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Flint Art Fair 2017

Location:
Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48506
Flint, Michigan (Midwest)

Phone: 810.237.7303
Show Dates: 6/10/17 - 6/11/17
Application Deadline: 4/15/17 Midnight EST
52 day(s) and 4 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.

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Event Summary
Flint Art Fair 2017
PRESENTED BY: THE FRIENDS OF MODERN ART

The friendliest art fair in Michigan, the 50th Annual Flint Art Fair is a juried FINE ART and FINE CRAFT fair held on the lawn of the Flint Institute of Arts in the heart of the beautiful Flint Cultural Center. All artists and fine craft persons are invited to apply. Up to one hundred seventy five artists will be invited to participate in this two-day event.
 
As an invited artist you will enjoy one of the most exciting and hospitable festival locations anywhere. And, as we make a special effort to connect patrons with our artists, we require that all artists, regardless of weather, be present each day of the fair. Hours are 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday and 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday.

Spaces are a grassy 10' x 10' with storage space behind each booth. Rental is a modest $250 per space; double spaces and corner spaces may be requested (additional fees) for the display of your work. We provide easy check-in and checkout procedures with drive-up access to your booth for set-up and breakdown. Parking is free and we have 24-hour security during the fair.

Show Dates: 6/10/17 - 6/11/17
Application Deadline: 4/15/17 Midnight EST


 

General Information
MONETARY AWARDS
At the Flint Art Fair we strive to treat the artists right. A continental style breakfast is available Saturday morning in the Artist Hospitality area. Sunday morning is the catered Artists Awards Breakfast - free for the artist. A small fee is required for additional assistants and children. Monetary awards are distributed to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners plus 3 Honorable mention certificates awarded immediately after the breakfast. Our Hospitality team of experienced volunteers will be pleased to watch your display area to allow for short breaks. Complimentary bottled water is available to artists at any time during the fair.

Rules/Regulations
RULES FOR PARTICIPATION:
Before applying please make sure you work meets the following criteria.  By applying you agree to abide by the rules, policies and decisions of the Flint Art Fair.  Participating artist's booth will be visited periodically throughout the fair by the Jury Group to ensure compliance with the rules.  Artists will be required to remove all work that is not in compliance.  Persistent and/or major violation of the rules may result in expulsion from the fair and ineligibility for future fairs.  
1.  All work must be original, handcrafted work.  One of a kind work is encouraged.  
2.  No commercial reproductions or embellished commercial products are allowed. 
3.  If you produce work in editions, you must disclose edition numbers to the Fair audience.
4.  Artists must be present with their work for the entire two days of the Fair.  All artists must check in with the Exhibition Committee at Registration upon arrival.  Photo ID is required. 
5.  Artists must prominently display Artist Statement, with the artist's picture, describing how and by whom the work is made and materials used to make the work.
6. All work must be for sale. 
7.  Artists must be at least 18 years of age.
8.  Artists may only show work in categories approved by the Jury.  All work exhibited must be of the quality and type of that shown in the images juried.  
DUE TO THE INCREASE OF ARTISTS CREATING JEWELRY WE ASK THAT IF YOU INTEND TO SHOW MORE THAN ONE DISCIPLINE OF ART AT YOUR BOOTH I.E.  CERAMICS AND JEWELRY, YOU MUST APPLY IN BOTH CATEGORIES.  
 

Booth Information
PRICING:
Application Fee: $25.00 per genre. Must apply and be juried in each discipline available for sale in booth (i.e. glass and jewelry)
10x10 Booth Fee $250
Corner Booth Fee $300
Double Booth Fee $400
Corner Double Fee $500
Access to Water $100
Access to Electricity $50
 
SET-UP:
Friday, June 9, 2017   12:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017 7:30am – 9:30am
 
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