We are excited to invite you to participate in the 6th Annual Ramona Art & Wine Festival 2018. This Festival is a joint project of the Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project, the Ramona Valley Vineyard Association, and the Ramona Art Guild. The Art & Wine Festival's goal is to raise money for the Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project, the mission of which is: To encourage economic vitality by increasing tourism, promoting community pride, and celebrating our rich cultural heritage through an outstanding outdoor visual arts program.
Because this Festival strives to enhance art appreciation, you are invited to exhibit and sell your original paintings, visual arts, sculpture, jewelry, photography, mixed media and more. It is our vision that the Festival will be a fine arts experience.
(Because this is a juried event, all past participants and first-time participants must complete an application even if they are sharing a booth with another artist.)
DATE/LOCATION: Saturday November 3, 2018 11:00pm-5pm, Begent Ranch, 18528 Highland Valley Road, Ramona CA 92065
SUBMISSION DEADLINES: Applications and digital photos must be received by Friday July 6th, 2018.
APPROVAL: Entries will be reviewed by digital submission. Those Artists approved will be notified by Friday July 13th, 2018 via email from artistsRAWF@gmail.com. FIRST-TIME Participants, please do not pay any fees until you have received approval. This is a juried event. Reminders and Final Instructions will be emailed closer to the Festival date. Please add this email address to your contacts to avoid RAWF communications going to your junk mail.
EARLY BIRDS: Booth Space is 10'x10'. Booth fees are only $60 for returning artists and $70 for first-time participants if fees are received on or before Monday August 13th, 2018. Early birds will also receive a priority location at the venue. If you are sharing a booth, the second registering Artist fee is an additional $10.
BOOTH FEES: Booth fees received after August 13th are $70 for returning artist and $80 for first-time participants, due no later than Monday September 10th, 2018 to be included in this year's event. If you are sharing a booth, the second registering Artist fee is an additional $15.
PERKS: Participating Artists will receive 2 complimentary full access wristbands and food tickets per booth to the event. These wristbands and tickets are intended to give access to the artists working the booths, they are not intended to be transferrable.
DONATION: To further support the fundraising effort of this event, we ask that each participant donate an item with a minimum $50 retail value for the Silent Auctions to be held during the Festival benefiting the H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project. Donations should be received no later than Monday, October 15th, 2018. Details for delivery of your donation will be provided closer to the due date. The mural project is a non-profit 501(c)(3), all donations are tax deductible.
SET-UP: The facility will be available for set up of hardware only, Friday, November 2nd, 2018 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm. No overnight security is provided.
SCHEDULE SET-UP: Artists will be provided a 15-minute window based on their booth location to unload their vehicles for set up beginning at 8am, Saturday November 3rd, 2018, the morning of the event. If you do not show up during your scheduled unload time you will be asked to wait in the parking lot until your allotted time. All set up must be completed by 10:30am, 30 minutes before the event begins. PLEASE BE PROMPT.
EXHIBIT DETAILS: To maintain the visual quality of our event please observe the following guidelines. Exceptions will not be permitted.• ONLY 10x10 solid colored pop-up tents will be allowed (white preferred). Tents must be weighted down with sand bags, or similar, only. Staking is not permitted. No umbrellas are permitted.• Please contact us at ArtistsRAWF@gmail.com if you do not have a 10x10 pop-up tent, we have a few available on a first come, first serve basis.• Tablecloths must be solid colored, black or white preferred.• No Food or Beverages may be served in the Art Booths. Only items for personal consumption are allowed.• No electricity is provided.• No displays may extend beyond your 10x10 designated space.• Booths must be attended by the artist or representative during the entire event.
All Artists are responsible for having their own Seller's Permit, all sales tax is the responsibility of each individual Artist.
TEAR DOWN: Saturday November 3rd, 2018, begins promptly at 5pm. No vehicles will be allowed on to the events ground until 5:30. This prevents any bottlenecking and worked great last year.
*APPLICATION REQUIREMENT & GUIDELINES: *
FIRST - TIME PARTICIPANTS1. Email 3 photos of your ORIGINAL art with your Application to ArtistsRAWF@gmail.com. as jpeg (.jpg) files no larger than 1MB (1024KB) per image.2. Make sure your artwork is sized to fill the screen and cropped to just show the art. a. Title each image with your last name, phone number, DASH and a consecutive 1, 2 or 3, no spaces, i.e.: Smith7605551212-1.jpg, Smith7605551212-2.jpg, etc. b. The Application and electronic images of your work must be received by no later than Friday, July 6th, 2018. Once approved, payments can be made through PAYPAL at www.ramonaartandwinefest.net OR please make your check or money order payable to “The Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project" and mail to P.O. Box 1661, Ramona CA 92065.
RETURNING PARTICIPANTSYour application must be received by no later than Friday, July 6th, 2018. Booth fee payments (per above schedule) can be made through PAYPAL at www.ramonaartandwinefest.net OR please make your check or money order payable to “The Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project" and mail to P.O. Box 1661, Ramona CA 92065.
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