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
*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.
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.