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Naples for the ArtsNaples For The Arts Show and Sale will be held Saturday, August 5th, 2017 (Rain date August 6th, 2017) on the Naples Causeway.

Type of Work Accepted
Naples For The Arts is open to artists who wish to exhibit drawings, paintings, sculpture, photographs and crafts, however only original works ready for display or hanging will be permitted for the Judges Cash Award Competition.

Block print, woodcuts or numbered prints are not acceptable for Cash Award Competiton; however, artists are encouraged to exhibit such materials at their stand. If there is any question about the admissibility of a certain work, the committee may in its discretion, base its decision upon whether the works are ready for hanging and display.

Crafts are a separate category and will not be in competition with watercolor, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, oils, and other fine art works. Crafts will be judged and compared to crafts. The same standard applies to Photography and only photos will be compared to other photographs. All work entered must be your own original work and not a commercially produced item for which you are acting as a sales agent.

Space Assignments
All artists regardless of whether they enter the cash award competion must submit an entry form and pay the entry fee of $75 for a single 10x10 space.

Display Guidelines
Every applicant must exhibit a minimum of five (5) pieces of artwork. Collection and payment for sales and other taxes will be the sole responsibility of the artist.

Artists will place the sticker on the piece designated for judging in the Cash Prize Competition.

Artists are expected to provide their own stands for display, as well as rain coverings. Space provided will accommodate stands and will allow walking space between tents or stands.

Cancellation
If you cancel before April 30 you will receive a refund minus $25 processing fee. No refund will be given if you cancel after June 1st unless you have found someone to fill your space. You would need to call 954- 610- 1041 and speak to Coordinator before the refund is processed.

Artist Set Up and Breakdown
Please follow the directions that will be in you confirmation envelope. If you need a lot of time to unload you will need to get to the causeway earlier than 6:30 check in or you will not have the luxury of easy unloading. You will need to be unloaded by 8:30 and car parked by 9:00 AM Judging will take place at 10 AM.

Please do not tear down your booth until 5 P.M. If you need a break please bring a buddy or request that your booth be near an artist who can watch you booth.

Parking
Artists will have parking available to them at cornerstone church located on rte 114. You will receive a map in the mail.

Storm Delay or Cancellation
Please come prepared in case of a light rain. In the event that heavy rain is predicted for the entire day the show will be held on the August 6th, 2017. The update if changed will be on the website on August 5th, 2016.

Additional Information
You will receive a confirmation by email when you application is received If you haven't heard anything within 2 weeks then email or call to make sure your application was received.

Your check in information will be mailed to you, so make sure your address is legible and clear.

Mail completed application to Naples For The Arts at PO Box 811 Naples Me. 04055 . Checks are to be made out to Naples For The Arts. An application must be filled out if you use pay pal and mailed to Naples For The Arts otherwise you will not get the needed information via mail.

Sharing a space by two artists is permitted. Both must fill out an application. The shared booth price is $130

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