In honor of National Women’s History Month, Lourdes University is hosting the 10th annual W.A.V.E. (Women, Artists, Visionaries, Entrepreneurs) Festival, a juried exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts. The event will be held in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, on Saturday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. W.A.V.E. is currently accepting artist submissions. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, January 11, 2017.
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 shortly after the week of January 23. Upon acceptance, the fee of $40 per table must be submitted by Friday, February 10 at 4 p.m. to reserve a spot. Payment may be made by check or PayPal link. Receipt 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.) Power cords must be provided by the exhibitor.
The 2017 W.A.V.E. artist submission form is available online at www.lourdes.edu/wave. Click “artist application.” For questions or additional information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Kelly Dilworth, Advancement Events Coordinator, at 419-824-3751 email@example.com.