Art in the Park Miami at Bayfront Park
Fine Artists are invited to apply for Art in the Park Miami. On the second weekend in April Art in the Park Miami showcases the best contemporary fine art and craft from around the country. Hundreds of artists will fill Bayfront Park, downtown Miami's premiere outdoor venue with an outdoor art exhibition destined to be a staple for years to come. Artists are selected on the basis of quality, originality, and craftsmanship by a panel of jurors who are experts in their fields. We're looking forward to an incredible inaugural show. This year, Art in the Park Miami will follow The Coconut Grove Arts Festival and Art Basel Miami Beach, rounding out Southern Florida's critically acclaimed season of exhilarating, prominent art fairs.
We'll be strategically aligning the event with city agencies, industry partners, compelling entertainment and high profile advertising, making this two-day art extravaganza an exciting event for all. With over 12 million consumers visiting adjacent Bayside Marketplace alone on an annual basis, Art in the Park Miami is destined to be a can't miss annual event drawing tourists from across the nation. We are pleased to be able to partner with Bayfront Management Trust in bridging the gap between the artists and community.
With hundreds of established and emerging artists and thousands of local and international consumers gathered together, Art in the Park Miami is poised to be a highly influential show that will help you gain exposure and increase sales. As the event draws closer, we'll keep you up to date with all the latest show details. In the meantime, subscribe to updates on our site www.artintheparkmiami.com, and find us on Twitter and Facebook for to-the-minute news. The festival is produced by Oceanside Productions which also uses this event to support local charitable organizations and artistic endeavors.
We look forward to hosting you at Art in the Park Miami.
Application Fee: $35 non-refundable application fee (applicable State taxes apply).
Artist 10'x10' Booth Fee: $375 due by February 25 by jury selected participating artists (applicable State taxes apply)
DATES & TIMES
January 27, 2011 - Deadline for applications.
$35 non-refundable application fee (applicable State taxes apply).
February 3, 2011 - Deadline for late applications
$35 non-refundable application fee + $35 late fee (applicable State taxes apply)
February 11, 2011 - Email notification
February 11 - February 25, 2011 - Acceptance forms and booth fees are due. After February 25, open spaces will be offered to waitlisted artists
$50 administrative fee will be charged to process any cancellations.
Friday, April 8, 2011 - Artist Check-in/Set-up 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2011 - Booth set-up 6:00 - 9:00 am
Saturday and Sunday, April 9 -10, 2011 - Art in the Park Miami open 10:00 am - 6:00 pm each day, rain or shine
Sunday, April 10, 2011 - Dismantle 6:15 - 9:00 pm
301 N. Biscayne Blvd
Miami, Florida 33132
The Park fronts onto Biscayne Boulevard (Miami's "main street"), and is three blocks from Interstate I-95. The park is easily accessible by Miami-Dade County public transportation (Metrorail, Tri-Rail, and Metro-Bus), and is located next door to Bayside Marketplace -- a General Growth Property that attracts 12 million people per year.
The show will attract thousands of consumers including art dealers, retail galleries, art consultants and other industry professionals, as well as avid collectors, first-time buyers and influential journalists from national, regional and trade publications.
Exhibitors will benefit from press releases, targeted media pitching, social media and general outreach to an extensive list of prominent and influential national and regional editors. Below, you'll find a sample of our 2011 advertising & media initiatives.
Art in the Park Miami 2011 will promote the event in a range of prominent publications, radio stations and high profile outdoor signage in Miami and neighboring communities.
- WFEZ Easy FM 93.1, WFLC 97.3 The Coast, WHQT Hot 105
- Interstate 95 Billboards
- Street Banners Downtown Miami
Art in the Park Miami 2011 will promote the event online via prominent media outlets, with sites including but not limited to:
With a combined email subscription list of well over 100,000 industry professionals, collectors, high-end home owners and artists, Oceanside Productions will circulate frequent show updates, artist profiles and more to stimulate interest and encourage attendance to Art in the Park Miami 2011. Show highlights and artist features will also be sent to the media on an ongoing basis to ensure widespread media coverage.
Art in the Park Miami artists will be promoted heavily via synchronized social media channels such as blogging, Facebook and Twitter:
ATTENDEE PURCHASING POWER
We're anticipating thousands of attendees, consisting of collectors, enthusiasts, art dealers, weekend shoppers, tourists etc.
Each application requires an online application, a non-refundable application fee, and artwork images as described below for consideration by the jury.
IMAGES: Applicants must electronically submit 4 artwork images and 1 booth image (optional) that are fully representative of the work they will exhibit at the 2011 Art in the Park Miami.
Artists who enter more than one medium must submit separate applications, fees, and images for each medium in which they wish to be considered. If only one application is accepted, only work in that application may be exhibited. An image of the same piece of artwork will not be accepted in more than one application. Artists may submit only one application per medium.
Submit applications in the appropriate medium as listed below.
These category rules will be strictly adhered to; please read carefully those rules that apply to the categories you enter.
All original clay work is acceptable in this category (wheel-thrown, slab, hand-manipulated, etc). No clay work that is slip-cast in a mold, machine-made or mass-produced is permitted.
Original work created using a computer and printed on archival quality materials, which have been signed and numbered as a limited edition. Unframed, matted original work may be shown in a portfolio for customer browsing. Maximum quantity of 400 signed and numbered limited edition prints will be allowed.
Drawing, Printmaking and Graphics
Original two-dimensional work including pencil, charcoal, chalk, pastel, wax crayon, inks, and washes. Printmaking: Prints manually created by the artist using plates, stones, or screens, which have been signed and numbered as limited editions. All photogravure, photocopy and/or offset reproductions will be rejected. Printmakers are required to disclose both their creative and printmaking processes.
