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Art in the Pass 2017
War Memorial Park 300 E. Scenic Drive
Pass Christian , Mississippi (South)
Show Dates: 4/1/17 - 4/2/17
Application Deadline: 1/23/17 Midnight CST
Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Jury Fee ): $30.00
You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.
ART IN THE PASS INVITES ARTISTS TO APPLY FOR THE 20th ANNUAL EVENT TO BE HELD IN PASS CHRISTIAN MS APRIL 1-2, 2017
The 20th annual Art in the Pass returns to scenic War Memorial Park, overlooking the beach and gulf waters, in Pass Christian, Mississippi, April 1-2, 2017. Our vetted fine arts and crafts event attracts approximately 7,000 visitors from Mobile to New Orleans and 14 other states. We are known for our Southern hospitality and beautiful location.
In addition to the annual Celebrate the Gulf Marine Education Festival held concurrently each year, we will also host a Marine Cuisine pavilion with seafood cooking demonstrations by regional chefs and other programs. Because of excellent reviews and a healthy marketing budget to promote Art in the Pass we expect to increase our attendance in 2017.
War Memorial Park 300 E. Scenic Drive
Pass Christian , Mississippi (South East)
Show Dates: 4/1-4/2. 2017
Application Deadline: 1/17/2017 Midnight CST
Media Images: 4 (includes booth shot)
Jury Fee: $30 (please see info below regarding discount for early applications).
Jury Fee $30
Booth Fee $150 on applications received by 1/23/2017
Corner Booth add $25
Electricity add $25
Paper application administrative fee $50
Deadline for applications - Applications received after 1/17/2017 will be placed on a wait list and if accepted will pay late fee of $25.
APPLICATION CHECK LIST
Each artist must submit the following items before an application can be juried.
1. Completed Artist Application for each category
2. Four (4) .jpeg files (3 of art work 1 of booth).
3. $30 non-refundable jury fee per category to be juried.
4. Signed accepted Legal Agreement
Jury Fee is non-refundable
DEFINITIONS OF ELIGIBLE MEDIA
Artists may apply in more than one category (on one application) and must submit images for each medium; only the booth image may be repeated. PLEASE NOTE: If you are accepted in only one medium, you may exhibit only in that category.
• CERAMICS/POTTERY – Original clay and porcelain work other than jewelry. No machine made or mass- produced work is accepted. If multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, each must be signed.
• DRAWING – Pencil, charcoal, chalk, pastels, pen & ink, etc.
• FIBER – Work crafted from fibers including basketry, embroidery, weaving, leatherwork, tapestry and papermaking. No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns or other forms of mass production accepted. No factory-produced wearable items may be exhibited, regardless of additional modification or enhancement by the artist.
• GLASS – No molds or other forms of mass production allowed.
• JEWELRY – No commercial casts, molds, or production studio work. All jewelry, regardless of medium, must be entered in this category.
• METALWORK – Non-sculptural, non-jewelry works crafted from metal.
• 2D MIXED MEDIA – Includes both 2D and 3D mixed media. 2D incorporates more than one type of material, with a relief depth of less than 1/8 inch. 3D includes non-sculptural work incorporating more than one type of material. This category is for objects that are “decorative” rather than “useful.”
• PAINTING – Oil, acrylic, watercolor etc.
• PHOTOGRAPHY – Prints made from artist’s original image must be processed by the artist or under artist’s supervision. Photographers are required to disclose both their creative and printing processes.
• PRINTMAKING & DIGITAL ART – Artist created prints, serigraphs, digital art, etc., properly signed and numbered, in limited editions, on archival quality materials. Images of Giclées may not be submitted to the Jury (but may be sold if less than 50% of your exhibit and signed/numbered). Digital Art is original work that is executed by the artist using a computer.
• SCULPTURE – 3-dimensional original work done in any medium, as determined by the artist.
• WOODWORK – Original hand-tooled, machine worked, turned or carved work.
