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[Smash] Fine-Arts Festival - 2nd Annual

Location:
250 South Jackson Street
Denver 80209, Colorado (West)

Event Dates: 8/18/18 - 8/19/18
Application Deadline: 7/27/18 Midnight MST
6 day(s) and 17 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $20.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.

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Event Summary
Classy, upper-echelon 2nd year Outdoor Fine-Art Exhibit this August 18th (10am - 7:30pm) & 19th (10am - 5pm) at 250 S. Jackson Street Denver CO 80209 in a highly affluent residential neighborhood + outside Luxury Apartments in Cherry Creek (Colorado's premier haven of sophisticated living and exquisite fine-art).  Event element is Live Violin Music.  Boutique, highly-selective show (accepting 24 in/out-of state artists).  Direct-mail advertising to Castle Pines Village & Cherry Hills Village neighborhoods.  

Rules/Regulations
  • White canopy tents only. 
  • Tents must have weights on each corner of upright tent to protect against any unfavorable wind conditions. 
  • Booth set-ups must be tidy, professional, and kept visually appealing - with minimal (if any) extraneous items on sides, back, and front of tents. 
  • Due to the clean/high standard of this show - during show hours please have your front-flaps (tent-front-walls used to secure your tent overnight) or tent-side-walls if hosting a corner booth Removed/Unzipped (Not Rolled up) & stored inside your tent. 
  • High-quality PRO-PANEL showcasing walls are Required for 2D Artists
  • Black Sheers are required for all Jewelers
  • White Tent Side-walls must Not be visible for 3D Artists
  • 10’x10’ tents must be set up 2 ft. away from the butting curb (aligned with the front of neighboring tent) - to leave 2 ft. of extra room behind tent -- please keep items (if any) in this space minimal and tightly/neatly kept. 
  • 10’x10’ tents must be spaced 2 ft. away from each other on the sides. 
  • Smash in the Square LLC reserves the right to alter exterior tent/booth appearances (in collaboration/communication with the artist) if set up is not up to par. 
  • Any tables utilized in booths must be covered in clean, untarnished, quality-looking cloths (preferably black) or made up of professional panels. 
  • Electricity is available (accessible) to a limited number of vendors.  Artists needing/having electricity must supply 1-2 of their own extension chords + any/all necessary items to properly manage/operate their lights/electricity.  Booths that are not able to have electricity may only be electrified with exhibitor-supplied batteries (no generators allowed). 
  • All artists are required to have Liability Insurance.  If you don't already have an annual policy you can purchase a show-policy from ACT Insurance: [https://www.actinsurance.com/coverage-details-show-event
  • All artists must be ready/on-site to showcase their booths/tents no later than 10:00am on Saturday (August 18th) and host/manage tent to at least 7:30pm & arrive no later than 10:00am on Sunday (August 19th).  Tear-down begins at 5pm on Sunday Aug. 19th. 
  • Set-up will begin on Friday (August 17th) at 6/7:00pm.  The festival will communicate with each individual artist about specific allocated times/spaces for load-in.  Each artist will be provided with a detailed site-map of property and their confirmed booth/tent space/location. 
  • In/out-of state artists must have a CO Special Event Sales Tax License  
  • A Denver Special Event Sales Tax License is required.  If you are already a regularly licensed Denver vendor with a current Denver sales tax license, no additional license is required [https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/treasury-division/business-taxes.html]   
  • All artists are responsible for paying/reporting proper sales-taxes.
  • Nearby Overnight RV (self-contained) parking is available for any artists needing it.
  • Conjoining [Smash] Fine-Arts Auction - free to all accepted artists -- Value Retentive (Artists set own high minimum bids).  Pre-event bidding via 32Auctions + live-event bidding.  70% of bid-sales go to participating artists, 15% donated to the Cherry Creek Chamber and 15% to The Connor Group Kids & Community Foundation.
 


Booth Information
10'x10' Booth-space - $465
10'x20' Booth-space - $865
Corner booth add-on - $75
Electricity add-on - $25
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