Application Process

Visual Artist Applications will be accepted online between October 5, 2020 - January 17, 2021
Visual Artist Notification of Jury results – January 30, 2021 at noon
Accepted Artist deadline for participation – March 10, 2021
Visual Artist set-up – April 1, 2021
2021 St. George Art Festival – April 2nd & 3rd, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 


HOURS:
Exhibit Hours are from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Friday and Saturday. Artists must be present during all scheduled festival hours. for each category marked on application for jury, exhibit and judging.



CRITERIA:
Artwork must be original in design and executed by the applicant. Each artist must accompany their own work and may display and sell only in the category in which his work has been accepted.

REPRODUCTIONS:
Original art must occupy more than 50% of booth display. Limited edition prints – individually labeled as such, may be sold only if signed, numbered and framed.

JEWELRY CATEGORY:
Only artists accepted in the jewelry category may display and sell jewelry.

BUY/SELL:
No commercial dealers, agents, kits, castings from commercial molds or mass-produced items or buy/sell allowed.

DISPLAY:
Artists must furnish their own display panels and booth facilities. Space assignment is at the organizer's discretion. Booth set-ups with canopies will need to be stabilized with weights or stakes. The display area is approximately 10 x 11 in size.

LIABILITY:
Artists display all artwork at their own risk

CLEAN-UP:
Artist is responsible for keeping their assigned area clean and left in order each evening.

RIBBONS:
Displaying ribbons or awards from other shows is not allowed.

INELIGIBILITY:
Artists who do not comply with Festival rules and regulations will become ineligible for admission to future festivals.

1. A $30.00 non-refundable Application/Jury Fee (plus applicable fees if paid using PayPal) for each category marked on the application for jury, exhibit and judging. Application/Jury Fee(s) are deposited upon receipt and must be received no later than 5:00 pm MDT on January 17, 2021. When the required documents arrive at the Production Office you will see the 'STATUS' of your entry change from 'SUBMITTED' to 'SHOW TO JURY'.

2. Booth space fees are detailed below (plus applicable fees if paid using PayPal) and are due after receipt of acceptance notification. Double space booths are limited and assigned by festival staff on a first come first serve basis.

  • Row A-D Single Booth Fee: $175.00 (10' x 11').
  • Row A-D Double Booth Fee: $350.00 (20' x 11').
  • Row E Premium Single Booth Fee: $215.00 (10' x 11')
  • Row E Premium Double Booth Fee: $430.00 (20' x 11')
  • Exclusive Booth Fee: $245 (15'x11') *Only 8 available on the north side of Row A!

1. Your space fee is refundable if the St. George Art Festival Office is notified in writing by March 10, 2021.

2. "NO SHOW" POLICY: Artists who have not CHECKED-IN and have failed to alert the Office (435) 627-4500 or who do not leave a voice mail MESSAGE by 6:00 pm, Thursday (set-up day), will be considered a 'NO SHOW' and assigned space will be forfeited.

3. There are no refunds or rain checks due to inclement weather, late cancellations, act of God, local authority or related natural disasters.

4. The committee reserves the right to reject any work it considers unsuitable. Exhibitors must follow suggestions made by the ST. GEORGE ART FESTIVAL during the event. No refund will be given if artist is asked to leave the event for violation of rules.

If you need additional help: Just email us at artadmn@sgcity.org or call the Office at 435-627-4500

Ceramics/Pottery:
Original work, decorative or functional.

Digital Art:
This category includes any original work for which the original image, or the manipulation of other source material, was executed by the artist using a computer. Traditional photographs taken through a digital media should apply in the photography category.

Drawing/Pastel:
Original work made with pen, pencil, charcoal, pastel, or chalk.

Fiber/Wearables:
Original work in fiber including soft sculpture, batik, painted fabric, baskets.

Glass:
Original work where the primary material is glass. No manufactured molds or other mass production.

Graphics/Printmaking:
Prints of original work done by the artist, by traditional methods including etching, engraving, silkscreen, stone and plate lithography, linoleum block or woodcut.

Jewelry:
Original jewelry made from precious and non-precious metals, gemstones, enamel, glass, clay, fiber, etc.

Leather:
Original work, decorative or functional.

Metal:
Original work designed by artist.

Mixed Media:
This category includes works, both 2 and 3-dimensional, that incorporate more than one type of physical material to produce. Includes non-sculptural work as determined by the artist.

Painting:
Original work in oils, acrylics, and watercolor.

Photography:
Original photos taken by the artist.

Sculpture:
Original nonfunctional 3-D work of any material.

Wood:
Original work, hand tooled, carved or machine worked; furniture.

