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Windermere Fine Art Show 2019

Location:
520 Main Street
Windermere, Florida (South)

Phone: 407-808-0665
Event Dates: 3/2/19 - 3/3/19
Application Deadline: 2/1/19 Midnight EST
108 day(s) and 13 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 6 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $50.00

JURY DETAILS


Event Summary
Windermere Arts hosts the 4th annual Windermere Fine Art Show in Downtown Windermere, Florida. This elite event will showcase over 100 fine art artists surrounded by music, food and performing arts in a festive atmosphere around Town Square and Main Street sidewalks. Don't miss this amazing event, which promises to be the biggest and best yet!

We are currently accepting Artists registrations. If interested in volunteering or joining the committee, please call 407-808-0665.

General Information
The Windermere Fine Art Show will take place on Saturday March 2 and Sunday March 3 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This is a judged event, and the judging will be on Saturday March 2, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Best of Show, and three Honorable Mentions will be awarded.

Rules/Regulations
  1. The contract for participation shall not become binding between the Artist/Exhibitor and the Windermere Fine Art Show (WFAS) until the contract has been signed by the event organizers and confirmation has been sent to Artist/Exhibitor via fax or email.
  2. Artists/Exhibitors shall be responsible for the setup, breakdown, and cleanup of their own exhibit/booth area. Set up will begin Friday at 3:00 PM and must be completed by 9:00 PM. Breakdown must start AFTER 5 PM the day of the event – no breakdown permitted before 5:00 PM. 
  3. A booth space consists of a designated 10’x10’ area. Artist/Exhibitor must provide their own tent, tables and/or chairs, and any other items needed to complete their exhibit. Be advised that this event will take place outdoors.
  4. If booth/exhibit requires the use of electricity, it must be requested at time of Application. An additional fee applies.
  5. Booth/exhibit must be attended at all times throughout the event.
  6. Booth/exhibit must have signs clearly identifying the name of the Artist/business.
  7. Artists/Exhibitors booth space shall not be shared or sublet.
  8. Sidewalk Artists will be instructed on where their exhibit will be placed. Artist may display two pieces of artwork at a time. Artwork may be displayed on a small folding table (2x4) or easel due to limited sidewalk space. Any additional artwork will need to be stored in an offsite location with quick and easy accesses (a.k.a. your vehicles). You may provide a small chair for sitting. Sidewalk must remain clear to pedestrians. There is no electric provided for sidewalk artists.
  9. All Artists/Exhibitors may park their vehicles at 436 Oakdale Street and 5th Avenue, Windermere, FL 34786, behind Windermere Baptist Church. NO PARKING ON MAIN STREET OR 5TH AVENUE THE DAYS OF THE EVENT. Further instructions will be provided prior to event.
  10. Alcohol samples and selling are strictly prohibited.
  11. This is a pet-friendly, canine event. Your dog must be on a leash and have current rabies identification.
  12. Artists/exhibitors are free to attend activities or presentations, provided their exhibit remains staffed in their absence.
  13. Should any contingency interrupt or prevent the holding of the event, the WFAS, Windermere Arts and the Town of Windermere shall in no way be liable to the Artists/Exhibitors. Application, booth and rental fees cannot be refunded, as they are distributed prior to the event for liability insurance, facility/operating costs, supplies, and marketing promotion.
  14. The WFAS is a rain or shine outdoor event. In the event of inclement weather, the event will go on unless the area is under a weather warning. Please check our website or social networks, listed below, to get the latest news. No rain date is scheduled.
  15. Artist spaces not occupied by 10:00 AM the day of the event will be considered a no-show, and the space will be deemed forfeited. This forfeited space may be resold, reassigned, or used by WFAS without obligations for any refund whatsoever.
  16. The Artist/Exhibitor shall not (a) commit any nuisance; (b) cause any smoke or odor to emanate from its space; (c) do anything which would interfere with the effectiveness of any utility of the event; (d) not cause excessive electricity use from their booth space, nor interfere with the availability of electricity for other exhibitors, nor attempt to utilize several outlets without prior approval; (e) nor do or permit to be done any act which might invalidate any insurance policy carried by WFAS or the Town of Windermere.
  17. Artists/Exhibitors agree to make no claim for any reason against the WFAS, Windermere Arts and the Town of Windermere, for lost, theft, damage or destruction of goods, nor any injury to themselves, their employees or volunteers, or WFAS visitors incurred at the event. Artists/Exhibitors agree to indemnify the WFAS organizers, Windermere Arts and the Town of Windermere, against litigation and hold them harmless for any liability arising out of the exhibitor’s participation in the event. Artists/Exhibitors agree to accept full responsibility for any such loss, theft, damage, destruction of goods or injury caused or experienced. Furthermore, Artists/Exhibitors shall indemnify and hold the Town of Windermere, its employees, agents, officials and contractors, harmless from, and against any and all claims, including, without limitation to, attorney’s fees (whether incurred before, during, or after trial, or upon appellate level) arising from the exhibitor participation in this event. Artists/Exhibitors agree to secure all their belongings for the entire WFAS event.
  18. Town Hall, oak trees and surrounding town fixtures are protected. Artists/Exhibitors are not allowed to use, attach and/or hang from any structure without prior written approval from the Town of Windermere.
  19. Failure of the Artist/Exhibitor to comply in any respect with the terms, conditions, rules or regulations of this contract shall result in the termination of the rights of the Artist.
  20. WFAS reserves the right to restrict exhibits to a maximum noise level and to suitable methods of operation and display.
  21. In accordance to its goals, vision and mission, and due to the limited space availability, WFAS reserves the right to decline any Application at its own discretion.


