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North America – Calls to Artists – show applications 07/05/2012

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Indialantic Craft Festival 14th Annual July 2012- Indialantic, Florida
DEADLINE: 7/6/2012
Jury Fee: $15.00
Event Dates: 7/14/2012 - 7/15/2012
The oceanfront community of Indialantic, just east of Melbourne on Florida's central Atlantic coast, is an ideal location for this summertime craft festival. Set in Nance Park, just blocks away from the beach, this show is supported greatly by the community each year.

ArtFest of Fifth Avenue 2012- Scottsdale, Arizona
DEADLINE: 7/6/2012
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 10/19/2012 - 10/21/2012
ArtFest of 5th Avenue held in the Arts District of downtown Scottsdale, featuring galleries, fountains, and picturesque storefronts with over 25% of the attendees having incomes over $100,000.

Over 100 select artists will participate in this three-day festival held the weekend of Friday, October 21, Saturday, October 22, and Sunday, October 23, 2011, from 10 AM to 5 PM each day. As usual the FREE trolley will be running the downtown circuit. Although tourism makes up approximately 30% of the business income, Scottsdale is home to the affluent as well as a prime location for second homes.

South Lake Tahoe Fine Art Festival at Heavenly Village - August 25 - 26, 2012- South Lake Tahoe, California
DEADLINE: 7/6/2012
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 8/25/2012 - 8/26/2012
A Fabulous location for the South Lake Tahoe Fine Art Festival, August 25 - 26, 2012, at beautiful Heavenly Village. This event be the end to the Summer Season at Heavenly Village with a spectacular array of fine art.

Cottonwood Art Festival Fall 2012- Richardson, Texas
DEADLINE: 7/6/2012
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 10/6/2012 - 10/7/2012
Cottonwood Art Festival is located in Richardson, Texas where artists exhibit their work among towering oaks with lakeside beauty. This award winning event has been ranked one of the best fine art festivals in the nation and continues to uphold its extraordinary reputation as a first rate show. 2012 marks the 44th anniversary for this extraordinary event. Sponsored by The City of Richardson, Cottonwood Art Festival is a showcase for a large variety of fine art and fine craft and provides our patrons with the opportunity to meet and talk with the artist who created the work. Live entertainment, a Friday night gala for the artists and guests, a children’s art area and much more round out this perfect weekend in the park!

Islands Art in the Park 2012- Gilbert, Arizona
DEADLINE: 7/9/2012
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 11/3/2012 - 11/4/2012
You are invited to be among a group of juried exhibitors to participate in the 2012 Islands Annual Art in the Park. The event is located at The Islands in the Community Park in Gilbert, AZ, a sophisticated, tranquil suburb only minutes from Phoenix. Our goal is to provide a fun family-oriented event to include fine arts and crafts, food and wine and beer in a picturesque resort setting.

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Fall Shows 2012- Various Nationwide Locations, Maryland
DEADLINE: 7/10/2012
Jury Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 10/5/2012 - 12/9/2012
For more than 35 years Sugarloaf has provided a low overhead market for artists and crafts people to sell their work. Sugarloaf's Fall 2012 season includes six great shows in some of the nation's best markets: Chantilly, VA, Gaithersburg, MD, Oaks/Philadelphia, PA, Timonium, MD, and Somerset, NJ.

Maitland Rotary Art Festival 2012- Maitland, Florida
DEADLINE: 7/10/2012
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 10/5/2012 - 10/7/2012
"ART UNDER THE STARS" the 36th Maitland Rotary Art Festival is the only night-time fine art festival in Florida. Featuring subtle live entertainment and electric service to all displays, the sparkling evenings in the lakeside park are magical. Only 150 artists vying for $26,000 in awards. Hours: 6pm 'till 10pm Friday, 10am 'till 10pm Saturday and 10am 'till 5pmSunday, surrounding beautiful Lake Lily in Maitland, Florida. Maitland is Central Florida's most affluent community.

Leesburg Fine Art Festival 2012 - Paragon Art Events- Leesburg, Virginia
DEADLINE: 7/11/2012
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 9/15/2012 - 9/16/2012
This is a new addition to the Paragon Art Events lineup for 2012 that represents over three years of negotiation. Leesburg is an historic town dating back over 250 years, located in Loudoun County at the base of Catoctin Mountain and adjacent to the Potomac River. A bedroom community for commuters to Washington, DC, Leesburg is located just 40 miles from the Nation's capital and 15 minutes from Washington-Dulles International Airport. Within a 30-mile radius are Frederick and Gaithersburg, MD and both Fairfax and Reston, VA.

