Call for Artists - Art and About 2022: Jim White Memorial Paint Out June 16, 17 & 18
Sponsored by the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission.
General Information: Art and About is a three-day Plein Air event that invites talented, local artists to set up and paint throughout Waterville, Ohio on June 16, 17 and 18. This is the ninth annual Art and About event and is sponsored by the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission (AWAAC). There is no fee for artists to participate. The public is invited to watch the artists as they work. Artists can paint in the downtown area, along the river and various other scenic and historic locations in Waterville. Other related activities in the downtown area are in the process of being planned to complement Art and About.
Artists’ Registration: There is no fee to participate but AWAAC asks that artists register prior to the event. Artists may choose to paint on one, two or all three days of the event. Registration for the event can be made by any of these 3 ways:
1. Completing and mailing the form found HERE.
2. Emailing email@example.com Please include your name, email, phone and dates you plan to paint.
3. Sending a text to 419-378-0935 (Lisa Exner). Please include your name, email, phone and dates you plan to paint.
Entering Work for Display and/or Judging: Artists wishing to enter their paintings for judging or display must submit them on June 18th by no later than 3:30 pm at the Waterville Branch Library, 800 Michigan Ave. Artists may choose if they wish to include their work in the judging or simply displayed. AWAAC representatives will check in and install the work. Only paintings created during the event may be entered. A maximum of two paintings per participant may be entered for judging or just for display. Judging and Awards First place ($150), second place ($100), third place ($75), People’s Choice award ($100) and honorable mention will be awarded.
The paintings will be displayed at the library from June 18 through July 5. The public will be invited to vote for their favorite painting. The painting receiving the most public votes will be awarded the People’s Choice Award. Winners will be announced on July 1 to participants via email. A public announcement of awards will be made on AWAAC Face Book page, website and via media releases.
This year’s juror is Teri Bersee. Teri is a well-respected artist and instructor and maintains a local and regional presence with her artwork. After working in the commercial art and design field for over 30 years, she established a studio providing art classes for children and adults, which she maintained for ten years. She is presently a member of the Pastel Society of America, Great Lakes Pastel Society, International Association of Pastel Societies, the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission, and is currently represented by Fernwood 1891 Gallery in Fennville MI.
Artwork Pick Up: Artists may pick up their artwork from the library any day that works for them from July 5 to July 8 during regular Waterville Library business hours.
For more information contact Lisa Exner at firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Artists - Fallen Timbers Art Festival - November 5 & 6, 2022 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sponsored by the Shops at Fallen Timbers and the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission.
General Information: The 2nd Annual Fallen Timbers Art Festival is a Juried Fine Art show and indoor event that features – and focuses on the sale of – diverse works of art in metal, glass, clay, wood, fiber, jewelry, sculpture, painting, photography, and more. We hold this event to celebrate the wonderfully diverse art & artists of Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan and uplift our community while encouraging public interest in collecting the work of fine artists. This is a non-profit event benefiting the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission.
We are more concerned about the quality & diversity of work presented than the number of spaces we sell: Up to 40 artists will be admitted in 2022.
Fallen Timbers Art Festival is located in The Shops at Fallen Timbers, off Route 24, on Fallen Timbers Lane. The Shops at Fallen Timbers is an open-air lifestyle center with a striking streetscape design overlooking a feature lake and boardwalk area. The 640,000-square-foot shopping center is anchored by Dillard’s, JCPenney, Barnes & Noble, Staybridge Suites and Cinemark’s Rave Cinemas Fallen Timbers 14+ eXtreme.
The architecturally unique and beautiful Lake District provides visitors with an outdoor seating area with a stone fireplace and children’s play area, providing the perfect backdrop for a festival celebrating the arts! This event is held rain or shine. In addition to local fine art, the festival includes a wine-tasting that showcases premium Ohio wines, and delectable local treats offered by select food trucks.
Artists’ Registration: To apply for entry to be juried for the show complete the online application HERE
For more information contact Heather Clift at email@example.com
The annual Waterville Roche de Boeuf Festival is scheduled for September 24, 2022. It is now time to sign up for your booth space to secure your spot. The Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission is sponsoring the artists’ section again this year. The artists’ section always receives very positive feedback from festival goers. We are working to organize and promote a very successful Rue des Artistes (Street of Artists) again this year.
Our purpose continues to be to promote the work of high-quality artists/craftsmen and to enhance the offerings of art at the festival. There will be 30 - 35 artists included in this special area named Rue des Artistes. It will be located on N. 2nd St. between Mechanic St. and Farnsworth Rd.
As you know the Roche de Boeuf Festival sponsored by the Waterville Chamber of Commerce is held in downtown Waterville and attracts thousands of visitors. By participating in Rue de Artistes, you will have the opportunity to meet many potential customers and feature your work for sale. Promotion for this special artists’ section will be included in advertising for the festival.
One 10 x 12’ booth space is $75.00 in this section. It is permissible to share a booth and split the cost with another artist. Don’t miss your chance to participate in this great opportunity. Invited artists will be included on a first come, first served basis so be sure to register immediately!
Register online via the Waterville Chamber of Commerce website at: 48th Annual Roche de Boeuf Festival HERE.
You will receive more detailed information about your assigned location, etc., before the event. We look forward to having you as part of “Rue des Artistes” at the Roche de Boeuf Festival. If you have questions, please contact Lisa at 419-378-0935 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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