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Shelby Township Fine Art Fair in Shelby Township, MI
Sat Aug 8th - Sun Aug 9th
Other Possible Names for this Event: - Shelby Township Art Fair - Shelby Township Fine Arts Fair - Shelby Township's Art Fair
Event Location Shelby Township Municipal Grounds
Shelby Township, MI 48316
Shelby Township Municipal GroundsLocation/Facility Type:
park-like grassy area with shade trees
Listing Details for Event #: 1778300Posted: Nov 21, 2014
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2015
Listing Completeness %: 100%
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Additional Questions for Event Categories:
- Art & Craft Events
- Art Festival
- Fine Art and Fine Crafts Show
- Fine Arts Show
- Juried Fine Art Show
- Juried Art & Craft Show
- Art Exhibition
Dates: Sat Aug 8th - Sun Aug 9th
Date Pattern: ALWAYS the 2nd weekend in August
Rain Date Policy: Only VERY SEVERE weather may cancel event
Rain Date Notification: check Facebook page
Show Hours: Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4
Setup Time: Friday after 1 pm or Saturday before 10 am
Year #: 32
Attendance: 12-15,000 estimated in previous years
Attendance Method: Previous Accurate Crowd Count
Public Admission Price: free
Haul Details: no vehicles on grass, carts available
Vendor Help: � Assistance with set-up and break-down
Vendor Breakfast: � Complimentary coffee and donuts for vendors on Saturday and Sunday morning
Vendor Lunch: none provided
Parking: free parking - municipal lot, free shuttle from Community Center lot, lot at nearby park
Vendor Parking: designated area
RV Parking: designated area
Restrooms: portable units with sinks in 3 locations, plus indoor in Municipal Building and Hope Chapel
Awards/Prizes: 2-3 prizes per category, 8 categories plus Best of Show and Memo
Electricity: not provided
Water: not provided
Tables/Chairs: not provided
Misc Details: Outdoor Event w/o Cover Provided, Juried Fine Arts & Crafts
Website: URL on file! Click Here for more info.
Advertising: This event is promoted on several websites, local and regional publications,press releases, signs, flyers, through social media, and by sponsors
Entertainment: Family Friendly Entertainment featuring music in the bandshell, circus acts and demonstration, kids craft and activity area, interactive mural and more
Activities: Kid's crafts, bounce houses, interactive mural, music, tours of Historic Hope Chapel and Andrews School House, and more
||Jury Fee: $10|
Seperate Jury Fee Check: YES
Jury Requirements: 3 images - recent work, one of stocked booth, two of work in progress (6 total)
Commission: no commission
Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 100
Art/Craft Spaces Still Open: 100
Number of Apps Expected This Yr: 175
Art/Craft Space Price: 15'x15' Appl.fee $10 Booth $140
URL to Offical Art/Craft Application: View!
Food Spaces This Yr: 5
Food Space Price: $200
App Deadline: 2015-04-01
App Deadline: Passed
Still Accepting App's: YES
Since the deadline has passed you should call.
We allow events to be marked as 'still accepting apps'
past their app deadline date since many do and
just charge a higher fee.
Latest Notification/Hear-back Date: 2015-05-01
Vendor Types Needed: Painters, Clay, Wood, Glass, Fibers, Photography, Misc 3D, metal, sculpture, other, limited number of jewelers,
NOT Needed: Food
% of Vendors that Re-Apply: 70%
% of all Applications Accepted: 60%
% of Re-applying Re-accepted: 95%
Applications are Juried together& the best Accepted, all at once, after the application deadline.
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How many photos of are required? ( and types)
3 of work, 1 of stocked booth, 2 of work in progress
Who will judge submissions? Who comprises the Jury?
The Shelby Township Art Fair Committee is seeking artists, fine crafters, and Michigan Made Products vendors for its 32nd Annual Shelby Township Art Fair, held on the township’s municipal grounds at 52700 Van Dyke Avenue, just south of 24 Mile Road.
This juried fair is limited to 100 artists and 30 Michigan based product selling businesses. With quality and variety in mind, art and fine crafts in clay, wood, painting, printing, drawing, fibers, metal, glass and other 2D and 3D mediums are being sought. A limited number of jewelers will be accepted.
All booths are outdoors on grass, measure approximately 15’ x 15’, and many have shade trees. Some double booths are available. The jury fee is $10 and booth fees are $140 for artists and $60 for the MI Made area. Cash prizes are awarded to artists and fine crafters. The deadline for entry is April 1, 2015.
The friendly, helpful, organized staff, easy load-in & load-out, Friday night set-up, plenty of free daytime & overnight parking close to exhibit areas, overnight grounds security, and complimentary coffee and donuts each morning help to create a fun, friendly atmosphere.
Advertising in local and regional publications, internet social media, television and radio announcements, e-mail blasts, flyers, banners and signs throughout the community, and more bring over 10,000 visitors to the event.
Other features for visitors include free parking and shuttle bus, family friendly musical and other entertainment, kid’s craft and activity area, great tasting food, and a sponsor tote bag giveaway.
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
ABSOLUTELY NO RESALE MERCHANDISE!
Original works in sculpture, wood, metal, clay,
jewelry, glass, enamels, textiles, paintings, graphics,
drawings, photography, and fine crafts, and more. A minimum
of artist prints are acceptable. Exhibits must
include no more than 30% prints. All works must
be designed and produced by the selling artist.
Manufactured kits, patterns, commercial products of
any kind, or imported art or crafts for resale, or any
portion thereof will not be accepted. NOTE: The Art
Fair Committee reserves the right to immediately
remove items not acceptable or to expel any exhibitor
whose work is not represented in the images submitted.Common Rules Selected:
Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. Include a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope with enough postage for the jury materials you are sending to be returned to you. Jury Fee must be sent with a Seperate check. Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. No Refunds. Show Credits available by condition. Held Rain or Shine! Overnight Security Provided. ALL product categories must be itemized on the application. No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Gas Generators. Canopies must be weighted down, no stakes allowed in ground. No Early Packup Allowed. NO Setup until vehicle fully unloaded and moved. Vehicles can not be brought near stand for un/loading. Vehicle must be parked in designated areas. Standard Rules:
All work and displays must stay within designated space.
No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible.
Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards.
No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area.
All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.
Event Quality Level Determining Flags:
Photos of workshop, supplies, or works in progress required.
All items must be entirely hand-made, no Embellishments only.
All items must be entirely hand-made by the artist alone.
All items must be Fine Craft or Art.
Limited number of Artists per category.
Artist must be present day of show.
No inventory boxes in view.
All product types to be sold must be listed on application.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to remove them. Determined Quality Level: 4
quality levels explained
From M59 - take to Van Dyke Avenue and head north approximately 4 miles. Municipal Grounds are just south of 24 Mile Road on the east side of Van Dyke Avenue.
Shelby Township is approximately 20 miles north of Detroit, and about 15 miles east of Pontiac, Michigan.
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