Autumn Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts-23rd Annual- New York, New York
DEADLINE: 7/12/2012
Jury Fee: $24.00
Event Dates: 10/6/2012 - 10/14/2012
Limited number of booths available.
No availability in Jewelry. The Autumn Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center is back! With the American Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center, it is one of the two premier craft marketing events in the New York Metro area. The 23rd Annual Autumn Crafts Festival takes place at Lincoln
Center for the Performing Arts, the most prestigious arts centers in the world. That association has always connoted the highest level of craftsmanship which attracts, year after year, a very large, astute, and enthusiastic audience capable of supporting beautiful work at all price points.

The show takes place on two consecutive weekends, October 6,7 and October 13,14, 2012. You can apply to either or both weekends.

The annual Crafts Festivals at Lincoln Center traditionally host over 100,000 visitors each and are consistently the best crafts festivals in the New York City and tri-state metropolitan area. In addition to robust sales, often-exceeding $8,000 per weekend per capita, significant wholesale purchases have also been made at those events. Record sales due to visitors from the entire Megalopolis have made the Autumn Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center the event of choice, in the autumn, in the New York Area. New Yorkers, suburbanites, tourists and theater constituents all contribute to its banner sales. In addition, presents for the winter holiday season are timely contributions.

In addition to our own enormous mailing list of metropolitan area qualified crafts customers, there are thousands of theatre goers that afford expensive tickets, tourists from all over the world who come to Lincoln Center, a tourist must see destination and buy an abundance of unique American crafts. All of this is in a neighborhood where apartments cost millions of dollars.

The number of participants in each craft area will be carefully balanced so as to afford all participants their fair share of this abundantly rich market.

Art in the Gardens 2012- Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
DEADLINE: 7/12/2012
Jury Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 10/13/2012 - 10/14/2012
The Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce invites you to apply to be an exhibitor at the 7th annual Art in the Gardens, a two-day arts festival produced by the staff that operates the annual ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival. Admission is free to the two-day event which showcases over 75 artists and includes children's activities and the Youth Art Competition. Attendees will be treated not only to the fine art, but to local musical entertainment and food from the fine eating establishments in Downtown at the Gardens. Festival hours are 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 13 and 11a.m. - 5p.m. on Sunday, October 14. Complimentary parking will be available onsite.

ARTsarben - Produced by the Omaha Summer Arts Festival- Omaha, Nebraska
DEADLINE: 7/12/2012
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 9/15/2012 - 9/16/2012
ARTsarben will showcase the work of 80 artists from throughout the U.S. The goal of this art festival is to feature traditional fine art that will attract buyers and browsers of every age group. This festival will also include fine crafts such as offbeat, creative and assemblage artwork. Overall however, keep in mind this is a high quality juried fine art show.

Aksarben Village is a $300 million development that combines retail, restaurants, entertainment, residential and hotels to offer an exciting planned urban community in the heart of Omaha. Established art fair presenters the Omaha Summer Arts Festival and Vic Gutman & Associates are proud to partner to introduce this new fall event.

Winter Springs Festival of the Arts 2012- Florida
DEADLINE: 7/12/2012
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 10/20/2012 - 10/21/2012
The Winter Springs Festival of the Arts will be presenting artists with total cash awards of over $10,000. The Winter Springs Festival of the Arts is positioned as a signature event in an affluent Central Florida suburb, this fine art, wine and jazz festival will attract residents and visitors to the upscale village center. Patrons will stroll along beautiful Blumberg Boulevard enjoying the work of 125 fine artists, which will consist of juried and invitational, as well as music and a variety of food.

The Winter Springs Festival of the Arts is presented by The Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce and the City of Winter Springs.

Park City Art Fair at Redstone (Park City, UT) 3rd Annual July 2012- Park City, Utah
DEADLINE: 7/13/2012
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 7/21/2012 - 7/22/2012
Howard Alan Events is pleased to bring a juried art fair to Park City, UT. Our festival will take place at Redstone, a gorgeous upscale outdoor lifestyle center. This busy retail mecca will be a great venue and is located in one of the most art savvy areas in the country.

Redstone combines a turn of the century architectural style, friendly Main Street and modern parking amenities to create a unique and interesting shopping, working and living environment. This center is a focal point for commercial and social activity. There are 220,000 square feet of open-air development uniting retail, office and residential. Easy access to Park City residents and well positioned to benefit from traffic entering and leaving Park City.

