Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Information and Application for Arts Festival

Arts County of Mercer County 2nd Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, October 9th from 10am to 5pm.

Welcome to the 2nd annual Arts Council of Mercer County Fall Festival - organized and administered by the Arts Council of Mercer County, Harrodsburg, KY.
Funding is provided by local businesses and art patrons. Show hours are 10-5 Saturday. The Fall Festival is held on the picturesque lawn of the Fort Harrod in Harrodsburg, Ky. Conveniently located on Hwy 127 in Harrodsburg.

This is a juried event and only artists displaying their own original work are eligible. Exhibitors must be present throughout the day of the show 10am —5pm. Artists leaving early will not be invited back. The emphasis of the show is on original arts & crafts. 2-D artists working with prints must label all prints as such and numbered edition prints only are acceptable. Prints can comprise up to 50% of the total display.

No commercially made products, ceramics made from molds, kit objects, glass from patterns or mass-produced items may be exhibited. All work must be labeled with a price, or “not for sale.” The committee reserves the right to reject any work, display or exhibitor, which in its opinion does not conform to the artist’s
work as represented by the submitted application.

TO JURY: Send 3 labeled photos (preferred) or CD, which accurately represent the work to be exhibited for each category. A 4th photo of Booth Display is encouraged. Artists and Craftsmen will be juried solely on the photos submitted. Do not send original work. Photos of accepted artists will be retained until the show and will be returned on day of the show. Exhibitors are encouraged to submit a short explanation of their work including any special or unusual techniques or aspects of their work as well as a biography. This information may be used in publicity of the event.

BOOTH INFO: Outdoors! You must provide your own display and tent covering. Booth space is 10’ x 10’ - 10’ x 12”

SET UP TIMES: 6 am Sat. Set up must be complete by 9:30 am.

RETURN ENVELOPE: Your application must be accompanied by a sufficient-sized, self-addressed stamped envelope with adequate postage for return of CD/photos. Application will be accompanied by a valid email address or phone number so we can notify you of the jury’s results.


QUESTIONS? Call Laura Kellersberger 859-866-8757

1) Photography
2) Paintings/ Drawings
3) 3-D Metal/Wood
4) Ceramics
5) Sculpture
6) Mixed Media
7) Fiber– fabrics, leather
8) Jewelry
9) Consumables– Candles, soaps, lotions, etc.
10) Glass (2-D or 3-D)

FEES: Space Fee $35.00 Please include w/ application Make all checks payable to ACMC.

An acceptance is a commitment to show and no refund will be made for cancellation or rain-out.


ACMC Fall Festival 2010
Fine Arts and Crafts Show- October 9
Categories: _____Photography _____Painting/Drawing _____ 3-D Metal/Wood
_____Ceramics _____Sculpture _____ Mixed Media _____ Glass 2-D or 3-D
_____ Fiber _____ Jewelry _____ Consumables– Candles, Lotions, Soaps, etc. )

Specific Medium within category: _____________________________________________________________________________
Demonstration — I would like to do a demonstration.
Specify type___________________________________________

Fees Paid by: ________ Check (Preferred method) _________ Credit Card #_________________________________________
Name on Card, Zip______________________________________ Exp. Date________
Security Code______

To assist the jury please number each photo and provide a brief description.
Image 1 ___________________________________________________________________________
Image 2____________________________________________________________________________
Image 3____________________________________________________________________________
Special requests:___________________________________________________________________________

Exhibitor Information (please print clearly)
*Business Name: ___________________________________________________
Address:__________________________________________ City _____________________________ State ____ Zip __________
E-mail _______________________________________________
Phone # ____________________________________________
·Please use my business name on the show program _______
Cell # _______________________________________
·License plate # _________________________________________ (to help us police proper parking procedures

I/we hereby make application to become an exhibitor in the ACMC Fall Festival 2010 Fine Arts and Crafts Show. I/we agree to abide by the rules and regulations as are established.

Furthermore I/we hereby release, forever discharge, indemnify and hold harmless ACMA, the City of Harrodsburg, KY and the officers, agents and employees of each, as well as all co-sponsors and their representatives from any responsibility, personal liability, loss, claims, actions, suits, and damage arising out of or in connection with this show. The ACMC does not carry insurance to cover your personal property or against personal injury to you or your helpers. You are advised to obtain your own insurance. I/we hereby authorize use of the images submitted with this application, or duplicates thereof for show publicity or documentation. I/we hereby certify that I am the sole producer or co-producer of the work exhibited and acknowledge that the ACMC reserves the right to make final interpretation of all rules. I/we have read and understand the requirements for participation in the ACMC Fall Festival 2010 Fine Arts and Crafts Show, including this agreement and release.

SIGNATURE: ______________________________________________________________


**** Please print clearly and complete all information. ****

Mail to: ACMC Fall Festival 2010
c/o Laura Kellersberger-
1760 Bondville Rd
Salvisa, KY 40372

Did you remember to include...fees, labeled photos/CD, SASE?

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