All original hand-blown or flat glass is acceptable. No glass made from molds or made by production methods, even if it has original decorations on it, is acceptable.
Original work regardless of medium produced from metal, clay, glass, fiber, paper, and plastic. Pieces must be created without commercial casts, molds, or use of a production studio.
Leather, Fiber and Paper
Original work means no copies or reproduction made by machine. No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns, molds or miscellaneous forms of mass production are permitted. Original machine-worked or carved work created using wood as the medium will be considered in this category. Artists in this category may exhibit in only one medium. If you work in two media within this category, you will need to submit two applications.
Mixed Media and Collage
Original work of two or three dimensions in which the primary intent is the combination and union of two or more media or physical materials. Unframed, matted original work may be shown in a portfolio for customer browsing. Maximum quantity of 250 signed and numbered limited edition prints will be allowed.
Oils, acrylics, alkyd, casein, egg tempera - these must be original works of art. Please have your paintings appropriately framed for exhibition. Unframed, matted original work may be shown in a portfolio for customer browsing. Maximum quantity of 400 will be allowed.
Prints or transparencies must be from your original negatives or digital files that you have processed or directly supervised by a reliable, quality service. Unframed, matted work may be shown in a portfolio for customer browsing.
Three-dimensional original work done in any medium will be considered in this category. Built-up wood will be considered sculpture.
These must be original works of art. Please have work appropriately framed and glazed for exhibition. Unframed, matted original work may be shown in a portfolio for customer browsing. Mixed media will be accepted only if your work is primarily in this category. Maximum quantity of 250 will be allowed.
Original works in wood that are hand-tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved are accepted in the wood category.
ELIGIBILITY: Art in the Park Miami is open to all artists 18 years of age and older. All work must be original, well conceived, and expertly executed by hand or with appropriate tools by the exhibiting artist. Artwork produced with commercial kits (e.g. molds, patterns, plans, prefabricated forms) or by other commercial methods is not eligible. Collaborative work must be submitted as a joint application. Studios producing works in volume are not eligible. T-shirts, commercial clothing, candles, soap, and reproductions (other than those listed below) are not eligible.
AWARDS: Art in the Park Miami along with individual sponsors recognize superior work through cash awards and show invitations. Each artist award winner will be visited on the first day of the festival. Awardees are automatically juried into the following year's festival.
NOTIFICATIONS: Jury results will be sent to applicants by individual email on February 11, 2011 and posted confidentially on the Juried Art Services website under the Manage Application function.
Forms and information will be electronically linked to a 2011 Oceanside Productions Accepted Artists website. Instructions on how to access the site will be included in the February 11 acceptance email. All correspondence between Oceanside Productions and accepted artists will be electronic. Artists must use the website provided in their notification email to retrieve important festival information.
2011 EXHIBITING ARTISTS ONLINE DIRECTORY: As artists send in their acceptance forms and fees, Oceanside Productions will post on its Art in the Park Miami website the name of each artist, their selected medium, images of their work, and a link to their website. All accepted artists will be listed online upon acceptance into Art in the Park Miami.
WAITLIST POLICY: A waitlist for each medium will be developed based on the jurors' scores. Waitlisted artists will be notified only when a space becomes available within their medium.
RULES: Only artwork that is consistent with the submitted images and produced by the artist may be displayed or sold at the festival. Artists may only exhibit work in the medium (media) for which they were selected.
Limited edition prints of no more that 400 from one source, hand-pulled, signed, and numbered by the artist, will be permitted.
Reproductions, including giclée prints, are permitted but must not comprise more than 75% of the artwork. Each reproduction must be signed, numbered, matted or framed, clearly marked "reproduction" on labels, and kept in a browse bin.
Photographic and Digital art prints must be made from the artist's original negative or digital file under the artist's supervision. All prints must be in limited editions, inclusive of all sizes, on archival paper, numbered, and signed by the artist.
All two dimensional artwork must be appropriately framed or matted and must be displayed on a suitable panel or in a portfolio or stand.
All artwork must be signed by the artist.
BOOTH SPACE ASSIGNMENT: Accepted artists are required to pay a $375 booth fee to secure a space. A $100 premium will apply to all corners. Festival booth spaces are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, based on when fees and forms are postmarked. Forms and fees will be accepted beginning February 11, 2011.
Booth space will not be guaranteed for artist acceptance forms postmarked after February 25, 2011.
BOOTH REQUIREMENTS: The use of the booth location is strictly restricted to the artist to whom it is assigned; no proxies will be permitted.
Artists must personally attend their booth for the duration of the festival; no unattended booths are permitted. Booth sitting services are being negotiated. There will be on-site security from Friday set-up through Sunday's dismantle.
Booths must be a ten-foot-square, white, covered tent. All tents must be secured with appropriate weights to insure stability in inclement weather. Tents may not be secured to the pavement by any means.
All artwork must be set up within the booth space.
Violation of festival policies may result in dismissal from the festival and forfeiture of all fees paid.
Oceanside Productions reserves the right to invite a select number of quality artists, exhibitors and vendors.
REFUND POLICY: Submission of an artist acceptance form is considered a commitment to participate in Art in the Park Miami. In the event of an emergency and at the discretion of Oceanside Productions, an alternate exhibitor may be assigned to the booth space and a refund granted to the original artist. A $50 administrative fee for all cancellations will be charged. No refunds for booth fees will be made after March 4, 2011 for cancellations or violations of festival policies.
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