Suwanee Fine Arts Festival

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Suwanee Fine Arts Festival
Organized by City of Suwanee
The Suwanee Fine Arts Festival is a two-day outdoor celebration of the arts in the award winning Suwanee Town Center Park where events typically attract 5,000 - 10,000. Art is a major part of Suwanee's culture providing an ideal location for a Fine Arts Festival. Organized by the North Gwinnett Arts Association, with a 10-year history of running the successful springtime Arts in the Park, this festival is now a two day fall festival with a focus on high quality, fine art. Visitors will find themselves surrounded by all types of artists of diverse fine art and original disciplines, including painting, drawing, clay, photography, fine jewelry, sculpture, metal, leather and more. The festival will also offer local food and concessions, as well as Atlanta area food trucks, artist demonstrations, community art competitions and a new Emerging Artist Display, all in a family friendly environment. Visitors can also enjoy the Suwanee SculpTour, and visit the NGAA Center for the Arts, both located in Suwanee Town Center. General Information 2019 Suwanee Fine Arts Festival: Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 10am – 6pm Sunday, October 6, 2019 – noon – 5pm
Date: Oct 05 10:00 am - Oct 06 5:00 pm
About the organizer
City of Suwanee
Award-winning Suwanee is a friendly, progressive community committed to maintaining a high-quality of life for its approximately 18,000 residents. We're proud of the numerous awards our community's efforts have garnered over the past several years. And we're delighted to have been recognized by Money Magazine as one of the country's best small communities in which to live and by as one of the best communities in which to raise children. Most of all, though, we're gratified that our residents and business owners are proud to call Suwanee "home."
Vendor Applications
Event Date: Oct 05 - 06
Suwanee Fine Arts Festival
Category: Fine Arts
Deadline: Sep 01, 2019
Suwanee Fine Arts Festival will accept applications from artists working in diverse media. Each application must specify one of the media categories defined below. These categories organize artists' work into logical groups for a jury's review. While a balanced show is a principle objective, the festival establishes no quota by category. Ceramics: Original shaped and fired clay and porcelain work other than jewelry, including earthenware, porcelain, and raku. Factory-produced work is not permitted. Original functional and non-functional work will be accepted, however Ii multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, each piece must be signed. No machine-made or mass-produced work is permitted. Digital Art: Any original two-dimensional work for which the original image, or the manipulation of other source material, by the artist using programs such as Drawing, Illustrator, Paint or other software applications. Work in this category must be in limited editions, signed and numbered on archival quality materials. Note: Traditional photographs taken through digital media should apply in the photography category. Drawing: Works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax crayon, etc. or from the fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush. Graphics and Printmaking: Printed works for which the artist's hand manipulated the plates, stones or screens and which have been properly signed and numbered as a limited edition. Printmaking process may include pulled plates, linoleum prints, etching, engraving, silkscreen or lithography. All photogravure, photocopy, and/or offset reproductions will be rejected. Printmakers are required to disclose both their creative and printmaking processes. Fiber: All Decorative or fine wearables** crafted from fibers including basketry, embroidery, weaving, leatherwork, tapestry and papermaking. No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns or other forms of mass production are permitted. No factory produced wearable items, regardless of additional modification or enhancement by the artist. **Fine wearables must meet high level of skill and quality requirements. The jury will decide if these standards have been met. No factory produced wearable items, regardless of additional modification or enhancement by the artist will be accepted. Glass: An object made of glass including blown, fused, stained, cast and molded, except jewelry or garden art. Mass- or factory-produced work is not permitted. Embellishment of manufactured materials is not permitted. Jewelry: All Jewelry crafted from metal, glass, stone, clay, or other materials. Commercial molds or casts are not permitted. At least 50% of the organic materials in the finished product used must be produced by the artist. All work that is jewelry must be entered in this category regardless of the materials used. All work must be handcrafted by the artist; no factory production is permitted. Metal: All metal non-sculptural works hand made by the artist. No production studio work Jewelry incorporating metal must apply in the jewelry category. Mass- or factory-produced work is not permitted. Painting: The use of oils, acrylics, watercolors, casein, tempera, etc. suitable for hanging. 2-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as collage, papermaking, encaustic, pen and ink, paint, pencil, watercolor, or photography. Finished art suitable for wall mounting. Photography: Prints, transparencies or digital images made from the artist’s original negative or taken with a digital camera that has been processed by the artist., are included in this category. Photographers are required to disclose both their creative and printing processes on any prints Photographers must produce archival quality images with archival ink and archival paper and most of the work must be signed and numbered as a limited edition. Sculpture: Three-dimensional work is done in any 1 medium Three-dimensional works incorporating any material that is carved, modeled, constructed or cast. Must be hand sculpted/cast by the artist. 3-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as mosaic, paper mache, clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood or any other 3-dimensional objects. Wood: Original works in wood that are built, turned, carved or tooled. Embellished manufactured wood items are not permitted.
Suwanee Fine Arts Food Vendors
Category: Food
Deadline: Sep 01, 2019
Suwanee Fine Arts Festival will accept applications from artists working in diverse media. There are a limited number of food vendor spaces available for the show. This is a two-day event. Application & Festival Fees Application Fee - $35 (non-refundable) Artist Single Booth - $200 Food Single Booth – $300 Artist Double Booth - $300 Food Double Booth – $500 *Current NGAA members will receive a discount of $35 once their application has been received and membership verified. Please visit for further membership level information & member benefits. Exhibitor Rules: 1. No GREASE allowed in the park except in a self contained food trailer. 2. Exhibitors must provide their own means of display within a 12 x 12 space. 3. Each vendor will be responsible for collecting Georgia sales tax on sales made during the festival, which must be submitted to the Georgia Department of Revenue 4. Your application is considered a commitment to show. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE FOR CANCELLATION BY THE ARTIST AFTER THE APPLICATIONS ARE JURIED. 5. Refunds will not be made for inclement weather or other acts of God over which the sponsors have no control, and the risk of loss from such an event shall be borne by the exhibitor. This is an outdoor show with no rain date. 6. NO glass bottles. 7. Suwanee Fine Arts Festivals reserves the right to review all applications and limit vendors to avoid duplication of products offered. 8. Application submission does NOT guarantee acceptance. 9. Electricity is a paid amenity.

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