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Old School Square - Art on the Square 2017

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Old School Square - Art on the Square 2017


Old School Square – Art on the Square 2017

Old School Square
Delray Beach, Florida (South)

Phone: 561-243-7922 x305
Show Dates: 3/18/17 – 3/19/17
Application Deadline: 11/30/16 Midnight EST
35 day(s) and 10 hour(s) remaining
Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00

You can submit up to 2 applications for this show.
Event Summary
Art on the Square is a two-day Premiere Juried Outdoor Gallery presented by the Cornell Art Museum.  Located on the campus of historic Old School Square in the heart of downtown Delray Beach, this outdoor art experience will feature extraordinary, original works by 100 top fine art and fine craft artists from around the country.

The Old School Square center grounds will be transformed into an exciting outdoor gallery, welcoming art collectors and enthusiasts to meet the artists and discover something new.  Original works include paintings, ceramics, fiber art, glass, jewelry, mixed-media, metalwork, photography, woodwork and sculptures in a variety of media.  Our unique “Quad Layout” of booths allow each artist to have two open tent sides thereby providing more open exposure to your artwork.


General Information
March 17, 2017 – Move in from 12 noon to 6 pm
March 18, 2017 – Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
March 19, 2017 – Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm



Limited to 100 exhibiting spaces
Located on the center grounds of historic Old School Square Campus in the heart of Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach, Florida
Over $5,000 to $7,500 committed to advertising
Walking/trolley proximity to at least 6 major hotels
Complimentary Artist Continental Breakfast both days
Complimentary Booth Sitters
Exhibit map/flyer
24-hour Security
Booth Signs

Cornell Art Museum
51 N. Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Phone: 561-243-7922 x305
Fax: 561-243-7018

$2,500 in total cash prizes will be awarded regardless of media category as follows:

$1,000  Award to Artist for Best of Show       $   500  Awards to three (3)  Artists of Honorable Mention

Judging of the exhibitors will take place during Art on the Square hours on Saturday, March 18 and award will be presented Saturday afternoon.

No commission on sales will be due Old School Square.  Artist exhibitors will be responsible for their own sales and collection of Florida Sales Tax (6%) and return payment to the Florida Tax Revenue Service.  Each artist must have in their possession and be able to produce a Resale Tax Certificate.

All artists must apply on ZAPP by Midnight Eastern time on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. A separate application, images and jury fee of $35 must be submitted for each category that an individual artist enters. Only one (1) application may be submitted per body of work represented. Multiple applications must represent either work in different media categories or distinctly separate bodies of work within one category. A collaborative team producing a single work of art may qualify as a single exhibitor.

Please submit a total of four (4) digital images, professional quality. Three (3) digital images must be of individual pieces of work, and one (1) digital image must be of your current booth. The display image should only have your work displayed in the booth.

PLEASE NOTE:  Old School Square staff reserves the right to use artist’s submitted images for promotional purposes, including advertising, publicity and web-based distribution outlets. No compensation will be given for use of these images.


Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor painting
Mixed media
Sculpture – Metal, Stone, Bronze

The jury selection process will begin Monday, December 5, 2016.

Jurying is done separately for each category. The jury consists of local anonymous professionals and artists in the arts field.  Decisions of the jurors are final. Inquiries questioning or disputing the jurors’ decisions will not be addressed. Artist’s images are viewed simultaneously during the jury process. Since invitation to Art on the Square is based on these images, please ensure they are high quality images that accurately represent the work to be exhibited. Scores are based on originality, technique, design and overall impact. Artists with the high score in each category are invited to attend. Individual critiques are not offered by the jurors.


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