OAC Art on the Hills Application
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Sunday, July 28, 2019

The Owatonna community has a rich history of art, and the Owatonna Arts Center invites you to be a part of that lively experience of “ART on the Hills.”

The setting of the Owatonna Arts Center is the beautiful grounds of the West Hills Campus, which also has the State School Orphanage Museum.

Featured will be fifty artists, live entertainment, art activities for the young at heart, and food concessions.

The art fair is hosted by the Owatonna Arts Center and the “Art on the Hills” committee. This is a major event that the community and surrounding area looks forward to attending.

Join us and be a part of artists sharing their creativity and enriching lives.

We look forward to welcoming you to “Art on the Hills.” If you have questions please feel free to call us at 507-451-0533.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.

Dates and Times
Saturday, July 27, 2019 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, July 28, 2019 10 am - 4 pm

Eligibility
Art On The Hills is open to all artists, 18 and over, in the following fine art areas:
Clay, Glass, Oil/Acrylic/Drawing
Fiber Art, Watercolor, Sculpture/Wood/Metal
Jewelry, Paper, Photography
Mixed Media

Marketing and Advertising
The Art on the Hills is promoted in the tri-state area attracting visitors within a 150-mile radius of Owatonna.

Parking
Please bring a cart to transport your wares to your assigned area as no vehicles are allowed on the grass. No car, trailer, van or camper may be parked at your booth. Parking will be available on the grounds.

Local Accommodations
Hotels
Baymont Inn............................................507-456-1141
Best Budget.............................................507-451-0776
Comfort Inn.............................................507-444-0818
Country Inn & Suites...............................507-455-9295
Holiday Inn..............................................507-446-8900
Microtel...................................................507-456-0228
Northrop Bed & Breakfast......................507-451-4040
Oakdale Motel.........................................507-451-5480
Super 8 Motel..........................................507-451-0380
Valu Stay Inn...........................................507-451-8712
River View Campground………………………. 507-451-8050
Hope Oak Knoll Campground………...…….507-451-2998

Rules
1. All artwork must be original concept and executed by the artist making application. (No mass produced , commercial or imported products, copies, kits molded or fabricated work will be allowed. No sales reps will be permitted.)
2. Jewelry must be handmade.
3. Limited Editions must have been created by the artist and numbered.
4. The Artist must be present at the art fair.
5. Each Artist must submit images under his/her own name even if sharing a booth. When applying, each Artist must pay the registration fee.
6. Only accepted juried media by that artist can be sold. The committee has the right to remove items that are not juried into the art fair.
7. No more than three media per exhibitor is allowed. “Art on the Hills” is a rain or shine event. Booth will be located outdoors. Individual booth size will be 10’ x 10’. Artist must provide booth, equipment and display needs for their work. No electrical service is provided. Recommendations – please have tent rigged for weather; 40 lb. weights suggested for tent in case of bad weather, including liability insurance
8. No change of booth assignments permitted.
9. Minnesota Sales Tax ID# must be on file with the “Art on the Hills” committee prior to the art fair or you will not be allowed to participate.
10. No refunds will be made after June 15.
11. Artists may check in or set up his/her booth on Friday between 1 pm and 7 pm or after 6 am on Saturday.
12. Artist wares must be available for sale until the close of the show on Sunday, then booths and wares must be removed by 6 pm on Sunday.
13. Entry fee will be held until jury committee meets.

Jury Criteria
A panel of artists will be looking for aesthetics, technical ability, design quality. No names will be given during the jury process. All jury information is kept anonymous and confidential. There will be no appeals on jurors’ decisions.
The “Art on the Hills” reserves the right to balance the show according to media.

Entry Procedures
For your convenience, go to www.oacarts.org. Click on the Art Fair page to either download a printable form OR enter your info directly online. If mailing send to:
Owatonna Arts Center, P. O. Box 134
Owatonna, MN 55060
Kindly provide 3 images of your work and an image under 2 MB. of your booth that is 300 DPI or larger.
Word document coinciding with image number indicating Artist’s name, media, dimension, brief description of work and an Artist bio. This information will be used for selection process and /or any related publication for publicity
Entry must be received by May 15, 2019.
A $100 entry fee per Artist.
If an artist is not accepted, the entire entry fee will be returned.


Participation Agreement
The Owatonna Arts Center “Art on the Hills” and the City of Owatonna shall not be responsible for bodily injury or property damage or loss of art work or equipment arising from any cause, including inclement weather. Submission of work grants permission to use images of art work for publicity purpose. Signing registration form gives acceptance of conditions listed above.

Exhibitors are responsible for collecting and reporting Minnesota sales tax. You may register by phone for a sales tax permit in Minnesota, call 651-282-5225. New! All exhibitors must comply with Minnesota statues by having an operator certificate of compliance (ST-19) for 2001 CF on file at the MCC office.

First and last name *
Address *
City, state, zip code *
Phone (cell)
Phone (evening)
Sales tax # *
Email address *
Please select the appropriate medium *
Required
I accept the rules and regulations of the 2019 Art On The Hills *
Upload 3 images of your work *
Required
Upload an image under 2 MB of your booth that is 300 DPI or larger. *
Required
Word document coinciding with image number indicating Artist’s name, media, dimension, brief description of work and an Artist bio. This information will be used for selection process and /or any related publication for publicity *
Required
Please return to the Art on the Hills page on the Owatonna Arts Center website to pay the $100 application fee after you click "submit." Thank you!
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