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Art at Ives - Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show 2017
Ives Concert Park, Westside Campus, Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, Connecticut (Northeast)
Show Dates: 5/27/17 - 5/29/17
Application Deadline: 3/31/17 Midnight EST
37 day(s) and 21 hour(s) remaining
Images: 6 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.
This 3 day juried art show at Ives Concert Park in Danbury, CT features a great variety of high quality original works and offers a diverse scope of art forms representing every major category. Great food & music along with art classes, demonstrations and children’s events will also be included. An exclusive program directory as well as a digital program will be online with artist exposure all year long on the Ives website with 1,228,382 impressions annually, showcasing each artist's work and contact information. The show will provide increased visibility for many artists, expanding awareness of the arts enriching the artistic, cultural, educational and economic vitality of the Western Connecticut Region. The Ives’ lush oasis of natural beauty on Danbury’s west side, hosts world-renowned artists in a wide variety of music and theater genres. The venue pays tribute to its storied roots in classical music while acknowledging the ongoing evolution of the art of live performance. With entertainment that ranges from enlightening to awe-inspiring, the Ives reflects the diverse multicultural community in which it resides; embracing the unique attributes that the artists and patrons bring to the site. The Ives is proud to work together creatively with many artists and community stakeholders such as the WCSU Art Department, Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut and Brookfield Craft Center to develop this show, envisioning and inspiring cultural enrichment for the entire family.
GATES: Open from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday May 27 and Sunday May 28
Monday, May 29 gates open at 10:00 am and close at 4:00 pm.
FEES: Application Fee $25: Application fee is not refundable.
Booth Fee $300/booth (maximum 2 booths)
Booth Fee Corner $350 - 16 Spaces Available
SET UP: Friday, May 26, Noon - 6:30 pm and Saturday May 27, 6:00 am - 8:00 am.
AWARDS: On Saturday, May 27, judges will select artists for awards, including 1st Place in each category and Best in Show.
SILENT AUCTION: Framed art or craft donations will be accepted at the Silent Auction Tent until 9:45 am Saturday, May 27.
BOOTH SHARING is not permitted.
VEHICLES AND PARKING: Parking for ONE vehicle/artist will be provided at the artists' parking lot adjacent to the Show. Artist will receive a parking pass to be displayed on the vehicle's dashboard. All artists must park their cars by 8:00 am on days of show.
LARGE ART PURCHASES: Golf cart transport to visitor lots is available for large art purchases.
DISMANTLING ON MONDAY: May begin no earlier than 4:15 pm unless it is deemed unsafe for pedestrians exiting the show. Vehicles will not be allowed on the lawn if it is wet--please bring hand carts for that eventuality. EARLY DISMANTLING IS NOT ALLOWED AND WILL BE PROHIBITED BY LOCAL POLICE.
SALES TAX: All Artists must obtain a Sales and Use Tax Permit from the Connecticut Department of Revenue Service (DRS) even if you will only be making sales for one day. Permit must be displayed prominently in booth. Artists are responsible to collect sales taxes and are liable for their payment whether or not artists collect them as required from customers. You must file returns and pay the full amount of tax due DRS. To register, visit: http://www.ct.gov/drs/cwp/view.asp?a=1477&Q=269922
SECURITY: Security will be provided throughout the show and overnight. However, artists exhibit all work at their own risk and should carry appropriate insurance. Friends of the Ives, Inc., Charles Ives Authority for the Performing Arts, City of Danbury and Western Connectiuct State University will not be responsible for damage, theft, or loss of any artist's work or personal property or display.
LIABILITY: The Friends of the Ives, Inc. nor any of its business partners shall have any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage to any entry whether such entry shall be on display, in storage or in transit. Artists must carry their own insurance if deemed necessary.
The Friends of the Ives assumes the right to utilize submitted images or photograph the works for press information. Submitting an entry to this show implies agreement on the part of the sender with the conditions set forth above.
MISCELLANEOUS: If for any reason you are unable to attend the Show, as a courtesy to fellow artists and the Show, please notify us immediately by telephone. If an emergency arises during the Show and it is necessary to leave, you must notify a Show offical before you dismantle.
Ceramics / Fine Crafts: All original work other than jewelry accepted in this category. No machine-made or mass produced work is permitted. If multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, each piece must be signed.
Digital Art / Photography: This category includes any original work for which the original image or the manipulation of a source material is executed by the artist using a computer. Work in this category could be limited editions, signed and numbered on archival quality materials. Photographic prints made from the artist's original image (e.g., film or digital) which have been processed by the artist or under their direct supervision, are included in this category. Images printed through software such as Photoshop are to be entered in this category, not in mixed-media or digital. Each image must be signed and numbered with editions being inclusive of all sizes.
Drawing: Works created using such dry media as chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencils and wax crayon or from the fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush are to be entered in this category.
Fiber: All work crafted from fibers including basketry, embroidery, weaving, leatherwork, tapestry, and paper making. No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns, or other forms of mass productions are permitted. No factory-produced wearable items, regardless of additional modifications or enhancements by the artist may be exhibited. Embellishment of commercially-made fiber items are not allowed (e.g., embellishment added to commercially made shoes or hats).
Glass: Original work created in glass by the artist. Pressed glass, massed production and embellishment of commercial glass products are not permitted.
Graphic & Printmaking: Print works for which the artist's hand manipulated the plates, stones or screens, which have been signed and numbered as a limited edition may be entered in this category. Offset reproductions are not allowed. Print makers are required to disclose both their creative and print making process.
Wearable Art / Jewelry: All jewelry, whether the work is produced from metal, glass, clay, fiber, paper, plastic or other materials must be entered in this category. No commercial casts, molds, or production studio work allowed.
Metalwork: Includes all non-sculptural, non-jewelry works crafted from metal. No production studio work is allowed.
Mixed Media: This category includes works, both 2D and 3D, that incorporates more than one type of physical material in the production of the artwork. Includes non-sculptural work as determined by the artist. Jewelry is not considered mixed-media; jewelry must apply in the JEWELRY category. Photography is not considered mixed-media; photography must apply in the PHOTOGRAPHY category. If you have questions or need clarification, call and talk with us.
Painting: Works created using such materials as oils, acrylics and watercolor, are in this category. Reproductions are allowed; however, they must be signed and limited editions.
Sculpture: Three-dimensional original work done in any medium (e.g., bronze, stone, acrylic).
Wood: Original works that are hand-tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved are accepted in the wood category.
ARTIST AMENITIES: Includes parking on the premises, easy load-in and load-out, complimentary Sunday and Monday continental breakfast, Saturday night awards banquet schmoozatorium, complete with complimentary dinner, two alcoholic beverages, live music and dancing, booth sitting, goody bag, 10% off at participating restaurants and night security.
ADDITIONAL INFO: Event partners include-- Friends of the Ives, Inc.,Charles Ives Authority for the Performing Arts, Western Connecticut State University Department of Art, Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, Brookfield Craft Center.
Phyllis Cortese, Executive Director Alexis Koukos, Office & Event Coordinator
Phone: (203) 837-9226 Phone: (203) 837.9229
Email: pcortese@ivesconcertparkcom Email: email@example.com
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