Friday, October 10, 2008

Monte Vista Holiday Festival Art Tour

Two Deadlines: (POSTMARK)
October 24, 2008 [for early publicity inclusion]
November 21, 2008 [final deadline for exhibition applications]

Monte Vista Holiday Festival Art Tour
December 5,6 2008

The Monte Vista Holiday Festival Art Tour will commence from 10-6 on December 5-6, 2008 in Monte Vista, Colorado. The Tour will consist of approximately 8-10 gallery stops connected by shuttle service throughout the town (Saturday only). It takes place amongst an abundance of holiday activities. For a full details, please visit the web page at

Contact persons:
Laura Murphy:, 719-850-0114
Jane Rhett: 719-852-5210,
Crystal Mascarenas:, 719-588-5638

Media: The Art Tour is open to all media, fine arts, craft and production works. All works must be of original design by the artist. All artists may be considered approved for participation unless contacted in writing within one week of MAC’s receipt of your application. MAC reserves the right to decline the works under the following conditions:
1. Mass, machine-produced (not hand-made).
2. Work does not meet the quality criteria set for the by the jurors.
3. Works might be considered offensive by community standards.
4. Work is not original (no “kit-work” will be accepted).

Fees: 20.00 Application/jury fee, 10.00 for MAC members, non-refundable, for an unlimited number of submissions, 20% commission on all sold works. Please indicate whether you will need a “booth” space. Please make all checks and money orders out to “Monte Arts Council.” Late applications may be considered if space allows, but all fees will be doubled.

Entry details/terms: All applications must be accompanied by digital or photographic images of the artists’ work to be considered for entry. Slides will not be considered and no substitutions will be allowed after the jury process. Production artists are exempt from the substitution rule, but work that fails to meet the quality of the sample photos may not be made available for sale in an effort to preserve the integrity of the event.

Entry forms must be received by deadline regardless of postmark.

All work will be considered based on suitability for the venue and space available. All works must be for sale.

Artists: Apply online to participate!

Download the 2008 art tour application here

Monte Vista Holiday Festival Art Tour
MAC C/O Laura Murphy
326 Stallo St.
Monte Vista, CO 81144