Thursday, December 8, 2011

Krasl Art Fair - Call to Artists

Krasl Art Center 
presents: 

 51st Anniversary
Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff   


Call to Artists

WHAT:  One of the nation's top fine art festivals (Sunshine Artist Magazine #24, 2010)

WHERE: Beautiful downtown St. Joseph, MI

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday
           July 14-15, 2012

NOTEWORTHY:

*Over one-half century of artistic and sales excellence.

*Limited to 220 artists.

*Average sales (2011): $4,704 (post-show artist survey).

*Jury/Booth Fees ($30/$275 or $300, depending on space size: 15x15 and 20x20); many with exposure on two sides.

*Estimated attendance: 75,000, drawn from all over the Midwest.

*Friday set-up; drive to space for load-in and load-out.

*Artist-in-Residence program; residents host artists in their homes.

*Excellent artist amenities, including artist-only parking, Saturday gourmet breakfast, booth sitters, electricity available to many booths, artists' hospitality room and much more.

*Friday night kick-off party with gourmet food, wine tasting and live music--free to artists.

*Round table artists' discussion with committee and staff.

*Jury session open to artists and public to observe.

*For more details about the show, click HERE
The Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff celebrates 51 years of artistic excellence at Lake Bluff Park in 2012, overlooking Lake Michigan. The festival draws crowds from Chicago, northern Indiana, Grand Rapids and other nearby cities. Heavy community support brings repeat customers to artists.  Great organization with the nation's top show management and volunteers.  Large buying crowds make this their annual "must attend" Midwest summer event. 

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:

Deadline:
January 12, 2012
Application through www.zapplication.org

Jury Date:
February 3, 2012 (artists and public invited to observe)

Notification:
February 24, 2012

Booth Fee Due:
April 6, 2012

For more details and artist's prospectus, visit: 
www.krasl.org/af_artist_info.aspx

Email inquiries to:
Sara Shambarger, Director
sshambarger@krasl.org

You may also contact by telephone:
269-983-0271

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