Thursday, November 1, 2012

Call to Artists - Old Florida Celebration of the Arts


Old Florida Celebration of the Arts
Discover NW Florida's Nature Coast and Three Amazing Shows In Just Two Weeks!
    
  

 
Call to Artists

Who: Invitation to Fine Artists and Craftsmen Across The Country.

What:  49th OLD FLORIDA CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS
  
Where: Cedar Key FL (55 Miles due west of Gainesville, FL)  
  
When: April 13-14, 2013, 10 AM - 5 PM

NOTEWORTHY:

*Be Part of three unique shows, all in NW Florida, on consecutive weekends in April (apply separately).

*Experience the tranquil beauty of the Gulf and unmatchable hospitality of Cedar Key's historic community of artists, fishermen and creative, eclectic people.

*$18,000 in prize money and purchase awards!

*22,000 visitors and interested art patrons attend Free Festival.

*Complimentary Artists Breakfasts & Award Reception.

*Affordable booth fee and comfortable 10x12 spaces!

*Friday night and Saturday morning setup with Friendly Booth Sitters!

*Great, local food by non-profit organizations: Famous Cedar Key steamed clams, fried oysters, homemade crab cakes, desserts, freshly squeezed lemonade.

*One block from our beachfront City Park

Could you be dreaming? No, you'll be in wondrous Cedar Key! 

Hosted by the Cedar Key Arts Center, we encourage more artists from the west, midwest and north to join our strong contingent of southeastern artists who enjoy our annual juried arts festival. Cedar Key is a unique community of 7 islands connected by bridges, with 1800's buildings and Native American history. Experience the magic of our small island community on the weekend of April 13-14, while also connecting with two larger festivals in NW Florida on the weekend before (Gainesville Santa Fe Spring Arts Festival) and the weekend after (St Petersburg Mainsail Arts Festival). Apply separately to each festival. A smart planner can work three shows in two weeks!  

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Application Fee: $32     Booth Fee: $150

IMPORTANT DATES: 
Application Deadline: DECEMBER 15, 2012
Notifications Emailed - FEBRUARY 1, 2013
Booth Fees Due - MARCH 1, 2013    
Show Dates: APRIL 13-14, 2013 10am-5pm

Or download application from our website: www.cedarkeyartsfestival.com

Event Coordinator: Laura Matson Hahn  
Phone: 352-543-540

Bring your Finest to the Sublimest Old Florida Venue: Cedar Key! 

Apply separately to surrounding North West Florida festivals.
* Gainesville's Santa Fe Spring Arts Festival (April 6-7)
* St. Petersburg's Mainsail Arts Festival (April 20-21),
Each attracts over 100,000 visitors.

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