All application materials, fees, and images must be received by the deadline: February 16th, 2018.The Festival will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, rain or shine!
Failure to submit all of these components in time may result in your application not being considered.
Please remember: All artists MUST be juried each year.
ELIGIBILITY All artists and crafters living within a 60 mile radius of Lewisburg, PA, professional or amateur, who have never shown their work in a festival setting, even those with limited inventory, are invited to enter. All entries are juried, and the judges reserve the right to limit the entries due to duplications or lack of space. All items must be hand-crafted by the entrant - not a consortium of artists - who must be present at the Festival. But s/he may have helpers to show/sell.
FESTIVAL BOOTHThe Lewisburg Arts Council will provide tables for display and/or transactions beneath one large, communal tent. Tables are 8' in length. The area will be promoted with banners and explanatory signage indicating and promoting the tent as housing New and Emerging Artists.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTSIf selected as an Emerging Artist, you will be required to work with one of our Arts Council mentors who will help prepare for success and future participation in art festivals. If you are not willing to work with the mentor, please do not submit an application.
3. Write ONE CHECK made payable to “The Lewisburg Arts Council” which is a non-refundable JURY FEE of $12.50 and mail to: The Lewisburg Arts Council, PO Box 418, Lewisburg, PA 17837
4. You will receive an email from the Emerging Artist Committee by the end March with the results of the jury process and an invoice for your BOOTH FEE ($50). You will be able to pay online, or mail in with a copy of your invoice.
*IMAGE STANDARDS for submitting digital images - please follow the “Red Dot” standard as adopted by the National Association of Independent Artists. The 1920 x 1920 pixel format is large enough to show important detail and can be used by any show.
1. Preferred Dimensions: Approximately 1920 pixels x 1920 pixels (measured in pixels, NOT dpi or "dots per inch", approximately 2 MB file size).2. File Format: Save all images as a JPEG. 3. File Size: JPEGs must be under 2.0 MB. 4. Color space: Save images in RGB color space, preferably sRGB5. File Name: Last NameFirst Name_festival year_image number (If you use a business name for your art, please include it in the image name as well. (Example: SmithBetty_TheArtLady_2018_1.jpg)6. Short descriptions of the work may be included in the email.
If you have questions about the application process contact:
The Lewisburg Arts Festival Emerging Artist Committee firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Please submit a $12.50 jury fee by check or money order to: The Lewisburg Arts Council PO Box 418 Lewisburg, PA 17837. *Please see "Emerging Artist Application Guidelines" available on the Lewisburg Council website for more information.