The Fairy Art Exhibit is one of two ways for artists to participate in the Fairy Festival. Enter a piece of artwork for possible inclusion in the curated Fairy Art Exhibit. The Exhibit will be curated, but will not be judged. 2-dimensional art mediums such as oil, watercolor and photography, as well as 3-dimensional mediums such as sculpture and mixed media will be considered.
Applications are due by Wednesday, March 15.
Selected artworks will need to be dropped off at the Preserve on Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18.
All artists will be invited to the gallery reception on Thursday, April 27th at 7:00 pm.
CALL TO ARTISTS: FAIRY FESTIVAL ART EXHIBITION
ON VIEW: APRIL 27 – MAY 29
Fairies, elves, and other fantastic woodland creatures gather in the hollows around us. We invite you to show us through your art how they celebrate nature’s wonders and the magic of imagination.
CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 15
Notification Date: Friday, March 24
Drop Off Dates: Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18
Opening Art Reception: Thursday, April 27 at 7pm
Pick Up: Tuesday, May 30 – Friday, June 2
CRITERIA AND MEDIUMS
The Sands Point Preserve invites all artists to submit work for consideration in the Fairy Festival Art Exhibition. We welcome submissions in any media and in any style.
- All works must be framed (if appropriate) and not exceed 36” on either side; sculptures cannot exceed 36” in size and 20 lbs in weight. No exceptions.
- Participants can only submit one original work of art.
- Only submit work that is available for the duration of the exhibit.
- Parental consent is required for artists under 18.
- Artwork must be hand delivered. No storage either before drop-off dates or after pick-up dates.
- Art must be family friendly as it will be displayed in a public space.
- Prices (or Not-for-Sale) will be listed with artwork.
- Artists must agree to the Artist Agreement and Waiver of Liability (below).
In an effort to conserve resources, the Sands Point Preserve accepts only digital submissions for consideration: image and entry form below. The Sands Point Preserve will retain submitted images of all selected artwork and reserves the right to use the images in publications and promotional materials.
The Selection Committee will review all submissions and will notify the artist if their work is accepted to the exhibit. The Sands Point Preserve has the right to choose which eligible entries will be accepted to be exhibited. All decisions are final. The exhibit will not be judged and will be open to the public while it is on view.
HANGING & DISPLAY
If accepted, the artist must deliver their original piece of art, in ready-to-install condition. Artwork must be framed and wired for hanging. Sculptures must have a pedestal or stand, which can support the artwork. Every piece’s delivery must comply with standards of professional presentation and craftsmanship. Works not complying with any these requirements will be omitted from the exhibition.
Artist may submit a price for their artwork or list as Not-for-Sale (NSF). The artist is responsible for the sales transaction and filing of sales tax and agrees to a 20% commission to the Sands Point Preserve.
Questions can be sent to email@example.com, subject line FAIRY FESTIVAL ART EXHIBITION
WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO THE FAIRY ART EXHIBIT