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Seabrook Festival of the Arts 2013
Show Dates: 10/25/13 - 10/27/13
Application Deadline: 9/30/13

The application deadline has passed.


REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

General Information

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 for Jury Fee.
 
NOTIFICATION: September 30, 2013

Upon completion of jury, you will receive an email or letter of your status. Contracts will be emailed to invited artists.
 
PLACE: 
1214 Anders on the grounds of Seabrook City Hall and Community House.


KEY APPLICATION AND SHOW DATES FOR EXHIBITORS:
September 30, 2013: Artist application deadline
September 30, 2013: Artist notification of acceptance begin
October 12, 2013: Artist reply deadline to acceptance and payment of space fee, any other additional fees and to be listed in event program.
October 18, 2013: Deadline to request refund

FESTIVAL DATES AND TIMES:

Friday, October 25: Participating artists are invited to ArtNight at host hotel. Artists will set up a "sampling" of their work in hotel lobby and conference areas, and outdoor areas for a free to the public mixer. Set-up is from 2:00p.m. and 3:45p.m. Show starts at 4:00p.m. and ends at 8:00p.m. Cash bar and hor d'oeuvres. More information provided upon booth payment.

Saturday, October 26: Check-in/setup on festival grounds begins no earlier than 7:00a.m. Check-in package available in the Artists Hospitality Area at festival site on 1st Street at information booth. Includes information concerning hospitality area and festival program. All artists must open at 10am and remain open until 4pm.

Saturday, Ocrtober 26: Artist mixer at 2nd St. Gallery in Seabrook. Free to participating artists. 6:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.
 
Sunday, October 27: 10:00am to 3:00pm (Vending tear down to begin no earlier than 3pm)
 
Public Admission: Free
Parking: Free
Website: www.seabrookfestivalofthearts.com

PLEASE CONTACT ART CONSORTIUM OF TGC for information. For more information: info@artconsortium.org or 281-942-9275
 
CANCELLATION DEADLINE: Accepted artists who decide not to participate may get a partial refund of the booth space fee if the request is made by email on or before October 11, 2013. No refunds after October 11, 2013.
 
ELECTRICITY FEE: $80 (optional)
Electricity is limited and on a first-come first-serve basis. Fee must be purchased and mailed with the booth fee.

CATEGORIES:
  • Ceramics
  • Digital
  • Drawing/Pastels
  • Fiber
  • Glass
  • Jewelry
  • Metal
  • 2D Mixed Media
  • 3D Mixed Media
  • Painting: Oil/Acrylics
  • Painting: Watercolor
  • Photography
  • Printmaking/Graphics
  • Sculpture
  • Wearable Fiber
  • Wood

ARTIST AMENITIES
  • Help with Set-up and Take-down
  • Booth Sitting
  • Host Hotel with Artist Rates
  • Free Parking
  • After hours on-site security provided during the Festival.
  • invitation to participate in ArtNight at host hotel on Friday, October 25th.
  • Free Public Artists Mixer on Saturday evening at 6:00pm at 2nd St. Gallery. Bring your business cards and meet the public.
Rules/Regulations
The following policies and rules have been established by Art Consortium of  the Texas Gulf Coasgt for the Seabrook Festival of the Arts to ensure quality and integrity of the show.
  • The Festival is open to all applying Artists.
  • Double Booths are very limited and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis starting the day the invitation emails are sent, by emailing info@artconsortium.org
  • Corner booths are assigned by the Festival Director.
  • Art Galleries, Commercial agents, dealers, or manufacturers are not eligible to enter. No kits, molds, tumbled stones, embellished objects, or edible art may be submitted.
  • Artists may jury in more than one category, but not with the same body of work. Only one application may be submitted per body of work with a jury fee for each category. Artist must use the same name for both applications. Artists whose work is selected in multiple categories will exhibit in one booth space.
  • All Artists must be present on site during the entire Festival. No spouses or other representatives will be permitted in place of artist.
  • Artists may only exhibit and sell work in the media category for which they are accepted.
  • All jewelry must have been juried in the jewelry category.  Only those artists accepted in the jewelry category may display or sell jewelry. All jewelry, whether produced from metal, glass, clay, fiber, or other materials must apply in jewelry category.
  • All work crafted from fibers including basketry, embroidery, weaving, leatherwork, tapestry and papermaking. No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns or other forms of mass production are permitted. No factory produced wearable items, regardless of additional modification or enhancement by the artist, may be exhibited.
  • Ceramic works must be handmade by the artist. If multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, each must be signed.
  • Photographers must print their own photography or be involved in and supervise the printing process.
  • Prints must be appropriately matted and must be displayed in a suitable portfolio or stand. Prints exhibited by artists accepted in the graphics/printmaking category must be limited editions and properly signed and numbered. Reproductions of other 2-D work must be clearly labeled "Reproduction”.
  • 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 festivals.
  • Participating exhibitors will be responsible for collecting and paying current Texas sales tax on all sales made during the show, and report them as being sold in Seabrook, Texas.
  • At check-in you will receive a courtesy survey sheet that can be filled out and returned before you load-out on Sunday.
  • The jury committee or festival staff reserves the right to refuse exhibition of work that is not consistent with the submitted images and the rules listed above. Failure to comply will result in immediate removal from the festival with no refund
Booth Information
BOOTH INFORMATION

FEE DEADLINE:
OCTOBER 12, 2013

Standard 10x10 booth - $145.00

Double booth - $290.00

Upon receipt of an acceptance letter or email, the selected artist is required to return a check or money order payable to Art Consortium of TGC for $145 to secure their booth space. All monies are deposited upon receipt, no holding checks for deposit is allowed.
Credit cards are also accepted through Zapplication.
 
PLACE: Seabrook, Texas – 1214 Anders on the grounds of Seabrook City Hall and Community House.


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