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Park City Kimball Arts Festival 2019

Location:
Historic Main Street, Park City, UT
Park City, UT, Utah (West)

Event Dates: 8/2/19 - 8/4/19
Application Deadline: 3/1/19 Midnight MST
106 day(s) and 4 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $50.00

You can submit up to 12 applications for this show.

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Event Summary
The Park City Kimball Arts Festival is an award-winning jury selected visual arts festival located in the heart of the world-famous resort community of Park City, Utah.  Now, in its 50thyear, the Kimball Arts Festival is Utah’s longest-running visual arts festival and is one of the most highly regarded art events in the West. For three days, the Park City Kimball Arts Festival proudly features more than 220 of North America’s finest artists across 13 disciplines, providing visitors with an opportunity to meet and purchase art from a wide variety of talented artists from across the country and internationally. Each year, the Festival draws more than 50,000 art enthusiasts to Park City’s Historic Main Street for a celebration of art, cuisine and music. Proceeds from the event support the Kimball Art Center, Park City's nonprofit community art center since 1976. 
Kimball Art Center inspires and connects through art. Art Starts Here. 

Accolades from our 2018 Participating Artists:
  • “It has been our record show every year. It is run like a well-oiled machine. I can't say enough good things about this show.”
  • “I really think you guys do a phenomenal job. I would say we especially appreciate being treated as business owners as well as artists and you do a great job of that. We are very grateful for the opportunity to sell our work.”
  • “Always love your show!  Very organized, easy up and easy tear down.Hope to come back next year. Thank you for all your hard work, it...


General Information
2019Park City Kimball Arts Festival Prospectus
Festival Dates: August 2 – 4, 2019
Historic Main Street, Park City, Utah
 
Dear Artist,
Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Park City Kimball Arts Festival! The Park City Kimball Arts Festival is an award-winning jury-selected visual arts festival located in the heart of the world-famous resort community of Park City, Utah.  Now, in its 50thyear, the Kimball Arts Festival is Utah’s longest-running visual arts festival and is one of the most highly regarded art events in the West. For three days, the Park City Kimball Arts Festival proudly features more than 220 of North America’s finest artists across 12 disciplines, providing visitors with an opportunity to meet and purchase art from a wide variety of talented artists from across the country and internationally. Each year, the Festival draws more than 50,000 art enthusiasts to Park City’s Historic Main Street for a celebration of art, cuisine and music.
 
Accolades from our 2018 Participating Artists:
  • “It has been our record show every year. It is run like a well-oiled machine. I can't say enough good things about this show.”
  • “I really think you guys do a phenomenal job. I would say we especially appreciate being treated as business owners as well as artists and you do a great job of that. We are very grateful for the opportunity to sell our work.”
  • “You and everyone working at the Kimball Arts Festival clearly go out of your way to take care of the artists, and your extra efforts are not lost on me; I was extremely impressed by every interaction I had with you and your team.”
  • “You have an extremely kind and generous community of patrons there in Park City.”
  • “Always love your show!  Very organized, easy up and easy tear down.Hope to come back next year. Thank you for all your hard work, it showed.”
  • “Everyone involved was professional and caring. It was a pleasure to exhibit.”
  • “A heartfelt thank you for my best Kimball Arts Festival. It continues to be my FAVORITE show to be in. The energy from the public was awesome… I hated to leave. (That’s a sure sign of a great show.)Once again, great job. I will apply again next year for sure.”
 
Festival Information and Demographics:
 
  • Attendance: 55,000+
  • 44% from out-of-state
  • 55% Female, 45% Male
  • Age*:
    • 18-30:      8%
    • 31-45:      18%
    • 46-60:      30%
    • 61-70:      30%
      • Over 70:   15%
  • 78% with college or advanced educational degrees
  • Annual Household Income
    • $50,000 - $99,999:        21%
    • $100,000 - $149,999:    20%
    • $150,000 - $200,000:    19%
    • More than $200,000:     30%

 
*This is from our survey data that only includes respondents ages 18 and over. Ticket data shows 14% of attendees are 17 and under. This info therefore represents the breakdown of the remaining 86% of adults 18 and over.
  • Comprehensive print, digital, broadcast, and social media marketing plan to promote the event through local, in-state, and out-of-state outlets.
  • Printed color program, website listings with links, interactive mobile map and website.
 
We hope you apply to the 50thAnnual Park City Kimball Arts Festival!



