2020 Art Fair August 1 & 2
Elm Pointe Museum currently closed

ENTRY APPLICATION

Artist Application
Section A,B,C
Media: Prints and note cards may be displayed along with your original work
Sending

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ELIGIBILITY
Participation is open to all artists and craftspeople who exhibit work of original concept, design and execution. All work must be original. No work will be exhibited which has been made with the use of commercial kits, molds, patterns, plans, stencils or prefabricated forms. The Fair seeks to maintain the highest standards for both artist and viewing public.

MEDIA
Mixed media, fine arts and crafts only. Original work – no hobby crafts or greenware. Examples: painting in all media, print making, photography, digital art, basketry, weaving, textiles, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, wood working, scrimshaw, metal and glass making.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Email photos: (3 photos of work and 1 of booth) to portsideartsfair@gmail.com UNLESS you exhibited in 2018. (Include Portside in subject line) $125 per 10′ x 12′ assigned space. Portside is limited to 75 entries. Deadline is until full. Notification is 1-3 weeks. You must exhibit Saturday and Sunday. Mail payment to Portside Arts Fair, PO Box 1355, East Jordan MI  49727. 

SET UP
Artists will be spaced apart for social distancing. Friday setup is available from 2:00-8:00 p.m. only. Overnight parking at the park and parking lots is prohibited.

AWARDS
A professional juror will award  blue ribbons for best of show for a 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional body of work and a cash prize of $500.00 each.  Two honorable mention ribbons will also be awarded in the 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional categories and will include a booth fee voucher for the 2021 show.

SALES
Portside does not charge commission fees. Artists must submit 6% Michigan State Sales Tax directly to the State. Forms will be distributed at the Fair.

LIABILITY
All exhibits to be shown at the owner’s risk. Exhibitors are responsible for their own displays. Portside reserves the right to refuse any entry inconsistent with submitted photos.

ADVERTISING
Ads in art fair/tourist publications, local and regional newspapers; artist postcards, posters, road signage, event websites and radio/TV announcements.

QUESTIONS?
E-mail: portsideartsfair@gmail.com or Chris Wilhelm (231).675.4841.

booth map