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Application Process

Visual Artist Applications will be accepted online between September 1, 2017 - January 16, 2018
Visual Artist Notification of Jury results – January 29, 2018 at noon
Accepted Artist deadline for participation – February 28, 2018
Visual Artist set-up – March 29, 2018
2018 St. George Art Festival – March 30th & 31st, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

HOURS:
Exhibit Hours are from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Friday and Saturday. Artists must be present during all scheduled festival hours. for each category marked on application for jury, exhibit and judging.



CRITERIA:
Artwork must be original in design and executed by the applicant. Each artist must accompany their own work and may display and sell only in the category in which his work has been accepted.

REPRODUCTIONS:
Original art must occupy more than 50% of booth display. Limited edition prints – individually labeled as such, may be sold only if signed, numbered and framed.

JEWELRY CATEGORY:
Only artists accepted in the jewelry category may display and sell jewelry.

BUY/SELL:
No commercial dealers, agents, kits, castings from commercial molds or mass-produced items or buy/sell allowed.

DISPLAY:
Artists must furnish their own display panels and booth facilities. Space assignment is at the organizer's discretion. Booth set-ups with canopies will need to be stabilized with weights or stakes. The display area is approximately 10 x 11 in size.

LIABILITY:
Artists display all artwork at their own risk

CLEAN-UP:
Artist is responsible for keeping their assigned area clean and left in order each evening.

RIBBONS:
Displaying ribbons or awards from other shows is not allowed.

INELIGIBILITY:
Artists who do not comply with Festival rules and regulations will become ineligible for admission to future festivals.

1. A $30.00 non-refundable Application/Jury Fee (plus applicable fees if paid using PayPal) for each category marked on the application for jury, exhibit and judging. Application/Jury Fee(s) are deposited upon receipt and must be received no later than 5:00 pm MDT on January 16, 2018. When the required documents arrive at the Production Office you will see the 'STATUS' of your entry change from 'SUBMITTED' to 'SHOW TO JURY'.

2. Booth space fees are detailed below (plus applicable fees if paid using PayPal) and are due after receipt of acceptance notification. Double space booths are limited and assigned by festival staff on a first come first serve basis.

  • Row A-D Single Booth Fee: $175.00 (10' x 11').
  • Row A-D Double Booth Fee: $350.00 (20' x 11').
  • Row E Premium Single Booth Fee: $215.00 (10' x 11')
  • Row E Premium Double Booth Fee: $430.00 (20' x 11')
  • Exclusive Booth Fee: $245.00 (15' x 11') *New this year, only 8 available on the north side of Row A!

1. Your space fee is refundable if the St. George Art Festival Office is notified in writing by February 28, 2018.

2. "NO SHOW" POLICY: Artists who have not CHECKED-IN and have failed to alert the Office (435) 627-4500 or who do not leave a voice mail MESSAGE by 6:00 pm, Thursday (set-up day), will be considered a 'NO SHOW' and assigned space will be forfeited.

3. There are no refunds or rain checks due to inclement weather, late cancellations, act of God, local authority or related natural disasters.

4. The committee reserves the right to reject any work it considers unsuitable. Exhibitors must follow suggestions made by the ST. GEORGE ART FESTIVAL during the event. No refund will be given if artist is asked to leave the event for violation of rules.

If you need additional help: Just email us at artadmn@sgcity.org or call the Office at 435-627-4500

Ceramics/Pottery:
Original work, decorative or functional.

Digital Art:
This category includes any original work for which the original image, or the manipulation of other source material, was executed by the artist using a computer. Traditional photographs taken through a digital media should apply in the photography category.

Drawing/Pastel:
Original work made with pen, pencil, charcoal, pastel, or chalk.

Fiber/Wearables:
Original work in fiber including soft sculpture, batik, painted fabric, baskets.

Glass:
Original work where the primary material is glass. No manufactured molds or other mass production.

Graphics/Printmaking:
Prints of original work done by the artist, by traditional methods including etching, engraving, silkscreen, stone and plate lithography, linoleum block or woodcut.

