FALL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Cash & Carry Arts & Crafts Show for 2009 SPONSORED BY: ACANTHUS ART SOCIETY, ART AMBIENCE, DOWNRIVER ARTS & CRAFTS GUILD, DOWNRIVER COUNCIL OF THE ARTS Call for Entries: Eligibility: Open to artists 18 years and older. Medium: Original artwork and crafts only (prints permitted for postcards and note cards only). No commercial molds, patterns or kits; no resale of purchased items. Artists are encouraged to enter small items for holiday gifts and to keep the price as low as possible and maintain their own insurance. Entry Requirements and Limitations: Artists may enter 2 hanging pieces of artwork or 3-dimensional pieces, and 10 pieces of jewelry or craft items (artwork no larger than 36 inch in circumference). All hanging artwork will be limited to 104 inches in circumference (including mat and frame) and 3 dimensional works not to exceed 48 inches perimeter for base. Hanging artwork must be framed, wired from hooks at each side and ready for hanging, no saw tooth hangers allowed, 3-dimensional pieces must be prepared for proper display. The committee reserves the right to reject unprepared entries and questionable work. Tables will be provided for small items (i.e. jewelry, sculpture, glass, etc.). Picture (larger than 16x20) must be framed with Plexiglass. NO NUDES ALLOWED. No artwork will be accepted without a label with artist name, title and price. No changes will be allowed after Call for Entry is submitted. ALL WORK MUST BE FOR SALE Entry Procedure: Complete the attached entry form and mail with $20.00 non-refundable fee to: Judy Nelms, 22260 Balmoral, Grosse Ile, MI 48138. Entries must be postmarked no later than Friday, October 16. Make Check/money order payable to Downriver Arts & Crafts Guild/Fall Festival. Delivery of Artwork - Sunday, Nov. 1, (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.) To the Trenton Village Theater, Home of DYPAC, 2447 West Jefferson, Trenton. Artwork Not Accepted - Sunday, Nov. 1, (3:30 – 4 p.m.): All artists must report for jury results and/or pick-up. (Calls will be made to artists if artwork is not accepted between 2 & 3 p.m. to phone number listed on application.) Pick up artwork at the Trenton Village Theater. Opening Reception - Thursday, Nov 5, (6 – 9 p.m.): To be held in the Rosalind and Richard Meyers Gallery, Trenton Village Theater, Home of DYPAC, 2447 West Jefferson, Trenton. Fall Festival of the Arts Hours – Show Open to the Public Thursday Nov 5 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Friday Nov 6 12 noon - 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov 7 12 noon - 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov 8 12 noon - 4 p.m. Pick up of Artwork - Sunday, Nov 8, (4 – 4:30 p.m.): (artwork not picked up will be subject to a $10.00 holding fee) AWARDS: 1ST Place ($300), 2nd Place ($200), 3rd Place ($100), Artist Choice ($100) and Honorable Mentions. Commission: 20% to benefit Acanthus Art Society, Art Ambience, and DACG. For information call Judy Nelms Cell: 734-634-4800, Hm: 734-676-3377, email: firstname.lastname@example.org Artist #:___________ Artist Name: _______________ 2009 FALL FESTIVAL OF THE FINE ARTS ENTRY FORM Name: ________________________________________________________________ Print name for listing in program ___________________________City, Zip _____________________________ ___________________________Email: _______________________________ Address: Telephone: Submission of application will constitute an agreement to all of the conditions listed in the Call for Entry. Non-compliance disqualifies artist’s entry. The artist understand that the Fall Festival of the Arts, Art Ambience, Downriver Arts & Crafts Guild, Acanthus Art Society, Downriver Council of the Arts and Trenton Village Theater will not be held responsible for loss by fire, theft or other damage to any artworks, whether caused by the negligence of its officers, members or others. Artists are advised to secure insurance to cover their artwork. The artist agrees to grant Fall Festival of the Arts permission to reproduce their artwork for publicity and/or educational purposes