The Works Art & Design Festival 2011
The Works International Visual Arts Society
The Works Gallery (Consignment)
June 23 –July 5, 2011
The Works Art & Design Festival is proud to present the largest FREE art and design festival in North America. Kicking off Edmonton’s summer festival season with over 150,000 visitors to Sir Winston Churchill Square each year, The Works is an exciting way for artisans to attract new patrons from Edmonton’s Downtown core to the art community. Artisans and Designers can securely sell and promote their talents through The Works Gallery. The Works Gallery will only accept original, hand-crafted, art and designs.
APPLICATION GUIDELINES (truncated)
The Works Gallery offers an opportunity to artists who are unable to attend our festival a space to promote and sell their work. The Works Festival will manage all sales and The Works retains a 40% commission fee. Onsite Security 24/7.
- Submissions will be juried on the basis of design, technical skill, originality, and salability. All products and images submitted for jury and marketed at The Works Festival must be the artist’s original designs and be of professional quality. The juried artist/craftsperson assures that he or she has direct, hands-on involvement over the creative and production process.
- Small 2D or 3D artworks (smaller than 2 x 2 feet, jewelry, etc.) must be contained in a weatherproof container that will fit all works.
- The Works Art & Design Festival will process all applications and notify all applicants of their acceptance or non-acceptance one month after application deadline (MAY 1, 2011). Participation in any previous The Works Art & Design Festival does NOT guarantee acceptance.
- Upon acceptance of the application a contract will be issued for signature(s).
- Participating artists/vendors should provide enough work to keep their display area well stocked for the duration of the Festival. Works staff will contact you during the Festival as items sell out.
Application Fee: $65.00 non-refundable
Questions? Contact Marketing.Assistant@theworks.ab.ca Phone: 780.426.2122 Ext 234
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Visit website: www.theworks.ab.ca/festival
The Works Art & Design Festival
Art Market Application
10635–95th St. NW