2018 Fun Fest Art Show

July 8 - 30

Pay Student Entry Fee Here..$15

Who May Enter?  KAG membership is NOT required.

Ages 16 and up may enter.

DEADLINE for ENTRY:  JUNE 22, 2018

ON-LINE PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN JUNE 22, 2018


AWARDS:

Best In Show:  $400.

Second Place: $300.

Third Place:     $200.

Awards of Excellence (4): $50. each

Celebrate Kingsport Award*: $100.

People's Choice: $50.

*For the work that best represents the essence of Kingsport.  All work is eligible for this award whether or not it has received another award.


REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Up to two original works.  "Original" means the work is designed solely by the artist and completed by the artist's own hands and is based on the artist's own photograph or royalty free copyright free image.  Copies of another work from any medium, including copyright photography are ineligible.
  • One additional work may be entered specifically for the Celebrate Kingsport Award category.
  • All media eligible except glass, photography, and computer generated art.
  • Pieces submitted must have been completed since July 1, 2016, and must not have appeared in a previous Fun Fest Art Show.
  • 2D and 3D wall art must be no more than 52"h x 52"w and must not exceed 3" in depth.
  • All work must be wired and ready to hang.  NO SAW-TOOTH or CLIP hangers or UNIFRAMES .
  • All work must be framed or have a 1.5" - 2" gallery wrap (fully painted with no visible staples).
  • Artists may use glass at their own risk.
  • ​Freestanding 3D art must be no more than 24"h x 18"w x 18"d and must weigh no more than 20 pounds.  The artist must provide his or her own pedestal (sturdy and in excellent condition) at drop off.
  • No suspended work or installations will be accepted.
  • All work must be titled and must remain for the duration of the show.
  • ​Work that does not meet these requirements will be refused.


JUDGE: Dawn Whitelaw    www.dawnwhitelaw.com


Responsibility

Reasonable care and protection will be provided for all works.  However, the Renaissance Arts Center, Kingsport Art Guild, Kingsport Fun Fest, the City of Kingsport, and the Fun Fest Art Show sponsors are not responsible for any loss or damage.  Each Artist must sign the release agreement at drop off.


CALENDAR 2018

Show Dates: July 8 - 30

June 22: Deadline for entry

July 2:  Take In of artwork - 3:00 - 7:00pm Main Gallery 2nd Floor

July 8:  Opening Reception and Awards 2:00 - 4:00pm Main Gallery

​July 30:  Fun Fest Art Show Closes

July 31: Art Pick-Up 4:00 - 7:00pm

The Fun Fest Art Show is exhibited in the Main Art Gallery on the 2nd Floor of the Renaissance Arts Center and Theater Building, 1200 E. Center Street, Kingsport, TN.


COMPLETE ENTRY FORM BELOW then COMPLETE ONLINE PAYMENT BELOW ENTRY FORM.


Place an ID card or tag on the upper left backside of your artwork or bottom of 3D work.  Include Name, Title, Medium and Price or NFS

Kingsport Art Guild

1200 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN    423-246-1227

Pay Entry Fee Here.............$25.