Apply now for the 2014 Shoreline Arts Festival: Artist Marketplace

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Artists' Marketplace
2013 Shoreline Arts Festival
Photo courtesy SL-LFP Arts Council

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council invites you to apply for the 24th annual Shoreline Arts Festival Artist Marketplace. Sell your art at one of the keystone community events in North King County.

The Shoreline Arts Festival gathers 5,000+ attendees for a summer celebration of the arts and local artists. The two-day event is a long-established tradition in this suburban Seattle community. This diverse Festival features an active Artists Marketplace along with juried art exhibitions, cultural performances, theatrical and literary performances, Hands-On Art, a children’s area, Food Court and much more.

Held at a great venue, the Festival is located on the grounds of the Shoreline Community Center and Shoreline Auditorium, with both indoor and outdoor activities, excellent amenities, and ample parking for attendees. The vibrant Artists Marketplace is situated at the core of the Festival, with booths lining the walkways between activities. This year’s Marketplace will feature 70+ juried artists. The organizers strive for a well-balanced mix of art types and price points, with emphasis always on quality of craftsmanship and vision.

Application fee is $5.00 Apply now at Call For Entry.
Deadline for Application: March 16, 10:59pm

Eligibility: We’re a juried Artists Marketplace. Requirements for artists include:

·         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: Thee types of outdoor booth spaces are available:

·         4’ x 10’ covered, on concrete walkway: $90

·         10’ x 10’ uncovered, on asphalt or grass: $125

·         Shared 10’ x 10’ uncovered, on asphalt or grass: $180

All booths must withstand Northwest weather conditions, with canopies weighted or staked 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.

Jurying: 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. Jury decisions are confidential.

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to nurture all of the arts in the community through programs and events, arts education, advocacy, and support for artists and arts organizations.


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