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Call for Artists: Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff

July 13 & 14
Lake Bluff Park
St. Joseph, Michigan
Presented By: Krasl Art Center
200 Artists
Deadline: February 1
Notification Date: Wednesday, March 6

Application Fee: $45     
Booth Fees:  
  • 10'x10'-  $375  Corner $475 
  • 15'x10' - $425  Corner $575
  • 20'x10' or larger - $475 Corner $675
The 58th annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff (KAB) is accepting artist applications. It is, once again, ranked as one of the top 20 art fairs in the United States by Sunshine Artist Magazine, and one of the top 50 for artist sales by Art Fair SourceBook. The KAF is a great opportunity for working artists to connect with passionate buyers in the heart of southwest Michigan. 
St. Joseph is located next to Benton Harbor, Michigan, which is home to appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation and is 1 1/2 hour drive from Chicago and Grand Rapids. This established art fair attracts fine art and fine craft artists and an educated and inquisitive buying audience from all over the US and Canada. 
  • Located in beautiful Lake Bluff Park with trees, lake breezes and a gorgeous view of Lake Michigan.
  • Krasl Art Fair Best of Categories: $100 cash award for each category and invitation for 2020. Awards presented at the Sunday Morning Round Table Discussion.
  • Krasl Board of Directors' Choice Award: invitation to return in 2020 and a $100 cash award
  • Free Artist-only off-street parking nearby, plus reserved overnight parking for RVs and vans.
  • Curb-side unloading and loading; Roomy booths with ample storage space
  • Police officers patrol the park Friday and Saturday nights of the KAF. During the KAF police officers are present and ready to respond as needed.
  • Electricity available in half the booths.
  • Private Artist Lounge in Krasl Art Center; Booth sitters 
  • Invitation to the Friday Night Block party from 5:00- 9:00 pm. 
  • Continental breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings
  • Marketing materials designed using artwork from select, accepted artists.
  • E-marketing ad for Facebook provided
  • Promoted in Chicago, Indiana and Michigan media markets.
  • KAF Artist Guidebook listing artists' names, color images, categories, etc.
  • A committee and staff dedicated to making our show the artists' favorite.
Please note: You are invited to view the jurying on Feb. 27. Click for details.

Contact: Matthew Bizoe  (269) 983-027

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Comment by Joseph E Mongan on January 28, 2019 at 8:43am

Call for Artists? Give me a break, They get over a 1000 submissions for 200 spaces.   


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