Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Joshua Tree National Park Art Show & Faire

Deadline: September 16, 2013 (RECEIVE)

Joshua Tree National Park
Art Show & Faire

Twentynine Palms, California 92277
December 6-8, 2013

: All entries shall be inspired by or depict the unique desert natural beauty or cultural history of Joshua Tree National Park.

The first Joshua Tree National Park Art Show & Faire will be held in Twentynine Palms, CA, December 6-7-8, 2013, featuring a three-day art faire and a month-long juried and judged art show. The goal of the event is to broaden the national and international reputation and image of Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, and the Joshua Tree Gateway Communities as a desirable destination for art, culture, natural beauty, wide open spaces and outdoor recreation. The event is designed to attract visitors and to enhance the local economy.

Events: Three-day art show and faire featuring a juried and judged art exhibition, opening reception and awards, artists' booths, art store, workshops, demonstrations, youth activities, art party with live music, food and beverages.


The historic Oasis of Mara in Twentynine Palms, visited by desert travelers for 9,000+ years.
 Joshua Tree National Park Headquarters & Oasis Visitor Center
 29 Palms Art Gallery
 29 Palms Inn
 29 Palms Creative Center & Gallery

Prizes: The juried and judged art show will offer up to $6,000 in cash awards and ribbons.

Artists: Up to 50 artists from around the world, working in various visual arts media.

MEDIA: Original work created by the artist in the last five (5) years in 2-D or 3-D visual art media, including…
• Painting: Watercolor, goauche, oil, acrylic.
• Graphic Arts: Drawing, printmaking, computer generated art; chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax crayons; inks and washes applied by pen or brush.
• Photography: Color or black and white.
• Mixed Media: 2- and 3-dimensional works that incorporate more than one type of material in their production, including assemblage and collage.
• Sculpture: Including wood, metal, stone, glass, mosaics, ceramics, fiber, and recycled materials.
• Hanging artwork may not exceed 48” high, 48” wide, and 12” deep (including frame) and must be properly wired for hanging (no saw-tooth hangers). Plexiglas is recommended for shipping framed works on paper.
• Free-standing works must not exceed 50 lbs., 60” high and 36” wide, and must be free of sharp edges or material that could damage the gallery or harm viewers.

ENTRY FEE: $25 (USD) for 1 to 3 entries. One (1) art piece will be selected for the judged show from each artist juried into the show.

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Joshua Tree National Park
Art Show & Faire
Post Office Box 1755
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277