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Art in the Square 2017 | Southlake
Southlake Town Square
Southlake, Texas (South)
Event Dates: 4/28/17 - 4/30/17
Application Deadline: 11/4/16 Midnight CST
The application deadline has passed.
Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Art in the Square Application Fee): $30.00
You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.
In 18 years, Art in the Square has grown in reputation to become one of the top small fine art shows in the country. Featuring 150 artists in a beautiful upscale setting, the 2 ½ day show draws attendance from both Dallas and Fort Worth. With its relaxed, friendly atmosphere and serious potential shoppers, this show has become a favorite of professional artists.
ART IN THE SQUARE 2017
Dates and Hours:
Friday April 28 4 pm to 9 pm
Saturday April 29 10 am to 9 pm
Sunday April 30 11 am to 6 pm
Entertainment continues until 10:30 pm Friday and Saturday nights.
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT DATES
Applications available: August 8, 2016
Application deadline: November 2, 2016
Jury: November 11-12, 2016
Jury Notification by Email: December 5, 2016
Contract will be attached to invitation email
Contract and Booth Fee Deadline: January 18, 2017
Deadline to cancel and receive refund (less $30 administrative fee): March 3, 2017
Check In: April 27 7PM- 9:30 PM or April 28 7:30 AM-1:00 PM.
Set up: April 27 after 7 PM and the morning of April 28
Art in the Square 2017 will take place in Southlake Town Square, an upscale retail and business development with a beautiful park setting and plenty of parking. The location is in a very affluent suburb of Dallas/Fort Worth. Our show has been described as “outstanding” by artists and art publications with “a very educated crowd, excellent quality original art and an incredibly organized, accommodating promoter.”
Art in the Square also offers great food, a variety of quality music, children’s activities and two student art programs.
Art in the Square is a non-profit festival hosted by the Southlake Women’s Club, the City of Southlake and Southlake Town Square. Through sponsorships, fund raising and donations, Art in the Square has raised more than two million dollars for local charities over the last 17 years.
Email is used for all communication, including invitations, contracts, booth assignments and show details.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Loyal sponsors of Art in the Square include NBC-TV local affiliates, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and several weekly community newspapers. Art in the Square enjoys strong media support via radio, TV, and social media. Print ads and editorial articles are carried in newspapers, many area luxury and lifestyle magazines and numerous websites.
WE TAKE CARE OF OUR ARTISTS!
Art in the Square presents several awards to artist participants.
Featured Artists: Selected by the jury to participate in the Art in the Square Gallery Exhibit held in Town Hall. Featured art will be used in all event publicity.
People’s Choice Award: Selected by public voting at the Featured Artist Gallery Exhibit.
Award of Excellence: Selected by onsite judges and awarded to artists whose work best demonstrates the quality, executional expertise and originality that is the spirit of Art in the Square. These recipients receive a complimentary 10’ x 10’ booth space for 2018.
Juror’s Choice Award: Also selected onsite to honor artists whose remarkable work captures the interest of the judges.
EMERGING ARTIST PROGRAM
ARTWORK EXHIBIT POLICY
There is a $30 nonrefundable Jury Fee payable by credit card on ZAPP. Email email@example.com if this is an issue for you.
$440 10x10 Booth Fee
$425 10x10 Discounted Booth Fee if paying by check
$825 10x20 Double Booth Fee
$800 10x20 Discounted Double Booth Fee if paying by check
$115 10x10 Emerging Artist Booth Fee
$100 10x10 Discounted EA Booth Fee if paying by check
Our signed Contract (attached to invitation emails) and Booth fee from invited artists is due January 18, 2017.
Booth assignments are done on a 1st come 1st serve basis. Requests must be written on the contract.
Refunds (less a $30 administrative fee) for booth fees will be given for cancellations received prior to March 3, 2017. No fees will be refunded after this date. There will be no exceptions.
CHECK IN AND SET UP
Check in is located at the Artist Hospitality Booth located directly across the street from Town Hall. For GPS, use 1400 Main Street, Southlake Texas.
Thursday night check in (April 27) will begin at 7:00 sharp and will continue until 9:30 PM. Later set up is acceptable but there will be no check in after 9:30PM. Artists located in the park can begin setting up after checking in. Artists in the street will need to wait until 7:30PM or until cars are cleared.
Friday morning check in (April 28) will begin at 7:30AM and continue until 1:00. NO check in after 1:00PM unless approved by the show director. Electrical test is at 3:00. Show opens at 4:00.
SALES and TAXES
Artists retain all revenue from the sale of their work. Artists are responsible for collecting and reporting of all taxes, including 8.25% sales tax. For information call the Texas Comptroller’s Office at 800.252.5555 or go to window.state.tx.us.
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