NORWICH – All artists and crafters are invited to apply to jury selection for the 18th annual Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival, which will take place in the newly renovated East and West Parks of downtown Norwich on Sept. 8 and 9, 2012.
Entry deadline is March 9, with notification of the jury’s decision by April 13. Late applications may be accepted into categories where space is available at the discretion of the jury. It is anticipated that a maximum of 100 exhibitors will be invited to participate in 2012.
Applications will be available at the following locations throughout the area, Chenango County Council of the Arts and Made In Chenango in Norwich, Gallery 3-2-1 in Oxford, and Artware in Oneonta. You can request an application by calling 607-336-FEST or by sending an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application form can also be downloaded from the festival’s web site at www.colorscape.org in pdf format. The non-refundable $15 jury fee should be enclosed with your application; please see prospectus for details.
Completed applications should be accompanied by three digital images which accurately represent the work to be exhibited, plus one of a booth display. Images may be submitted on a non-returnable CD or by e-mail to email@example.com. Specifications are those recommended by the National Association of Independent Artists and are detailed on the application form.
Jury decisions are based on creativity, workmanship, continuity of work and overall appearance of display. All jury decisions are final. The fee for a 12x12 booth space at Colorscape is $175.
Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival is an outdoor exhibition of art and fine crafts. Its organizers are dedicated to providing a show of the highest quality in an interactive atmosphere, featuring artist demonstrations, workshops, educational activities for children and adults, live entertainment and quality food vending and attracts 12-14,000 visitors each year. For updates and more information, visit www.colorscape.org.