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Shelby Township Fine Art Fair in Shelby Township, MI

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@Sat Aug 6th - Sun Aug 7th

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Other Possible Names for this Event:   -   Shelby Township Fine Arts Fair  -   Shelby Township's Art Fair  -   Shelby Township Art Fair

Event Location
Shelby Township Municipal Grounds
VanDyke Avenue
Shelby Township, MI 48316
Macomb County - 309,502 housholds avg $61,862 ea.

Location/Facility Name: Shelby Township Municipal Grounds
Location/Facility Type: park-like grassy area with shade trees
Listing Details for Event #: 2034658
Posted: Sep 12, 2015
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015
Listing Completeness %: 96%
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Event Details
Primary Category:
  - Art & Craft Events
     - Art Festival
Additional Categories:
     - Fine Art and Fine Crafts Show
     - Fine Arts Show
     - Juried Fine Art Show
     - Juried Art & Craft Show
     - Art Exhibition
Dates: Unconfirmed / Anticipated-Only Event -- ! ! -- Date(s) are Approximate Only!
@Sat Aug 6th - Sun Aug 7th

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 #: 33
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 Space Price: 15'x15' Appl.fee $10 Booth $140
URL to Offical Art/Craft Application: View!

URL to Offical Retail Application: View!

Food Spaces This Yr: 5
Food Space Price: $200
URL to Offical Food Application: View!

App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: unknown

Applications are Juried together& the best Accepted, all at once, after the application deadline.

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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

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
Event Application Documents & Files for this Event
Document: 2015 info and app.pdf
Document Type: Entry, Application
Document Audience: Art, A&C, Exhibitor
Up-to-date: NO - Not Current, Reference Only
View as a .PDF file - 749kB

Document: flyer_and_entry_form_final_revised.pdf
Origional URL Location / Web Address: Login to See
Document Type: Form, Entry, Flyer
Document Audience: Art
Up-to-date: NO - Not Current, Reference Only
View as a .PDF file - 58kB

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Driving Directions
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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