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Boll Weevil Arts Festival 2019

Location:
Downtown Enterprise, AL
Enterprise, Alabama (South)

Event Dates: 9/14/19 - 9/15/19
Application Deadline: 8/17/19 Midnight CST
62 day(s) and 20 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.

JURY DETAILS


Event Summary
The Two Day Juried Boll Weevil Art Festival 2019 will be hosted in beautiful Downtown Enterprise on Sept. 14-15, 2019 by DEBA—the Downtown Enterprise Business Association to  showcase visual and performance artists in the Wiregrass area.  We will transform Downtown Enterprise into an entertainment district to create a Downtown Festival featuring selected artisans, student artists, market and food vendors and live performances for the whole family.    
  • Artist Exhibits will be open 11:00 am - 6:00 pm on Saturday and 11:00 am - 4:00 pm on Sunday.   Overnight security will be provided for Artists Exhibit area on Saturday Night.


General Information

MEDUIM CATEGORIES
CERAMIC/POTTERY   DIGITAL ART/PHOTOGRAPHY     DRAWING     FIBER/LEATHER/TEXTILE
GLASS/MOSAIC          JEWELRY             METAL                    MIXED MEDIA                WOOD   
PAINTING –Acrylic       PAINTING - Oil           PAINTING—Watercolor   OTHER ________________


JURIED FESTIVAL AWARDS
  • Boll Weevil Arts Festival Best in Show      $500
  • Boll Weevil Centennial Award                     $300
  • DEBA President’s Award                             $200
  • Outstanding in Medium Awards                 $100 each 
    • Acrylic Painting 
    • Oil Painting 
    • Watercolor Painting 
    • Ceramic/Pottery 
    • Drawing 
    • Jewelry   
    • Photography/Digital Art 
    • Fiber/Leather/Textile  Art  
    • Glass/Mosaic 
    • Mixed Media 
    • Metal  
    • Wood

ARTIST HOSPITALITY AND AMENITIES
  • Artist Hospitality Center will be open throughout the event offering light refreshments and restroom facilities in a comfortable indoor environment.
  • Box Lunches (Sandwich, Chips and Cookie) are available for $5 per person from Milky Moos on Saturday and will be delivered to your exhibit booth around noon.
  • Complimentary Artist Cocktail Reception for up to two guests per exhibitor will be held Saturday 6:30-8:00 pm.   Details for reception will be shared with accepted artist prior to the event.

HOW TO APPLY
  • APPLY VIA Zapplication OR follow directions below to apply via email or snail mail.  
  • If Emailing or Snail Mailing application, please follow this link to download, complete and mail application with fees via check payable to DEBA:  https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/64b196_afd0ca5813d641d99f37c01e9164a753.pdf
  • Upon acceptance to exhibit provide current City of Enterprise Business License. (See Booth Information for more details)

FEES AND DEADLINES
  • All Applications must include a check made payable to DEBA OR be paid through Zapplication.
  •   There is an application fee of $25 for each applicant. 
  • There is a $100 Exhibitor Fee for one artist space (12 x 12) to  participate in the two day 2019 Boll Weevil Art  Festival.   Additional spaces are available for $50 each.
  • DEADLINE for Application Submission: August 17, 2019 Artists whose applications are postmarked OR  Emailed after August 17, 2019 will be considered only if space is available.

ACCEPTANCE
  • Artists will be notified of acceptance status by EMail, through Zapplication or by Phone within 10 days of receipt of application and/or no later than August 20, 2019.


Rules/Regulations
ELIGIBILITY AND STANDARDS 
  • All Artists 16 years of ages and older may apply.
  • Student Artists 15 and younger may participate if sponsored by a qualified instructor. Instructor should submit all student Artists collectively from the represented group.
  • All Work must be original and created by the artist. Commercially manufactured items or items produced from commercial kits or molds may not be exhibited. 
  • Artist collaboration may qualify if the team produces a single product in one medium and explains the arrangement on the application. (Otherwise each member will be considered an individual artist and must pay individual  participation fees)
  • Indicate on your application if any of your artwork depicts  nudity or violence. This will not affect your eligibility, but will help DEBA properly place your exhibit on the site and display advisories in keeping with the family-  friendly atmosphere.
  • Artists must be present and show their work throughout the entire event.


Booth Information
EXHIBIT SPACES
  • Limit one artist per space. For artist collaborations, only one space is provided.  Additional 12 x 12 spaces  available for $50 each.   The Boll Weevil Artists Exhibits will be located on the Green Space behind the 100 block of North Main Street and overnight security will be provided for this area.
  • Each artist must supply his or her own 10’x10’ tent, display fixtures, tables(s) etc.  If Electricity is needed, exhibitors should provide their own generator.
  • As required by law, each artist is responsible for collecting and turning in state, county and city taxes for sales during the event.  A current business license is required for all vendors, with the exception  of verified non-profit organizations. A one-day license can be obtained from the City of Enterprise for $37 (includes license and issuance fee) or a year long license for $62 (includes license and issuance fee).  You may download, complete and mail the Business License Application with appropriate fees via this link:  https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/bbac93_e61e541178164d3e928db041df6ac930.pdf  Copy of licenses should be provided to DEBA PRIOR to final approval of acceptance to exhibit.  For City license and tax  questions call 334-347-1211.
  • Exhibiting Artisans will be notified of their exhibit location via email on September 10th.  Load in for Artists will begin at 9 am on Saturday September 14, 2019.
  • Overnight Security will be provided for the Artist Exhibit space for Saturday Night.
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