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Art and the Vineyard Festival 2017 (Freedom Festival Fireworks)

Location:
Alton Baker Park, 100 Day Island Road
Eugene, Oregon (West)

Phone: (541)345-1571
Event Dates: 7/2/17 - 7/4/17
Application Deadline: 4/7/17 Midnight PST

The application deadline has passed.


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application fee): $10.00

JURY DETAILS


Event Summary
The 34th annual Art and the Vineyard Festival, presented by Maude Kerns Art Center, is the premier annual art and wine festival in the Southern Willamette Valley. We welcome new and innovative artists! In 2017 the festival takes place Sunday through Tuesday, July 2, 3, & 4. 

The festival draws over 20,000 attendees and includes Artists' Marketplace, Art For Your Garden, Wine Court, Beer Garden, Food Court, Youth Art Arena, Youth Stage, and Entertainment Stage. 

The Artists' Marketplace features over 100 artists' booths located in the heart of the festival. The Marketplace represents the primary focus of the festival and is considered the top attraction by festival patrons.

General Information

Important Dates

April 7       Postmarked Application Deadline
April 28     Jury Notifications Emailed
May 19     Postmarked Payment Deadline
June 2      Load-In Details Emailed
July 1       Assigned Load In Begins
July 2-4    34th Annual Art and the Vineyard
July 4       Load Out (After Public Leaves)
July 5       Load Out Before NOON

Jury Process
 
A panel of experienced art professionals will make selections based solely on the quality and creativity of work represented by the images that are submitted by each artist-applicant. All interested artists, including past participants, are required to submit an application with images. 

Application Requirements

Artists who apply are requested to supply (3) digital images in JPEG format (preferably sized to 5"” x 7"” at 300+ dpi) that are most representative of artwork to be displayed at the festival, plus (1) image of the artist’'s booth display.

Artist Amenities
  • Artist Hospitality tent available throughout the event
  • "Artist Only" portable toilet
  • Booth sitters (pre-scheduled)
  • Discounted event tickets available
Medium Categories

Art and the Vineyard is open to all artists and craftspeople producing original art.
 

Rules/Regulations
Rules of the Show
  1. All work must be original, handcrafted work. Artist guarantees the accuracy of the description of the work presented and the authenticity of the work as the creation of their own hands.
  2. Work done by a production studio is not acceptable. All work must be designed and executed by the accepted artist.
  3. An artist may not submit multiple applications in one category.
  4. An artist may apply in multiple categories with different bodies of work, but each category requires a separate application and fee.
  5. Artist is requested to be present in his/her booth for the entire three days of Art and the Vineyard.
  6. All artwork exhibited in the booth must be in the same category and be of the same quality and style as the work selected by the jury.
  7. Reproductions of an artist's original work are allowed, but must be labeled as reproductions and must be numbered (not to exceed 250).


Booth Information
Booth Fees

                               MKAC Member*          Non-Member
10’' x 10'’ Booth                $255                         $310
10’' x 10'’ Corner             + $50                        + $50
10’' x 20'’ Booth                $480                         $535
10’' x 20'’ Corner             + $50                        + $50

Booth fees: Fees are due after notification of acceptance. Booth fees for accepted artists must be postmarked no later than May 19, 2017.

Corner Booths: Corner booth spaces are available for an additional $50. In order to be assigned a corner booth, we must receive $50 in addition to your booth fee. If you are not assigned a corner booth, your corner booth fee of $50 will be refunded.

Sharing Booths: Up to two artists are permitted to share a 10'’ x 20'’ single booth. Each artist must submit an individual prospectus/application. Each artist'’s application and CD with images should be submitted together in one packet.

*Membership Fees:
MKAC Adult Membership: $45
MKAC Senior Membership (62 & over): $35

Booth Structure

Artists must provide their own booth, accounting for all weather conditions. The back of the booth must be closed using a solid color drape (blue tarps are not permitted). Overall booth presentations should reflect the high quality that characterizes the Art and the Vineyard Festival. 
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