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Gold Canyon Arts Festival 2019

Location:
Gold Canyon United Methodist Church 6640 S. Kings Ranch Rd.
Gold Canyon, Arizona (West)

Event Dates: 1/26/19 - 1/26/19
Application Deadline: 9/30/18 Midnight MST
45 day(s) and 12 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is NOT required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.

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Event Summary

The 19th Annual Gold Canyon Arts Festival is a one-day event which will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 on the grounds of the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church 6640 S. Kings Ranch Rd. in Gold Canyon, Arizona 85118.  Many artists and participants say this is the 'best one day' show they've experienced.  The venue offers good parking and drive-by visibility. Typically 85-90 artists are jury selected to show their work.  Our attendance is over 4,000 during Festival hours of 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.  Reserved artist spaces are 10ft x 10ft (tents are recommended but not required).  The application fee is $25 and, if selected, the Festival fee is an additional $100 plus a contribution of a piece of your art to support the Gold Canyon Arts Council’s School Residency programs.

If you intend to submit for two medium categories, you will need to submit two applications which allows you to display five (5) additional images seen by the jury.  For more information, contact GoldCanyonArtsFestival@gmail.com.

Artist Hospitality Volunteers are available to allow for breaks.  Restrooms are available inside the church. The Festival features live musical entertainment throughout the day and a variety of professional food vendors. Admission to the event is free and there is ample free parking at the Festival venue.



General Information
Categories of art for jury consideration:
   Painting/Drawing
   Photography
   Clay
   Metalwork
   Glass
   Wood
   Jewelry
   Natural products (e.g. gourds/seeds)
   Fabric/Fiber/Leather
   Other
Artists may submit up to two categories and may only sell work approved by the jury.

Artists are expected to be able to set-up and take-down booths however student helpers may be available for assistance.

Complimentary coffee and donuts will be available from 6:30 am to 8:30 am

Arts Council volunteers will be available to 'booth sit' (no selling) to allow for food and rest room breaks.

Rules/Regulations
Artists Agree:
  1. All submitted work shall be evaluated by the jury and their decision is final
  2. Only work accepted by the jury and representative of artist's work shall be displayed
  3. All work displayed must be original to the artist
  4. No brokered items, factory produced items, or imported items are allowed
  5. All prints or reproductions shall be labeled as such
  6. The majority of displayed work will be current - within the last two years
  7. Artist shall abide by rules and regulations regarding sales tax collections and remissions.
  8. The application fee of $25.00 is non-refundable
  9. Once accepted into the show, the Booth Fee of $100.00 is non-refundable
  10. This is a 'rain or shine' event and withdrawing because of weather conditions will result in booth fee being considered a contribution to the Gold Canyon Arts Council
  11. All artists are responsible for booth set-up (tents are recommended but not required)
  12. Set up is from 6:00 am to 8:30 am on Festival day and take-down is from 4:00 pm to 6 pm.  Booths shall not be taken down before 4 pm
  13. Artists are requested to donate one piece of their work to the Gold Canyon Arts Council, which will be used in fundraising activities to support the School Residency Programs
  14. The same artist may display two categories of art only if both categories are approved by the Jury.


Booth Information
Application Fees:
  • ​$25.00
  • Application fees are not refundable.
Booth Fees:
  • Booth space is 10 ft x 10 ft 
  • Both Fee is $100.00
  • Applicant is responsible for providing a tent (not required, but recommended) and all display apparatus.
  • No electricity is available.
Check-In, Move-In, and Move-out:
  • Check-in and set-up is from 6:00 am - 8:30 am on the morning of the event.
  • Applicants will be assigned a Festival entry point and off-site parking along with their booth assignment. 
  • Move-out is from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on the day of the event.  Booths shall not be taken down before 4 pm
  • IT IS CRITICAL THAT ARTISTS REMOVE THEIR VEHICLES FROM GUEST PARKING TO THEIR ASSIGNED SPACES BY 8:30 A.M. 
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