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Harvest Moon - Festival of the Arts 2017

Location:
Historic Downtown Square
Granbury, Texas (South)

Phone: 817-408-0000 or 682-936-4550
Event Dates: 10/21/17 - 10/22/17
Application Deadline: 8/21/17 Midnight CST
89 day(s) and 15 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 4 (a booth shot is NOT required)

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00

You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.

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Event Summary
A Friendly, Beautiful, Charming, Small Town That Supports The Arts In A Big Way......
Working closely with the Granbury Arts Alliance, the Historic Granbury Merchant's Association has given full support and commitment to this 39 year old popular arts festival showcasing fine and contemporay craft artisan made works. 
We are looking for 80 to 90 artists with unique and diverse works to partner with us in this celebration of the arts in our vibrant, historic downtown square!  
Along with the amazing works of art all around the square, there will be featured an interactive arts area for all ages, in addition to fantastic food and local musicians!  
Artists will be welcomed with a complimentary Wine and Cheese reception on Saturday evening from 7:30 to 9pm after you close your booth.
The Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts promises to be a weekend full of Artful adventure!!!
Please consider joining us and start creating!
Festival Chairperson   Cynthia James
Historic Merchant Coordinator Brenda Hyde
 

General Information
39th Annual Harvest Moon-Festival of the Arts

Check In Friday, October 20, 2017    3:30p.m.
Saturday, October 21, 2017  9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 22, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All artists must submit 4 photos of the items that will be sold, booth shots are encouaged, but not required.

A $500.00 Best of Show will be awarded by the Granbury Arts Alliance and the HGMA will offer free 10x20 booth space($250.00 value) and jury bypass($25.00value) to the 5 top ranked artists who wish to participate in the Harvest Moon Festival of the Arts 2018.  A group of arts professionals will jury these awards on site during the festival.
 
 
Medium Categories:

Clayworks
Digital Imagery
Drawing/ Pastels
Fiber
Functional Art  
Leather
Glass
Jewelry
Metal
2D Mixed Media
3D Mixed Media
Painting:  Oil/ Acrylics
Painting:  Watercolor
Photography
Printmaking/ Graphics
Sculpture
Textiles
Wearable Fiber
Wood
Upcycled Art

Artist Amenities include:
In addition to being a festival for artists run by artists, and their supporters we are happy to offer participating artists the opportunity to load in during daylight hours  again this year!!!   A welcome-to-Granbury, Wine and Cheese reception at a favorite downtown location will be held in your honor! With complimentary snacks and water during the festival with nice restroom facilities.


-Hospitality area with refreshments and Bathroom Facilties
-Volunteer help with load in and take down
-Shuttle service to nearby vendor parking area
-Volunteer booth sitters as needed for breaks during the fair
-Security guard to supplement in overnight surveillance
-Special rates for artists at nearby bed and breakfast accomodations
-Enthusiastic promotion by the Visit Granbury, the Historic Granbury Merchant's Association and the Granbury Arts Alliance

Jury and selection:

Each artist is scored by jury members on a scale of yes-no-maybe.  The top scorers in each category will receive an invitation to the show.  An additional number of artists will be retained for a wait list of alternates.   



 

Rules/Regulations
All artwork must be original, handmade work and the artisan must be present at the event.  Mass-produced or commercial products will not be accepted.  Crafts made from commercial kits, ceramics made using molds as a base, wood-working and sewing from commercial patterns, are not appropriate for this show.  We are looking for unique, hand produced work!

Artists marketing reproduction prints of original work must have prints clearly labeled as such and should not comprise more than 50% of your exhibition.

All works submitted will be considered for the jury process based on merit.  Images sumitted must be representative of all work to be shown at the Harvest Moon Festival.  The festival directors reserve the right to reject works that do not meet the professional standards listed.

Booth Fees are not refundable.   Booth placement will be arranged by the festival committee and will be issued after the jury selection process.

State of Texas sales tax: All artists are responsible for collecting and paying sales tax collected.

Artists who break down displays or depart before closing time on any given day of the festival will not be allowed to return the following day or to future shows unless approved by festival director prior to departure.
Please leave your pets at home!!!











 

Booth Information
Booth Sizes and Pricing:

10 X 20       $250.00

There are no other fees or commissions.  Electricity is provided in the booth fee, but is limited.
 
Staking of tents is not permissible and leg weights with a minimum of 50 lbs. per leg are required. It can be windy in our area.

Tents, tables and chairs are the artist responsibility (not provided and rentals not available).

Set up times:  Friday, October 20 beginning at 3:00 p.m

Vendor parking is located two blocks North of  the Square (parking pass provided) with shuttle service
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