Warkworth Art In The Park 2015 Call For Entry
Warkworth Art In The Park 2015 Call For Entry
PAGE 1 Saturday, May 16, 2015 10 am to 5 pm Sunday, May 17, 2015 10 am to 4 pm WARKWORTH ART IN THE PARK 2015 CALL FOR ENTRY ENTRY DEADLINE IS JANUARY 16, 2015 www.warkworthartinthepark.ca The Village of Warkworth, Ontario is hosting its fifth annual juried show and sale. Artists working in many different media are invited to participate in this first-class event to be held in Mill Creek Park. Those participating will be provided with a great opportunity to display and sell their work in a magnificent venue during an event that is sure to become an annual favourite for discerning buyers of fine art and craft. An innovative and aggressive advertising and promotional campaign is being planned to attract visitors from eastern, central and southern Ontario. Be among the first to secure a position at this important show in the 'Designated Arts Community' of Warkworth. www.warkworth.ca Independent jurors will review artists' submissions of images of current work. Acceptance will be solely on the basis of these images. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY • All applicants must submit five recent digital images representative of the work you will be selling. All images must be of professional quality in order to be used for any publicity purposes. • All work must be handmade, original, and that of the participating artist. • All work must conform to Warkworth Art In The Park Show Standards. • While Warkworth Art In The Park is insured for public liability, we are NOT RESPONSIBLE for any lost or damaged pieces. All items for sale are the responsibility of the participant. IMAGES OF WORK & DISPLAY – ALL APPLICANTS The images of your work are your most valuable marketing tool. Images should be of excellent quality. Poor Images make it difficult for the juror(s) to give an honest appraisal and could result in an application not being accepted. You must submit five, professionally photographed, recent images that accurately represent the style and quality of work that will be exhibited and sold. These images are to your benefit as it gives the juror(s) an overall view of the range of work that will be sold. Selection is only from digital JPEG images. Photographs, slides, samples, web sites and e-mail submissions cannot be submitted for selection. It is your responsibility to ensure that all digital files are saved in the correct file format, can be opened, are not corrupted and are compatible with other computer systems. When preparing your digital images, please follow the instructions below. FILE TYPE & SIZE – IMPORTANT!!! • Save images as JPEG or JPG using maximum quality. The file size should be minimum 1944 pixels wide at 300 dpi resolution. Smaller file sizes will result in poorer quality images that may be unsuitable for viewing or for publicity/print purposes. • Avoid all DARK and/or textured image backgrounds in order for selection committee to view images properly. • Save the image in the correct orientation. • Non JPEG/JPG images are not accepted and will not be converted. • Do not use PowerPoint and other types of presentations formats as well as any auto-run programs such as Kodak Easy Share. Keep this sheet for your files PAGE 2 • Do not include your name, studio name or any other written information on the actual digital image. FILE NAMES/NUMBERING – IMPORTANT!!! • Name (use your first and surname Initials) and Number each JPEG image to correspond with IMAGE LIST of the Application Form. For example, your name is GREAT ARTIST – the JPEG image files on the CD must be named: GAImage1.JPG, GAImage2.JPG, GAImage3.JPG, GAImage4.JPG, GAImage5.JPG. • Do not place images in separate file folders or as zipped files. • Submit all 5 images on one standard size Compact Disc (CD). Clearly label the CD with your full name and category, e.g. SCULPTURE. Send the CD in a protective mailer to prevent breakage. Warkworth Art In The Park assumes no responsibility for the loss or damage of any items submitted. • Submit in word document format (.doc) or PDF file of your CV on the CD also. PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL Warkworth Art In The Park reserves the right to use the images and promotional material submitted by exhibitors and those photographs taken at the Show for promotional purposes without notice or payment to the exhibitor PRICING At Warkworth Art In The Park, we believe in the value of handmade work. To maintain this integrity, signs