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Images - Minimum: 4, Maximum: 6
Total Media - Minimum: 4, Maximum: 6
Entry Fee (7th Annual Cheyenne Arts Festival): $25.00
The 7th Annual Cheyenne Arts Festival (CAF)
August 17, 2018, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
August 18, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
August 19, 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Festival is located at the historic Cheyenne Depot and Depot Plaza in Downtown Cheyenne.
The CAF is a production of Arts Cheyenne, with key sponsorship from the Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority/Main Street and and the Wyoming Arts Council.
Visual Artist Entry Deadline
June 1, 2018
(Please provide 4 images of your creative work and 1 image of your typical artist exhibit space setup.)
Call for Submissions
Southeast Wyoming, northern Colorado, and western Nebraska residents have a strong interest in celebrating local creativity and art. The 7th Annual Cheyenne Arts Festival continues to be that celebration and showcase. To make the 2018 CAF even more successful for visual artists, the Festival will feature:
almost 5,000 square feet of indoor, air-conditioned space for juried visual artists who prefer a controlled environment; an outdoor setting for juried artists is also provided.
a welcome reception for visual artists and patrons
a purchase awards program with more than $5,000 in guaranteed sales
a two-day music and dance performance schedule
hands-on art workshops for young people
an Artisan Boulevard with plenty of food and beverages
Visual Artist Exhibit Space
An exhibit space fee of $225 per 10x10' indoor or outdoor space is collected after your acceptance into the Festival. Artist sharing is allowed, up to two artists per exhibit space. No commission is taken on works sold. Accepted artists will be notified by June 1, 2018 and your exhibit space will be assigned by July 1, 2017.
Exhibit Space Amenities
Indoors - Artists are responsible for their own display walls, tables and chairs. Electrical power is provided for indoor and outdoor exhibit spaces, but you MUST provide your own extension cords and power strips. Artists must provide extension cords of appropriate gauge for electrical draw needs. Each indoor/outdoor exhibit space is limited to 5 amps or 550 watts. Indoor lighting is functional only and largely incandescent. Artists should bring their own additional lighting to best showcase your artwork.
Outdoors - Artists are responsible for bringing their own canopies, display walls, tables and chairs.
Displays - Artists are responsible for their own display materials, including seating and tables.
Signage - Each Artist is provided with an exhibitor sign listing the Artist(s) name, exhibit space number, medium and hometown.
Volunteers - CAF volunteers are available to provide exhibit space sitting and to assist with unloading, setup, breakdown and load-out. Food is available in the Festival’s Artisan Boulevard or in many nearby restaurants.