regardless of copyright. This release shall be complete bar and defense against any claim, demand, action or cause of action by myself or anyone else making a claim on my behalf, which arises out of the loss or damage to my work. Artist’s Signature (required for entry):_____________________________Date: ___________ NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT ARTIST NAME, TITLE, AND PRICE LISTED ON APPLICATION AND ARTWORK. NO CHANGES ALLOWED AFTER CALL FOR ENTRY IS SUBMITTED Please complete information on hanging and 3-dimensional pieces. PLEASE PRINT FINE ARTWORK Title Medium Price Sold Ck/Cash A. ________________________________ _____________ ___________ _______ _______ B. ________________________________ _____________ ___________ _______ _______ Complete entry form; enclose $20.00 (includes Fine Artwork and Crafts Entries) non-refundable fee (make check/money order payable to Downriver Arts and Crafts Guild/Fall Festival) and mail to: Fall Festival of the Arts, c/o Judy Nelms, 22260 Balmoral, Grosse Ile, MI 48138. Entries must be postmarked no later than Friday, October 16, 2009. I would like to donate the following: _____________________ Artist #: __________ Artist Name: _________________ 2009 FALL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS CRAFTS ENTRY FORM CRAFT ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLY WITH ARTIST NAME & PRICE ON ITEMS NO CHANGES PERMITTED AFTER ENTRIES HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED Hanging artwork restricted to a total 36 inches (outside measurements - example 8x10 = 36 inches) Name: Address: Telephone: ________________________________________________________________ Print name for listing in program ___________________________City, Zip _____________________________ ___________________________Email: _______________________________ CRAFT ITEMS Item (purse, ornament, miniature picture etc.) 1. ____________________________________________ 2. ____________________________________________ 3. ____________________________________________ 4. ____________________________________________ 5. ____________________________________________ 6. ____________________________________________ 7. ____________________________________________ 8. ____________________________________________ 9. ____________________________________________ 10. ___________________________________________ Price Sold Ck/Cash ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ Complete entry form; enclose $20.00 (includes Fine Artwork and Crafts Entries) non-refundable fee (make check/money order payable to Downriver Arts & Crafts Guild/Fall Festival) and mail to: Fall Festival of the Arts c/o Judy Nelms, 22260 Balmoral, Grosse Ile, MI 48138. Entries must be postmarked no later than Friday, October 16, 2009. FALL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS NEEDS YOUR HELP VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for the following: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) HOSTESS/HOST FOR RECEPTION NIGHT DELIVERY OF POSTERS AND/OR POSTCARDS SOLICITING UNDERWRITING FOR THE SHOW VOLUNTEER TO WORK THE NIGHT OF THE RECEPTION VOLUNTEER TO WORK DURING SHOW HOURS Call Marilyn Bomarito (734-675-7243) and Cathy Turgeon (734-285-8940) for more information. DONATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR GIFT BASKETS (to be used as a fund raiser for the Fall Festival of the Arts the night of the reception) For example: 1) BOTTLES OF LIQUOR, WINE, WINE GLASSES, ETC 2) CHOCOLATE, CANDY 3) COOKIES, CRACKERS, PASTRIES 4) CHEESE, FRUIT, NUTS 5) OTHER CREATIVE ITEMS FOR GIFT BASKETS SUCH AS a) GIFT CERTIFICATED TO RESTAURANTS, THEATERS ETC. b) TICKETS TO SPORTING EVENTS c) CANDLES, CHRISTMAS ITEMS ETC, OR OTHER GIFT ITEMS 6) CASH TO BUY NEEDED ITEMS FOR BASKETS Call Rita Gazdag (734-287-8350) for more ideas and/or for information on delivery of donations. DONATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR THE RECEPTION 1) 2) 3) 4) HORS D'OEUVRE (Finger food only) HOMEMADE COOKIES & CANDY FRUIT AND CHEESE WINE Contact for Jean Hendry-Peacock (734-676-0758) for ideas and information concerning delivery of donations.