Temporary Salem Art Fair & Festival 2020
Salem Art Association (SAA) invites artists to apply for participation in the 2020 Salem Art Fair & Festival. This honored 71-year-old event is one of the largest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and draws artists from around the country. The Salem Art Fair has an outstanding reputation among participants and visitors alike, attracting 36,000 attendees annually. Salem Art Fair & Festival is held in the heart of Salem, Oregon in Bush’s Pasture Park. The 100-acre park is filled with majestic fir and oak trees. The park’s standing as a community gathering space makes this an ideal setting to celebrate creativity and showcase art.
SALEM ART FAIR & FESTIVAL
Show Dates: July 17, 18, and 19, 2020
Bush’s Pasture Park, Salem, Oregon
The Salem Art Fair & Festival is a three-day outdoor celebration of the visual and performing arts. The primary focus of the event is the juried exhibition of high-quality fine art and fine craft. Visitors can meet and talk with the artists while viewing and purchasing their artwork. Additionally, the festival offers art activities for children, live performances on 2 stages, and food, beer, and wine.
The Salem Art Fair & Festival attendance is approximately 36,000 visitors each year. Over $25,000 is spent to market the event. While the majority of the audience is from the surrounding community, a significant and increasing number of visitors are from around the state and beyond.
The Salem Art Association (SAA) runs the Salem Art Fair & Festival. SAA is a tax-exempt art services organization dedicated to arts education, art appreciation and historic preservation within Salem and the surrounding communities. Founded in 1919, SAA is one of the largest arts organizations in the state. Funds raised through the Salem Art Fair & Festival maintain and grow SAA’s year-round educational programs, including Community Arts Education, and the Galleries Program in the Bush Barn Art Center.
Artists may apply in more than one media category but must submit separate applications for each category with different bodies of work. Each category requires a separate user id, a set of digital images and jury fee. Artists may not submit the same body of work in multiple categories.
Two artists may share a booth space and application only if they are a collaborative team. A collaborative team is defined as two artists who together produce one body of work. Every artwork exhibited in the booth must be created together. A collaborative team may submit one application, but both names must be on the application and both artists must be present in the booth during the Fair.
Job Categories: Call for Artists!. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: artist, arts, call for artists, and exhibition. States: Oregon.
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