Call for Artists: 2018 Shoreline Arts Festival Artist Marketplace

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Jewelry vendor 2017
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

Call for Artists: 2018 Shoreline Arts Festival Artist Marketplace
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Submit your application before December 31st and qualify for 50% off the $20 application fee! Special offer code: EARLYBIRD

Apply today to become one of the 70+ artists that make up the beating heart of the 2018 Shoreline Arts Festival!

This free community event will gather 10,000+ art lovers at Shoreline Center on June 23 - 24 and the vibrant Artist Marketplace is situated on its most prominent street front, with booths occupying the large space between the Shoreline Center building and 1st Ave NE.

5 Reasons why you should apply to the Shoreline Arts Festival Artist Marketplace:
  1. Over 10,000 art lovers come to this keystone community event each year.
  2. Celebrating its 28th year, the Shoreline Arts Festival has a lot to brag about and is planning for improved event flow and expanded advertising in 2018.
  3. Location! Show and Sell your work in the art-loving neighborhoods of North King County from the Festival’s most prominent street front.
  4. With over 70 artists participating in the Artist Marketplace, the festival is a vibrant event with an incredible community of artists.
  5. Water, snacks, booth sitters, & artist/member lounge are available for selling artists to make sure you have the best weekend possible!
How to apply

Submit your application and $20 application fee online via Call for Entry by 10:59pm on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

Remember to apply the coupon code when you are ready to check out. Code: EARLYBIRD

  • 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 (June 23, 10am – 6pm and June 24, 10am – 5pm).
  • Items must match type & quality submitted for jurying. No work by non-juried artists.
Booth Specifications
Two types of outdoor booth spaces are available:
  1. 10’ x 10’ uncovered, on asphalt: $175
  2. 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 license 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 on quality of craftsmanship and vision. Jury decisions are confidential.

The Shoreline Arts Festival is a program of the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council with major support from the City of Shoreline, City of Lake Forest Park, and 4Culture.


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