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Brookside Art Annual 2017
63rd and Brookside, Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri (Midwest)
Event Dates: 5/5/17 - 5/7/17
Application Deadline: 1/8/17 Midnight CST
The application deadline has passed.
Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Jury Fee): $30.00
You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.
The Brookside Art Annual is celebrating its 32nd year. Located in a vibrant neighborhood in the center of Kansas City, Brookside is just minutes from downtown, the Plaza and the southern suburbs. As the first art show of the year Brookside becomes the center of the midwest art community each May! The focus of the show is on ART and this community loves art shows, and is consistently ranked in the top 50 shows according to Art Source. Art Source quote "This is a very pleasant, national caliber event attracting an affluent, enthusiastic and knowledgeable clientele.” We hope you will apply this year!
The Brookside Art Annual is produced by the Brookside Community Improvement District, an organization of merchants working to promote and market this wonderful community in the heart of Kansas City. Brookside is dominated by quaint neighborhoods and draws more than 70,000 people from the entire region. The Brookside Art Annual is known for its festive atmosphere, hospitality, convenience, and has become a must-attend event for artists and art seekers alike.
The Brookside Art Annual has worked hard to maintain reasonable fees. W
Sept. 27, 2017: Online Application Available
Jan. 8, 2017: Application due by 12:00 a.m. CST
Jan. 30, 2017 Jury Notification- sent via email, your ZAPP account and website: Brooksidekc.org
March 1, 2017: Contracts & Booth fee due from invited artists
Late March: Booth Assignments and information to artists
April 1, 2017: Cancellation Deadline to receive 50% back (less $25 administrative fee)
After April 1, 2017: NO refund except at discretion of Art Show Committee
Friday. 5p.m.-9 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Awards will be given in Best of Show, 2-D & 3-D and all the media categories. All winners are invited to next year’s show.
1. All work in every category must be original work produced by the exhibiting artist.
2. Work which has been produced with commercial kits, molds, patterns, plans, prefabricated forms or other commercial methods is not permitted.
3. Signed and numbered limited edition off set prints are allowed and can be displayed in a portfolio, but may not be hung and must be marked “reproductions” Reproductions in bins must be matted.
4. Photographic and Reproduction Policies: Photographic and Digital Art Prints must be made from the artist's original negative or digital file under the artist's supervision. A reproduction is defined as any existing work of art(such as a painting, watercolor, drawing, photograph, etc) that is copied by digital or photographic means printed on an offset press, serigraph press, or through a computer by means of an ink jet or electrostatic printer. This definition includes giclees and reproductions with additional enhancement by the artist.
6. Artists may only exhibit and sell work in media category for which they are accepted.
7. Mass-Production Policies: Ready-made or factory-produced objects(i.e. clothing or furniture which have been embellished, Painted, decorated, dyed or batiked will not be accepted regardless of additional modification or enhancement by the artist.This includes, but is not limited to, cards, postcards, note crds, photocopies, posters, mouse pads, t-shirts, calendars, etc.
8. All jewelry must have been juried in the jewelry category.
9. Artists must be present to exhibit. No spouses or other representatives will be permitted in place of artists.
10. A picture ID is required at artist check-in.
11. The jury committee reserves the right to refuse exhibition of work that is not consistent with submitted slides and the rules listed above. Failure to comply will result in immediate removal from fair with no refund.
12. Collaborative Work: Collaborating artists are defined as two (2) or more artists who work together on any one piece of art. Collaborative work is regarded as one entry and should be submitted as a joint application. If accepted, collaborating artists may only exhibit work that is collaborative. All collaborating artists must personally attend entire show. Atists wishing an exemption from this policy should contact Director in writing a month before show with an explanation as to why there is an attendance issue. Only the Director may grant an exception to this policy.
Tented Space-$500.00 Spaces 1-104
Open Space-$400.00 105-183
Corner- an additional $100.00
Double Deep Open Space-$800.00 180-182
See map for location of spaces.
Artists have a choice of an open space or a space under a 40’ by 550’ tent. All spaces are 10’ by 10’. Each space is provided with 300 watts of electricity and the majority of booths have storage space behind booth. Corner booths are available for a fee. A very limited number of double deep booths are available but only in the open space areas.
Special requests are given according to date booth fee is received. Artist must supply all display materials, screens, chairs, electrical cords, etc.
Artists are responsible for providing all booth structures/tents, racks, tables, chairs, display units,electrial cords 100' long and other fixtures suitable for outdoor use and constructed to withstand crowds and wind. Artists are responsible for ensuring that their tent and its accompanying structures are properly secured in case of rain or wind. Most spaces are on asphalt so substantial weights are needed.
On site parking is available. There is a fee to reserve a space. The School PTA rents parking spaces next to the large tent area in the playground and uses the money to promote school projects. These spaces can be purchased with your booth fee. There are also spaces available behind the open booths to rent.
We have free parking close to show and run a shuttle to this lot. It runs before,during and after show.
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