Deadline to submit applications is February 3
In honor of National Women’s History Month, Lourdes is hosting the 9th annual W.A.V.E. (Women, Artists, Visionaries, Entrepreneurs) Festival, a juried exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts. This year’s event will be held in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, on Saturday, March 19. W.A.V.E. is still accepting artist submissions for this year’s event. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 3.
Requirements:All arts/crafts displayed must be created and handmade by the exhibitor. Women entrepreneurs are welcome to present services, products or affiliations that are generated by women. To ensure the integrity of the show, kits, imports or commercial items are not to be displayed or sold. The festival committee reserves the right to disallow any exhibitor not conforming to requirements, art or craft that does not meet the selective criteria or that is considered physically hazardous or offensive.
Jurying and Fee: The W.A.V.E. Committee will jury the entries and each artist will receive a notification of acceptance the week of February 15. Upon acceptance, the fee of $40 per space must be submitted by Wednesday, March 2 at 4 p.m. to reserve a spot. There will be an additional $10 late fee for applications received after February 3. Payment is to be made by check only. Receipts of fees will be sent to the entrant’s e-mail address.
Exhibit Space: One 8-foot table will be provided. An additional table may be requested for a deposit of $40. (The Committee reserves the right to reject additional table requests if necessary.) Please specify table and electricity needs on application.
The 2016 W.A.V.E. submission form is available online at www.lourdes.edu/wave. Click “artist application.” For questions or additional information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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