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					BOUNTIFUL/DAVIS SUMMERFEST INTERNATIONAL
 2010 ARTIST BOOTH APPLICATION




                                            2009 Winners!
                                          1st Place Fine Art – Paul Twitchell
                  1st Place Fine Craft – Steve Boehme + His Students from Viewmont High School
                                        Organizer’s Choice Award – Fiona Kahlo




       Application and Fees Must be Postmarked by
                      April 30, 2010
10% Discount for early-bird registration for applications postmarked
                                     March 31, 2010
 Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International is a program of
                 Bountiful/Davis Art Center

Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International (BSDI) will take place Thursday,Friday
and Saturday, August 5-7, 2010 at Bountiful City Park, 400 North 200 West in
Bountiful, Utah. We must have your completed application and payment by
April 30. A $50 late fee will be applied to all applications postmarked after this
date.

Awards will be given for Best Fine Art Booth, Best Fine Craft Booth.

Booths will be judged on the artistic merit of art/craft and booth presentation.
The winners will receive a ribbon on their booth and fee waived for BDSI 2011.
Winners will be announced from the Main Stage during the festival. Booths will
be judged Friday, August 6.
                               Celebrating 22 Years!
                                  Be a Part of BDSI 2010

Applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2010
The annual Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International Art and Folk Festival will be held
August 5-7 at Bountiful City Park, 400 North and 200 West in Bountiful. This festival will
highlight fine arts and crafts, folk dancers and musicians from around the world, Chil-
dren’s Art Booths, Grassroots Stage (featuring local entertainment) and ethnic foods.

How to Apply
You must include the following in your application packet:

      •     Completed application form including signed copy of Regulations
      •     $135 application fee (includes electricity), refunded if application is not accepted
      •     $50 refundable deposit in a separate check (deposits will be mailed after the festival)
      •     Minimum of 2 photos representative of art to be sold, and a self addressed
            stamped envelope if return of photos is desired.

Calendar
March 31    Early-bird applications due (10% discount on booth fee and early jurying)

April 30    Application packet and fees due. A $50 late fee will be assessed on all
            application postmarked after April 30, 2010.

May 15      Acceptance notification; last day to withdraw without forfeiting fees.

August 5    Set-up begins at 9am. You must be set-up and your vehicle removed
            from the area by 3:30pm. Festival hours: 5-10pm.

August 6-7 Festival hours: 11am- 10pm (hours may be subject to change)


Acceptable Artwork
      1.    Fine art (oils, acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, sculpture, photography,
            pottery, printmaking or other fine art media)

      2.    Fine Crafts: these booths will consist of International and traditional
            American Crafts such as woodworking, weaving, leather work, hand-
            made jewelry, candles, soaps, floral art etc.

           Only Hand Crafted Items Allowed!
Exhibitor Space and Fees

The festival will be held outdoors on Bountiful City Park grounds. There is no
admission charge for the public to Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International.

Exhibitor applications postmarked by April 30, 2010 will be charged $135 (includes
electricity). Early-bird applications received by March 31 will be discounted by
10%.

Only lights and fans are permitted in your booth to be run from this power
source.

We require a $50 refundable deposit that must be written on a separate check.
The original deposit check will be returned to the applicant at the end of the
festival if all festival conditions are met.

Exhibitors’ booth spaces are 10’ x 10’ and exhibitors must provide all display
fixtures, i.e. canopy, easels, tables, chairs, displays, etc.

Exhibitors will be notified of their acceptance to the festival by May 15, 2010. All
spaces are assigned by the BDSI Committee.

All fees must accompany your application. Fees will be returned if you are not
accepted into the festival. May 15 is the last day to withdraw your application
without forfeiting the $135 booth fee. After that date, fees are deemed non-
refundable.

Proceeds from the festival go to the support of Bountiful/Davis Art Center’s
programs and exhibitions. Bountiful/Davis Art Center’s mission is to:

 Engage the community through quality artistic and cultural programs that
stimulate appreciation and support of the arts; provide educational experiences
that develop and enhance artistic processes; assist and encourage the growth
of artists by providing opportunities to create, critique, and exhibit; and develop
policies and procedures for operational and financial stability.

