Description of Emerging Artist
An emerging artist is someone newly embracing art as a career or someone that would like to use art sales to supplement their income. They can be a high school or college student who plans to pursue art as a career or an adult pursuing art now that they have the time. This program is designed to assist artists in our area who have minimal to no experience exhibiting and selling their artwork. These are artists who are in the very early stage of their art career or have made a recent career change to art. Not eligible is someone that has an established record as a professional artist showing their work in museums, art centers, major galleries or has showed in an art festival. The emerging artist is a juried process. Please send no money until you are selected. Emerging artist are subject to all other rules and guidelines for artist listed on the artist application or set by Arts for All, Inc. Full artist application found here.
Guidelines for Emerging Artist:
• The artist must follow rules and regulations set for other artists showing at the Arts for All Festival.
• The artist must be set up and open by 4:00 Friday and be open and at their booth all hours of the festival.
• The artist is responsible for all sales and the collection and payment of Oklahoma Sales Tax.
• The artist is to pay a $50.00 fee to Arts for All for the booth space. This covers a 5’x10’ space under a 10’x20’ tent. Arts for All will supply
the tent and panels to hang the work from. Any bins for reproductions, or tables required for 3-D work is the responsibility of the artist.
• All artist work must be presented professionally (i.e. matted and framed).
• Work must be available for sale.
• The majority of the work must be original, recent and in the accepted medium. A bin may used for reproductions.
• No commercially produced work, use of patterns, molds, castings, kits, etc.
• We will not have duplication of styles or mediums.
• Emerging artist are subject to all other rules and guidelines for artist listed on the artist application or set by Arts for All, Inc. Full artist application found here.