Foothills Fall Festival ArtWay 2012- Maryville, Tennesee
DEADLINE: 7/13/2012
Jury Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 10/12/2012 - 10/14/2012
Join us at one of the largest fall events in the region! Located in historic downtown Maryville, Tennessee, the ArtWay at the Foothills Fall Festival is home to nearly 100 juried Artists and Craftsmen in a friendly downtown environment and is surrounded by free activities for the whole family. The Foothills Fall Festival is also known for its world class Theater in the Park entertainment venue with musical acts all weekend.

Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival - October 2012- Scottsdale, Arizona
DEADLINE: 7/13/2012
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 10/26/2012 - 10/28/2012
Thunderbird Artists has been invited to return and produce a fall festival, after an overwhelmingly successful event for the waterfront district, merchants, artists and patrons in February.
Artists will line the banks of the Scottsdale Waterfront and bridge, along with wine, chocolate and live musicians. The Waterfront is an elegant backdrop for this upscale event.

We are still accepting applications and have limited spaces available; however, jewelry and photography mediums are closed.

Thunderbird Artists Mission is to promote fine art and fine crafts, paralleled with the ambiance of unique wines and fine music, through a dedicated, extensive advertising campaign.

Art on the Bluffs Art Walk 2012- Columbia, Illinois
DEADLINE: 7/13/2012
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 9/22/2012 - 9/22/2012
Art on the Bluffs welcomes you to Columbia, Illinois to participate in the 4th Annual Art Walk! We are excited to offer a unique venue located along the newly restored, historic Main Street in downtown Columbia. Columbia, Illinois brings small town charm and German American heritage within the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Area. Art on the Bluffs is searching for a diverse body of artists to demonstrate, display and sell their fine art. Come walk with us, celebrating a day of creativity, live entertainment, outdoor dining and great shopping!
New Events
Holiday Gift Affair November 3-4, 2012 West Palm Beach, Florida- West Palm Beach, Florida
OPEN DATE: 6/21/2012
DEADLINE: 9/1/2012
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 11/3/2012 - 11/4/2012
Seeking the best of the best to exhibit at the Holiday Gift Affair. This premier two day event will transform the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida into a winter wonderland full of cheer, bliss, and enthusiastic holiday shoppers. This event will cater to shoppers looking to buy gifts for everyone on their list and to holiday entertainers looking for caterers, decorators, and party planning ideas.

Holiday Gift Affair November 3-4, 2012
West Palm Beach, Florida
Palm Beach County Convention Center

Huffhines Art Trails - October 2012- Richardson, Texas
OPEN DATE: 6/21/2012
DEADLINE: 8/17/2012
Jury Fee: $15.00
Event Dates: 10/27/2012 - 10/28/2012
SHOW DATES FOR 2012 EVENT: October 27-28 , 2012

SHOW HOURS: Saturday 10 am - 6 pm and Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Spring Shows 2013- Various Nationwide Locations, Maryland
OPEN DATE: 6/25/2012
DEADLINE: 8/24/2012
Jury Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 1/25/2013 - 4/28/2013
For more than 30 years Sugarloaf has provided a low overhead market for artists and crafts people to sell their work. Sugarloaf's Spring 2013 season includes five great shows in some of the nation's best markets: Chantilly, VA, Gaithersburg, MD, Oaks/Philadelphia, PA, Timonium, MD and Somerset, NJ.

St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival (April 2013)- St. Pete Beach, Florida
OPEN DATE: 6/26/2012
DEADLINE: 3/29/2013
Jury Fee: $15.00
Event Dates: 4/6/2013 - 4/7/2013
A cheerful springtime craft festival in the cheerful Corey Avenue area of St. Pete Beach is truly a delight. Surrounded by great shopping in the heart of Downtown St. Pete Beach, this show is the perfect way to enjoy the springtime Florida weather.

The Villages Craft Festival at Lake Sumter- 4th Annual (February 2013)- The Villages, Florida
OPEN DATE: 6/26/2012
DEADLINE: 2/15/2013
Jury Fee: $15.00
Event Dates: 2/23/2013 - 2/24/2013
The Villages is our most popular venue by far, with a large buying crowd, plenty of exposure, and the support of local businesses it's easy to see why. Due to our immense popularity in The Villages, we added this show a few years ago. In a short time its popularity has grown and so have the crowds.

