The Art Market at The Washington Examiner’s ARTS ON FOOT will operate from Wednesday September 8th through Saturday September 11th, the festival day. On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the Art Market will be set up on the wide F Street sidewalk between 7th and 9th streets, adjacent to the Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture. On Saturday, the Art Market will expand to incorporate approximately 30-50 more artists on F Street. When applying, artists must choose to participate for Saturday only or for all four days. Artists may be accepted for all four days or for Saturday only.
Wednesday, September 8th through Saturday, September 11st
Advertised hours for the market will be 11am –7 pm Wed, Thurs and Fri. Sept 8-10. 11am – 5 pm Saturday, Sept 11.
The Art Market highlights the work of local, regional and national artists. All work must be original and completely artist-produced; imports and re-sales are not permitted. Artists are selected by an independent professional jury comprised of a panel of accredited fine art and fine craft professionals unaffiliated with the festival organization. The jury will review digital images on the following criteria:
· Market Appeal
The Jury will form a waitlist. Waitlisted artists will only be notified if space becomes available. All booths will be assigned in advance. All artists participating for four days will have the same booth assignment.
· 4 images representative of the artist’s work, including one booth photo
· Artist statement /description of work
A $30 non-refundable fee upon application (online via PayPal, or by check). Upon notification of acceptance, the space fee will be due. $175 – Saturday participants, $475 – Four-day participant. Arts on Foot will issue a $50 fee for returned checks. Checks payable to: Diverse Markets Management.
· Application Deadline Friday, July 9, midnight
· Notifications Emailed Monday, July 26
· Acceptance and Payment Deadline Friday, August 6
· Artist Guidelines Monday, August 23
· Art Market Wednesday, September 8 thru Friday, September 10
· Art Market & Arts on Foot Saturday, September 11
Complete information and online application are available at www.diversemarkets.net. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 202.543.3370 for more information.