Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Call to Artists - Art on the Lake


Art on the Lake 
Excelsior, MN

 
Call to Artists

WHAT:  Fine art and fine crafts festival

WHERE: Excelsior Commons, a 14-acre park on shores of  Lake Minnetonka
WHEN: Saturday, June 9, 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday, June 10, 2012, 10 am to 4 pm 
              Set-up: Friday, June 8           

NOTEWORTHY:

*Limited to 225 juried artists

*Attendance 9,000 per day (2011 estimated by shuttle service, local police)

*$1500 in artist awards; free single booth space in following year's show

*Jury/Booth fees are: $25/$255 for single (10 X 10);$520 for double (10 X 20) - limited availability


*Artist amenities include: Complimentary breakfast both mornings; overnight security, bonded and insured; local police on-site throughout show hours; load-in and load-out assistance; complimentary artists' shuttles and free parking; excllent hospitality; excellent demographics.  

Art on the Lake enjoys a large and loyal following among art enthusiasts and residents throughout the Twin Cities and beyond.  Widely known as a fresh, well-organized and professionally marketed event, the show features outstanding artists from throughout the U.S. and features a repertoire of local emerging young artists.

Situated on 14-acres of manicured parkland, artists and visitors are just steps from Lake Minnetonka, where gentle breezes and colorful sailboats continuously refresh the beautiful landscape.  Remote parking with free shuttles, delectable food, a wine and beer tent, live music, friendly and well-trained volunteers.

Juried by knowledgeable art practitioners, the show's mission is to maintain the highest quality possible in a fun and beautiful outdoor environment.  Volunteers are responsive to artists' needs, and work diligently to provide top-notch hospitality.  The show celebrates its 32nd year in 2012.

Managed and hosted by the South Lake-Excelsior Chamber of Commerce

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: 

Deadline:  February 29, 2012

Application available online at: www.excelsiorartonthelake.com  or by contacting Art on the Lake,952.474.6461

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