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Dania Beach Arts & Seafood Celebration 2017

Location:
Frost Park 300 Northeast 2nd Street
Dania Beach, Florida (South)

Phone: 954-924-6801
Show Dates: 4/8/17 - 4/9/17
Application Deadline: 3/26/17 Midnight EST
1 day(s) and 15 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury Fee): $15.00

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Event Summary

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8TH. ALL NOTIFICATIONS WILL BE SENT OUT MONDAY, MARCH 13TH
The Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency proudly presents the AWARD WINNING
 Fifth Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration. We invite and welcome artists and crafters in all media and categories. All work must be original--NO imports, kits, items made from kits or items using pre-manufactured components are allowed.
This is a two-day event which showcases over 100 Fine Craft Artists and includes children's activities, wine and beer gardens, seafood, a signature sand sculpture and community non-profits. Attendees will be treated not only to Arts & Craft Artists, but to local musical entertainment, as well as food from eating establishments in Dania Beach, Florida. The Celebration will take place Saturday April 8, 2017 from 11:00am - 8:00pm and Sunday April 9, 2017 from 11:00am - 6:00pm.                    

Amenities are:

  • Artists’ Oasis: Continental Breakfast, snacks and water offered daily
  • Booth sitters
  • Total Amount of $1,500 in Cash Awards eligible for all Artist Exhibitors
    • ​One $500 Best of Show Award and Four $250 Honorable Mentions
  • Printed program with Artists listing
  • Overnight Security
Notification date will be through March 13, 2017. If you you are accepted, payment must be received by March 20, 2017 and should be paid online and is your agreement to exhibit. Do Not Pay Booth Fees in advance.


General Information
MEDIA CATEGORIES
Ceramics or Clay
Original clay and porcelain work other than jewelry. If multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, the artist must sign each piece. No machine-made or mass-produced work is permitted.

Drawing or Printmaking
Works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax crayons, etc., or from a fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush. Printed works for which the artists hand manipulated the plates, stones or screens and which have been properly signed and numbered as a limited edition may be entered in this category. Printmakers are required to disclose both their creative and printmaking processes. Digital art applicants may apply in this category.

Fiber and Leather
All work crafted from fibers, leather including basketry, embroidery, weaving, tapestry and papermaking. No machine-tooled, machine-screened patterns or miscellaneous forms of mass production are permitted. All factory-produced wearable items, regardless of additional modification or enhancement by the artists, are not accepted in this category.

Glass
Glass works that are functional or decorative by design and are kiln formed or have been crafted by glass blowing, molding or casting. Works may be etched or engraved. No forms of mass production are permitted.

Jewelry
All jewelry, whether produced from metal, glass, clay, fiber, paper, plastic or other materials. No commercial casts, molds or production studio work is allowed.

Metalwork’s
Includes all non-sculptural, non-jewelry works crafted from metals. No production studio work is allowed

Mixed Media
Two and three-dimensional works that incorporate more than one type of physical material in their production. This includes non-sculpture work as determined by the artist.

Painting
Works created in oils, watercolors and/or acrylics.

Photography
Photographic prints made from artist’s original negative that have been processed either by the artist or under his/her direct supervision. Photographers are required to disclose both their creative and printing processes.

Sculpture
Three-dimensional original work done in any medium.

Woodworks
Original works that are hand tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved.
 
MARKETING
The marketing plan includes the following elements:
  • Radio and TV (through various media outlets including Cox Media Hits 97.3 and Easy 93.1)
  • Ads in Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald, local print publications and online publications
  • Posters, Postcards and 4,000 Event programs
  • Social Media campaign Over 257,000 targeted online impressions in 2016
  • Interactive website
  • 36 light pole banners and 4’ x 8’ signs and 10’ banners strategically located in high traffic zones within the City of Dania Beach and on the Dania Beach Pier
  • Event promotion at the 2017 Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show


Rules/Regulations
All artwork must be the original work of the displaying artist. No proxy exhibitors, commercial dealers or agents are permitted.
  1. An artist may not exhibit in any other festival on the same dates as The Dania Beach Arts & Seafood Celebration.
  2. The work of only one exhibitor may be displayed in each assigned space, with the exception of artist teams or collaborators.
  3. Artist teams and/or collaborators that produce a single product may qualify as a single exhibitor; however, such a team may not consist of more than two people. If you do enter as an artist team or collaboration, it must be clearly noted on the online application. Both artists must be present throughout the entire show. No work by apprentices or employees will be accepted.
  4. Buy/sell vendors are strictly prohibited.
  5. Artists may exhibit artwork only in the category in which they are accepted. See application rules regarding applying in multiple categories.
  6. Artwork will not be permitted if it is created from molds, kits or other commercial methods.
  7. Artwork produced in studios involved in volume production will not be permitted, nor will work that is mass-produced in combination with items created from original handcrafted pieces. We reserve the right to remove any questionable, non-approved artwork from the show.
  8. Art made from ready-made items like clothing, commercially dyed material or furniture with painted, dyed or embellishments will not be accepted.
  9. No work on display may be copies of masters, advertisements, or widely circulated photographs.
  10. All developing and printing of images must be done by the artist or under the direct supervision of the artist.
  11. All artwork shown in the booth must be comparable to artwork shown in images. Compliance will be verified during the event. Event staff will review all artwork. We will ask the exhibitor to remove ineligible work. Booth images will be used to verify booth display presentation. Booth areas must look professional at all times.
  12. Show management reserves the right to render all decisions and interpretations and to establish further regulations as may be deemed necessary for the overall success and well-being of the Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration.
  13. Smoking will not be permitted in the show areas. Vendors will not be permitted to smoke in the booth spaces.  Smoking may only take place outside of the designated show area.
  14. Artist’s tents/canopies must be 10’x10’, clean, in good condition, and white.
  15. All work must be displayed professionally. Tables covered to the ground. No boxes should be visible.
  16. Exhibits are to be completely set-up 30 minutes before opening of the event.  Set up and breakdown times will be strictly enforced. All artists must keep their booth open each day until the event is over. Early booth closing is not permitted!
  17. Exhibitor shall be bound by all pertinent laws, codes and regulations of municipal and other authorities having jurisdiction over the event and shall fulfill all city, state and federal requirements including filings in connection with all business activities and sales.
  18. Leave spaces clean and free of debris at the end of each day.
  19. Exhibitor’s items are to be set-up within the designated space and not protrude into the aisle or the adjoining space.
  20. Anything left in your assigned space overnight is at the exhibitor’s own risk.
  21. Show management reserves the right to remove any exhibit which is out of keeping with the character of the event.
  22. If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather or by reason of an act of God, floods, hurricanes or for any cause beyond the control of show management there will be neither refunds nor credits of any kind.
REPRODUCTION POLICY AND ARTIST STATEMENT
1. Reproductions of original paintings, pastels, drawings, collage or mixed media may be exhibited if they are limited editions, signed and numbered on the front of each piece.

