Artist Market Oct 6 – Oct 7, 2018
Looking forward to seeing y’all!
If you need additional information email Brenda Khozein at firstname.lastname@example.org
Award Categories: 2D/3D; Drawing & Pastels; Acrylics & Oils; Photography; Watercolor; Ceramics; Glass; Metalworks; Jewelry; Wood; Sculpture; Fiber Art; Digital Art; Graphics & Printmaking
Categories maybe combined at judges discretion
General Information for New Artists
Q. Do I need a tent? If so, what kind of tent?
A. YES. Your tent must be white and able to occupy a 10×10 space or a 10×20 space. Artists must abide by safety measures to ensure the booth tent is adequately secure in case of bad weather or strong winds. Bring weights to secure the tent. No stakes/ropes will be allowed.
Q. What are the hours?
A. Friday: noon – 6 p.m. set-up
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. set-up – All vehicles must leave grounds no later than 9:30 a.m
Saturday: 10:00 a.m – 6:30 p.m. Artists are free to stay open as music continues until 10:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Artists brunch at 9:30 a.m.)
NOTE: Artists must have a WCAF issued tag to enter the grounds to set-up.
Breakdown is after 5:00 pm on Sunday — no earlier.
Q. How much does it cost for me to participate?
A. Jury Fee: $25.00 (non-refundable)
Booth Fee: $125.00 for a 10×10 space – $250.00 for a double booth space. Artists must be present during the entire event and they must comply with all staff and uniformed security regarding site safety regulations.
Booth Sharing: Two artists may share a booth, each artist must pay a Jury fee of $25.00 (non-refundable). Please designate one person responsible for paying for the booth fee.
NOTE: All artists’ booths are awarded by invitation or acceptance by jury to ensure the highest quality artwork. There is a non-refundable jury fee of $25. All work in a given medium will be judged together.
Jurors are looking for work that is well conceived, saleable, well executed, imaginative and unique. A wait-list is selected by the jury committee in the case of cancellations.
No refunds on booth fees after August 4, 2018 and we apologize in advance that we cannot make exceptions to this policy for any reason.
Q. Is there Security?
A. Twenty-four hour limited security will be present on the grounds Friday through Sunday; however, vendors are responsible for the security of their booths and contents. We suggest you remove art, products, etc. from your booth each evening if they are not adequately protected i.e. in a closed walled tent. Waco Cultural Arts Fest and organizers are not responsible for stolen or damaged property, or accident or injury.
Q. What types of art is accepted?
A. Work can be in any fine art or fine craft medium and must be original. Artists must submit an artist’s statement describing the process of how the art was created. Reproductions of 2-D work must be clearly labeled “Reproduction”. Photographs must be original and signed by the artist. The artist must own all the copyrights to all designs and images offered for sale. Prints exhibited by artists in the graphic/printmaking category must be limited editions (750) and properly signed and numbered. Ceramic work must be handmade by the artist. If multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, each must be signed. Waco Cultural Arts Fest reserves the right to ask that work infringing the copyright of others to be removed from the booth.
NOTE: Artists must submit four, high-resolution digital images of current work.
Recommended Dimensions: 1920 pixels on the longest side. Minimum 1400 pixels on the longest side.
File Format: Save all images as Baseline Standard JPEG.
File Size: JPEGs must be under 2.0 MB.
Color space: Save images in RGB color space.
Instructions for uploading your digital images are available during the time of registration with EntryThingy.
Q. Is there electricity?
A. Through the generous support of the City of Waco Parks and Recreation Department, artists have access availability to 110v only at no additional charge.