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St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival - 52nd Annual
Francis Field - Downtown St. Augustine
St. Augustine, Florida (South)
Event Dates: 11/25/17 - 11/26/17
Application Deadline: 8/11/17 Midnight EST
109 day(s) and 6 hour(s) remaining
Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.
The St. Augustine Art Association presents the 52nd Annual St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival, the premier outdoor art festival in Northeast Florida. This juried exhibit takes place Saturday and Sunday, Thanksgiving weekend in the heart of the nation's oldest city. Surrounded by history and attractions that draw thousands of visitors, the Festival features a diversity of fine artists in mediums ranging from painting, glass and pottery to fiber, photography, jewelry and more. St. Augustine, Florida has been voted one of the top destinations by numerous travel magazines because of its rich heritage, coastal setting and iconic Spanish architecture. The Festival is a time-honored tradition that brings artists together with collectors, art enthusiasts, musical performers, food vendors, volunteers and business sponsors to support the arts and celebrate the the start of the holiday season.
For more information, visit www.staugustineartfestival.com
The St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival has been the signature art event in downtown St. Augustine for decades. The two-day gathering of fine artists attracts robust crowds (12,000+) of discerning holiday shoppers and collectors. Artist demos, cultural displays and children's art corner create a festive atmosphere, along with food vendors, libations and folk music. Thousands of dollars in cash prizes are awarded to artists in each category. Proceeds from this highly-publicized event support the art gallery and programs of the St. Augustine Art Association, a non-profit group founded in 1924 to promote artistic excellence.
Painting | Drawing & Pastel | Mixed Media | Photography | Graphics/2D | Sculpture
Woodworks | Jewelry | Fiber/Leather | Baskets/Gourds | Pottery/Ceramics | Glassworks
Venue: Francis Field (25 W. Castillo Dr. adjacent to Visitor Center Complex)
Public Admission: $1 donation at gate
Exhibitor Parking: Free parking for cars and RVs (see Rules & Regulations)
Booth Spaces: (Corner/Quad Booth Cofigurations) 10'x10' or 20'x10'
Booth Fee: $235 (10'x10')
Show Times: Sat. Nov. 25, 10AM to 5PM; Sun. Nov. 26, 10AM to 4:30PM
Artist Set Up: Fri. Nov. 24, 10AM to 5PM; Sat. & Sun. Nov. 25, 26, 6 to 9AM
Jury & Awards:
Exhibitors are chosen in each category by a jury panel. Booth space is limited. Artists may be put on a waitlist within their category. Thousands of dollars in cash and prizes awarded to artists in each category, including $1,000 Best in Show and Judge's Choice. (See Rules & Regulations)
Free Breakfast | Corner Booths | Easy Drive-up Loading & Unloading | 12,000+ Visitors
Free Artist Parking | Trained Field Staff | Booth Sitters | Repeat Buyers | Live Music | On-site ATM
Robust Marketing | Discount Hotels | Downtown St. Augustine's Nights of Lights | Artist Awards Ceremony
Publicity: The St. Augustine Art Association and Tourist Development Council agressively promote the St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival through radio, television, newspapers, magazines, social media, local businesses, and more. Artist images with credits are often used for publicity. (NOTE: Notification of acceptance and receipt of images grants the St. Augustine Art Association permission to use images for publicity only.)
All correspondence will be via email. A valid email address is required with Application. Artist should check SPAM files in the event notices are not received. Maps, booth assignments and other information will be sent by email. This information will also be posted on the www.staugustineartfestival.com web site.
Security: Professional security is on the field during the day and overnight, Friday and Saturday. Artists may leave displays up overnight, but should cover or stow loose items. The St. Augustine Art Association and the City of St. Augustine are not liable for any damage or loss.
Late Applications: Applications received after the deadline of Aug. 11, 2017 will be assessed a $25 late fee. A second jury panel round will score late applications. Acceptance will be restricted to space availability in each category.
Wait List: If placed on the waiting list, artist will be contacted if an opening in his/her category becomes available.
Jury Process & Awards:
Free parking adjacent to the field for exhibitors is available for both cars and RVs. Absolutely NO overnight camping or sleeping in vehicles. The City will fine you. All vehicles must depart Exhibitor Parking Lots and field by 7PM Sunday, Nov. 26.
An accepted application is a commitment to exhibit. Cancellations must be submitted in writing 30 days prior to event. Failure to appear at Festival is considered a breech of contract and will result in forfeiture of fees and exclusion from future exhibits. After acceptance notification, no refunds will be given for cancellations. A credit may be issued solely at the discretion of the Festival Chairman. The Festival goes on, rain or shine, unless otherwise notified. Fees will not be refunded due to inclement weather or other extenuating circumstances. Please read the Legal Agreement before submitting an application.
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