EVENT OVERVIEW:
The Park City Kimball Arts Festival (the “Festival”) is an award-winning jury selected visual arts festival located in the heart of the world-famous resort community of Park City, Utah.  Now, in its 50thyear, the Kimball Arts Festival is Utah’s longest-running visual arts festival and is one of the most highly regarded art events in the West. For three days, the Park City Kimball Arts Festival proudly features more than 220 of North America’s finest artists across 13 disciplines, providing visitors with an opportunity to meet and purchase art from a wide variety of talented artists from across the country and internationally. Each year, the Festival draws more than 50,000 art enthusiasts to Park City’s Historic Main Street for a celebration of art, cuisine and music.
 
Kimball Art Center inspires and connects through art. Art Starts Here™. 
 
Proceeds from the event support the Kimball Art Center (“KAC”), Park City's nonprofit community art center since 1976. Kimball Art Center is dedicated to providing arts access, education, engagement and experience to everyone. Through our exhibitions, educational arts programs and events, KAC provides a platform and a place for artists and arts enthusiasts to come together to explore, celebrate, develop and cherish the creative spark that lives within us all. We believe that art brings meaning, joy, direction, community enhancement and inspiration to the 85,000+ community members we serve each year. We know that art changes lives and brings people together, sustaining our vibrant community and inspiring positive change in the world around us. 
 
2019 FESTIVAL DATES AND TIMES:   
The Park City Kimball Arts Festival is held annually during the first full weekend in August.

Friday, August 2 – Sunday, August 4, 2019
Friday, August 2                               7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.                      Load-in/Set-up
Friday, August 2                               5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                      Public Hours
Saturday, August 3                          10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.                    Public Hours 
Sunday, August 4                            10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.                   Public Hours
 

 
IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES:
November 1, 2018                          Application window opens via Zapplication
March 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m. MDT  Applications due
April 1, 2019                                    Status Notification by email
April 1 – April 30, 2019                 Booth fees payment and Acceptance Materials returned to KAC
April 30, 2019, 5:00 p.m. MDT     Deadline for submission of payment and Acceptance Materials for participation
  • Artists who have been accepted and elect to participate in the Festival (each a “Participating Artist”) must submit booth fee payments (payable by check or credit card) to KAC with their executed Artist Agreement and Booth Request (the “Acceptance Materials”) to KAC by 5:00 p.m. MDT on April 30, 2019 (the “Acceptance Deadline”). The term “Participating Artist,” as used in this Prospectus, refers to both individual artists and collectively to co-artists who apply together in a single application and who will be displaying co-created works in a single booth.   
  • Artists who have been accepted but have not submitted the Acceptance Materials to KAC by the Acceptance Deadline will forfeit their acceptance to the Festival.
 
WEBSITE:   http://www.parkcitykimballartsfestival.org/
EMAIL:         artsfest@kimballartcenter.org



ARTIST AGREEMENT:
Each Participating Artist must complete and submit an agreement (the “Artist Agreement”) setting forth the rules and regulations of the Festival (the “Festival Rules”) and defining the rights and obligations of KAC and the Participating Artist with regard to Festival participation. The Artist Agreement will be provided in the packet of materials sent to accepted artists.
 
FEES:
2019 Application Fee:
A non-refundable application and jury fee of $50 is payable through Zapplication.
2019 Invited Artist Booth Fees:
  • Regular 10’ x 10’ Row Space:                                        $575
  • Regular 10’ x 10’ Single Corner:                                   $775
  • Regular 10’ x 10’ Endcap (limited availability):            $925
 
  • Large 10’ x 20’ Row Space:                                            $1,150
  • Large 10’ x 20’ Single Corner:                                       $1,300
  • Large 10’ x 20’ Endcap (limited availability):                $1,700
  • Large 10’ x 20’ Island (limited availability):                   $1,850
Zone Location requests and specific booth requests are available for additional fees.
All booth requests are subject to availability and are assigned at KAC’s discretion.
 
BOOTH INFO:
  • Accepted artists will submit booth fee payments (payable by check or credit card) and Booth Request Form to KAC along with their other Acceptance Materials. 
  • Each booth space allows for oneexhibitor. Booth space cannot be shared.
  • Booth fees cover the 10’ x 10’ or 10’ x 20’ space only. 
  • Participating Artists must provide or rent their own tent and materials to display their work in an outdoor environment. Tents must be fire-safe and adequately weighted. We strongly recommend tents with sides that can be closed.
  • The Festival takes place on paved streets located on a gradual hill. No booth location is perfectly level, therefore Participating Artists should be prepared with leveling devices and proper weights. 
  • Electricity and running water are not available.
  • Set-up is Friday, August 2 at an assigned time.  Tear down is Sunday, August 4, and must be completed by 10 p.m.
 
