Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Art Fair on the Square

Deadline: March 2, 2009 (RECEIVE) & (ONLINE)

Art Fair on the Square

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
July 11 and 12, 2009

Art Fair on the Square is the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s most important annual fundraiser, providing crucial support for exhibitions and education programming. For two days, the eight blocks that surround Wisconsin’s beautiful State Capitol are transformed as artists, entertainers, vendors, and some 200,000 visitors come together to celebrate the arts.

RULES (truncated)
  • Art Fair on the Square is open to all artists 18 years of age or older.

  • All exhibited work must be original in concept and must have been created by the accepted applicant.

  • Each exhibitor’s work will be screened by Art Fair jurors during Art Fair on the Square. Artists whose work does not comply with the rules, or differs from the slides submitted, will be asked to leave. The judgment of the jury will be final, and no refunds will be given.

  • Artists must be present to exhibit and manage their displays during Art Fair.

Best of Show Award – A Best of Show Award will be given in each of the 11 media categories. Winners will be invited to return to the 2010 Art Fair on the Square at no cost. Both jury and booth fees will be waived.

Invitational Artist Award – Up to 100 Invitational Awards will be given to artists in all categories. Invitational artists will be invited back to Art Fair on the Square 2010 without the need to submit to the jury process. The jury fee is waived for these individuals.

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to welcome the 2009 Art Fair on the Square jury panel

Hanna Cook-Wallace
Jeweler and owner of Studio Jewelers, Madison

Melanie Herzog
Professor of Art History at Edgewood College, Madison

Annik Novelle DuPaty
Director of Sourcebooks at The Guild, Inc.

Christina West
Studio Artist and Lecturer at University of Wisconsin - Madison


2-D Mixed Media
Printmaking, Graphics, and Drawing
Sculpture and 3-D Mixed Media

Jury Fee: $35
Booth Fee: $435
Commission: None
Cancellation Fee: $40
Paper Application Conversion Fee: $30

Artists may apply online now through Zapplication
For an additional fee, artists may submit a paper Art Fair application.

Visit the website for complete details: Art Fair on the Square