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ARTS AT THE LAKE

Location:
PAULUS PARK, 200 South Rand Road
Lake Zurich, Illinois (Midwest)

Phone: 8477268669
Event Dates: 8/11/18 - 8/12/18
Application Deadline: 7/24/18 Midnight CST
3 day(s) and 5 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (JURY FEE): $20.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.

JURY DETAILS


Event Summary

BRAND NEW SHOW in the beautiful Paulus Park in Lake Zurich, IL

The park is adjacent to Lake Zurich and has a wonderful ambience.  Booths will be set up along the paved path.


ALL artists are juried by a panel of professional educators and working artists.
Everyone has an equal opportunity of being accepted. We are accepting a second round of applications, via ZAPP, until July 25TH.

  • Reduced Jury Fee of $20
  • Booth fee (10x10) is $250
  • Free day and overnight parking
  • Outstanding artist amenities
  • Early set up on Friday morning
  • Free admission and parking
  • Day and overnight security
Contact D & W Events, dwevents.org or 847-726-8669 for more information.


General Information
APPLICATION PROCESS:
Every artist must submit 4 current images of your work and 1 OUTDOOR booth image along with your jury fee.
If you wish to apply in two different media, please submit two application fees.

IF YOU DON'T HAVE AN OUTDOOR BOOTH IMAGE, PLEASE CONTACT US AT DWEVENTS@COMCAST.NET

Pay through Zapp, or mail checks to:
D & W Events, Inc.
3417 RFD
Long Grove, IL 60047

PLEASE REFERENCE THE ARTIST NAME ON ALL FORMS OF PAYMENT TO AVOID CONFUSION.
THERE WILL BE A $25 FEE FOR ALL RETURNED CHECKS.

REVISED APPLICATION DEADLINES

JULY 24TH - APPLICATION DEADLINE
JULY 25TH - JURY START
JULY 26TH -  JURY ENDS
AUGUST 1ST - PURCHASE DEADLINE



Application Deadlines:                

May 15          Application Deadline 
May 16          Jury Start  
May 20          Begin Artist Notification
Upon Acceptance    Artists must accept their invitation to show on ZAPP and submit the entire booth fee or a      deposit of $150.00.
June 15         Full, or remainder of, booth fees are due.

MEDIUMS ACCEPTED:
Participation is open to all fine art and fine craft.  The following media will be included in each show:
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Ceramics
  • Digital
  • Fiber
  • Glass
  • Jewelry - Beaded & Glass
  • Jewelry - Metal
  • Jewelry - Semi and precious (precious and/or semi-precious stones set in metal, not beaded)
  • Mixed Media
  • Oil Painting
  • Other
  • Photography
  • Photography - Digital
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Watercolor Painting
  • Wood
Please note:  If you have jewelery in a non-jewelry medium and want to bring it to the show, it MUST be juried in under a jewelry category.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
There are no refunds for canceled shows.

Cancellations must be made in writing (preferably emailed) at least 45 DAYS prior to a show. If you cancel with the proper amount of notice, you will receive a refund for booth fees only less $25.00 administration fee.
Cancellations made after this point will receive a credit for all booth fees paid, good for year 2019.

Application fees are non-refundable. 

We do not, at any time, issue refunds unless we have canceled a show with ample time prior to its scheduled date. If a show is canceled AFTER logistical and advertising arrangements have been made, refunds will not be issued under our rain or shine policy nor due to any forces of nature, (i.e., hurricanes, tornados, floods, earthquakes) as outlined in the application. 
 
ARTIST SERVICES 
We are proud to offer the following artist amenities at all of our festivals:
  • Professionally judged events with awards
  • Free day and overnight parking
  • Continental breakfast and afternoon snacks both days of the show and bottled water
  • Day and overnight dedicated security patrol
  • Booth sitters
  • Name badges, booth signs
  • Discounted hotel rooms
SECURITY:
There will be dedicated, on-site security Friday and Saturday nights. We recommend you remove all artwork overnight. All valuables, including displays and tents are left at the artists' own risk.

PROMOTION:
Art at the Lake will be advertised in print publications like the Daily Herald and on  social media including Facebook, Google, Instagram, Twitter; on line advertising such as Reader, Time Out, Metro, Landmark, Daily Herald, Chicago Tribune, Illinois Arts Council, Cook County Visitors Bureau, and more.
Radio advertising includes Chicago's national public radio, WBEZ.

Artists participation in the marketing effort can include sending eblasts and/or postcards to your mailing lists, announcements on Facebook, Twitter etc.

