2Who May Enter?  KAG membership is NOT required.

Ages 16 and up may enter.

DEADLINE for ENTRY:  JUNE 21, 2019



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.


  • 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 original 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, 2017, and must not have appeared in a previous Kingsport Art Guild sponsored show.
  • 2D and 3D wall art must be no more than 52"h x 52"w and must not exceed 3" in depth.
  • All 2D 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 in framing 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.


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.


Show Dates: June 30 - July 26

June 21: Deadline for entry

June 27:  Take In of artwork - 3:00 - 7:00pm Room 239 2nd Floor

June 30:  Opening Reception and Awards 2:00 - 4:00pm Main Gallery

​July 26:  Fun Fest Art Show Closes

July 26: Art Pick-Up 3:00 - 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.


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

***Artwork submitted must match entry form information ***


By completing the online entry form, the artist agrees to abide by the Release & Indemnity Agreement.

RELEASE & INDEMNITY AGREEMENT: The exhibitor of the 2019 Fun Fest Art Show sponsored by the Kingsport Art Guild and in consideration of the permission & privilege granted to the exhibitor to store and display said works of art in the Renaissance Arts Center June 30 - July 26, 2019 hereby releases the Kingsport Art Guild, associated sponsors, the Renaissance Arts Center and Theater, and the City of Kingsport, Tennessee from any and all claims for damages to or loss of any said works so exhibited or stored, whether such damage or loss results from theft, acts of vandalism, or any other cause.
For the same consideration, the exhibitor covenants and agrees to hold the Renaissance Arts Center and Theater, the City of Kingsport, Tennessee, Its employees, agents, and the Kingsport Art Guild harmless from any claim for loss or damage to such artwork exhibited by the exhibitor, which are asserted by any persons other than the exhibitor, including without limitation the owners of such works exhibited, which grow out or arise during the exhibit (during display or storage) of such works by the exhibitor.  Additionally, art sales made will incur a 20% commission for non-guild members and 15% for Kingsport Art Guild members.

Permission is granted to photograph entered artwork for publicity purposes and historic record.

2019 Fun Fest Art Show

June 30 - July 26

Pay Student Entry Fee Here...$15

Kingsport Art Guild

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

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