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Monument Circle Art Fair 2017 Seeks Artist Vendors

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Monument Circle Art Fair 2017

The third art fair on the beautiful Soldiers and Sailors Circle Monument in downtown Indianapolis. An attraction for local and regional art-fair goers as well as out-of-town visitors, rain or shine, this free-to-the-public event features regional art, music, and food trucks, which surround the outer circle. Monument Circle Art Fair is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of artists and culture in an historically artistic setting.

General information:
Date of Show: October 7, 2017, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Address: 1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46240
Set up: 7 – 10 am
Tear down: 5 – 8 pm

Application submission:

  • Email four (4) images (one booth or display shot included) and a work description of 200 words or less along with your name, medium, and phone number to:
    monumentcircleart@gmail.com (Receipt of images by MCAF constitutes permission for use in MCAF online photo gallery upon acceptance.)
  • Application fee: $15 (nonrefundable) made payable to Monument Circle Art Fair (or MCAF)
  • Application fee and photos due by April 15th (early applications) or May 15th. Please, if possible, pay by check, which allows more money for the event.
    Mail to:
    MCAF
    c/o Ruth Stoner
    5327 N. Pennsylvania St.
    Indianapolis, IN 46220
  • Or, should you require this option:
    Pay your application fee online with PayPal (see “for artists” page of website)

Acceptance notification and booth fee:
$125 booth fee, upon acceptance, due within ten days of acceptance

Mail to:
MCAF
c/o Ruth Stoner
5327 N. Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Or
Pay your booth fee online with PayPal (see “for artists” page of website)

Artists’ calendar:

  • Application process begins: December 15, 2016
  • Application deadline: April 15, 2017 (early applications) and May 15, 2017
  • Artists’ notifications: April 22, 2017 (early applications) and May 22, 2017
  • Confirmation of acceptance with booth fee due within ten days of acceptance
  • Deadline for refunds: August 15, 2017, less $30 administration fee

Jurors’ criteria:

  • Work that is original, well conceived, and expertly executed by the artist (Jurors seek an assortment of styles representing a variety of media.)

During the show:

  • Artists must be present at their booth.
  • Artists collect their own sales tax.
  • Monument Circle Art Fair reserves the right to refuse those violating the rules and guidelines.
  • Monument Circle Art Fair is not responsible for artist’s loss or damage due to theft or weather.

Further Guidelines:

  • open to all indiana and neighboring state artists
  • call for entries begins december 15, 2016, with space for approximately 80 artists’ booths
  • tents no greater than 10′ x 10′
  • no stakes allowed, weights only
  • no trucks larger than a pickup allowed inside the bollards
  • no motorized vehicles on grass
  • load and unload on inner lane of the circle
  • tents strongly recommended but not required
  • display tables, if used, must be draped
  • professional displays only, no plastic put-together shelving
  • photos with application must be representative of work to be sold
  • work must be original and produced in the last 3 years
  • signed and numbered copies of an original 2-d work of art are to be no more than 50% of booth
  • collaborating artists permitted with only joint works to be shown
  • galleries may apply, but individual artists given preference–gallery spaces based on availability

 

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