SALES AND TAX INFORMATION:
  • Participating Artists retain allrevenue from the sale of their work. The Kimball Art Center does not take any portion of artist sales.
  • Taxes must be paid to the Utah Tax Commission at the conclusion of the Festival at the on-site tax checkout desk; payments can be made by cash, check or credit card.
 
ELIGIBILITY:
The Festival is open to individual or co-artists selling his/her/theiroriginalartwork in a variety of mediums (for more information, see eligible media categories). No dealers, proxies, agents or representatives are permitted. 
 
Participating Artists must be onsite during all public hours of the Festival.


ELIGIBLE MEDIA CATEGORIES:
  • Ceramics:All original clay work is acceptable (wheel-thrown, slab, etc.) Each item must be signed and made by the artist. No commercial casts, molds machine made, mass produced or production studio work is allowed.
  • Digital Art: This category includes any original work for which the original image, or the manipulation of other source material, was executed by the artist using a computer. Artwork must be in signed and numbered limited editions, on archival quality materials. Traditional photographs taken through a digital media should apply in the photography category.
  • Drawing:Original work made with dry media including chalk, charcoal, ink, pastel, pencil or from the fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush are to be entered in this category.
  • Fiber:Wearable and non-wearable original work made of a fibrous material. Includes basketry, weaving, papermaking, leather and fine wearables. No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns or other forms of mass production are permitted. No studio production or factory produced wearable items, regardless of additional modification or enhancement by the artist, may be exhibited. The artist is to be involved with the execution of the entire process.
  • Glass: Original work in which the primary material is glass. (For glass jewelry, please use the jewelry category.)
  • Jewelry:Original jewelry made from precious and non-precious metals, gemstones, enamel, glass, clay, fiber, etc. All components should display a high degree of skill and of original design. No commercial casts, molds, settings or production studio work is allowed. All aspects of the finished product must be created and executed by the artist. 
  • Metalwork: Original non-sculptural,non-jewelrymetalwork. No production studio work is allowed.
  • Mixed Media:2- and 3-dimensional work that incorporates more than one type of material that is non-sculptural.
  • Painting:Originaltwo-dimensionalpainted works using acrylic, oil, tempera, watercolor, etc.
  • Photography:Photographic prints made from the artist’s original image and processed by the artist or under artist’s direct supervision. Artwork must be in signed and numbered limited editions, on archival quality materials. Photographers must disclose their creative and printing processes as well as edition sizes.
  • Printmaking: Printed works for which the artist’s hand manipulated the plates, stones or screens and which have been properly signed and numbered as a limited edition may be entered in this category. Traditional methods accepted include etchings, engravings, intaglio, monotype, monoprint, relief printing, serigraphs and block or woodblock prints. All photogravure, photocopy and/or offset reproductions, will be rejected. Printmakers are required to disclose both their creative and printmaking processes. All aspects of the finished product must be created and executed by the artist.
  • Sculpture:Original, non-functional, 3-dimensional work of any material. Sculpture made from Clay, Glass, or Wood are encouraged to apply in their own medium.
  • Wood: Original carved, hand-tooled or machine-worked wood. Includes handmade wooden furniture.
For frequently asked questions on which media category artwork belongs in, please refer to our FAQ’s at: http://parkcitykimballartsfestival.org/artists/artists-area
 
APPLICATIONS:
Applications for artists are available through the Zapplication.com website for a fee of $50 per application. Each $50 fee is for a single media category.  Artists interested in applying in more than one media category may now submit multiple applications with a single profile (13 categories maximum, application fee of $50 per category submission).
  • Please complete the application fully, including the artist statement, process, edition size and information about the images submitted.
  • Artists may apply only onceper media category.
  • This is a blind jury process -- do not submit images, statements and descriptions of artwork with the name or images of the artist/companyApplications in violation of this requirement will be disqualified and removed prior to jury review.
  • Five images are required, as follows:
    • Four images representative of the quality and style of an artist’s body of work to be exhibited at the Festival are required per application. 
    • The fifth image, must be of a booth or display of the artist’s work, showing overall continuity and presentation of your current body of work. The fifth image is mandatory.
      • If a booth image per se is not available, submit an image taken of a grouping of works in a gallery or other setting representative of the works to be exhibited at the show.
      • The purpose of the booth image is to ensure the artist has a complete body of work which is represented both in the first four images and also within the fifth image. It also helps identify the scale of the artist’s work.
    • For image tips from Zapplication, please visit:https://www.zapplication.org/help-center.php?page=image-preparation
 
MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS:
Artists interested in applying in more than one media category may now submit multiple applications with a single profile (13 categories maximum, application fee of $50 per category submission).  Multiple applications utilizing the same images will notbe considered. An artist may apply only once in each category. Artists whose work is selected in multiple media categories must still exhibit in the same booth space. 
Artists may only exhibit in the media categories in which they have been accepted.
 
