Eligibility and Jury Information

We seek to maintain the highest standards for both artist and the viewing public. Participation is open to artists in all Fine Art and Fine Craft media.  All applications will be processed through http://www.Zapplication.org.  It is a very professional and thorough exhibitor friendly process,  that will be a great benefit for you in many ways. It is free and a one time set up for you to apply to not only our show but many fine art and fine craft shows.

 

Exhibitor must provide the jury with 4 photos that are representative of their work.  The photos must not have a name on them for the jury is confidential and done with numbers only. A photo of the booth is mandatory for jury, and must show the entire booth, photoshop imagery of your booth will not be acceptable.

 

Artists wishing to exhibit work produced in more than one category must submit an application, images and application fee for each category.  Only one booth fee is paid.  Jewelry, for example, cannot be exhibited with another medium without being accepted thru the jury process in the jewelry category.

 

All reproductions must be clearly and individually labeled.

 

 

 MEDIA CATEGORIES

 

Digital Art:  Original work for which the original image, or the manipulation of other source material was executed by the artist using a computer. Traditional photographs taken through a camera should apply as photography.

 

Drawing and Pastels:  Original work created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax,  crayon, etc. or from the fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush.

 

Fiber: All work crafted from fibers, including basketry, embroidery, weaving, tapestry and papermaking.

 

Glass:  All handmade glass items.

 

Jewelry: All jewelry produced from metal, glass, clay, fiber, paper, plastic, or other materials must be entered in this category. No commercial casts, molds or production studio worked is allowed.

 

Metalwork:  Includes all non-sculptural, non-jewelry works crafted from metals.

 

Mixed Media:  This category includes works, both 2D and 3D, which incorporate more than one type of physical material to produce.  This includes non-sculptural work only.

 

Painting:  Works created in oils, acrylics, watercolor, etc. are in this category.

 

Photography: The camera is the primary source of the imagery and ends with a 2-dimensional print. Photographers are required to disclose their creative and printing processes.

 

Printmaking & Graphics:  Printed works for which the artist hand-manipulated the plates, stones, or screens.

 

Sculpture:  Three-dimensional original work created in any medium.

 

Wearable Art:  Handmade hats, belts, clothing of any kind apply in this category

 

Wood: Original works in wood that are hand-tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved.

 

Other:  Should be used for mediums that do not fit into the above categories.  Artists in this category must provide a detailed description of their process and materials.

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