Thursday, November 22, 2012

Call to Artists - Art by the Falls


Valley Art Center 
presents:
  
 
Art by the Falls
Call to Artists

WHAT: Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Festival

WHERE: Riverside Park in beautiful Chagrin Falls, Ohio   
  
WHEN:  Set Up: Friday, June 7th from 8-5,
            Event:  Saturday June 8th 10-7 and Sunday, June 9th, 11-5
          
NOTEWORTHY: 
 
*30th Annual Festival

*Limited to 140 juried fine artists and craft artists

*Estimated attendance: 14,000

*Exceptional Locale: Next to the falls in charming Western Reserve town of Chagrin Falls as highlighted in Victoria Magazine (March/April 2011) and Ohio Magazine "Ohio's Best Hometowns" (October 2008)

*Application /Booth Fees: ($25/$205 for 10 x 10/$308 for 10 x 15/$410 for 10 x 20)

*Overnight Security Friday and Saturday

*Promotion Includes:  Postcards for artists to send, national, regional, and local promotion via newspapers, radio, direct mail, signage, press releases, website, and social media

*Cash Awards:  Best of Show, and First, Second, and Third in both two dimensional and three dimensional artwork.  Award winners automatically invited into the 2014 Art by the Falls

*Amenities:  Booth sitting, exceptionally helpful staff and volunteers, water, continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday, artists' dinner Saturday night, artists' rates with Hampton Inn, most years drive to booth for set up and tear down, extra convenient booth location for artists with special physical challenges, shuttle service, children's free activity tent

*Parking:  Offsite parking with frequent shuttles to and from the park.

*Commissions:  No commissions taken by Art by the Falls, however, a donation of artwork valued at $50 is required of all our participating artists for our Raffle Booth. The Raffle Booth helps support the educational programs at Valley Art Center while highlighting your work to the public.  

Just imagine blue skies and dappled sunlight reflecting on the river, a gentle breeze blowing in the trees, enchanting music wafting on that breeze, the sweet fragrance of kettle corn, roasting nuts, and many delicious treats. Best of all, talented artists presenting their fine work to the 14,000 happy arts patrons delighted to again be attending Art by the Falls.   Valley Art Center has been presenting this premier fine arts and fine crafts festival expertly for the past 29 years.  Art by the Falls is known as a very well run and friendly show with dedicated volunteers and loyal patrons in a beautiful environment.  We would love to have you join us in 2013.


NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:  

Deadline for Entries: February 24, 2013

Notification of Jury Results: March 7, 2013  

Apply at:  www.valleyartcenter.org  and follow the Art by the Falls link to EntryThingy

Email questions to director@valleyartcenter.org or call 440-247-7507 to speak to Ann Chaney, Executive Director
   

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