Art in the Pass is awarding cash prizes this year to categories with 10 or more artists exhibiting and Best in Show. The categories awarded typically include Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Other and Best in Show.
The awards are as follows:
$500 Best in Show,
$200 Best in each Category;
$100 Runner-up in each Category.
All artists are required to donate a work of art valued at $40 or more for the silent auction. Proceeds from the silent auction benefit the Dot Hector and Gretchen Harris Memorial Art Scholarships and other art related programs the Festival Committee deems appropriate. Silent Auction items will be collected during registration. If artist is unable to donate a piece of their art work a cash donation of $40.00 will be required.
The Silent Auction features original artwork from artists participating in the Festival. The proceeds from the Silent Auction funds the Dot Hector and Gretchen Harris Memorial Art Scholarships.
Two $2000 art scholarships will be given to high school seniors who plan to study art in college. Details for judging and dates will be provided at a later date. Scholarship Applications will be mailed to area art teachers in October.
STUDENT ART SHOW
The annual Art in the Pass Student Art Show will be held on Sunday, April 2nd. High School Students from the area will show their works and compete for ribbons. Instructions will be mailed to area art teachers in December.
Peter Briant designed Art in the Pass T-Shirt in 2004. Mr. Briant is a well-known New Orleans artist and part-time Gulf Coast resident. T-shirts will be sold in the Silent Auction tent. T-shirts are $15 for S,M,L, XL sizes and $20 for XXL.
Each artist will receive one (1) free T-shirt per booth.
CELEBRATE THE GULF
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will host 'Celebrate the Gulf' in the park on the Saturday April 1st of Art in the Pass.
MARINE CUISINE PAVILLION
Free seafood cooking demonstrations by regional chefs.
Artists may visit the Silent Auction Tent on Friday from 1 – 5 pm for water and the Coca-Cola Trailer on Saturday and Sunday from 7–9 am for water and coffee.
- An accepted application is a commitment to the show. No refunds will be made for cancellation, inclement weather, illness, or any other reason. NO EXCEPTIONS.
- Only one artist may show booth
- All artists must show for the full two days of the festival. Artists are required to staff their exhibits during festival hours.
- Our primary concern is the creative vision of the applicant and the quality of the work. Although Art in the Pass discourages reproductions artists may sell them as long as those reproductions are matted, signed and numbered works of limited editions of 250 or less. Unframed, matted works may only be shown in a flip bin and the bin must be clearly marked “Reproductions”.
- Original paintings must represent at least 50% percent of the total dollar ($) value of items for sale in the artist’s booth.
- Reproductions may occupy no more than 50% percent of the total dollar value of items for sale in the artist’s booth.
- Digital Artists and Photographers may only sell signed and numbered works of limited editions of 250 or less.
- Only original, framed artwork may be hung on the walls of the artist’s booth. Excludes artwork such as galley wrapped canvases or artwork not requiring a frame.
- All original two dimensional work (e.g., photography, painting, watercolors, graphics, pastels, prints and drawings) must be appropriately framed or glazed.
- Absolutely no buy-sell merchandise will be allowed to include coffee cups, T-shirts, or other items mass produced from an original piece of artwork, including an artist’s original design that has been transferred to such merchandise.
- All items must be hand-crafted by the applicant. No mass reproduction in combination with original hand-crafted work is permitted. All items must be made by the artist. Commercially manufactured items, commercial molds, patterns, kits are not acceptable.
- The Art in the Pass Committee reserves the right to review and approve all works exhibited.
- Images submitted for jurying by the accepted artists will remain the property of Art in the Pass and may be used for publicity and affirmation purposes during and after the festival.
Things to Know
Established artists will be provided a 10x10 exhibit space along with a 4 ft. perimeter at the rear of the space. All work must be limited to this space. Artist is responsible for providing tent, preferably white, and any other items required for displaying their work. As the wind can rapidly increase, tents must be weighted and secured.
Please visit our web site at www.artinthepass.com for additional information and details on judging, lodging, security, registration and setup.
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