Artists and Crafters: Two weeks left to apply for the Artist Marketplace at the Shoreline Arts Festival

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Artist marketplace booth
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

Now seeking artists and crafters for the Artist Marketplace at the 2016 Shoreline Arts Festival. Apply by 10:59pm on Monday, February 29 for a chance to become one of the 70+ juried artists that make up the beating heart of our summer celebration of the arts!

The Shoreline Arts Festival is a free community event that gathers 10,000+ art lovers at Shoreline Center for two extraordinary days of art, culture, music, food, and more. The vibrant Artist Marketplace is situated in the most prominent street front of the Festival, with booths occupying the large space between the Shoreline Center building and 1st Ave NE.

• All work must be handmade. No commercially produced work, kits, or imported goods.

• All work must be original and created by or under direction of the artists(s).
• Artist(s) must attend the entire Festival.
• Items must match type & quality submitted for jurying. No work by non-juried artists.

Booth Specifications
Two types of outdoor booth spaces are available:
• 10’ x 10’ uncovered, on asphalt: $175
• 10′ x 20′ uncovered, on asphalt: $350

All booths must withstand Northwest weather conditions, with canopies weighted against wind. Tables and chairs are available for rental. Overnight security is provided. In addition to booth fee, a Shoreline business licenses may be needed.

The jury panel includes working artists, gallery managers, and/or Festival directors, who determine the balance of categories and select the artists. Category sizes are based in part on average sales from previous years, and the organizers strive for a well-balanced mix of art types and price points, with emphasis always on quality of craftsmanship and vision. Jury decisions are confidential.

How to apply
Submit your application and $20 application fee online via Call for Entry by 10:59pm on Monday, February 29.



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