Thursday, March 04, 2010

Art in the Courtyard Arts and Fine Crafts

Deadline: June 1, 2010 by 4:00 pm (ONLINE)

Art in the Courtyard Arts and Fine Crafts
24th Lowell Folk Festival
Lowell, Massachusetts
July 23-25, 2010

Celebrating the 24th year of the largest free Folk Festival in the country, the Lowell Folk Festival, in partnership with the Brush Gallery and Artists Studios is pleased to announce the 5th annual Art in the Courtyard, an art and fine craft component of the Lowell Folk Festival. This exciting collaboration will provide an opportunity for visitors to view and purchase some of the finest art and craft works being produced.

Art in the Courtyard will be held in the shaded, brick-lined courtyard conveniently located between the National Historical Park Visitor Center and the Brush Art Gallery and Studios. The courtyard is also adjacent to one of the main music and dance stages in the Festival. Tents will be set up for the artists to provide a welcoming place, rain or shine.


In order to ensure the quality and aesthetics of this exhibition, assistance will be provided by a six-member jury of qualified arts professionals and the US Park Service.

Payment Details:

•Non-refundable application fee of $25.00 ($15.00 for Brush Gallery members), due June 1
•Sharing spaces is permitted, but each participating artist must submit an application, a $25.00 ($15.00 for Brush members) application fee, and be must juried.
•Tent fee due June 18
◦One artist in a 10 x 10 space: $250
◦Two artists in a 10 x 10 space: $140 each, $280 total
◦Three artists in a 10 x 10 space: $100 each, $300 total

Security for your artwork. Exhibitors are provided, free of charge, a locked facility in which to store their work over night on Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24, 2010. This will eliminate the bother of having to drive into the city each day in order to unload/load your artwork from/into your vehicle.

Volunteers will be available during the day to give you a break so that you can visit the nearby Festival food tents to sample a wide variety of delicious ethnic foods.

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Online Appplication:

The Brush Art Gallery
Attention: Art in the Courtyard
256 Market Street
Lowell, MA 01852