JURY PROCESS:
Each year a new selection committee of 12 jurors is assembled to score the art submissions. The jury consists of art experts, including collectors, gallery owners and local artists. Kimball Art Center board members and staff do not participate as jurors.

Artists' images are scored by our jury panel a point system (1-7). Jurors are given one week to view the applications on their own schedule.  Each juror sees only the 5 images and Artist Statement online via computer screen monitor and scores the images independent of other jurors. 
  • Artwork is considered solely on the images pictured – high quality images are recommended.
  • The Artist Statement should describe material and technique that explains the body of work well.
  • This is a blind jury process, so please do not include your name or business name or other identifying marks or information in your Artist Statement or images.
Artists are selected based on the highest cumulative jury scores in their media category. A wait-list of additional artists is based on jury scores and used for replacement purposes. The exact number of accepted and waitlisted artists varies each year depending on street construction and layout. The notification date is April 1, 2019. 
The 12 Best in Show winners from the 2018 Park City Kimball Arts Festival are exempt from the jury process, but are required to submit their application, Artist Agreement and booth fees on schedule.  
Decisions by the jury panel are final.


AWARDS:
A street jury will present a Best in Show award to an artist in each media category on Sunday, August 4that the Festival. Artists who receive a Best in Show award will be automatically invited back to participate in the following year’s Festival for the media category in which they were awarded; the jury fee for the following year will be waived for their application in that media category only. 2018 Best in Show winners are required to submit the application, Artist Agreement and booth fees on schedule.  There are no monetary awards.
 
ON-SITE REQUIREMENTS & SALES:
  • All artwork exhibited at the Festival must be of the quality and style represented by the Participating Artist in images submitted with the application as well as of the media category for which they are accepted. 
  • Participating Artists must provide or rent their canopy tent.
  • All Participating Artists shall agree to comply with KAC & Festival Rules and all local, state and federal rules for safety. 
  • Participating Artists must keep all displays, storage and chairs within the confines of their booth space. Participating Artists are responsible to present a clean and tidy space – all cardboard and storage containers must be removed from the festival corridor prior to the start of the event.
  • Promotional items such as postcards, notecards, posters, etc. are not permitted to be displayed or sold at the Festival. 
  • Participating Artists must be present during the entire Festival and, with the exception of instances in which the booth is watched by a booth sitter provided by KAC, Participating Artists must personally staff their booth space. No agents, dealers or representatives may attend the Festival in place of the Participating Artist.  Photo identification is required at check-in.  In addition, the Festival staff reserves the right to check ID at any time.
  • Booth and display must be open and remain intact during all public hours of the show.
  • Temporary business licenses are provided for Participating Artists through the KAC. 
  • Artists retain all revenue from the sale of their work. 
  • Artists are responsible for paying sales tax to the Utah State Tax Commission by cash or check at the end of the Festival on Sunday, August 4, 2019.
ORIGINAL ARTWORK REGULATION:
All art must be original, handcrafted work. No commercial, mass produced or manufactured work will be accepted. The artist, upon submission of images, guarantees the accuracy of the description of artwork presented and the authenticity of the artwork as original and created by his/her own hands. The Kimball Art Center reserves the right to reject any displays or items not in keeping with the character of the images submitted.
 
REPRODUCTION REGULATION:
A reproduction is defined as any existing work of art that is copied by digital or photographic means and printed on an offset press, a serigraph press or through a computer by means of an ink jet or electrostatic printer. This definition includes giclée prints and reproductions with additional enhancements by the artist. 2-dimensional reproductions are allowed under the following provisions:
  • Reproductions are labeled as such.
  • Reproductions are signed and offered in a limited quantity.
  • Reproductions may make up only 20% of the artwork exhibited in booth 
SECURITY:
The Kimball Arts Festival provides 24-hour general security, including security patrol zones, surveillance technology and an integrated police presence at the event site using the Park City Police Department and a private security firm. However, the Festival takes place over several blocks on a public street with many open/active bars and restaurants.  There is no way to ensure complete security. Participating Artists exhibit all works at their own risk.  The Kimball Art Center and its representatives are not responsible for any damage, theft or loss of artwork, display materials or other booth contents. We strongly recommend exhibitors carry insurance for their works (see below).
Individual/small group booth security staffing via the private security firm is available for an additional fee. 
 
