The Youth Art Fair is an excellent opportunity for young artists to showcase their talent and experience an art fair alongside seasoned professionals who participate in the Uptown Art Fair. From sculpture to painting, photography to jewelry, if you're interested in crafting and selling your artwork, this is the fair for you!
All artwork must be original. Work made from a kit is not permitted. This includes items such as balloons and yo-yos.
Artists must personally tend their booths and be present during the entire event. Representatives, including family members, may NOT attend in place of the artist. Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the hours of operation.
Only items described in the application or shown in submitted photographs may be displayed. Artists may not use their booths to display samples of items to be delivered later. Sales should be on a “cash and carry” basis.
The following are absolutely prohibited:• Services such as face or nail painting, hair braiding, flower arranging, or henna tattooing• The sale of food• Use of licensed, trademarked, or copyrighted characters or names• Games including prize-winning or raffles• Activities that require the purchaser to assemble their product• Commercial banners hanging in artists’ booths
Entries must be received online, in person or postmarked by Friday, June 9, 2017. NO exceptions to the deadline will be made. Hand delivered entries will be accepted at the Uptown Association office until 4 pm. Space is limited and based upon timing of payment received — placement not guaranteed. Submissions will be reviewed immediately and fee refunded if criteria not met. Participants announced after deadline.
Non-refundable Application Fee: $40 per person
Youth Art Fair Hours of Operation:Saturday August 5, 11am - 6pmSunday August 6, 11am - 5pm
Set up one hour prior to start time
Artwork displays should be simple and functional. Artwork must fit on table (no floor display space). No tents allowed.
Booth set up and tear down should take no longer than one hour with minimal adult help.
NO electricity included. Please do not bring materials that require electricity.
Artists who wish to share a booth need to fill out an entry form for each individual artist and submit the forms together. Each artist must pay the $40 application fee.
T-SHIRTS:Exhibitors must wear a t-shirt designed exclusively for Youth Art Fair participants. Please indicate your desired size on entry form. T-shirt included with entry fee.