48th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase
Application, Terms and Conditions
TC Arts’ Fine Arts and Crafts Showcase takes place in conjunction with Heart of Brevard’s Fourth of July Celebration and Transylvania Region AACA Classic Car Show in downtown Brevard, North Carolina. These three concurrent events generally attract 12,000 to 15,000 people annually with music, arts, crafts, food, children’s activities, a duck race, and fireworks.
The Fine Arts and Crafts Showcase is concentrated on West Main Street and features up to 42 regional artists and crafters who are juried into the show based on their excellent original art and craft work.
Application Deadline: June 20, 2022
All work must be original and in the category of work depicted on photos accompanying this application. All work accepted for the show must be prepared for exhibit and remain on view until the close of the show.
Items that are not acceptable include copies of works by other artists, imports, crafts that are massed produced or made from kits, commercial molds or patterns, food items, candies, macramé, shell art, name signs, preserved wildlife, dried flower arrangements, decoupage, and/or decals.
Artists may display and sell work in any of these categories:
Painting, Sculpture, Wood, Furniture, Printmaking, Basketry,
Metal, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Photography, Jewelry,
Clay, Glass, Mixed Media
Application, Jurying, and Selection
Artists whose work was accepted in the 2016 -2019 showcases are exempt from the jurying process if intending to show in the same medium.
Other applicants must submit with their application two photos representative of the work they intend to sell and display.
For applications summitted by mail, label the back of each photo with the applicant’s name, medium, and dimensions of the work. Images will be not be returned. For applications submitted by email or online, please submit image files in JPEG or TIFF format, and name the file with the applicant's name, medium, and dimensions of the work. Example: Smith_John_Watercolor_11x14.jpeg.
All applicants will be notified of the jurors' decision within 5 days of TC Arts receipt of application. The decisions of the jurors are final. TC Arts reserves the right to prohibit the display and sale of work that it deems unsuitable or that has been misrepresented in the application.
Application Deadline: June 20, 2022
Application and Booth Fees
All applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of $25. Application fees are tax deductible.
The booth fee is $150, with $25 more for a powered site. We only have 2 sites with power. Spaces are 12’ x 12’. Booth fees are refundable if notification of cancellation is received before June 1, 2022.
All fees will be deposited upon receipt. Applicants whose work is not accepted for the Showcase will have their booth fee returned with their notification.
Set Up and Take Down
Exhibitors are responsible for the set up and furnishing of their booths. Most of the vendor area is gradually sloped, so, be prepared with something to help level your displays.
You must bring your own tent, tables and chairs.
All tents must be securely anchored to withstand the elements of any sudden storms. Tents shall be anchored at each corner by the greater of the manufacturer's specifications or weights equivalent to 40 pounds per corner. The Fire Marshall and event organizers will be checking to make sure all tents are securely anchored at each corner and meet the minimum weight requirements. If they are not securely anchored and/or do not meet the minimum weight requirements, you will be asked to leave the Showcase.
Exhibitors are responsible for safeguarding their property. No acetylene torches or open flames are permitted. No smoking is allowed in the vendor area.
Cancellation and Early Termination
The decision to cancel or shorten the event due to inclement weather will be made on site, the day of the event. Exhibitors are encouraged to bring plastic/canvas to cover their work or to enclose their tent (including weights) in case of bad weather.
Exhibitors must provide a certificate of insurance (COI). The COI should list (1) the City of Brevard, (2) Heart of Brevard, and (3) Transylvania Community Arts Council as additional insureds and as certificate holders with respect to a general liability policy of at least $1M for this event. The addresses for these organizations are: (1) City of Brevard, 95 W. Main Street, Brevard, NC 28712; (2) Hear of Brevard, 26 Times Arcade, Brevard, NC 28712; and Transylvania Community Arts Council, 349 South Caldwell Street, Brevard, NC 28712.
Payment of Application and Booth Fees
You may complete and submit the application online, or you may print an application and submit it with the appropriate payment by mail to:
Transylvania Community Arts Council
P.O. Box 1229
Brevard, NC 28712
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