Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
WHERE: Beautiful downtown St. Joseph, Michigan
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday - July 14-15
WHAT: Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff, one of the nation's top fine art festivals (Sunshine Artist Magazine
Deadline: January 12
*One-half century of artistic and sales excellence.
*Limited to 216 artists.
*Average sales (2011): $1500 to $5000, (Sunshine Artist Magazine report) $3,700 (artist post-event survey).
*Jury/Booth Fees ($30/$275 or $300, depending on space size: 15x15 and 20x20); many with exposure on two sides.
*Estimated attendance: 75,000, drawn from all over the Midwest.
*Friday set-up; drive to space for load-in and load-out.
*Artist-in-Residence program; residents host artists in their homes.
*Excellent artist amenities, including artist-only parking, Saturday gourmet breakfast, booth sitters, electricity available to many booths, artists' hospitality room and much more.
*Friday night kick-off party with gourmet food, wine tasting and live music--free to artists.
*Round table artists' discussion with committee and staff.
*Jury session open to artists and public to observe.
The Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff celebrates 51 years of artistic excellence at Lake Bluff Park in 2012, overlooking Lake Michigan. The festival draws crowds from Chicago, northern Indiana, Grand Rapids and other nearby cities.
What the artists had to say:
Deadline: January 12, 2012
Application through www.zapplication.org
Jury Date: February 3, 2012 (artists and public invited to observe)
Notification: February 24, 2012
Booth Fee Due: April 6, 2012
For more details and artist's prospectus, visit:
Email inquiries to: Sara Shambarger, Director
You may also contact by telephone: 269-983-0271
Sunday morning awards meeting