Booth sitting service
•An on-site Weather monitoring and communication system
•24 hour security
•Host hotel with artist rates
•Advertised to entire DFW Metroplex area

FESTIVAL ELIGIBILITY & RULES:
The following policies and rules have been established by Paw Prints and the Dallas Zoological Society to ensure quality and integrity of the show.
•Artist must provide their own 10 x 10 white tent.
•If two or more persons collaborate to produce original work, each person must be identified on the Application. No work by apprentices or employees will be accepted. Commercial agents, dealers, or manufacturers are not eligible to enter. No kits, molds, tumbled stones, embellished objects, or edible art may be submitted.
•All Artists must be present on site during the entire show. No spouses or other representatives will be permitted in place of artist. Picture ID is required at check-in.
•Only limited edition, signed, and numbered reproductions of artworks are allowed. Artist must define "limited edition" through their Artist Statement and must disclose their process to the buyer. Original art must occupy more than 50% of the applicant's booth space. In the case of photographers and printmakers, this means gallery quality framed work.
•Artists may only exhibit and sell work in the media category for which they are accepted.
•Artists may apply once per category and in no more than two categories.
•All jewelry must have been juried in the jewelry category.
•Photographers must print their own photography or be involved in and supervise the printing process.
•Artists must comply with all safety requirements, and vehicles must be parked only in designated areas. Noncompliance will result in elimination from consideration for any future shows.
•Participating exhibitors will be responsible for collecting and paying current Texas sales tax on all sales made during the show. A Texas sales tax ID number is required for participating artists. If you need to request a Texas sales tax ID, please go tohttp://www.window.state.tx.us/taxpermit/"
•You will receive your artist packet at check-in.
•All rental tents must be delivered and set-up by noon on Friday, May 10, 2013. Artist must be present for rental tent set-up.
•The jury committee or show staff reserves the right to refuse exhibition of work that is not consistent with the submitted slides and the rules listed above. Failure to comply will result in immediate removal from the show with no refund of fees paid.

CHECK-IN:
•Artists are provided with approximately a 10' x 12' space, depending on the location of your booth.
•Booth assignments are made at the discretion of the Show Director.
•Photo ID is required at time of check-in.
•Check-in begins at 8:00 am on Friday 10, 2013.
•Packets with booth number and other materials will not be available until check-in.
•You have one hour to unload your vehicle at booth site. You will then need to move your vehicle to the designated zoo parking lot and complete your booth set-up at your leisure.
•No Saturday morning set up. You must complete set-up by 9p.m. on Friday.

PARKING
All vehicles must be parked in the designated Dallas Zoo parking lot. You may not park inside the actual Zoo.


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