Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Call to Artists - Decatur Arts Festival

Decatur Arts Festival
Call to Artists
What: 24th Decatur Arts Festival
Where:Old Courthouse Square Area in Downtown Decatur, Georgia
When:  Saturday and Sunday
           May 26 & 27, 2012
           Saturday -  10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
           Sunday - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.  


*24th Annual Arts Festival

*Limited to approximately 160 artists .

*65,000 attendance (police estimate).
*Jury/Booth Fees: Jury fee of $30. The booth fee is $275 for a 10' x 10' booth space, $325 for a corner booth, $625 for a double space. Double booth spaces are limited.

*Demographics of attendees: Majority ages between 21 and 65, 65% reporting an annual household income of over $75,000 and 67% of attendees were returning visitors to the festival with many visitors who have attended all 22 years!

*Booth sitters and 24-hour security provided by City of Decatur police.

*Excellent marketing campaign--including radio, magazine, newspaper, extensive email promotion.
*Strong community support.  
*Volunteer helpers for load-in and load-out.

*Complimentary continental breakfast for artists; complimentary bottled water for artists throughout festival.  
*Live music throughout arts festival.  
Located 5 miles from downtown Atlanta, the Decatur Arts Festival is the longest running arts event in Decatur, Georgia. The Decatur Arts Festival has been named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society since 2004 and has received many awards from the International Festival and Events and Georgia Festival and Events Association.

The Decatur Arts Festival features juried local, regional and national artists' original work.  Artists are selected by a professional jury process. The festival features continuous entertainment and performing arts, food vendors, a Fine Arts Exhibition, the ArtWalk, Literary Arts, Comedy Stage, New Dance and a Children's Festival are also part of the festival activities.
Important Dates:

Artist application deadline: January 20, 2012 onwww.zapplication.org

Notification date: February 15, 2012
Booth Fee Due: March 31, 2012

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