Historic Art Fair - 46th Annual (Salado, TX)- Salado, Texas
OPEN DATE: 6/28/2012
DEADLINE: 10/12/2012
Jury Fee: $10.00
Event Dates: 10/27/2012 - 10/28/2012
The Salado Art Fair Is Cooler!
October 27-28, 2012
On the banks of the Salado Creek
Pace Park

Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 10am-4pm
Admission $5—Children 12 & Under Free

Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival - 18th Annual March 2013- Carefree, Arizona
OPEN DATE: 6/29/2012
DEADLINE: 11/23/2012
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 3/1/2013 - 3/3/2013
This award-winning, spring Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival is produced by Thunderbird Artists, in conjunction with the Carefree/Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce and Town of Carefree.

Thunderbird Artists Mission Statement: to promote fine art and fine crafts, paralleled with the ambiance of unique wines and fine music, while supporting the artists, merchants and surrounding communities.

Evanston Art Center Winter Arts & Crafts Expo 2012- Evanston, Illinois
OPEN DATE: 6/29/2012
DEADLINE: 9/17/2012
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 11/16/2012 - 12/19/2012
The Evanston Art Center presents its 10th annual Winter Arts + Crafts Expo! We welcome handmade works of jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal, glass, painting, photography, mixed-media, and more.

Official Texas State Arts & Crafts Fair 2013- Kerrville, Texas
OPEN DATE: 6/30/2012
DEADLINE: 12/1/2012
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 5/24/2013 - 5/26/2013
Please note: the TX Arts & Crafts Fair is open ONLY to Texas-based artists.

The Official Texas State Arts & Crafts Fair will be 42 years old in 2013. Located on a 7.5 acre park, the Fair is an OUTDOOR event spread throughout the grounds with booths underneath large tents, as well as a variety of open air spaces.

Under new management, the Fair is going back to its roots with a strong focus on arts and fine crafts with top quality exhibitors, as well as a heavy dose of art education in the form of demonstrations and art-based activities for attendees.

TACEF is looking for fresh artists to join the 2013 line-up!

Fountain Hills Fine Art & Wine Affaire - 9th Annual March 2013- Fountain Hills, Arizona
OPEN DATE: 7/1/2012
DEADLINE: 11/30/2012
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 3/15/2013 - 3/17/2013
The 9th Annual Fountain Hills Fine Art & Wine Affaire is produced by Thunderbird Artists, in conjunction with Sunset Kiwanis and the town of Fountain Hills.

Thunderbird Artists Mission Statement: to promote fine art and fine crafts, paralleled with the ambiance of unique wines and fine music, while supporting the artists, merchants and surrounding communities.

La Quinta Arts Festival (Palm Springs area) 31st Annual, 2013- La Quinta, California
OPEN DATE: 7/1/2012
DEADLINE: 10/15/2012
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 3/7/2013 - 3/10/2013
La Quinta Arts Festival is celebrating its 31st year on the spectacular grounds of the La Quinta Civic Center Campus. Currently ranked #2 in the Nation by Art Fair SourceBook, La Quinta Arts Festival hosts 230 juried exhibitors to a four day show which attracts an affluent demographic and wealthy snowbirds who have second homes in the desert. Art sales consistently exceed $2 million each year. The festival runs concurrent with the BNP Paribas Open, an international tennis event, attended by 350,000 of a highly appealing demographic as well as the polo finals – both located a few miles from the festival.

Art Fest Boca 2012- Boca Raton, Florida
OPEN DATE: 7/1/2012
DEADLINE: 10/1/2012
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 11/17/2012 - 11/18/2012
Art Fest Boca is an annual JURIED fine arts show. The location of the festival is Mizner Park‎
590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Art Fest Boca is located in Palm Beach county, the third highest per capita income in the United States.

Mount Dora Arts Festival 38th Annual- Mount Dora, Florida
OPEN DATE: 7/1/2012
DEADLINE: 10/22/2012
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 2/2/2013 - 2/3/2013




July 1, 2012
Applications available in ZAPP
October 22, 2012
Application deadline
October 23 - 31, 2012
Jury process
November 9, 2012
Invitation to show is emailed
December 9, 2012
Deadline to accept invitation to show
December 15, 2012
Deadline for booth payment

Las Cruces Arts Fair 2013- Las Cruces, New Mexico
OPEN DATE: 7/2/2012
DEADLINE: 11/30/2012
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 3/15/2013 - 3/17/2013
Las Cruces Arts Fair 2013
Presented by the Doña Arts Council in the Las Cruces Convention Center
Show Dates: March 16-17, 2013, with VIP opening evening of March 15.
Application Deadline: November 30, 2012 Midnight MST
Phone: 575-523-6403

In its 3rd year, the Las Cruces Arts Fair is the newest juried fine art and crafts event in the Southwest. The 2013 Arts Fair will again be held in the Las Cruces Convention Center, a venue that maximizes space for artists and artisans to show their work to an enthusiastic public that is anticipating reconnecting with Arts Fair participants. Artists who participated in the 2011 and 2012 shows got to meet fine art aficionados from New Mexico, Texas, and the Borderland. Both shows were a huge success for participating vendors and the public.

