• Fishers Arts Council

CANCELLED ARTIST/ARTISAN CALL OUT: Art Walk & Car Show

Updated: Apr 5

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: CANCELLED FOR 2020


Updated 4/5/2020: This event has been cancelled by the City of Fishers due to COVID-19. We are leaving the information below, as we plan to revive it for 2021.


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Fishers Arts Council is partnering with Fishers Parks & Recreation for an Art Walk Among the Cars and Bikes on June 20, 2020 from 8am to 12pm. This event is the kickoff for Spark!Fishers festivities and is a reimagining of the Fishers Arts Crawl. The event will be located at Holland Park, where artists/artisans will display and sell their creations between vintage and muscle cars and one-of-a-kind bikes. Fishers Arts Council strongly encourages those artists/artisans who were past Arts Crawl participants to apply.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: By 3:00PM EST on Friday, May 1, 2020


ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible to submit for this opportunity, artists must:

· Be an artist/artisan of Hamilton County or surrounding areas with Fishers residents receiving priority

· Have art/creations to display and sell

· Be able to be set up on event day between 7am-8am

· Be present for the duration of the event from 8am-12pm

· Clean up your space by/before 1pm


REQUIREMENTS:

· Artist to provide their own tables/display materials within the space provided (10’x13’ or 12’x12’)

· Artist must provide their own tent, if needed (or rent one from the city for $100)

· Artist must be able to take their own payments


COMPENSATION:

There is no compensation for this event. Artists may sell art during the event with no commission taken. There will be NO FEE to participate.

SELECTION PROCESS:

Artists must submit their application by 3:00PM EST on Friday, May 1, 2020.

Representatives from Fishers Arts Council and Fishers Parks & Rec will review submitted applications and select up to 50 artists/artisans for the event.

Note: While this is the intended selection process, Fishers Arts Council reserves the right to invite an artist to participate, should we need more artists/artisans for the event.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Artists will be selected based upon the following criteria: Technical Ability: Artist’s samples of work indicate professionalism, skill with materials and techniques

Artistic Quality: Artist’s work is appropriate to its medium, represents it well, and shows personal creativity


Note: Remember that this is a family-friendly event.


TIMELINE:

This timeline represents the event as it now appears.

· Release Request for Applications: March 27, 2020

· Deadline for Submissions: 3:00PM EST on Friday, May 1, 2020

· Notification of Selection: on/by Friday, May 15, 2020

· Event Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020


HOW TO APPLY: Artists must submit the following information to info@FishersArtsCouncil.org or via mail

1. Applicant information: Please include the following information in your cover letter:

· Artist/Artisan name

· Full mailing address

· Phone number

· Email address

· Website (if applicable)


2. Cover Letter: In addition to the above contact information, please include:

· A statement about your interest in this event

· If you have participated in the Fishers Art Crawl in the past

· A description of what pieces you will display/sell at the event/your medium


3. Examples of artwork/creations: Submit two to ten digital images in .jpg or .pdf format of work that would be on display/for sale. Please limit the file size of each image to 2MB or less. (Do no embed images in your email.)


4. Image information: Provide the following information about each submitted project: title, price, and a brief (one to two sentences) description of the piece. Include a directory of which image titles you have submitted are associated with each piece (ex: for an artist named Jones: PROJECT A: Images Jones 1, Jones 2, Jones 3; PROJECT B: Jones 4, Jones 5). Submit this sheet in .doc, .docx or .pdf format.


DELIVERY OF SUBMISSIONS:

Submissions may be emailed to info@FishersArtsCouncil.org, shared via Dropbox/Google Drive, or mailed to Fishers Arts Council.

Mailed or delivered submissions must be loaded on a single USB drive. CDs, DVDs, or printed items cannot be accepted. USB drives must arrive at Fishers City Hall (to be placed in the Fishers Arts Council mailbox) no later than 3:00PM EST on Friday, May 1, 2020. A Dropbox/Google Drive share request must be time-stamped by 3:00PM EST on Friday, May 1, 2020 – and all items must be included in the shared folder by that time. Any item that is time-stamped as being uploaded after 3:00PM will be disqualified from consideration.

The Delivery Address is: ATTN: Art & Car Walk Fishers Arts Council 1 Municipal Drive Fishers, IN 46038


QUESTIONS? CONTACT:

Fishers Arts Council via email at info@FishersArtsCouncil.org


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The Art Gallery at City Hall

1 Municipal Dr
Fishers, IN 46038

FAC Mailing Address

11650 Olio Road; Suite 1000-241
Fishers, IN 46037

317-537-1670

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