Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Edwards Place Fine Art Fair

Deadline: March 5, 2010 (POSTMARK)

Edwards Place Fine Art Fair
Springfield Art Association

Springfield, IL
September 18 & 19, 2010

On September 18 and 19, 2010, the Springfield Art Association will host its 22nd Annual Edwards Place Fine Art Fair. A family-friendly community event, the Edwards Place Fine Art Fair provides a park-like setting in downtown Springfield for juried fine art and craft artists from around the nation to display and sell their original works of art.

Annually, the Fine Art Fair attracts more than 5,000 people to the historic grounds of Edwards Place to enjoy a free weekend of art and entertainment.

 Artists 18 and older who work in eligible media described in the application.
 Art work must be original with a significant portion designed and executed by the artist.
 Kits, commercially manufactured jewelry, commercial molds, or commercially cast products are not acceptable.
 Applicant artists must be present for the duration of the Fine Art Fair. Dealers, agents, representatives and commercial vendors not permitted. IDs required at check-in.

 2-D (photography, printmaking, calligraphy, collage, mixed media, drawing, paper arts and oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel and pulp painting)
 CERAMIC (functional, sculptural, hand built, thrown)
 FIBER (wearable, decorative)
 GLASS (blown, fused, slumped, sand cast)
 JEWELRY ( precious metal, beaded, other)
 WOOD (functional, sculptural, furniture, accessories)
 OTHER (basketry, musical instruments, leather, metal)

 Applications will be juried by three jurors
 Up to 100 artists will be selected to participate
 Booths will be judged anonymously on Saturday, September 20 to ensure showmanship is genuine
 9 Cash Prizes and 7 Honorable Mentions awarded

1. Submit 5 slides or 5 digital images on a disc.
2. Works must have been produced within the last 2 years.
3. The slides/disc should represent the quality and nature of work exhibited and match the items in the booth display.
4. The quality of your slides/disc will be the basis upon which the jury makes its decisions.

 Jury Fee: $25 non-refundable
 Booth Fees: $200 Single space: 11’ X 12’:: $250 End/corner: 11’ X 12’:: $350 Double Space: 22’ X 12
 Please note: The City of Springfield Peddler’s License fee for both days is included in your booth fee. The SAA will hold the license for all artists.

Prospectus - 2010_FAF_CFA [pdf]
Application - 2010_FAF_APP [pdf]

Edwards Place Fine Art Fair
700 North 4th Street
Springfield, IL 62702
217/523-2631 (Phone)
217/523-3866 (Fax)