The 2013 Las Cruces Arts Fair will open at 6 pm on Friday evening March 15, with a ticketed VIP preview. Artists and artisans will have the opportunity to meet collectors and supporters in an intimate atmosphere. The show opens to the general public at 10 am on Saturday, March 16, and closes at 5 pm on Sunday, March 17.

The Doña Ana Arts Council, the organizer of the Arts Fair, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) arts organization that has supported and enhanced the arts and cultural life of Southern New Mexico for more than 40 years. The Arts Council’s mission is to improve the quality of life in Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, and Southern New Mexico by ensuring that the performing, visual, and literary arts are an integral part of education, economic growth, and community development. The Doña Ana Arts Council organizes the Renaissance ArtsFaire (RenFaire), an annual outdoor festival and juried arts and crafts fair, and numerous other programs for the community. The Arts Council also manages and operates the historic Rio Grande Theatre, the oldest adobe theater in the Southwest. Proceeds from the Las Cruces Arts Fair will be used to support the Doña Ana Arts Council’s many community programs.

The 2013 Las Cruces Arts Fair will include a silent auction for the benefit of the Doña Ana Arts Council’s programs and activities. Besides being a fundraiser, the silent auction is intended to provide a welcoming introduction to the variety of art that will be found at the Arts Fair. Visitors will have a chance to preview artists work in the silent auction before going into the main exhibition space.

Sacramento Arts Festival - 15th Annual- Sacramento, California
OPEN DATE: 7/4/2012
DEADLINE: 9/10/2012
Jury Fee: $10.00
Event Dates: 11/2/2012 - 11/4/2012

Spend a profitable weekend at the Sacramento Arts Festival—the region's premier contemporary craft and fine art event. Last year our crowds were UP MORE THAN 20% and most exhibitors had GREAT SALES—in all price ranges! We have fantastic November dates again this year and we expect even bigger crowds who will not only be shopping for their homes and themselves but also for unique Christmas gifts. You'll be in the handsome new hall of the centrally located, well-known Sacramento Convention Center, which also offers an abundance of nearby public transportation and inexpensive parking.

Scottsdale Arts Festival 2013- Scottsdale, Arizona
OPEN DATE: 7/4/2012
DEADLINE: 10/14/2012
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 3/8/2013 - 3/10/2013
In a community renowned for its devotion to the arts, Scottsdale Arizona has one arts festival that rises above them all. After four decades, the Scottsdale Arts Festival, held every March during the height of Scottsdale's tourist season, has established a solid reputation as the premiere arts festival in the Southwest. The Festival draws up to 40,000 visitors during the 3-day weekend and features the work of 190 artists. Voted as one of the top five favorite Arts Festivals by the readers of American Style Magazine, the festival is set among the lush gardens and beautiful public art sculptures on the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, the festival delights art buyers with juried, gallery-quality fine arts and fine crafts gourmet food trucks, children's art activities and entertainment.

Germantown Friends School Annual Juried Craft Show 2013- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
OPEN DATE: 7/4/2012
DEADLINE: 10/15/2012
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 3/1/2013 - 3/3/2013
The Germantown Friends School Annual Juried Craft Show, held on the campus of Germantown Friends School, in one of Philadelphia's most historic neighborhoods, has become one of the nation's most prestigious small craft shows. Now celebrating its 29th year, this show is known for high quality craft, a large, knowledgeable audience, and warm and hospitable volunteers. Proceeds from the show benefit the school's general scholarship fund and Community Scholars Program.

Rock n Roll Craft Show 9- Saint Louis, Missouri
OPEN DATE: 7/4/2012
DEADLINE: 9/15/2012
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 11/23/2012 - 11/25/2012
Rock N Roll Craft Show is the original St. Louis alternative art, craft, and music event! RRCS is a shopping experience which offers unique handmade items alongside live music. Resist corporate consumption and shop the highest quality and most fun Thanksgiving weekend sale around! RRCS9 will showcase work by 100 artists and crafters and will be our fifth show in the lovely Third Degree Glass Factory. Please visit www.rocknrollcraftshow.com for updates and details!

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