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Uptown Art Expo 2019 - Altamonte Springs/Orlando, Florida

Location:
Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte
Altamonte Springs, FL, Florida (South)

Phone: 407-592-0002
Event Dates: 3/23/19 - 3/24/19
Application Deadline: 2/15/19 Midnight EST
91 day(s) and 17 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 3 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00

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Event Summary
7th Annual Celebration of Art at the Uptown Art Expo - March 23-24th, 2019!

The streets along beautiful Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte in Altamonte Springs/Orlando, Florida will come alive with artisans showcasing their talents, color and music. The free admission Art Festival is limited to ony 145 juried art & fine crafts with displays of glass, jewelry, mosaics, paintings, photography, pottery and sculpture.

Creative Artists join us at the Uptown Art Expo, festival offers artists a beautiful world class setting with easy access set-up, free adjacent parking, overnight security.

The Uptown Art Expo will be strongly promoted throughout Central Florida media including Fox 35 / My 65, WMMO 98.9, WOCL 105.9.  The Orlando Art & Living Expo, Inc., is a non-profit whose mission to bring art & music together, and enhance the quality of life in Central Florida.

www.uptownartexpo.com
 

General Information
Uptown Art Expo - March 23-24th, 2019.

Expo Art Show hours are from 10-7:30pm Saturday, 10-5:00pm Sunday.

Beautiful Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte in Altamonte Springs/Orlando, Florida will come alive with artisans showcasing their talents, color and music. The Art Festival will feature 145 art & fine crafts with displays of glass, jewelry, mosaics, paintings, photography, pottery and sculpture and more. The festival will also include chalk painting competition, international festival foods, music & street performers.

The Uptown Art Expo will be strongly promoted throughout Central Florida Media – Fox 35 / My 65, WMMO 98.9 & WOCL 105.9.

The Orlando Art & Living Expo, Inc., is a non-profit corporation whose mission to bring art and music together, and enhance the quality of life in Central Florida.

For more event information: www.uptownartexpo.com

For more information on Cranes Roost Park: www.uptownaltamonte.com

Venue: Cranes Roost Park, Altamonte Springs, Florida - Located just north of Orlando, Florida. 
Public Admission: Free
Parking: Free parking and adjacent to the festival site
Spaces: 10x10 booth space, spaces have small storage area behind
Application fee: $25
Show fee: $300 per space 
Electric: $15 Booth locations 27 -139
Show Hours: Saturday 10am - 7:30pm, Sunday 10am-5:00pm
Security: Overnight and Daytime Security will be onsite
Sunday Morning Artist Brunch
Major advertising and promotion: TV, newspaper, radio, social media


Deadline
Our Jurying is ongoing and all applications must be submitted by February 15th, 2019. Notification of acceptance will be done by email. If you are accepted into the show, the booth fee must be paid no later than fourteen (14) days of acceptance to avoid cancellation on the artists’ behalf.  Booth assignments are completed as payment is received. A $75 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations made prior to January 31, 2019. No refunds will be made for Artist cancellations after January 31, 2019, for any reason. No refunds will be offered for cancellation of the event due to rain or acts of god.

Judging
Judging will be held Saturday, March 23th, 2019 from 10 am till completion. Our judging team will consist of two independent judges. Awards are presented solely at the discretion of the judges and Awards will be presented at the winning artists’ booths at about 5pm.

Awards:
1 - Best of Show - $2,000
2 - Judges Choice - $1,000
5 - Award of Excellence - $500
5 - Award of Distinction - $400



Jurying
Artists must submit (2) digital images of their artwork and (1) digital image of their booth display  (three images total) for category entered.
 

Rules/Regulations
Exhibits
An accepted application and payment of the booth fee is a commitment to display your work during all scheduled hours of the show. Displays must be professional and all tents must be white. Ribbons from other shows may not be displayed. The approved artist/exhibitor will occupy his/her booth at all times. No subletting or sharing of space is permitted.

Artists/Exhibitors are responsible for supplying their own tents and for making their tents are sturdy against the wind, rain & crowds. Booths require a minimum of 30-40lbs of weight on each support leg of your booth. Tents must be manufactured with flame-retardant materials. Staking into the pavement will not be permitted. City of Altamonte Springs Fire Dept. may request to see a fire extinguisher. Failure to provide required display equipment, Exhibitor will be asked to leave.

Booth assignments are at the sole discretion of the Art Festival management. The artist’s/exhibitor’s space shall be occupied by 9:00 a.m. on the morning of the show, or you will be considered a no show and your space may be given away with no refund or credit. All vehicles must be removed from the show area by 6pm on Friday and Saturday by 9:30 a.m., unless otherwise specified. Setup and breakdown times will be strictly enforced. No closing of booth before the scheduled closing time on Sunday.

Each exhibitor is solely responsible for collecting the applicable 7% sales tax and filing the report with the local department of revenue. Expo reserves the right to prorate the artist awards in the event the festival does not sell out.
 

Booth Information

Artwork
All work must be original, hand-crafted, created and exhibited by the approved artists/exhibitors themselves and must be attributed solely to a displaying artist. No mass-produced items, imports, or buy-resale will be accepted or displayed in the art section. This rule is strictly enforced. All works must be for sale or available for commission. Prints will be allowed of limited quantity of offset prints, giclees, and reproduced work and must be clearly labeled as such. All applicants’ work will be reviewed, juried or screened prior to acceptance.

Set-Up Booth
Uptown Art Expo set-up information and final confirmed booth locations will be emailed to all artists by the end Feburary. Festival set-up time will start on Friday March 22rd, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for assigned booth locations and first thing Saturday morning from 6:15 am until 9:30 am, for all remaining booth locations. These will be the only times an artist will be allowed access to the booth space to unload. No artists/exhibitors’ vehicles will not be allowed on site after the setup times specified above.

Once “unloaded” exhibitors are required to park off site in the free adjacent artist parking area to allow other exhibitors to unload and set up.

There is free parking options for exhibitors adjacent to the festival site.  Sorry, the City and the Park does not allow onsite overnight parking for RV's, please make other arrangements.

All artist/exhibitors must check in at the registration booth to sign the required release and obtain a booth assignment and identification card before they set up their exhibit. A booth identification card must be attached to the upper left corner of the display space at all times during the show.

Overnight Security will be provided on Friday and Saturday nights.

Pets
Cranes Roost Park does not allow pets; please do not bring any pets to the festival site.
 
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