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Arts For All Festival 2018

Location:
Shepler Park
Lawton, Oklahoma (South)

Phone: 580-355-3303 and 580-248-5384
Event Dates: 5/11/18 - 5/13/18
Application Deadline: 2/22/18 Midnight CST

The application deadline has passed.


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00

JURY DETAILS


Event Summary
Celebrating our 44th year, the Arts for All Festival has been Southwest Oklahoma's largest and most popular cultural outdoor event, drawing people from Oklahoma and Texas for a weekend filled with art, entertainment and tantalizing foods.  The festival is timed to be such that artistis are in the late Spring cycle of festivals.  We hope that this will encourage you to participate since we are in the midst of area festivals without conflicting. The festival is a cooperative effort of businesses, civic organizations and hundreds of volunteers who support and encourage the arts. All profits are contributed to the participating arts organization of Arts for All Inc.

Set up for the festival:  Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. start and must be finished no later than 4 p.m.
Festival hours:  Friday,  May 11 th 4 p.m. to 8 p.m
                         Saturday, May 12th 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                         Sunday, May 13th 11 a.m. to 5 p. m.

We are proud of our Southwest Oklahoma hospitality.  We provide an Artist's Hospitality Tent with free beverages and snacks and a Sunday morning complimentary breakfast served on site.  

We have 24 hour professional security on the grounds prior to the Festival starting and through Sunday.

General Information
A booth space consists of 100 sq. ft. (10 X10) of ground space either rented or provided by the artist.  Exact pricing for booths is listed in other details.  Artists will need to provide his or her own equipment.  We will attempt to leave extra room for storage whenever possible.   There is no electricity.   A non-refundable  Jury Fee of $25.00 must accompany each application.

Notification of Acceptance will be sent by March 10, 2018. 

The 2018 Arts for All Festival is open to all Artists who meet the criteria.  Approximately 90 booth space will be available for Artists.  The jury committee will be looking for the following criteria:
  1. Artist will be expected to exhibit technical skill and originality in work.  No commerical work will be allowed.
  2. The Festival will accept work of an original design.  NOT acceptable are commerical or mass produced works using a purchased mold or pattern.
  3. Three (3) images of current artwork and one image of your booth must be submitted with your entry form.  Artists who wish to exhibit work in more than one medium must submit three (3) images for each medium.  
  4. Jurors will be looking for a diverse cross section in order to include all media in the Festival.
  5. Price range of art: Low $______ High $_____
  6. Booth fee will be refunded ONLY if notice of cancellation is received by April 10, 2018

We are proud of our Southwest Oklahoma hospitality.  We provide an Artist's Hospitality Tent, with free beverages and snacks and a Sunday morning artist's complimentary breakfast served on site for our artists.

Rules/Regulations
 
  1. Artist may exhibit only work consistent with that represented by the slides orginally juried into the show.
  2. All offset reproductions must be labeled as such.  
  3. All work must be attractively displayed in a professional manner.  
  4. Booth must remain open for the duration of the Festival.  The Festival committee will provide a volunteer to "Booth Sit" in order for you to take breaks.  
  5. Include your Tax Identification Number when applying.
  6. Equipment such as screens, tables, dolly and protective covering are the responsibility of the Artist. A dolly is strongly recommended.
  7. Arts for All reserves the right to request any artist not following our rules to leave.  


Booth Information
Eshibition Space and Fees:
Space only--
 Artist provides tent. Fees are:  $225 Single -   $395 Double -    Corner Space - Add $30.00
This  booth space consists of a 100 sq. ft. (10 X10) of ground space(single). A double is 200 Sq. ft (10 X20).   Artists must provide their  own equipment and cover.  We will attempt to leave extra room for storage whenever possible.   Artist MUST HAVE WEIGHTS ON TENT at  50# PER CORNER. There is no electricity.​

Space with Rented Tent.  Fees are: $350 Single -   $650 Double -   Corner Space - Add $30.00
This  booth space consists of 100 sq. ft. (10X10) of ground space and is located under rented festival tents.  A double is 200 Sq. ft. (10 X 20).These tents do not have sides provided.  Artist must provide their own equipment and cover .We will attempt to leave extra room for storage whenever possible.  Artist MUST HAVE WEIGHTS ON TENT at  50# PER CORNER. There is no electricity.​
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