You are invited to submit your application to be an exhibitor at the 1st Aruba Art Fair. The main purpose of the day is the exhibition and sale of original art. To add to the festivities and entice visitors to attend, we have also included performance arts including dance, theatre, and music, performed by groups from the local community and student organizations. Admission is AWG.10 for the public and FREE for the participating artists. All artists must go through the online application process and must submit 5 photos of the their work. Submission deadline for images and entry form through arubaartfair.org is August 22nd, 2016. Applications will be reviewed and accepted by our jury on a rolling basis to ensure convenience for planning.
KEY APPLICATION DATES FOR EXHIBITORS
August 22, 2016: Artist application deadline
August 29, 2016: Artist acceptance/decline reply deadline to acceptance by jury
September 16, 2016: Artist check-in and setup at 5:00p.m.
September 16, 2016: Private Exhibition opens: 6:00p.m. – 11:00p.m.
September 17, 2016: Artist check-in and setup at 5:00p.m.
September 17, 2016: Exhibition opens to the public: 6:00p.m. – 11:00p.m.
September 18, 2016: Artist check-in and setup at 5:00p.m.
September 18, 2016: Exhibition opens to the public: 6:00p.m. – 11:00p.m.
Each applicant must submit no later than August 22nd, an application for the type of artwork he/she wishes to exhibit via www.arubaartfair.com
All works submitted will be considered for jurying based upon merit. Pure Aruba Events Foundation reserves the right to reject works that do not meet the professional standards listed here.
Standards and Rules:
In order to maintain the quality of Aruba Art Fair, artwork should be original, handmade work and the artisan must be present at the event. Mass-produced or commercial products will not be accepted. Crafts made from kits or designed after commercial kits, ceramics using manufactured molds as a base, plastic, dried or silk flower centerpieces, bazaar-type knick-knacks, wood-working and sewing from commercial patterns and craft items are not appropriate for this show.
Artists marketing reproduction prints of their original work must have prints clearly labeled as such. Reproductions should not comprise more than 50% of your exhibition. All work exhibited must be equivalent in quality to that depicted in application images. Images submitted must be representative of all work to be shown at Aruba Art Fair. Pure Aruba Events Foundation reserves the right to refuse space to any artist not complying with these guidelines.