offering pricing discounts, reduced prices, show specials or other materials of this nature are not permitted to be displayed. Booth displays and identification signage should be of professional quality. SET UP AND TAKE DOWN After you check-in, you can set up on Saturday, May 16, 7 am and complete by 9:30 am. Your booth exhibit must be maintained and managed throughout show hours for both days of the show. You must have your booth/exhibit intact for all two days of the show. Under no circumstances should you close your booth display early or take it down during show hours without first consulting the Show Coordinator. At end of the Warkworth Art In The Park event, all displays and work must be removed from the Mill Creek Park by 6 pm on Sunday, May 17, 2015. ENTRY FEES Returning 2011/2012/2013/2014 Participants: $150. New Participants: $175. Deadline: Friday, January 16, 2015. After January 16, 2015 – All Participants: $200 Fee must accompany this application and will entitle the accepted participant to 1 (one) 10 x 10 ft space. Tents and tables are the responsibility of the participating artist. Cheque is made payable to Warkworth Business Association - SPECIAL EVENTS. Participants will be notified of acceptance by February 27, 2015. Entry Fee Cheques will only be cashed upon notification of acceptance into the event. Entry fee is non-refundable after April 10, 2015, with a $50 processing charge being retained for cancellations received before that date. WHERE TO SEND YOUR APPLICATION BY MAIL Send cheque (payable to Warkworth Business Association - SPECIAL EVENTS), Entry Form, CD of images by ENTRY DEADLINE: JANUARY 16, 2015, to: WBA - Warkworth Art In The Park PO Box 403, Warkworth, Ontario K0K 3K0 By submitting this application you agree to abide by these terms and conditions. Downloadable PDF file of this Call for Entry Form is also available at www.warkworthartinthepark.ca For information email: [email protected] Keep this sheet for your files YES, I WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2015 WARKWORTH ART IN THE PARK! IMPORTANT! PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY Name Description of work: □ Glass □ Ceramic □ Fibre Arts □ Photography □ Sculpture □ Metal □ Jewellery □ Fine / Visual Art □ Wood □ Other _________________________________________________ Business Name Mailing Address Prov. City Postal Code Home phone ( Email ) Studio phone ( ) Website Participated in: □ the 2011 Show □ the 2012 Show □ the 2013 Show □ the 2014 Show □ New Applicant EXHIBITOR CONTRACT I hereby make application to become an exhibitor in Warkworth Art In The Park 2015. I have read the Call for Entry and agree to abide by the rules and regulations as established by Warkworth Art In The Park 2015 Committee. By signing this application, I hereby and forever discharge Warkworth Art In The Park 2015 from all manner of actions, suits, damages, claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity, from any loss and damage to the undersigned’s property while in the possession, supervision or auspices of Warkworth Art In The Park 2015, their agents, representatives or employees. I also warrant that the artworks submitted for selection and the artworks to be shown were produced solely by myself named on the application. I also authorize the use of images submitted with my application for Warkworth Art In The Park 2015 publicity or documentation without notice or payment to me. Unless otherwise indicated, I understand that my contact information may be given to individual potential customers or clients. Signature Date IMAGE LIST • CDs must be identified with your name and all images must be correctly named and numbered. (See Call for Entry) For example: GAImage1.JPG, GAImage2.JPG, GAImage3.JPG, and so forth. DO NOT use any other name or numbering system. IMAGE NAME/NUMBER 1. Image1.JPG 2. Image2.JPG 3. Image3.JPG 4. Image4.JPG 5. Image5.JPG DESCRIPTION OF WORK IS YOUR APPLICATION COMPLETE? Before you mail your application, check to make sure that it is accurately completed and contains the following: • 5 professional quality JPEG images in the correct format. [See Call for Entry] • Word document or PDF file of your CV. [See Call for Entry] • Cheque in the correct amount made payable to: Warkworth Business Association - SPECIAL EVENTS. • Envelope that will hold your submission and bearing the proper postage and mailing address: WBA - Warkworth Art In The Park PO Box 403 Warkworth, Ontario K0K 3K0 • An accurately completed and signed application form.