The show usually is held the 2nd weekend in August. Set up for artists begins at 7am on Saturday and artists must be ready by 10 am which is the time the show opens for public viewing. There is no set up allowed on Friday. Exhibitors will be allowed access to the display area only on the morning of the show.
Exhibitors must show for both days. Take down is not allowed prior to the end of the show on Sunday. Spaces will be clearly marked and numbered. ( Each exhibitor is assigned a space and will receive notification prior to the show in their acceptance package. ) Exhibitors are responsible for their own display materials. No set up is allowed in Marine Park prior to Saturday morning.
It is recommended that exhibitors provide an umbrella or canopy as shaded areas are extremely limited in the park. Electricity is not available.
“All single booth spaces are 12′ x 12′. Artists may apply for more than one space. Space has been left between booths for storage of display materials. This space is not to be used for display of work.
Display materials are the responsibility of the artist. The area in Marina Park is a large open space. Artists should take this into consideration to ensure they are properly protected from the elements. Artists are encouraged to display a sign that bears their name. ( See exhibit examples ) There is no electricity available to artists for the outdoor show.
Spaces will be allocated based on tenure. Previously exhibiting artists may apply for a space closest to the one they occupied in last year’s show.
New artists will be allocated space according to the type of medium they use. For example the site committee will try to give artists whose work is displayed under glass a north facing booth in order to mitigate condensation.
On site security will be provided by a professional security company from 5 pm Saturday evening to 7 pm Sunday morning. Participating artists, at their own discretion, may leave their work in their display area.
Please note that the Show cannot be held responsible for any damages that may occur due to weather or any other uncontrollable circumstances. Artists wishing to protect themselves from these kinds of circumstances should consider insuring themselves through their own insurance company.
CANCELLATIONS / REFUND POLICY
Refunds will be available … less a $15 administration fee … if notice is given in writing on or before July 17, 2018. Cancellations received after July 17, 2018 will not be entitled to a refund.
By submitting an application exhibitors agree to abide by the rules of the Original Only Fine Art Show. Exhibitors also agree to comply with any reasonable request by show officials with regards to displays and conduct.
Exhibitors also agree to the use of their photos and bios for promotional purposes only.
Display materials are the responsibility of the artist. Each exhibitor must clearly display a sign bearing their name. To ensure a visually balanced show, the organizing committee will allocate space based upon receipt of applications. First come, First served basis; no reserved spaces are available.
Please see application forms for booth size availability.