Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Call to Artists - Frederick Festival of the Arts

Frederick Festival of the Arts
Call to Artists

WHAT:  Fine Art and Fine Craft Festival

WHERE: Downtown Historic Frederick, MD at Carroll Creek Linear Park       

WHEN:    June 2 - 3, 2012
              Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
           
NOTEWORTHY:

*19th Annual Event.

*Limited to approximately 125 juried artists.

*Public attendance: 20,000 - 25,000 annually.
*Extensive promotional campaign.  

*Jury fee: $30/Booth fees: $395 for a single booth, $470 for corner booth; $775 for double booth (Electric available for $50).

*Artist amenities include: load-in and load-out assistance (when available); booth sitting and VIP rest area.


Going into our 19th year! Unique to this community is the First Saturday Gallery Walk where Tourists pour into the downtown area to enjoy the extended market hours of special shops and distinctive dining in restaurants, all set to focus on the many artist's galleries and available performances. 20,000-25,000 people attended this event, attracting patrons from over all the Baltimore/D.C. region, including MD, PA, VA, and WV.

Artists will be selected to exhibit in 15 media categories (Clay, Digital, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry/Metal, Jewelry/other, Leather, Metal, Mixed Media, Musical Instruments, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood.  Artists are selected through an online jurying process. 


NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:

Deadline:  January 31, 2012 

Notification:  February 16, 2012

Booth fee due:  March 15, 2012

  
For more information please contact:

Tammy O'Connor
Festival Coordinator

You may also call: 301-662-4190

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