Jewelry:
Original jewelry made from precious and non-precious metals, gemstones, enamel, glass, clay, fiber, etc.

Leather:
Original work, decorative or functional.

Metal:
Original work designed by artist.

Mixed Media:
This category includes works, both 2 and 3-dimensional, that incorporate more than one type of physical material to produce. Includes non-sculptural work as determined by the artist.

Painting:
Original work in oils, acrylics, and watercolor.

Photography:
Original photos taken by the artist.

Sculpture:
Original nonfunctional 3-D work of any material.

Wood:
Original work, hand tooled, carved or machine worked; furniture.

REGISTRATION/SET-UP DAY
Registration and set-up will take place on March 29, 2018 during the hours of 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

VEHICLES ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE GRASS at any time and no staking without prior approval (to determine sprinkler line locations). Festival staff will be on site to provide assistance and to answer questions regarding booth location and staking locations.



ARTIST PARKING AREA
VEHICLES MUST BE OFF OF THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS and surrounding tarmac during showtime. Vehicles must be parked in the ARTIST PARKING AREA by 9:00 AM on Friday and Saturday. Artist parking is conveniently located adjacent to the Festival.

Camper and motor homes may be parked in Artist Parking.

Ample free parking is available on-site for our customers.

OVERNIGHT STORAGE
You may leave your canopy and artwork at your own risk. However, The ST. GEORGE ART FESTIVAL, THE CITY OF ST. GEORGE and its officers, employees and agents will assume no responsibility or liability for any damages, including but not limited to loss suffered before, during or after the Festival, or as a result of the display of work, equipment and materials. Check your business insurance policy to make certain your coverage is adequate.

ARTIST HOSPITALITY
The hospitality area will be open for breakfast on Friday morning and during the morning on Saturday with coffee. Water and fresh snacks will be delivered to your booth each day.

REQUIRED:
5 Digital Images

4 images of your artwork and 1 of your booth or display (showing artwork)

Include the following in the description of your artwork:

1. Title

2. Dimensions

3. Materials

4. *1 image of your booth or display (showing artworks)

* Place booth image as # 5 in sequence.

Artist Information
This can be copied and pasted from your computer document into the space provided on the application.

Artist Information Statement which includes an explanation of HOW YOU CREATE YOUR WORK, materials used, technique and style.

Biographical and prior show information.

Dimensions: 1920 x 1920 pixels

Border/Background: Black

File Format: Save all images as BASELINE Standard JPEG. Do not save as a Progressive JPEG

File Size: JPEGs must be under 2.0 MB

Color space: Save images in an RGB color space, preferably sRGB

Caution: If you plan to use your ZAPP™ images, make sure you use the original images you prepared for upload to ZAPP. It is our experience that artists who download their images from the ZAPP™ website are actually getting images that are smaller in size than what they uploaded. Be careful. ** Our image requirements follow the suggestions of the NAIA (National Association of Independent Artists); allowing you to use your digital images already prepared for other events that use ZAPP.

If you are unable to upload your images to our system, or are just uncomfortable doing so, the following two options available:

1. Email your images to artadmn@sgcity.org with your NAME and CATEGORY in the Subject Line of the email.

2. Mail us a CD or DVD with your images

Your completed and signed application(s). One per category

5 IMAGES for jury submission (4 artwork & 1 display). See Images and Requirements

Your $30 (plus applicable fees if paid using PayPal) Application/Jury fee per category; If paying by check, please make each check payable to: CITY OF ST. GEORGE.

If applying by MAIL, include signed APPLICATION and CHECK(S) or CREDIT CARD information to:

St. George Art Festival
220 N. 200 E.
St. George, UT 84770

** INCLUDE: CD or DVD only if NOT uploaded on your EntryThingy application. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with appropriate postage if you want your images returned.

When the required documents arrive at the Production Office you will see the 'STATUS' of your entry change from 'SUBMITTED' to 'SHOW TO JURY'.

Contact Us:
St. George Art Festival
220 N. 200 E.
St. George, UT 84770
435-627-4500
artadmn@sgcity.org