NewBo Art Fest

Artists

Now accepting applications for 2019 Artist Booths 

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The New Bo Art Fest is a juried show.
The submission fee is $35.00 (non-refundable)
Booth Fee : FREE yes, FREE ! 
DEPOSIT: For artists that are invited to participate in the fest, there will be a $100.00 deposit required to hold your space. Your deposit check will be returned when you arrive at the fest. 
Space is limited to only 37 Openings
Our sponsors have made it a priority to support the arts in Cedar Rapids and feel that FREE artist booths is a true bohemian spirit we want to promote.
SUBMISSIONS
To submit click https://client.smarterentry.com/NBAF 
(any problems submitting contact Anne Stamats @ blackearthgallery@gmail.com)
Artists may share a booth but need to submit separately for judging. If both artists wanting to share a booth are both invited to participate, please tell the fest committee so that the booth count and parking spaces are correct.

June 14, 2019 : Timeframe for submission closes at midnight.
June 15, 2019 : Juried selection begins
June 17, 2019 : Artists will be notified whether or not they will be participating in the New Bo Art Fest. 
• All work must be original or a limited edition and not from a commercially available kit.
• Past participation in the festival does not guarantee participation from year to year. 
• 5 photos will be required for submission. One photo must be of your booth set-up. If you do not have a photo of your booth, please contact Anne Stamats at blackearthgallery@gmail.com

AWARDS
Judges will determine 1st, 2nd and 3rd place at the festival. The three judges are local art professionals.
1st Place = $500.00
2nd Place = $250.00
3rd Place = $150.00
TENTS
A single space is 10’x10’
Artists must provide their own tents with tent weights, tables, chairs, and display. Tent sides are recommended in case of rain.
Artists MUST have a tent to participate. 


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