Visual Artist Information, Terms & Application:
Please Note: Visual Artist applications for 2017 are no longer accepted. Please check back in June, 2017 to submit applications for the 2018 Festival.
Eligible Media: All artwork must be original work executed by the artist participating in the show. Works produced commercially or from commercial kits or molds are not eligible. Artists must be present with their work for the entire Festival.
All visual Artists applications must be processed through ZAPPlication, an online application and jury process.
Jury Fee: $35.00 - This non-refundable administrative jury fee is required for each entry.
Booth Fee: $400.00 - Upon receipt of an acceptance email, the selected artist is required to make payment of $400.00 per booth space. All monies are deposited upon receipt. Electricity will be provided to all exhibitors at no additional charge but limited (5 amps per exhibitor, 200 watts).
Location and other special requests will be handled on a first-in, first-served basis determined by the dates exhibit fees are received. After receipt of exhibit fee, artists will receive an email confirmation.
2017 Festival Visual Arts Key Dates:
Festival Dates: April 7-9, 2017 (23rd Annual)
Process Opens: June 16, 2016
Application Deadline: 11:59 PM Central Time, November 5, 2016
Artist Jury: November 6-9, 2016
Acceptance Notification E-Mailed: November 10, 2016
Accepted Artists Posted on ZAPP: November 12, 2016
Latest Date For Festival to Receive Booth Fees: January 15, 2017 - Location and other special requests will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis determined by the dates exhibit fees are received.
Last Day To Cancel With Refund: February 15, 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - Artist Set-up: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, April 7, 2017 - Artist Set-up: 07:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Friday, April 7, 2017 - Festival hours for Artists: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - Festival hours for Artists: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - Festival hours for Artists: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.