C-Art Festival Art Fair

Deadline for submissions: 02/04/2017  |  Venue: Rheged Centre, Redhills  |  City: Penrith  |  Region: Cumbria  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Created by: Bryoney Fawn

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Call for applications - C-Art Festival Art Fair is calling for contemporary makers and artists.

The Art Fair will launch the C-Art Festival with artists and makers across Cumbria and beyond from 8-10 September. Opening alongside the Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition at Rheged which in 2016 saw 22,500 visitors and £11,200 in sales.

The C-Art Festival Art Fair is open to applications from both Cumbria and beyond. 

Join over 50 selected artists, makers and craftspeople producing high quality art, craft, furniture, sculpture, print, jewellery and more from Cumbria and beyond. 

C-Art has attracted 185k visitors and seen sales of £660k over the past 6 years.

The Art Fair will feature a preview evening alongside the Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition launch and Award Ceremony.

The Art Fair 8-10 Sept

-High quality art, craft, furniture, sculpture, print, jewellery 
-Open to applications from both Cumbria and beyond
-Applications will be subject to a selection process in order to ensure a diverse range of stalls
-Free admission for public
-Media promotion of event alongside opening of C-Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year exhibition (22k visitors in 2016) and awards ceremony
-Delivered as partnership between Eden Arts and Rheged (500k visitors per year)

 

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Any artists working in contemporary art, design, craft or furniture.
When is the deadline?
31st March 2017
How much does it cost?
2 x 2m space **Early Bird Price** £144 inc VAT (regular price £204 inc VAT)
C-Art Members - 2 x 2m space **Early Bird Price** £84 inc VAT (regular price £144 inc VAT)
Is there a private view / opening?
Yes - Friday 8th September from 5pm - 7pm, followed by the Cumbrian Artist of the Year Awards in the adjacent gallery at 7.30pm
What are the exhibition opening hours?
10am - 5pm 9th & 10th September
Does the location have disabled access?
Yes - fully disabled accessible.
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
This event is art of C-Art Festival which brings national publicity. In 2016 the advertisting equivalent value for media coverage was £75,000+ in addition to social media and online marketing.

The event will also be promoted through a promotional map of events with 15-20,000 copies printed.
Do I need to be present?
Yes
How do you decide on proposals?
Submissions will be selected on range of work, quality and uniqueness.
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
We will email you by mid June if you have been accepted.

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