Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Call to Artists - IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts




WHAT: 37th Annual Fine Art Festival 

WHERE: The Festival takes place on historic Canal Street and picturesque Riverside   Drive, adjacent to Riverside Park, on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway, located in New Smyrna Beach, FL

WHEN:  January 25, 26 and 27, 2013
            Friday, 2:00 to 6:00
            Saturday, 9:00 to 5:00
            Sunday, 10:00 to 5:00
  

NOTEWORTHY:

*Limited to 225 juried artists in 13 media categories
  
*Jury/Booth fees are $40/$250 for a single booth. Double booths are available. There is a $50 charge for a corner space and $25 charge for electric.  
  
*New Smyrna Beach is very welcoming to its visiting artists! Festival Artist Hospitality is offered to participating artists. Times of operation will be listed in your Artist Packet picked up at Registration. The very popular Artist Dinner is held in the Brannon Center on Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. and includes music, great food and award announcements. We encourage all artists to attend.

*Our ever popular Patron's Program: Patron's Choice Awards are given to individuals or businesses who commit to spending a minimum of $200 on artwork at the Festival. This commitment demonstrates community support for the artists. The Patrons select work for purchase, then give the artist[s] a prestigious 'Patron's Choice Award' ribbon to be placed in his/her booth. The amount spent by Patrons at the 2012 Festival exceeded $80,000!
 
*Over $22,000 in Cash Awards, including $5,000 Best of Show!   

The 37th annual IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts, presented by Atlantic Center for the Arts, is January 25, 26 & 27, 2013, in New Smyrna Beach, attracting 40,000 patrons and arts enthusiasts. All artist booths are located on the street; a food court, entertainment tent showcasing outstanding musical acts, and children's art programs are featured in the park itself.

Festival-goers hail from as far west as Tampa, as far north as Jacksonville, and as far south as Cocoa Beach, with the majority of attendees from neighboring Winter Park, Orlando, and Daytona Beach. New Smyrna Beach, one of the "100 Best Small Art Towns in America" in the book by John Villani, pulls out all the stops in welcoming IMAGES artists and patrons to town!  

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:

Deadline: October 5, 2012

Requirements: 3 images of your work and 1 image of your booth

Notification of status: End of November, 2012

Booth Fee due by December 31, 2012


For more information, please visit our website at www.imagesartfestival.org.

Email questions to images@imagesartfestival.org or call Nance Casey Koch, Images Coordinator at   386-423-4733.

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