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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, firstname.lastname@example.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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