Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Art in the Courtyard

Deadline: JUNE 1, 2012 (RECEIVE)

Art in the Courtyard
Arts and Fine Crafts,
A venue of the Lowell Folk Festival

Lowell, Massachusetts
July 27 -29, 2012

Celebrating the 26th year of the largest free Folk Festival in the country, the Lowell Folk Festival, in collaboration with the Brush Gallery & Artists Studios and the Cultural Organization of Lowell is pleased to announce the 7th 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. The Lowell Folk Festival enjoys over 200,000 visitors over the weekend.

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.

Selection: 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. Samples of your work may be submitted for jurying in one of two ways:

• Website. On the application form, clearly print your website’s URL in the appropriate box. Your website will be visited to view your work.
• CD. Provide up to 4 images of your work. Images must be in JPEG or TIFF format.
***Important: Sorry, images cannot be accepted by e-mail.

Payment Details:

• Non-refundable application fee of $25.00 due June 1
• Sharing spaces is permitted, but each participating artist must submit an application, $25.00 application fee, CD (or website URL) and must be juried.
• Tent fee due June 29
o One artist in a 10 x 10 space: $300
o Two artists in a 10 x 10 space: $175 each, $350 total
o Three artists in a 10 x 10 space: $120 each, $360 total

Download Application Form:

Visit website for more information:

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