As part of BDSI, some international dance groups will be selling indigenous craft
items. The Art Center does not cover travel expenses to the performing groups
and these sales help cover their expenses.
Regulations
The cost for a booth space is $135 for your booth. This includes electricity fees. You are also required to remit a refundable
deposit of $50. The deposit must be written on a separate check. It will be refunded if all the conditions are met. Food Vendor
Application submitted after April 30 will be subject to a $50 late fee.
        1.       BDAC, in cooperation with the Utah State Tax Commission, will provide tax forms and charts. Participants
                 must use the temporary special event form, even if they have their own tax number. We will be required to
                 submit a list of all festival participants to the Utah State Tax Commission.
        2.       Only artists displaying original artwork are eligible to participate. No stand-in exhibitors, dealers, or agents
                 are permitted without written permission from BDAC.
        3.       Set-up is scheduled for 9:00 am Thursday, August 5th. Booths must be set up by 3:30pm and remain open
                  until 10:00 pm. Artists should enter through the service entrance on 200 West. Set-up should be
                 completed, and artists should be ready to do business with the public by 4:00 pm, Thurs
                 day, August 5th. Festival hours on August 6th and 7th are 11am to 10pm.
                 Park regulations prohibit vehicles being left on the park ground during festival hours. Please use courtesy
                 when coming onto the park premises as there are artists, volunteers, and performers who will be
                 entering and leaving the park at the same time. Please load and unload quickly. Under no circumstances
                 may you park on the festival grounds during the hours the festival is open!
        4.       Parking will not be allowed next to the festival site by exhibitors except to load and unload vehicles.
                 Violators will be asked to move. Those who do not comply WILL be towed. WE will direct you where to
                 park your vehicle.
        5.       You must use a pop-up pavilion to display your art. Booths must be aesthetically pleasing and enhance
                 the clean atmosphere we strive to maintain. Exhibitors are responsible for removing debris from their space
                 each day.
        6.       Camping on park grounds is prohibited by the City of Bountiful.
        7.       Only artwork consistent with submitted photos will be permitted for sale and display.
        8.       Exhibitors display artwork at their own risk. There will be security in the park and the Bountiful Police will pro
                 vide limited patrolling. However, BDAC is not responsible for damage, theft, or loss of exhibitors’ artwork or
                 display fixtures.
        9.       No pets are allowed in Bountiful City Park. No smoking or alcohol allowed in Bountiful City Park.
        10.      The festival takes place even in inclement weather. Be prepared. Reinforce the stakes of your tent as we
                 can get strong winds.
        11.      Electricity (included in booth fee) is limited to one outlet per booth. Gas-powered generators are not
                 allowed. Only lights and fans are permitted. Exhibitors must supply extension cords for their booths.
        12.      The BDSI Committee has the right to remove any exhibitor from the grounds with all fees forfeited for any
                 violation of festival regulations. This includes display of any unacceptable art pieces or manufac-
                 tured goods.
        13.      Vendors must keep their booth open each day until the festival is closed (10pm)
        14.      Displays and display fixtures must be dissembled and park grounds returned to their normal state by mid
                 night Saturday, August 7th.
        15.      One loading/unloading pass will be provided for each vendor at check-in. No vehicles will be allowed into
                 the park to load and unload without this pass.


Under no circumstances may you tear down your booth before the end of the festival. To
do so will result in forfeiture of your deposit.

Failure to adhere to any of these regulations will result in forfeiture of your deposit and
jeopardize your participation in the future.

I have read and understand the above regulations:                                         date:______________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________
Signature of applicant

This signed sheet must be returned with your application.
Please make a copy for your records.
Remit entire application to:    Bountiful/Davis Art Center
                                745 So. Main Street
                                Bountiful, UT 84010
Any questions? (801) 292-0367, info@bdac.org
Application
Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International
August 5-7, 2010

Name:________________________________________________________
Organization:___________________________________________________
Address:______________________________________________________
City:__________________________________________________________
State:________________________     Zip:_________________________
Phone:________________________________________________________
Email:_________________________________________________________

Please indicate below the main items that will be displayed in your booth
Acrylic  Clay  Clothing  Drawing  Fiber  Glass 
Leather  Metal  Needle Art  Jewelry  Photography 
Print Making  Stone  Watercolor  Wood  Oils  International 
Traditional Crafts (describe) ___________________Other____________________

If this is the first time you have participated, please include reference or festival
you have participated in: ___________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________

If selected, I agree to pay Bountiful/Davis Art Center $135.00 for artist vendor space (electric-
ity included) and a $50 refundable deposit written on a separate check, to include all three
days of Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International Art and Folk Festival 2010.

Checklist:
 $135.00 Booth fee
 $50.00 refundable deposit, written on a separate check

I have read the festival regulations and agree to abide by these rules and to abide by this
legal contract as prepared and interpreted by Bountiful/Davis Art Center.
 ______________________________________________________              date:__________________
Signature of applicant

Artist Booth applications will be juried and reserved only upon acceptance, receipt of this
form and payment of rental fees. Thank you.

				
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