Turtle Creek Arts Festival 2019
(3rd Annual) Reverchon Park, Dallas, Tx
2400 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Fee (Application/ Jury Fee): $25.00
Turtle Creek Fine Arts Festival kicks off its second annual event in Reverchon Park, a 43-acre community park. Winding its way through the heart of Dallas, Turtle Creek is charming with its serene shores, manicured parks, walking paths and neighborhood events. Situated in the heart of Dallas, Turtle Creek borders the Downtown arts district as well as Highland Park, and the Oaklawn/ Cedar Springs neighborhoods. This Dallas neighborhood is considered to be one of the wealthiest zip codes in metro Dallas and is home to one of the largest and most enthusiastic art buying communities.
The Turtle Creek Arts Festival is a two-day fine art outdoor festival, located in one of the most prestigious areas of Dallas, featuring approximately 125 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more! The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, festival foods and beverages. We’re often told we have the best “festival foods” around! The 2018 Turtle Creek Arts Festival is organized by the AFFPS, LLC and a board of experts in various artistic disciplines, which has a long history of building some of the most notable events in the south with several holding spots in the TOP 100 in the nation. The festival will uphold the highest standards supporting the arts and offer participating artists the environment to nurture an appreciation for their skills. Festival Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES:
Accept applications: November 25, 2019
Application deadline: August 20, 2019
Jury dates: August 21-22, 2019
Notification of acceptance: August 24, 2019
Accept invitation & purchase deadline: September 05, 2019
Wait List Released: September 07, 2019 (or as deemed necessary by event/ category by category)
Event Dates: October 5 & 6, 2019
Load In Dates: October 4, 2019 (Friday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM) | Saturday (walk-in) 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM.
Late applications may be accepted at the discretion of the Director and included in the Wait List.
Cancellations by confirmed artist participants must be received in writing thirty (30) days prior to event date to receive a refund of booth fee. Application fees are non-refundable and a $50 dollar admin fee will be applied.
2-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as collage, papermaking, encaustic, pen and ink, paint, pencil, watercolor, or photography. Finished art suitable for wall mounting.
3-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as mosaic, papier mache, clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood or any other 3-dimensional objects.
Ceramics: Original shaped and fired clay including earthenware, porcelain, and raku.
Digital Art: Two-dimensional works from which the original image is manipulated by the artist using a computer using programs such as Drawing, Illustrator, Paint or other software applications.
Drawing & Printmaking: Original drawings made with pen, pencil, charcoal, pastels or chalk. Printmaking process may include pulled plates, linoleum prints, etching, engraving, silkscreen or lithography. All prints must be signed and numbered by the artist. Photocopies are not permitted.
Edibles: Handmade items such as jam, sauce, baked goods, etc. that are pre-packaged and not prepared on site.
Fiber: Works created from fibers including basketry, batik, weaving, papermaking, knitting, and quilting. Embellishment of manufactured materials is not permitted.
Glass: An object made of glass including blown, fused, stained, cast and molded. Embellishment of manufactured materials is not permitted.
Handcraft: Handmade items made by the artist from manufactured, recycled, or repurposed materials transforming the combined materials into a unique product in a cohesive collection. A complete description of items required.
Jewelry: All Jewelry crafted from metal, glass, stone, clay, or other materials. Commercial molds or casts are not permitted. At least 50% of the organic materials in the finished product used must be produced by the artist.
Metal: Functional and non-sculptural works incorporating metal.
Painting: The use of oils, acrylics, watercolors, and tempera suitable for hanging.
Photography: Prints, transparencies or digital images made from the artist’s original negative or taken with a digital camera that has been processed by the artist.
Sculpture: Three-dimensional work is done in any individual medium.
Wood & Furniture: Original works in wood that are built, turned, carved or tooled. Embellished manufactured wood items are not permitted.