Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Call to Artists - Art on the Square


Art on the Square 
an experience in fine art  
 
Call to Artists

WHAT: The Nation's #1 Art Festival in 2012 (The Art Fair Sourcebook)

WHERE: Historic Public Square, Belleville, IL
 
WHEN: Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday 
           May 17 - 19, 2013 
           Friday: 5 - 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

NOTEWORTHY: 

*Ranked among the nation's top festivals every year. 

*Limited to 100 juried fine artists and craft persons in eleven categories. 

*Average of over $1,000,000 in artists' sales for last 7 years. 

*Jury/Booth Fees ($30/$350-$600 depending on location); a few larger spaces available at extra cost 

*$30,000 Cash Awards (2012) 

*$460,000+ Advertising Budget (2012) 

*Over $115,000 Patron purchase program (2012) 

*Thursday night/Friday Setup; drive up to your space for load-in and load-out 

*24-hour security by Belleville Police Department

*Top Artist Amenities including three meals, artist-only break room and indoor bathrooms. 

*For more details about the show, click HERE
 
 
Art on the Square's sterling record of artist success since its inception ten years ago has made it the among the most sought-after venues for high quality artwork in the nation. Tremendous support from the community as well as the entire St. Louis metro assures large, art-savvy, buying crowds.  Excellent layout and small number of artists make the public experience enjoyable and sales-friendly.  Independent jurying creates approximately 2/3 turnover each year.  Massive marketing program throughout the Midwest draws visitors from as far away as Chicago and Des Moines.  Legendary artist hospitality and support provided by over 500 volunteers! 

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:  

Deadline:  
January 31, 2013  

Notification: 
February 21, 2013 

Booth Fee Due: 
March 21, 2013

For more details, artist's prospectus, and to apply, visit
www.artonthesquare.com
Email inquiries to: 

You may also contact by telephone: 

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