REQUIRED:
5 Digital Images

4 images of your artwork and 1 of your booth or display (showing artwork)

Include the following in the description of your artwork:

1. Title

2. Description

3. Dimensions

4. Material

5. Year

6. Price

* Place booth image as # 5 in sequence.

Artist Information
This can be copied and pasted from your computer document into the space provided on the application.

Artist Information Statement which includes an explanation of HOW YOU CREATE YOUR WORK, materials used, technique and style.

Biographical and prior show information.

Dimensions: 1920 x 1920 pixels

Border/Background: Black

File Format: Save all images as BASELINE Standard JPEG. Do not save as a Progressive JPEG

File Size: JPEGs must be under 2.0 MB

Color space: Save images in an RGB color space, preferably sRGB

Caution: If you plan to use your ZAPP™ images, make sure you use the original images you prepared for upload to ZAPP. It is our experience that artists who download their images from the ZAPP™ website are actually getting images that are smaller in size than what they uploaded. Be careful. ** Our image requirements follow the suggestions of the NAIA (National Association of Independent Artists); allowing you to use your digital images already prepared for other events that use ZAPP.

If you are unable to upload your images to our system, or are just uncomfortable doing so, the following two options available:

1. Email your images to artadmn@sgcity.org with your NAME and CATEGORY in the Subject Line of the email.

2. Mail us a CD or DVD with your images

Your completed and signed application(s). One per category

5 IMAGES for jury submission (4 artwork & 1 display). See Images and Requirements

Your $30 (plus applicable fees if paid using PayPal) Application/Jury fee per category; If paying by check, please make each check payable to: CITY OF ST. GEORGE.

If applying by MAIL, include signed APPLICATION and CHECK(S) or CREDIT CARD information to:

St. George Art Festival
220 N. 200 E.
St. George, UT 84770

** INCLUDE: CD or DVD only if NOT uploaded on your EntryThingy application. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with appropriate postage if you want your images returned.

When the required documents arrive at the Production Office you will see the 'STATUS' of your entry change from 'SUBMITTED' to 'SHOW TO JURY'.

Contact Us:
St. George Art Festival
220 N. 200 E.
St. George, UT 84770
435-627-4500
leisure@sgcity.org

Food/Concession Booth Application

You will need to complete/provide the following:



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  1. 2021 St. George Arts Festival Food Concession Application (PDF) - Coming soon

    For consideration, the Application above must be delivered no later than February 7, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. to:

    Community Arts Division
    Art Festival – Food Booth
    68 E. Tabernacle St.
    St. George, UT 84770
    artadmn@sgcity.org

    You will be notified of acceptance by email no later than February 19, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.


    After you are accepted, you must be prepared to provide the following:

  2. City of St. George Event Guideline and Exhibitor / Vendor Release Waiver and Indemnification Agreement (PDF)
  3. Temporary Food Service Permit Application (PDF)
  4. Copy of the Southwest Utah Public Health Permit (Sample PDF)  (Temporary Food Service Establishments - Information PDF)
  5. Copy of the Food Handlers Permit (Sample PDF)
  6. City of St. George Sub-License application (PDF) ($5.00 fee will be due SEPARATELY upon acceptance – in addition to the event booth fee)
  7. Certificate of Liability Insurance (Sample PDF) listing:
    • The City of St. George, 175 East 200 North, St. George, UT 84770, as an additional insured
    • The name and dates of the event: St. George Art Festival – April 2-3, 2021. (Include April 1st  if you will set up Thursday evening).
    • Description of Operations must be worded exactly as the sample below:

      "City of St. George is listed as an additional insured with respect to (name of insured) participation in the St. George Art Festival, April 2-3, 2021, located at 50 South Main, St. George UT 84770. The City of St. George is Primary & Non-Contributory for Ongoing & Complete Operations; a Waiver of Subrogation applies in favor of the City of St. George. A 30 day Notice of Cancellation will be provided should any of the above described policies be cancelled before the expiration date."

    • Make sure the required insurance limits are correct as mandated by Utah R37-4-3
      • General Aggregate $2,552,000
      • Each occurrence $745,200
      • Damage to Property $295,000
    • NOTE: The City of St. George is no longer able to offer insurance.


Upon acceptance, items 2-7 listed above along with the following fees will be due by Wednesday, March 20, 2021:

• The booth fee of $250.00 for each 10’ x 10’ space (include tongue on trailers) (cash, check, credit/debit or money order)

• And a SEPARATE PAYMENT for the sub-business license fee of $5.00 (cash, check or Money order, NO credit or debit).

Inquiries may be sent to:

Community Arts Division
Art Festival – Food Booth
68 E. Tabernacle St.
St. George, UT 84770
artadmn@sgcity.org