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Midwest Salute to the Arts 2017
Everett Moody Park at Longacre
Fairview Heights, Illinois (Midwest)
Event Dates: 8/25/17 - 8/27/17
Application Deadline: 5/1/17 Midnight CST
8 day(s) and 3 hour(s) remaining
Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00
You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.
29th Celebration of Fine Art! Midwest Salute to the Arts is the longest running art festival bringing Art to the Southern Illinois region just 12 miles east of downtown St. Louis. 100 Award winning artists display their work under seven big White tents spread out in beautiful Moody Park. The Midwest Salute to the Arts is a 501(c) (3) Not for Profit.
The Mission of the Midwest Salute to the Arts is to provide a successful forum to bring art to the region and promote art appreciation for all ages.
The goal of the Midwest Salute to the Arts is to share this experience with all segments of the community while helping to impact art lovers in our city and surrounding counties.
The nationally-recognized art fair features cash awards over $17,000.
Midwest Salute to the Arts
August 25 - 27, 2017
Schedule of Events
Friday, August 25th
9:00 a.m. -- 4:00 p.m.
Registration and Setup
EXHIBITORS MUST REGISTER BY 4:00 P.M. or FORFEIT THEIR SPACE
6:00 p.m. -- 10:00 p.m.
"Preview Party" for sponsors and VIP guests
Show Also Open to Public
Saturday, August 26th
10:00 a.m. -- 8:00 p.m.
Show Open to Public
Sunday, August 27th
9:30 a.m. -- 10:45 a.m.
Held on site
Light Breakfast will be served
11:00 a.m. -- 5:00 p.m.
Show Open to Public
Everett Moody Park at Longacre in Fairview Heights, IL
Hwy 159, one mile south of Interstate 64
(15 minutes from downtown St. Louis, MO)
The Midwest Salute to the Arts works diligently with local media to promote the event as well as the City of Fairview Heights. The last two years the Midwest Salute to the Arts has been a featured on KMOV 4 Great Day St. Louis thanks in part to the City of Fairview Heights and its Retail Businesses.
Marketing pieces include; Midwest Salute to the Arts official Program, Radio, Greater Metro East Newspapers, and all other multi media outlets.
May 1, 2017
May 15, 2017
Individual display areas are approximately 10'x10' or 15'x10' (cost is listed below) with a small area behind the booth for storage. Electrical power (not to exceed 1000 watts) is provided, free of charge, for each space. Artists are responsible for their own display and lighting equipment which must conform to space and power allotments mentioned previously.
Children's Gallery Donation
Clay - Art objects, either functional or decorative of earthenware, porcelain, or tile, made by shaping and then firing. No machine-made or mass produced work is permitted.Award winners from the 2016 Midwest Salute to the Arts are invited to return exempt from jurying. These winners will be automatically accepted upon receipt of their request (via Zapp) prior to the jury deadline (May 1, 2017) and payment of booth fee by June 1, 2017.
Drawing/Printmaking (Graphics) - Drawings are works on paper using pencil, crayon, ink, charcoal, pastels and a variety of other marking media. Printmaking is a transfer process of producing original art, usually in multiples. It involves creating a drawing or other composition on a surface other than paper, from transfer to paper through the use of a press or through impressions made by hand.
Glass - Glass works that are functional or decorative by design and are kiln formed or crafted by glass blowing, molding or casting. Works may be etched or engraved.
Jewelry (Precious Metal) - Creating artwork through the forging, twisting and fabricating of various precious metals. All jewelry, produced from metal, glass, clay, fiber, paper, plastic or other materials which include precious metals should apply in this category. No commercial casts, molds or production studio work is permitted.
Mixed Media - Works that incorporate more than one type of physical material in their production. Works should include more than one of the following: Paint, pencil, watercolor, photography, printmaking, drawing. clay work, fiber, glass, metal, or wood.
Painting (Oils, Acrylics, and Watercolor) - Creation of a still life, portrait, landscape, abstract, or other image on a flat surface, with oil, acrylics, or watercolor.
Photography - Process of capturing images of objects by the action of light, then printing the images, by chemical or digital means, onto a flat surface. Negatives must be the artist’s original and processed either by the artist or under their direct supervision.
Sculpture - Three dimensional works done in any medium.
Fine Craft/Wood - Any material or construction may be used. Generally, any art form that does not fit into one of the other categories; to include fiber, hand weaving, wood, etc. Art objects either functional or decorative or hand tooled or machine worked, turned or carved.
1 - Best of Show $2,000
9 - Best of Category $1,000
11 - Award of Excellence $500
1 - Arts Council Award $500
Note: With the exception of the Arts Council Award an artist can only win one type of an award. It is not possible to win Best of Show and an award in Best of Category or Award of Excellence. However, it is possible to win the Arts Council Award and ANY ONE of the other awards listed.
Jury -- $25.00 (non-refundable)
Corner Booth (15' X 10') -- $475.00
** Only 8 of these are available **
** 15' across front and 10' deep **
Corner Booth (10' X 10') -- $350.00
Row Booth (10' X 10') -- $275.00
1. The Midwest Salute to the Arts does not require a commission on sales. Artists are responsible for collecting and reporting Illinois State Tax (forms provided).
11. BY CITY ORDINANCE PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE PARK
** Only 8 of these are available -- 15' across front and 10' deep **
Each booth is provided Electrical power (not to exceed 1000 watts) is provided, free of charge, for each space. Artists are responsible for their own display and lighting equipment which must conform to space and power allotments mentioned previously
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