Ridgefield Art Association

 Ridgefield Festival of the Arts Information and Artist Application

This great artist opportunity will be held at the Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center (RACC) Courtyard, 510 Pioneer Street, Ridgefield Washington,  on Saturday August 22nd 2020,  open to the public 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


The event will include: Live music, RAA artists' room, and interactive art booth.

Setup:  Saturday August 22nd 7:00 am,  take down after 4 pm (no earlier)

Cost:  $50 for a 10 x 10 booth space in the RACC Courtyard, limited to one artist per booth. 20 + artists expected to participate.

Entry deadline:
May 1st,  2020 

Submission: Application will be done online only, with a requirement of 3 images of current works, as well as a short artist statement and description of work. There is no fee charged to submit an application. The $50 booth fee will be due upon acceptance to event. Artists will be notified by email by May 15th, and will receive details of where to send payment as well as festival information sheet and promotional materials. Payment to be due by May 25th.

Requirements: Artists to provide their own 10 x 10 ,white, straight-leg tent, as space is limited.  Artists must provide their own liability insurance and business license information upon approval. All artists to be responsible for own sales. The festival will not be taking any commissions on purchases.

Judging: The festival is open to all professional artists of various media who are actively producing and selling their artwork and will be judged on originality, creativity, craftsmanship and professionalism, by a professional jury.

The festival will be promoted through social media, as well as press releases sent to regional media, and will be promoted heavily throughout the community of Ridgefield and featured in the Ridgefield Art Association Website. 

Optional art donations are appreciated as we will be conducting drawings throughout the day for art and other items, the proceeds to benefit outdoor public art in the Ridgefield community.

Contact: Ena Shipman at:  raafestival2020@gmail.com

Artist Application