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24th Annual DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts

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24th Annual DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts



DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts 2016

Historic Downtown
DeLand, Florida

Phone: (386) 738-5705
Show Dates: 11/19/16 – 11/20/16
Application Deadline: 9/9/16 Midnight EST

Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee (NOTE: an additional $260 booth fee check must be mailed to the festival before application is considered complete)): $35.00
Event Summary
The DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts is an exciting, juried fine art show, celebrating it’s 24th year. The historic preservation district of downtown DeLand provides a charming backdrop for this annual festival which is dedicated to those who create as well as those who appreciate and collect art.

Over $54,000 available in judging and purchase awards. More than 50,000 patrons enjoy the fine art exhibits presented by our juried artists of various mediums including painting, glass, sculpture, jewelry, leather, photography, printmaking, wood, ceramics, and fiber.

The DeLand community continues to support the Festival and its Artists through a Patron / Collector Program. Festival Artists will have the opportunity to meet festival Patron /Collector members at the Artist Check-in and Preview Event on Friday night before the festival weekend. Generous purchases by our Art Festival Patrons / Collectors will add to sales and make this festival even more successful for you.

Artist Amenities Include:
Artist Check-in and Preview Event on Friday night. Mingle with Patrons, Collectors, and Sponsors.
Artist Oasis Saturday and Sunday (includes breakfast and lunch each day)
Artist Awards Event on Saturday night (includes dinner)
Easy load-in and load-out
Dedicated Artist parking areas
Complimentary link on the Fall Festival web site to the Artist’s web site
General Information
The Festival welcomes all artists to apply.
All applicants will be notified of results via email the week of September 23, 2016. A list of accepted artists, along with an image of their work, will be posted on our website.
Artists who received an Award of Merit or higher at the 2015 DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts are automatically accepted. Although these 2015 winners are exempt from jurying, they are still required to submit an application, pay the application fee, and submit digital images for possible publicity purposes.
Fees: $35 Jury Fee, $260 Booth Fee required upon application (please see Booth Information below for instructions regarding additional booth options and where to send the booth fee check).
Once the festival notifies an artist of their acceptance, they are obligated to show. No refunds shall be made for cancellation or for inclement weather or other acts of man or nature over which the Festival has no control; the risk and/or loss from such an event will be borne by the exhibitor.
The DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts Board reserves the right to substitute judges if circumstances require.
Please notify us of any email or physical address change.

Awards will be given based on the Judges’ scoring of each artist’s body-of-work as displayed in the booth. Individual pieces will NOT be removed from your booth. Awards are not given based on category.

Please see the festival website,, for more information about this year’s judges.

Best of Show 1 @ $4,000
2D Judge’s Choice 1 @ $2,500
3D Judge’s Choice 1 @ $2,500
Award of Excellence 2 @ $1,500
Award of Distinction 4 @ $1,000
Award of Merit 5 @ $750
Award of Recognition 6 @ $500
Honorable Mention 8 @ $300

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