AWARDS:‚Äč
Awards are offered at all events.  Award winners are posted at the festival and on our website.
Best of Show award winner receives a ribbon, free jury and booth fee to next years' show.
First Place award winner receives a ribbon, and free jury fee to next years' show.
Awards of Excellence winners receive a ribbon.

JURY & JUDGING
All festivals are juried by a panel of professionals and/or educators in the art world.
Artists are judged, the first day of each show, by a different group of professionals and/or educators in the art world.
Votes are tallied and awards  are presented that afternoon.

ARTIST NOTIFICATION:
All notifications will be sent via ZAPP email.  Please make sure this doesn't get sent to your spam!  Also, double check your ZAPP email is your most current one.

WAIT LIST:
We try to update artists of their wait list status as often as possible.
Artists on the wait list are welcome to show up the morning of a festival during set-up and register to see if any “no show” spaces become available.  Final determination to add artists is at the sole discretion of D & W Events, Inc.

Rules/Regulations
ARTIST DISPLAY RULES:
1.  All work must be the artists' original handmade work.  Production, mass produced, kits, molds, stencils etc. are not permitted.  Artists may not sell promotional items such as t-shirts.  If you wish to sell note cards or postcards, make sure your booth image shows them.  Card stands are not allowed. Artists whose work does not comply with the rules or differs from the slides submitted, will be asked to remove said items or leave.  No refunds will be given.  There are no exceptions to this rule.  Handwritten signs or sale signs are not permitted.
2.  Artists must be present both days, all hours, of the festival.  No representatives allowed.  In the case of a two artist collaboration, both artists must be present during the festival.
3.  Late setups and early shut downs are not allowed.
4.  Artists are responsible for providing their own white tents, displays, setup and weights. Each tent pole should have a minimum of 40 lbs of weight.   If it is deemed that your weights are insufficient, you will be asked to correct the situation.  If that is not possible, you will be asked to leave the show with no refund.  Milk jugs with sand or water, uncovered bricks or other such items are not considered acceptable weights.  In addition to function, please consider how your weights look.
5.  All spaces are on grass and accessible from a paved path.  Bring your dolly's, you'll have to cart in and out.
6.  Tents are available for a fee, upon request
7.  Standard display space is 10’ x 10’.   All spaces are assigned. We will attempt to honor requests.  We typically allow 3-4 ft between booths.  This space can be used for display.
8.   All table legs must be covered with table cloths, to the floor.
9.  Storage items may be stored behind tents or under tables.  If stored under tables, items should not be visible.  If behind tents, stack items so they are neat and tidy.
10.  Awnings and tent extensions are allowed but must be a minimum of 7' high.
11.  Prints; giclees and offset, are allowed but may not exceed 25% of work shown and must be labeled accordingly.
The exception to this rule is photography and/or digital.
12.  Your booth is your gallery!  Displays should be aesthetically pleasing.  If your work should be framed, frame it!  Cardboard corners are not allowed.  Artist will be asked to correct any unsatisfactory or unstable displays.  
13.  Only artists juried in jewelry may have jewelry in their booths.
14.  Umbrellas are allowed in artist chairs.  Fasten them securely.
15.  Artists must leave their space clean at the conclusion of the show.
16.  Smoking, of any kind, is not allowed in the park.

 
TAX:
Illinois state law requires all adults follow proper tax filing procedures.  Illinois tax forms will be available on our website.  If you have an Illinois tax number from a previous year or if you already file in Illinois, you do not need a new number.  The state has a record of your festival participation so make sure you file!
LAKE ZURICH TAX RATE IS 7.5%   Please direct any and all questions regarding taxes to the Illinois Department of Revenue  (800) 732-8866.

Booth Information
SET UP INFORMATION:
- Friday early set up begins at 7 am to 11 am.  The Farmers Market runs from  12 pm - 7 pm, in the same location, with tremendous traffic.  We aren't allowed to bring any materials into the festival location during that time frame.  
- Set up resumes Saturday morning at 6:30 am.

- Be prepared to cart your tent and work.  
-There is reserved artist parking, day and overnight for trailers, nearby free of charge.
- Staking is allowed as all spaces are on grass.


BOOTH FEES:
Standard 10x10 booth - $250.00
Corner booth - not available
Double booth (10 x 20) - $500.00

If invited, your booth display at the event should match the booth display picture that was submitted with your Zapp application. There are no exceptions to this rule. If you have any display changes prior to the festival, you must resubmit your booth image for approval.
 
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