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Brookhaven Arts Festival 2017

Location:
Apple Valley Road in front of MARTA parking lot (this event has plenty of parking)
Brookhaven (Atlanta), Georgia (South)

Event Dates: 10/21/17 - 10/22/17
Application Deadline: 7/31/17 Midnight EST
65 day(s) and 10 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00

JURY DETAILS


Event Summary
The Brookhaven Arts Festival is the premier Art Festival in Brookhaven, Georgia. Brookhaven is the fastest growing city in Georgia. Located inside the 285 perimeter beltline of Atlanta, GA and attracting approximately 8  to10,000 visitors, The Art Festival is a juried event, with fine arts and handcrafts by 125 -150 artists from across the nation.  The Festival has been an annual event since 2004, after skipping 2014, the Festival is back for it's 13th year in the same location. The event is produced with the input of local artists and The Brookhaven Community Foundation; a non-profit organization that supports Brookhaven. The advertising budget for this event has more than DOUBLED for 2017!

General Information

Important Dates:
 

  • Festival: October 21-22, 2017 Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm 
  • Application open 4/24/17
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2017 midnight EST

Refund/Cancellation Policy:
Application fee of $25 is non-refundable.
Booth fee: $195 (only credit cards are accepted, non-refundable)


Application Requirements:
All artists must submit at least three images of their work and a booth shot. Applications must be submitted by July 31, 2017. Check Zapp for acceptance of application no later than Aug 16, 2017. If you are accepted into the show, the booth fee must be paid no later than Aug 22, 2017. Any artists that have not paid will lose their space to an artist on the waiting list.

Artist Amenities:
Each artist will receive the following:

  • Volunteer booth sitters
  • Vehicle loading/unloading at booth space
  • Complimentary coffee and snacks on Saturday morning
  • Publicity via print, broadcast and social media- for 2017 our advertising budget has more than doubled
  • Free parking Friday night - Sunday in MARTA parking lot right next to event
  • Complimentary water
Artist Awards:
Best in Show - receives $250, free booth for following year, and the honor to design t-shirt and poster for following year
1st place - free booth
2nd place - 1/2 booth fee
3rd place - 1/2 booth fee

Medium Categories:
  • Basketweaving
  • Ceramics
  • Digital
  • Drawing
  • Fiber
  • Glass
  • Jewelry
  • Mixed Media
  • Mosaic Art
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Upcycle Art
  • Wearables: Non Jewelry
  • Woodworking


Rules/Regulations

By paying for your booth and participating in the event you agree to abide by the following rules:

1. Artwork must be the artist's original work and the artist must be present at the festival.

2. No artist representatives, agents, or gallery owners shall be representing an artist's work

3. All artists are responsible for collecting and paying current city and state tax for all sales made during the show

4. All work must be for sale or available for commission
5. Certificate of Insurance is highly recommended, minimum of $1,000,000 naming Brookhaven Community Foundation as an additional insured (
This is general liability insurance can be purchased to cover for the weekend from ACT Insurance for $39.00. This is artists and crafters insurance. ACTinsurance.com or 888-568-0548)
6. Tents must be clean, white, and flame retardant. The Fire Marshall will check tents Saturday morning. If you cannot provide proof that your tent is flame retardant, the Fire Marshall has the right to ask you to leave the show.

The Brookhaven Community Foundation
2961 Surrey Lane
Brookhaven, GA  30341


LIABILITY

Each exhibitor is responsible for the safety of his/her own display. It is understood that neither the Board and staff of The Brookhaven Community Foundation, nor the City of Brookhaven, MARTA, and Dekalb County are to be held liable for damage, theft, or loss of applicants’/exhibitors’ work, display materials, or personal property, nor for injury to exhibitors, or loss or injury caused by products sold or exhibited by participants of the show, directly or through warranty expressed or implied. Insurance for such loss, damages, or injury shall be the sole responsibility for each exhibitor at his or her own cost. The above named shall not be held liable for failure to produce or continue the show if such failure is brought about by causes beyond their control. The Fair Committee reserves the right to ask any exhibitor who does not comply with stated policies or causes undue disruption to leave the show at any time without refund of fees. Your submission of this entry form indicates an agreement to hereby and forever discharge Brookhaven Community Foundation, nor the city of Brookhaven, MARTA, and Dekalb County from all matters of actions, suits, damages, claims, and demands whatsoever in law or equity from any loss or damage to the signee’s property while in possession, supervision or auspices of Brookhaven Community Foundation or the above said, its agents, representatives, or employees.

If you are accepted as an artist at the festival, you give us permission to use any and all photos of you, your booth, and your art, from this and past shows as advertising and promotion for the Brookhaven Arts Festival, and all facebook and social media sites owned by Kelly Marsh.

Booth Information
10 x 10 Single Booths - $195
10 x 20 Double Booths -  $400
10 x 10 End Booths - $220
10 x 15 Corner Booths -  $290


All artists are responsible for supplying their own 10' x 10' clean, white, flame retardant tent.
The festival takes place on concrete streets, you must provide four 25 lb. weights for your booth.

Set Up Day
Set up for the event will start with assigned times from 5:30 AM to 8:30 AM the morning of the event. No electricity is available for booths, except food vendors.

Security
Brookhaven police will provide security throughout the event and over night on Saturday. All artist exhibit work at their own risk. It is understood that the Brookhaven Arts Festival does not carry insurance to cover your personal property.  As an independent contractor, you are advised to obtain your own insurance.

Disclaimer
Booth and Arrival time will consider all requests, but we can't guarantee your request. Limited corner, end, and double booth are available and
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