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Art in the Sun 2017 - Northville, Michigan

Location:
Downtown Northville, Michigan
Northville, Michigan (Midwest)

Phone: 734-274-3009
Show Dates: 6/16/17 - 6/18/17
Application Deadline: 3/24/17 Midnight EST

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REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00

You can submit up to 10 applications for this show.

JURY DETAILS


Event Summary
Art in the Sun 2017--The 29th Annual Juried Fine Arts Festival in Northville, Michigan, June 16-18, 2017. Art in the Sun is the visual arts component of Arts and Acts, an exciting and vibrant annual celebration of the Arts in Southeast Michigan. Located in Northville, an affluent and picturesque enclave twenty minutes from Ann Arbor, Arts and Acts attracts a crowd truly interested in art.  

General Information
Art in the Sun is the visual arts component of Arts and Acts, an exciting and vibrant annual celebration of the Arts in Southeast Michigan. Located in Northville, an affluent and picturesque enclave twenty minutes from Ann Arbor, Arts and Acts attracts a crowd truly interested in art.

The overall Arts and Acts celebration includes the Art in the Sun Juried Fine Arts Festival, the Sandbox Play Festival by the Tipping Point Theater, the Short on Words literature contest, music from top Detroit-area acts throughout the weekend, the 3rd annual Northville Art House Chalk Festival, a variety of Food Trucks, and children's activities.

Show hours are Friday, June 16, 3-8; Saturday June 17, 10-8; Sunday, June 18, 10-5.

We welcome artists in all media and categories. All work must be original--NO imports, kits, items made from kits or items using pre-manufactured components are allowed. All reproductions must be signed and numbered in editions of no more than 750.  All reproductions must be labeled as such.  Artists are REQUIRED to be at the show during all hours it is open to the public. Artist demonstrations are encouraged!

Monetary prizes will be awarded for Best of Show ($750), First Place ($500) and Second Place ($250). Honorable mentions will also be awarded.  Awards will be based on original art work and booth presentation. Monetary prizes will total up to $2000.

Booth spaces are 10' x 10'. Booth fees are $300 each (for all three days).  A limited amount of double booth spaces are available for $600 for a 20' x 10' space.  

Application deadline is March 24, 2017. Artists will be notified by April 1, 2017.

The acceptance deadline (and booth payment deadline) is April 28, 2017.  

Artist Amenities:
 - Booth Sitting
 - Unlimited Bottled Water
 - Volunteers available throughout the festival.
 - Free overnight parking within walking distance of the festival.
 - An Artist Brunch on Sunday morning in town square.
 - A picturesque victorian town as a backdrop located halfway between Ann Arbor and Detroit.

Art in the Sun is a fundraiser for the Northville Art House, a non profit community art center located in Downtown Northville. The mission of the Northville Art House is simple:  we want to bring the best exhibits and art education to Northville and the surrounding communities.  Please visit our website for more information!  www.northvillearthouse.org.




 

Rules/Regulations
The Jury Fee is non refundable.  The acceptance deadline is April 28, 2017.  Cancellations prior to May 20th must be made in writing by either fax or email.  Cancellations made prior to May 20th  will recieve a 50% refund on the artist booth fee.  No refunds will be given after SATURDAY, MAY 20th, 2017.    

All work must be original--NO imports, kits, items made from kits or items using pre-manufactured components are allowed. Violators will be immediately dismissed with no refund.







 

Booth Information
Booth spaces are 10' x 10'.  Set up will begin at 10:00 am on Friday, June 16th 2017. 

Tents must be anchored with weights on all four corners and be able to withstand wind gusts.



 
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