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Golden Fine Arts Festival 2017
Golden, Colorado (West)
Phone: (303) 279-3113
Event Dates: 8/19/17 - 8/20/17
Application Deadline: 4/14/17 Midnight MST
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Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Jury Fee - One for each category): $30.00
You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.
The 27th Annual Golden Fine Arts Festival, presented by the Golden Chamber of Commerce, is Saturday & Sunday, August 19-20, 2017 in Historic Downtown Golden, Colorado. Our 2016 Festival had 132 artists and historically, we have 35,000-40,000 attendees over the course of this two day Art Show. Judges will award prizes in 9 categories: Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, 2D, Painting, Photography, & Sculpture. Total Cash Awards equal $1,800.00.
The Golden Fine Arts Festival is located adjacent to Clear Creek History Park in Historic Downtown Golden. It is a favorite show for visitors from throughout the state. Artists repeatedly comment that they appreciate the strength of our marketing program, variety of art, good sales, and the respect and support given to them throughout the show. Visitors comment on the location and ease of seeing the show, free parking, a great variety of art, along with live music, food and beverage vendors.
The Golden Fine Arts Festival takes place rain or shine!
Categories: Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media*, 2D**, Painting, Photography, & Sculpture*
* Wood artists, please apply in mixed media or sculpture.
** 2D category to include drawing, pastels, graphics, print-making.
If you are showing work in more than one category, you must be juried in those categories with images and pay an additional jury fee for each category. Note: Only work in categories where you are accepted may be displayed.
Each artist is limited to 3 applications.
Total Cash Awards equal $1,800.00. Awards are given for Best of Show, Best of Colorado, and 1st and 2nd Place Awards for each category.
Acceptance emails will go out the first week of May. You will have two weeks to let us know if you accept the invitation into the show. An email will go out April 18th with more detailed information.
Waitlist policies: We will waitlist artists in each category and notify them by phone or email.
Artist amenities: An artists’ reception will be held Friday evening, August 18th. Booth sitters will be available during the show so that artists can take a break. There is professional overnight and day time security (see rules). Hospitality Area for our artists is available during the show until approximately 2 P.M.
All artists’ applications and payments will be processed through Zapplication.
Sales Tax Requirements
All participants MUST collect a city and state sales tax totaling 7.5%. You do not need to purchase a City of Golden sales tax license; however, the City of Golden REQUIRES the Festival to collect the 3% Golden tax based on your sales at the end of the Festival on Sunday. The Festival will provide the Golden Tax Form when you check-in. Inability to comply will impact future participation. You MUST obtain a “Special Events License” from the Colorado State Dept. of Revenue if you do not have a current Colorado Sales Tax License. Call the Dept. of Revenue at 303-866-5643 – (or www.taxcolorado.com) for Form DR 0589. You are responsible for the payment of the 4.5% sales tax due to the State of Colorado.
Exhibit Fee: $450.00
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