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“Art Uprising” call for artists

Announcing a new art festival at West Village called “Art Uprising” ! The Festival is a three-day event that will include a silent auction hosted by various retail sponsors at West Village, with proceeds to benefit the Emergency Artist Support League (EASL) (Friday Sept 21), and a two days of art and music throughout the West Village Neighborhood.

We are currently accepting applications for artist vendors, who will be set up in 10′ x10′ tents throughout the area. Total cost per vendor for the weekend is $150 — and this is an opportunity to gain exposure to an entirely new audience, for those artists who have participated in other area festivals.

Friday, September 21, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, September 23, 11 a.m -5 p.m.

CONTACT FOR VENDOR APPLICATION: Rachel Fresquez West Village Phone: 214-459-3966 Fax: 214-219-1147 rfresquez@westvil.com
APPLICATION DUE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH BY 5:00PM

2012 ART UPRISING IN WEST VILLAGE
Friday, September 21, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. & Sunday, September 23, 11 a.m -5 p.m.

Friday, 9/21:
This art walk event will mark the launch of the festival. Participating retailers will be paired with a local artist who will display a creation that will be part of a silent auction that night. Guests are invited to enjoy light bites and drinks as they wander from store-to- store, bidding on each work of art. A portion of the proceeds from the auction will benefit Easl (http://www.easl.us/).

Saturday, 9/22:
This will be the first day of the art festival. An estimated amount of 50 different local artists will have their art displayed in tents set up throughout the village. There will be a stage set up in both North and South Alley for live music. Delicious food and beverages will be available in both allies. Free admission.

Sunday, 9/23:
This will be a day to bring the family – parents, children, dogs… everyone is invited! Enjoy food, drinks, live music, exciting performances, and activities for children. Free admission.

Sponsors: Smartwater, Vitaminwater, Allure of West Village, Arts+Culture Magazine, Mosaic Creative

Committee Members: Jordan Roth at Ro2 Art Gallery, John Tracy at Indigo, Janan Siam at Solvent, Douglas Martin at Easl, and Jessica Martinez at Deep Dallas Music.
3699 McKinney Ave. Dallas, TX 75204

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