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Artist Booth Reservation
This year's Taste the Arts festival takes place October 15th, 2016 in downtown Visalia.
The signature portion of the festival is the Art Street Fair, which takes place all day on Saturday October 15th. The Art Street Fair will be open between 11 am and 6 pm.
This event is an opportunity to teach and engage with the public. Artists should be willing to talk about their work and are encouraged to provide demonstrations.
The Art Show will stretch across Garden Street from Garden Street Plaza on Main to the Old Lumber Yard.
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Reserving an Artist Booth
Standard booth size will be 10’ x 10’, and pop up tents will be provided. Artists must bring their own easels, tables, etc. All art displayed in the booths must be original and family-friendly. This year we will feature a $100 prize for the best artist booth design, $75 prize for 2nd place, and $50 for third place.
Artist must submit bio information and images which represent what will be in their booth along with this entry application to be considered for booth space. Submitted images of artwork created prior to 2011 will not be considered.
Sales and FeesThere will be a non-refundable registration fee of $10. All final sales will go through the Arts Consortium which will keep a 20% commission. In exchange, artists do not pay bank charges, handle cash or sales tax, or deal with bad checks. A credit card machine will be available. Checks will be mailed to artists within 20 days of the festival's end.
PublicityThe exhibition will be publicized regionally. The Arts Consortium reserves the right to photograph any accepted work for the purposes of publicity.
The Arts Consortium publishes an official Taste the Arts artist booth directory. In order to be included in the directory, all information and images must be submitted by the deadline.
DeadlineThe deadline for entry is September 16, 2016.
Notification of Acceptance: September 16, 2015.
Terms of AgreementThe Arts Consortium and Taste the Arts committee reserves the right to accept or reject all work submitted. The Arts Consortium accepts no liability for damaged or lost art works.
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