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Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival

Location:
Craig Park on the Bayou 100 Beekman Lane
Tarpon Springs, Florida (South)

Phone: (727) 937-6109
Event Dates: 4/8/17 - 4/9/17
Application Deadline: 11/30/16 Midnight EST

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REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 4 (a booth shot is NOT required)

Fee (Non Refundable Jury Fee): $30.00

You can submit up to 14 applications for this show.

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Event Summary
Welcome to the 43rd Annual Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival!  The Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival on the Bayou is a premier outdoor art event.  This signature event is one of the top-rated art shows in the nation.  It is a juried show with artists from across the U.S.  The festival offers visitors the opportunity to meet the exhibiting artists, sample great food and enjoy live entertainment in one of the most beautiful and historic cities in Pinellas County--Tarpon Springs! Annual attendance averages 25,000.

General Information
All works must be original and produced within the past two years.  Paintings reproduced from works of masters, from advertisements, and from widely-circulated photographs are not considered original works of art and may not be displayed or sold.  All work must be attributeable solely to the displaying artist.  Music tapes, t-shirts, crochet, knitting, millinery, picture frames, manufactured or kit or mass-produced jewelry, velvet paintings, horticulture, ceramics cast from commercial molds, candles, shell work, decoupage, art supplies, soap, manufactured leather works, caricatures, craft kits, machine pressed pottery or commercial displays are not eligable to be exhibited. Final interpretation of commercial status will be made by the festival committee. 

Rules/Regulations
Separate applications and fees must be supplied for each category by an artist.  Only one category will be permitted in a booth.  Artists are not limited to a maximum number of works.  However, craftsmen may only display production works which are substantially distinguishable in size, design, or number of pieces, with the exception of bonafide sets such as tableware, cooking or serving sets, or the like.  Each artist is responsible for collecting Florida Sales Tax (7% in Pinellas County) on all sales made and reporting it directly to the Florida Department of Revenue.

Booth Information
Exhibit space is approximately 10' by 10', with only accepted artists in assigned spaces. Artists to receive two booth passes. Additional passes may be purchased. No sharing space.  Artists are responsible for their own displays.  Nails and artwork are not allowed on trees.  Front cantilevered extensions or canopies are permitted only behind the setback area.  Booth flags are not allowed.  Artists must be with their displays and show their works from 9:00 AM to 5:00PM on Saturday, and 10:00AM to 5:00PM Sunday.  No one may represent the artist.  Artists will be required to show identification to the Committee at any time.  Booth cost is $230 per 10'x10' space.
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