Sunday, December 21, 2014

45th Annual Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival

Deadline: March 13, 2015 {ONLINE}

45th Annual Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival
The Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Inc.

Columbus Circle - Downtown Syracuse
Syracuse, New York
July 24-26, 2015

The show features more than 160 artists representing 30 states and Canada. More than 50,000 visitors will shop and browse among the art and craft exhibits and enjoy a wide variety of music, multi-cultural performances, summer refreshments, and participatory activities. The festival is one of the premier events of ArtsWeek.

Medium Categories

ceramics: Original works of primarily clay: slab, coil, wheel-thrown, etc.

computer art: Two dimensional works utilizing computer technology to create and/or manipulate first generation digital images. Digital impressions of pre-existing images (paintings, photos, prints, drawings, etc.) are not allowed.

drawing: Original works made with pen, pencil, charcoal, pastel, or chalk

2-d fabric & fiber: Batik or painted fabric primarily intended for hanging

3-d fabric & fiber: Works of primarily fiber, including clothing, quilts, rugs, dolls, soft sculpture, baskets, brooms, etc.

glass: Original works in which the primary material is glass, including stained, leaded, and blown glass

graphics & printmaking: Prints resulting from traditional printmaking techniques, including etching, engraving, lithography, serigraphy, or woodcut produced in signed and numbered limited editions

jewelry: Jewelry made from precious and nonprecious metals, gemstones, enamel, glass, clay, fiber, paper, wood or other materials

leather: Original works of primarily leather

metal: Functional works of primarily metal

2-d mixed media: Work incorporating more than one material, including collage and handmade paper

3-d mixed media: 3-dimensional works incorporating more than one material

painting: Painted works made with oil, acrylic, watercolor, or other pigments

photography: Prints from original negatives must be processed or directly supervised by the artist.

sculpture: Nonfunctional, 3-dimensional works in any medium

wood: Original works of primarily wood: carved, hand-tooled, or machine worked.

Approximately $4,000 in prize money will be awarded. Winners of the Awards of Distinction will be invited next year and exempt from jurying and the jury fee.

All work displayed must be original and designed and handcrafted by the exhibiting artist. Reproductions must involve hand work or direct supervision by the artist, be clearly labeled as “REPRODUCTION” and may not make up more than 20% of the booth inventory.

Entry Fee: $25 - Non-refundable.
Late Fee: $10 for applications received after March 23.
Booth Fee: $280 per booth, payable by check or PayPal upon acceptance by May 8, 2015.

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presented by
The Downtown Committee of Syracuse, Inc.
115 West Fayette Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
phone 315.422.8284
fax 315.471.4503