March 11-13, 2011
Outdoors at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Deadline: October 12, 2010
In a community renowned for its devotion to the arts, Scottsdale has one arts festival that rises above them all. Now one of the top-ranked arts festivals in the country, the award-winning Scottsdale Arts Festival features 200 jury-selected artists from throughout North America, top-notch live music and entertainment, fun activities for kids and families, delicious cuisine and much more.
Scottsdale's glorious spring weather complements the beautiful park-like setting of the Festival, creating a wonderful environment that attracts more than 30,000 residents and tourists.
The Scottsdale Arts Festival is produced by the nonprofit Scottsdale Cultural Council and proceeds from the event support the programs of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
Up to 190 artists will exhibit in the 2011 Festival, including the invited 2010 award winners.
The professional staff of the Scottsdale Arts Festival provides an outstanding experience for exhibiting artists.
· Artists are treated to a special artist hospitality area offering a complimentary continental breakfast, beverages and snacks throughout the day.
· A strategic marketing campaign targets local and visiting art consumers through media partnerships in print, radio, television as well as direct mail, visitor guides, concierges and social media. The average attendee is a married, college-educated professional between the ages of 30-65 with annual income of $50,000 - $150,000.
· Local hotel partners offer special discounted rates for exhibiting artists and their guests.
· Dedicated hospitality and volunteer booth sitters also are available to assist artists.