Art in the Park
  Fine Art Show & Sale
  August 4th & 5th, 2018
Entry Deadline July 6th, 2018

  Eligibility
  Art in the Park is open to both professional and amateur artists. Original works in painting, graphics, sculpture, photography, wood, glass, metals, printmaking, ceramics, jewelry and mixed media are eligible. NO kit crafts are allowed. Artists may only exhibit in the medium(s) in which they are juried. The Ottawa Art League reserves the right to refuse exhibition of work not consistent with submitted applications.

  Jury Process
  Artists must submit four(4)photos or digital images that accurately represent your current art, include one of your display. Please do not send actual work. Photos and digital images should be labeled clearly with the artists name and medium. If you send photos, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope with proper postage for return of application materials. Notification of acceptance will be e-mailed as soon as the materials are received. No refunds after July 20th. OAL members and Artists who participated in the Ottawa Art League  2017 Art in the Park do not have to be juried as long as they are exhibiting art similar as what was previously shown.

  Requirements
  Each artist is required to be in attendance during show hours. The artist is required to display their original artwork. Prints should be signed, numbered and marked limited edition. Reproductions must be marked as such and should not comprise more than 25% of the display. All work displayed for sale should have prices clearly marked. All sales tax reporting will be the responsibility of the artist. Ottawa City Tax is 7%. 

  Show Date & Location
  August 4th ~  9 am - 4 pm
August 5th  ~ 10 am - 4 pm


  Art in the Park is held in the northwest corner Washington Square Park at the corners of LaSalle and Lafayette Streets in downtown Ottawa,
  Illinois. This is held in conjunction with Ottawa's Riverfest Celebration; there is a large parade on Sunday.

  Booth Space
  Booth space is approximately 10 x 10. All booths are on grass facing the sidewalk. Artists will be responsible for providing their own tents and displays. Set-up is from 7am-9am, Aug 3, tents may be left up over night.

  Fees
  Booth fee $75
  Non-refundable Jury fee $5. This fee is waved for returning artists.
  OAL Members Booth fee $50. No jury fee

  Awards & Judging
  Best of Show $150
  First Place $100
  Second Place $75
  Third Place $50
  Two (2) Honorable Mention Awards $25/each
  Judging starts at 10 am and will be based on overall quality of the artwork & exhibit. Your display must be finished to be included in judging.

  Application Deadline
  Applications must be postmarked by July 6th, 2018.

  Please make checks payable to: Ottawa Art League
  Mail application with photos, jury fee and booth fee to:

  Sharon Danielson
  3123 E. 28th Rd
  Marseilles, IL. 61341

  Questions and digital jury images can be emailed to farmwife70@yahoo.com

PDF APPLICATION FORM
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  Application

  Name___________________________________________________

  Address________________________________________________

  City______________________ State______ Zip______________

  Phone__________________________________________________

  E-mail__________________________________________________

  Media__________________________________________________

  Website________________________________________________

IBT# Illinois Business Tax Number  __________________________

  Disclaimer
  The Ottawa Art League and/or the City of Ottawa are not responsible for any loss or damage to the artists work, displays, or any personal injury which may result during set-up or take-down or due to inclement weather. I do not hold the Ottawa Art League, it’s officers or members responsible for accidental loss or damage of any kind. I have read the rules and agree to observe them. I understand that I will be responsible for any damages I inflict on Washington Square Park or Ottawa City Property.

  Signature_____________________________________Date_____