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Art Beat of Historic Downtown Bridgeport


Images - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 10
Total Media - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 10

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $5.00

In celebration of Art Beat Festival 2018 coming to Bridgeport, Texas in October, we invite you to come be a part of our public and playful one day exhibition and handmade art event. We’re collaborating with artists of all genres to generate awareness of all art forms with an emphasis on visual arts. This creates an avenue for artists and artisan crafters to promote and sell their items while providing hands-on opportunities to children, and our community, to experience art. We will have a free Children’s Area, art demonstrations, public performances and more! This event is sponsored by Greater Wise Arts Association a 501c3 and the City of Bridgeport.

Event Date: Saturday, October 27th, 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
Application Deadline: Sunday, September 30th midnight.

Applications: This is a juried show for fine arts, artisan and handmade craft items only. All applications must be accompanied by two (2) close-up photos of your work. Applications are currently being accepted with the deadline of September 30, 2018.

Fees: A single 10x10 booth space is $60.00 and a double 10x20 is $100.00. The following add on items are available in limited quantities and on a first come first serve basis according to the order of payments made. Electricity is available upon request for $10.00. The vendor must provide any needed extension cords up to 20 ft. in length. Lunch is available to purchase from the Mask House for $10, (Soup or salad, sandwich and drink) and will be delivered to your booth. Tables, chairs and linens may be rented from A Vintage Affair with a six (6) foot table and two (2) white garden chairs available at $10.00 and white tablecloths, floor length for 6 foot tables are $8.00.

Booths: Set-up is from 7:00a.m. – 8:45a.m. All tents will be erected on the street and may NOT be anchored into the ground. Tents must be weighted to at least 30 lbs. per leg or a minimum of 120 lbs. Tents are not mandatory for a booth space. All tables must be draped with a tablecloth or skirted to maintain a neat appearance; white or black cloths are preferred. Booth placement will be assigned and indicated in the vendor packet at sign-in and hospitality volunteers will be available to assist with restroom and drink breaks. No early takedown is allowed.

Sales: All monies for sales will be collected by and become the property of each individual artist. Greater Wise Arts Alliance does not receive any portion of sales. We do ask all vendors to help GWAA raffle by donating an item of $30 or greater value. Local artists may wish to donate an art class.


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