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Amelia Islander

Call for Next Year's Shrimp Festival Artists!

Sep 09, 2015 02:00AM
This year’s Arts and Crafts Festival will be held in the historic downtown business district of Fernandina Beach, Fl. on Saturday, April 30th (9am-7pm) and Sunday May 1st (10am-5pm). The Fine Arts and Crafts portion of this show is administered by the Island Art Association Inc. A change has been made to our application process that we hope makes applying to this show much easier for everyone. Applications will be accepted from Sept 1, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016 at zapplications.com. Zapplications, is a free application site for artists and crafters. Simply read the instructions, download your images (1 of booth and 3 of work), fill out the application and submit the application fee on line. You can apply to multiple shows through this site. You will no longer need to send CD’s, checks or self-addressed stamped envelopes since Zapp will notify you if you have been accepted, put on a waitlist, or not accepted. If accepted you will be reminded by Zapp to pay the booth rental fee. Application fee: $35.00 - Booth fee: $275.00 There will be no corner space fees or requests. Awards: $9,200.00 as follows: Best of Show: $2,500, 1st Place: $1,200, 2nd Place: $800, 3rd Place: $500, 9 Judges choice awards: $300 each and 15 awards of Distinction: $100 each. We have added a creative crafts section to the festival. If you select this section or are assigned to this section based on your jury score, you will not be judged for awards during the festival. Questions, go to: [email protected] To apply, go to: https://www.zapplication.org