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Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts 2017
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Rd, Glen Ellyn Illinois
Glen Ellyn, Illinois (Midwest)
Show Dates: 8/26/17 - 8/27/17
Application Deadline: 4/30/17 Midnight CST
35 day(s) and 3 hour(s) remaining
Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Join us for the 48th Annual Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts. All booth spaces this year are going to be along the concrete walkway that winds through century old oak trees surrounding picturesque Lake Ellyn This a juried fine arts show held in the Chicago western suburb of Glen Ellyn. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We invite you to participate in the 48th Annual Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts!
This year's show will be held August 26th an 27th. Show hours are from 10am-5pm each day.
The Glen Ellyn Lions will once again host the Annual Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts, which for more than 40 years has been held in late August in the Village of Glen Ellyn. One of the most respected and longest running juried fine arts shows in the Midwest, the Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts has become a favorite of fine artists, a magnet to the community for shoppers, and a key contributor to the attraction and quality of life in Glen Ellyn.
Since 2004, the Glen Ellyn Lions club has organized and managed this event, to keep it non-profit and independent. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Glen Ellyn Lions Foundation's various missions involving Sight and Sound. Your participation in this show helps benefit those with Sight & Hearing Disabilities in Glen Ellyn, Northern Illinois and Worldwide.
In addition to hosting fine artists in all media, the Arts Fest also presents musical acts ranging from local students to seasoned professionals in choral, big band, jazz, folk, classical, and world music.
• Commission free sales
• Coordinated loading and unloading
• Friday check-in and set-up
• Bottled water throughout the day, morning coffee and pastries Saturday and Sunday
• Booth sitters available
• Overnight Security
• Festival programs with listing of artists attending
• Food, music, and activities for children
$1,600 IN CASH PRIZES.
1-$600 Best of Show, 2-$300 Awards of Excellence one in 3D medium and one in 2D medium,2-$200 Awards of Merit one in 3D medium and one in 2D medium. There are also 4 Judges Awards with the recipients receiving a complimentary booth space to next year's show. Award winners are selected by professional judge(s), for excellence, regardless of media.
The Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts is promoted through featured newspaper articles, internet and print advertising, eblasts, magazine ads, social media marketing, and broadcast radio promotion.
EXHIBITING ARTIST GUIDELINES & ACCEPTED MEDIUMS
Participation is open to all fine art. All work represented must be of an original concept executed and designed by the artist in attendance. The Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts reserves the right to remove any and all works deemed not suitable at the time of the festival. It also reserves the right to select or invite other applicants in order to ensure a balance of medium. The Festival of the Arts reserves the right to refuse any application at their discretion and refund the artist booth fee. Any Artist not conforming to the Show Rules will be removed; no fees will be refunded after July 10th.
The following mediums are to be included in each show: ceramics, drawing, fiber non-functional, fiber wearable, paper non-functional, furniture, glass, jewelry, acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, sculpture, wood, mixed media, collage, photography, and printmaking. Prints in limited editions are allowed, and must be hand signed and numbered.
Individual consideration of any media not listed will be given upon request. No work which has been made with commercial kits, molds, patterns, plans, prefabricated pieces, or assembly line technique will be allowed.
Artists are responsible for their own tents, display tables and related materials.
Five images are required for the jury process; four images of the artist's work and one of a set up the booth.
A maximum of 85 artists will exhibit at the 2017 Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts. There will be a wait list after the 85 artists with the highest jury scores have been selected. Artist on the wait list will be notified in order when spaces become available.
Artists will be selected by a panel of qualified judges through this electronic format and electronic images emailed by those not using ZAPPlication. Artist images will be viewed collectively in the same room. Artists will be notified of acceptance by e-mail and through the Zapplication process no later than Monday, May 17, 2017.
Booth fees of accepted artists are due by June 18, 2017 to guarantee your space. After June 18th artists on the wait list will be notified of any remaining available booth spaces. The booth spaces will then be filled on a first come first served basis until the 85 booth spaces are filled.
The collection and remittance of Sales Tax is the responsibility of the exhibiting Artist. As of January 1, 2017, the local sales tax is 8.25%. Please check with Glen Ellyn Lions Arts Fest volunteers to confirm the sales tax when you are at the event.
More information and pictures from previous shows can be found on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/GlenEllynFestivalOfTheArts
RULES AND REGULATIONS
BOOTH DISPLAY SPACE
The footprint of each display space is a minimum of 10 feet across the front and 11 feet deep. We will attempt to honor specific space requests on a first-come, first-served basis after receiving the booth fee; however, final booth location will be determined by the needs of the show to ensure a proper balance throughout the show grounds. A layout with specific booth numbers will be provided with the acceptance email.
Final booth location and numbers are subject to change and will be available approximately two weeks before the event. Only one artist is allowed per booth unless work Is collaborative and the exhibiting artist is expected to be present during the Festival of the Arts Artist are responsible for their own tents and display tables, all tents must be able to be secured in case of inclement weather.
The booth fee is 225.00 and is due by June 19th. Double booth spaces are available for 450.00. There will 75% refund of the booth fee if the request is received before July 10th. After July 10th there will be no refund of the booth fee.
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