Booth Information
  • $50 Artist Application Fee*Must accompany this Application. This fee will be applied towards the booth space should Application be approved by the WFAS committee. This fee is non-refundable. Confirmation will be emailed.
  • $100 for Artist Sidewalk Space* – Please read Guideline for details.
  • $300 per 10’ x 10’ Booth Space* – Maximum of 4 spaces. This is for the booth space only – Artist/Exhibitor must supply their tent, tables, linens, chairs and other items necessary for a successful exhibit.
  • $25 fee for electricity at the Booth (please bring extension cord).* Town Square offers 110v electrical outlets only in specific locations.
  • Make check payable to: Windermere Arts and add Windermere Fine Art Show on the Memo line. Returned checks are subject to $35 penalty fee. Mail check and signed Application to:
Anne McDonough
c/o Windermere Fine Art Show
503 Main Street
Windermere, FL 34786
  • Artists shall be responsible for the setup, breakdown, and cleanup of their own exhibit/booth area. Set up will begin Friday at 3:00 PM and must be completed by 9:00 PM. Breakdown must start AFTER 5 PM the day of the event – no breakdown permitted before 5:00 PM. 
  • A booth space consists of a designated 10’x10’ area. Artist must provide their own tent, tables and/or chairs, and any other items needed to complete their exhibit. Be advised that this event will take place outdoors.
  • If booth/exhibit requires the use of electricity, it must be requested at time of Application. An additional fee applies.
  • Booth/exhibit must be attended at all times throughout the event.
  • Booth/exhibit must have signs clearly identifying the name of the Artist/business.
  • Artists/Exhibitors booth space shall not be shared or sublet.
  • Sidewalk Artists will be instructed on where their exhibit will be placed. Artist may display two pieces of artwork at a time. Artwork may be displayed on a small folding table (2x4) or easel due to limited sidewalk space. Any additional artwork will need to be stored in an offsite location with quick and easy accesses (a.k.a. your vehicles). You may provide a small chair for sitting. Sidewalk must remain clear to pedestrians. There is no electric provided for sidewalk artists.
  • Artists/vendors/sponsors will be assigned a 10'x10' space, unless otherwise requested on your application and payment. You will need to have your tent secured by weights in case of wind. Before you leave on Friday after set up. You are required to be at your tent at all times or designate someone to be there for you. Volunteers will be available, If you require help.
  • The judges will start their judging at 11:30 AM, so you will need to be sure you are ready and your booth sheet is on your booth. We will give your booth sheet on Saturday morning. Please be organized so you will be finished with your set-up by 9:00 PM. We will have volunteers to help you with your set-up. We have off-duty officers all night 10pm-7am both Friday and Saturday.   
  • Trash cans will be provided at the event so please remove your trash and clean up your area before leaving each day.
  • Please make sure you do not block sidewalks, roads or walk ways with your artwork or any other objects.
  • All Artists/Exhibitors may park their vehicles at 436 Oakdale Street and 5th Avenue, Windermere, FL 34786, behind Windermere Baptist Church. NO PARKING ON MAIN STREET OR 5TH AVENUE THE DAYS OF THE EVENT. Further instructions will be provided prior to event.
 
Questions? Call or text Anne at 407-808-0665 or send message via our Facebook page: Facebook.com/WindermereArts
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