Friday, April 24, 2009

San Luis Valley Folk Art and Fiber Exhibit

Deadline: May 23, 2009 (POSTMARK)

San Luis Valley Folk Arts And Fiber Festival

Monte Vista, Colorado
June 13-July 10, 2009

Jury Process: The SLV FAFF Jury will consist of professional and amateur artists. Final decisions will be based on the number and type, variety of applicants, application presentation, space availability, etc. There will be one prize awarded for People's Choice. The winning artist will receive a page on the festival website for one year highlighting their work. All images and info for said page will be provided by the winning artist (digital images only).

Fees: $20.00 for three entries, 10.00 each entry thereafter (unlimited). There will be a 30% commission on all works sold. The SLVFAFF will issue a sales check within 21 days of the exhibition closing. Fees can be paid through Paypal at the exhibit website page or by sending payment through Paypal to

Setup: Artists will need to drop their entries off at 1631Grande Avenue in Monte Vista on Monday, 6/6/08 from 10AM-12PM and pick them up between 10AM--1PM on Monday 6/14/08. Those who cannot make these times, should arrange to have another person drop off/pick up their work on their behalf as the organizers will not be available at another time. Works that are not picked up or have mailing arrangements made for them become the legal property of the SLVFAFF and are subject to disposal at our discretion.

Insurance: This exhibit is not insured. All artists who enter their works do so with this understanding and at their own risk. Please insure your shipped works both ways.

Publicity: This exhibit will be covered and advertised by means of radio, newspaper, direct mailing, Internet and television. All artists accepted for exhibition will remain linked to the SLVFAFF website for six months-except the winner of the Juror's Choice award (see above).

Media: All media are welcome, but works that best represent folk, traditional, naive arts, fine crafts and fiber arts will be prioritized.

Size Restrictions: All 2D works must be no larger than 36" x 48"installed. All 3D
works must be no taller than 36" tall and 24" wide at its widest point. All 3D works must be stable. No works will be shown that run the risk of falling.

Originality: All works must be original (no "kits" allowed), and executed within the last 3 years. No works previously submitted to the festival will be considered.

Images for jury: The jury will consider only digital images.No slides will be considered for exhibition and only digital images will be considered for publicity and web use. Images may be emailed to Works that do not live up to their image quality maybe disqualified from exhibition upon receipt.

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