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Call for Artists: Art at Ives Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show

June 11 & 12
Danbury, Connecticut
Ives Concert Park 

125 Artists
Deadline:  April 1
Application Fee:  $25/Booth Fee: $200
The nonprofit organization, Friends of the Ives, will present the first annual "Art at Ives, Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show" on the Western Connecticut State University Westside campus.  This two day event will feature a wide variety of high-quality original works and a diverse scope of art forms representing every major category.  
Food and live music, along with art classes, artist demonstration and children's events will also be included. 
The Ives' lush oasis of natural beauty on Danbury's west side, hosts world-renowned artists in a wide variety of music and theater genres, making it a destination for the diverse multicultural community in which it resides.

Marketing Plan:
Advertising & media target initiative will maximize brand visibility and build capacity through cross sector media and partner collaborations, including over $10,000 in paid & promotional media advertising in a mix of cable, radio, print and digital platforms. 

Print media will include display ads in various magazines and newspapers. Flyers and posters will be distributed throughout Fairfield, Litchfield and Putnam Counties. Digital media will include extensive Eblasts through our partners and numerous digital platforms.
An exclusive program directory as well as a digital program will be online with artist exposure all year long on the Ives website which receives 1,228,382 impressions annually, showcasing each artist's work and contact information.

The Ives is proud to work together creatively with many artists and community stakeholders such as the WCSU Art Department, Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut and Brookfield Craft Center to develop this show, envisioning and inspiring cultural enrichment for the entire family.

Contact:  Phyllis Cortese,
Please call with questions about our new show: (203)837-9226
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