2. Framed or unframed reproductions may be displayed in one browse bin. Reproduction pieces must be clearly marked as “Reproduction" or “Limited Edition Reproduction" on the front of each piece. Reproductions may not be in the same browse bin as originals. The browse bin must also be labeled “Reproductions".

3. Framed reproductions may be displayed in browse bins and/or hung on one wall of the booth, not to exceed ten (10) linear feet. All unframed reproductions must be displayed in browse bins.

4. No laser prints or color photocopies will be permitted.

5. No posters, t-shirts, calendars, cards/postcards or other personal merchandise that is a mass reproduction of an original piece of artwork will be permitted in exhibitor booths.

6. Artists must post an artist’s statement explaining the process and materials used in displayed works. Reproductions must also be disclosed in this statement.
 
IMAGES
FOUR images are to be submitted for each application entered by the artist. Three images must be of individual pieces of work. The fourth image, must be of a display of the artist's work, showing overall continuity and presentation of your current body of work. The fourth image is mandatory. If a booth image per se is not available, submit an image taken of a grouping of works representative of the works to be exhibited at the show. The purpose of the booth image is to ensure the artist has a complete body of work which is represented both in the first three images and also within the fourth image. It also helps identify the scale of the artist's work. Note: this is a blind jury process, please avoid submitting booth images with any identifiable sign, or photo of the artist themselves.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Each online application must be accompanied by a $15 credit card payment for the jury fee. This is a non-refundable jury fee. Applications will not be processed until jury fee is received. The jury fee will be deposited upon receipt. DO NOT Pay booth fees until you have been notified of your selection.
There will two locations to exhibit at two different prices ranges.  $150.00 booth fee will be required on the street of the festival and $200.00 booth fee will be required inside the park area.  Please refer to the attached site plan.  Both areas will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis, based on application received dates. Notification date will be March 13, 2017. If you are accepted, payment must be received by March 20, 2017 and should be paid online and is your agreement to exhibit. Do Not Pay Booth Fees in advance.

FOR ACCEPTED ARTISTS- It is first-come, first-serve based on when the application is received when choosing an exhibit location. There are a limited number of park spaces available, once this area is full, all other artists will be placed at the street location. Double or corner booths, can be requested when sending in your agreement with payment. These special requests will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis as well. Payment for a corner booth must be made in a separate online transaction (Under: Corner Booth Fee).

REFUNDS- Exhibitors who do not show and do not cancel will not be re-invited.
No refunds will be processed.
 

Booth Information
BOOTH INFORMATION
- All exhibit spaces are on asphalt and grass and measure 11’ x 11’.
​- Artists are to provide their own Tent/canopy booth, racks and/or tables in order to display their work in an outdoor environment.
- Booth and display must be constructed to withstand winds. Booths placed on a grass or paved surface may not anchor supports into the grass or pavement.
- Exhibitors should be prepared for inclement weather with rain covers, tie-downs and weights.
- Exhibitors will be held liable for any damages made by their tents.
- Each exhibitor is responsible for his/her own display in case of damage or loss.
- Artists desiring certain locations; asphalt, grass, corners or having any other specific space requests, will be assigned spaces on a first-come, first served basis from the date their application is received.

Jury Fee: $15 (Credit Card Only)
Street Booth Fee: $150 (Credit Card Only)
Park Booth Fee: $200 (Credit Card Only and is ONLY on Grass) MUST HAND CART EVERYTHING INTO PARK, NO VEHICLES ALLOWED.
Double Booth Fee: $300 Street and $400 Park (Credit Card Only)
Additional Fee for Corner Booth: $50 (Credit Card Only)
 
ACCEPTED ARTISTS
We want your time with us to be not only profitable, but also enjoyable. Artist acceptance packets will include all necessary forms for registration, select hotel and restaurant information, tent and equipment rental information, list of local hardware and grocery stores and maps of the City of Dania Beach and Festival Site. Artists who are accepted to the show will be sent information by e-mail prior to the show and a packet will be distributed at the Show.
-Artists are required to sign an Artist Agreement prior to setting up.
-Set up will begin Friday, April 7th from 9am to 5pm. Set up on Saturday, April 8th shall begin 8am - 10am and all vehicles must be off site by 10am.
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