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51st Annual Lewiston Art Festival

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Call for Visual Artists - DEADLINE :  
51st Annual Lewiston Art Festival



Lewiston’s signature event, now in its 51st year, features work by more than 175 exceptional artists in a wide range of fine art and artistic craft media in this juried art show. Located just five miles north of Niagara Falls, the charming streets of picturesque Lewiston have long attracted visitors to our unique shops, galleries and restaurants.

Meet the artists one-on-one and enjoy more than 20,000 original works of art including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media and photography. From functional to surreal, one-of-a-kind and limited edition art works form an unparalleled collection that can only be seen once a year.

Center Street becomes pedestrian only for the 2-day festival. Don’t miss “College Alley” featuring student artwork. Make your own art at the ArtZone, and visit the Chalk Walk competition. Bring the whole family for a weekend of art, music, food, street performers, workshops and demonstrations. Rain or Shine. No admission charge. Free parking. Booth sitters and a complimentary artist awards breakfast Sunday morning.

Application Categories:

Painting: Works created in watercolor, oils and/or acrylics.
Graphic Arts: Drawing, Printmaking, Computer generated art. Works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax crayons, etc., or from a uid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush.
Mixed Media: Two and three-dimensional works that incorporate more than one type of physical material in their production.
Pottery and Ceramics: Original wheel thrown, hand built clay or mosaic design work. If multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, the artist must sign each piece. No machine- made or mass-produced work is permitted.
Fiber: Wearable and non-wearable work crafted from natural bers, including basketry, weaving, tapestry and papermaking.
Glass: Hot or cold worked
Jewelry: All jewelry, whether produced from metal, glass, clay, ber, paper, plastic or other materials. No beaded jewelry will be accepted unless the beads are created by the artist. No commercial casts or molds.
Sculpture: All media
Wood: Original works that are handtooled, machine-worked, turned or carved.

Entry Fee
Each application must be accompanied by a non-refundable jury fee of $15 and a booth fee of $200.

Deadline April 1, 2017

For more information email or call and you’ll be sent the application and prospectus.


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