INSURANCE:
Participating Artists must maintain general liability insurance including bodily Injury and property damage liability in an amount not less than $1 million per occurrence/$2 million in the aggregate for the duration of the Festival. Participating Artists must provide proof of such insurance, listing KAC as an additional insured by July 12, 2019. 
 
Insurance Resources:
A reference guide to artist insurance can be found at the following url:
http://www.studioprotector.org/OnlineGuide/Safeguarding/GettingtheRightInsuranceCoverage.aspx
Many insurance companies exist that can provide the required insurance. However, for price and efficiency, we have found ACT Insurance to be a good option. https://www.actinsurance.com
The links to these websites are provided for convenience and reference only and KAC takes no responsibility for the content of the website.
 
WEATHER:
The Park City Kimball Arts Festival is an outdoor show at 7,000’ elevation in the beautiful mountain town of Park City, Utah.  The weather can vary significantly throughout the day and storms and strong winds can appear suddenly.  The Festival will take place rain or shine.  No refunds will be given due to adverse or unexpected weather. It is the Participating Artists’ responsibility to protect their works and other personal property from rain, wind or other weather-related conditions. 
 
ARTIST SERVICES AND SUPPORT:
  • Prior to the Festival, lodging discounts for Participating Artists will be available from our lodging partners.
  • An official festival program with a full-color thumbnail image and listing of each participant.
  • Website listing with artist images and link to artist website.
  • A customized Google map just for Participating Artists with addresses and important locations.
  • A Welcome Tent with bagels and coffee at the Artist Check-In location Friday morning. 
  • An Artist Lounge with morning coffee and refreshments, plus power strips for charging devices for Participating Artists during the Festival.
  • Early morning load-in option for those with long or delicate set-ups.
  • Staggered Assigned load-in time for organized load-in with space to unload.
  • Complimentary artist parking for one vehicle (and 1 trailer) per artist in dedicated lots, including oversized parking. 
  • Participating Artists will be given festival credentials for themselves and one assistant or co-artist (two total).  Additional credentials for booth assistants will be available for purchase. 
  • Boxed lunches available for purchase delivered directly to Participating Artist booth during the Festival.
  • Water and snacks delivered by volunteers throughout the Festival. 
  • Booth sitters available via text 
  • SMS/Email alert system for Participating Artists.
  • Experienced, helpful, friendly staff and a dedicated artist helpline to answer application and event questions. 

 
For additional Frequently Asked Questions: http://www.parkcitykimballartsfestival.org/artists/artists-area
 
Thank you for your interest in the 50thAnnual Park City Kimball Arts Festival!



 

Rules/Regulations
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Booth Information
FEES:
2019 Application Fee:
A non-refundable application and jury fee of $50 is payable through Zapplication.
2019 Invited Artist Booth Fees:
  • Regular 10’ x 10’ Row Space:                                        $575
  • Regular 10’ x 10’ Single Corner:                                   $775
  • Regular 10’ x 10’ Endcap (limited availability):               $925
  • Large 10’ x 20’ Row Space:                                            $1,150
  • Large 10’ x 20’ Single Corner:                                       $1,300
  • Large 10’ x 20’ Endcap (limited availability):                  $1,700
  • Large 10’ x 20’ Island (limited availability):                     $1,850
Zone Location requests and specific booth requests are available for additional fees.
All booth requests are subject to availability and are assigned at KAC’s discretion.
 
BOOTH INFO:
  • Accepted artists will submit booth fee payments (payable by check or credit card) and Booth Request Form to KAC along with their other Acceptance Materials. 
  • Each booth space allows for one exhibitor. Booth space cannot be shared.
  • Booth fees cover the 10’ x 10’ or 10’ x 20’ space only. 
  • Participating Artists must provide or rent their own tent and materials to display their work in an outdoor environment. Tents must be fire-safe and adequately weighted. We strongly recommend tents with sides that can be closed.
  • The Festival takes place on paved streets located on a gradual hill. No booth location is perfectly level, therefore Participating Artists should be prepared with leveling devices and proper weights. 
  • Electricity and running water are not available.
  • Set-up is Friday, August 2 at an assigned time.  Tear down is Sunday, August 4, and must be completed by 10 p.m.
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