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Labor Day Festival of the Arts Seeks Artists to Display, Sell, and Demonstrate

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Labor Day Festival of the Arts Seeks Artists to Display, Sell, and Demonstrate


Vernon’s Labor Day Festival of the Arts is looking for seasoned artists to display, demonstrate, and/or sell their art. The festival also includes an art contest for all ages.

Vernon was the home of the famous artist T.C. Steele. As part of the contest they are looking for “scenes of Vernon” for a specific Mayor’s Award.

Contest Information

4 Divisions will be judged on Saturday at 2:00 on the courthouse square.

 Fine Arts—Painting and Drawing

 Folk Art—Black Smithing, Quilting, Weaving

 Photography

 Youth Art

  • Ages 12 and under
  • Ages 13 to 18

There will be 3 overall awards for Mayor’s Choice, Vernon Heritage (scenes of Vernon) and Peoples Choice and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice within each category

Schedule of Activities

Color Run/Walk 8 a.m.—10 a.m.
Muscatatuck Park
Drum Circle 1:00
Artist Demonstrations 10—5 p.m.
Tractor Pull 2:00
High School Choir / Band 3:00
Music 12—10 p.m.

Church Services 10 a.m.—12
Crosley Car Show 12—4 p.m.
Artist Demonstrations 1—3 p.m.

Contest Guidelines

1. Artists must register in advance and have their worked stamped at the entry booth to participate in the contest.
2. Unstamped work will not be judged.
3. Submit up to 3 works of art for judging. Additional pieces may be entered for $5 per artwork.
4. Failure to honor contest guidelines or follow historic site staff directives, may disqualify an artist from participating in judging.


Friends of Historic Vernon
PO Box 399
Vernon, IN 47282
(812) 592-0428

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Fill out the following and send to the address above.

September 2nd, 3rd 2017

Name: ____________________________________________________
Apt # ___________
Address: ___________________________________________________
City: _______________________ State: ______
Phone: (_____) _____________________________________________
E-Mail address: _____________________________________________
Please check appropriate category of entry:

 Child (12 and under)

 Teen (13 to 18)

 Adult

 I would like information to sell my art in a booth. Fee is $25 for 10X12, or $40 for 10X24

 I would like information about demonstrating my rental art in a booth for 4 hours minimum for free booth

 Need electricity ? Add $25


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