Struggling Artist Application

Applications due November 1.

Rules and Regulations

  • This event is held RAIN OR SHINE.
  • Meet the criteria for a “Struggling Artist” as stated in the Exhibitor Guidelines.
  • Only artists accepted in to the Spotsy Arts Festival are permitted to participate. Subletting, selling or giving space to anyone is not permitted.
  • All work and displays must stay within your designated spot. No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible. The assigned area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards. No soliciting merchandise or services.
  • Exhibitors must commit to –
  • Assist in setting up the Display Tent
  • Assist in arranging the Exhibit
  • Securing the tent at night
  • Agee to work a minimum of four (4) hours on Saturday and/or Sunday based on an assigned/negotiated schedule (Artists are encouraged to spend as much time in the tent as possible so they can be available to discuss their work with the public.)
  • Agree not to remove any unsold work before 5:00 pm Sunday
  • Be available to “take down” their art work and to help take down the tent, tables, etc. and moving same to the Staging Area.
  • JART, Inc., and/or Spotsylvania County will not be responsible for any art work that is not removed from the premises.
  • Rude, obscene or abusive language and/or threatening or actual physical restraint and/or abuse of another exhibitor, vendor, volunteer, staff or the public is strictly prohibited and will result in immediate removal and banishment from participation in future shows.
  • Do not distribute material outside of your designated booth space or loudly solicit visitors into your exhibit space. Amplified music is not permitted, except for entertainment contracted by the Festival Director.
  • Photographs will be taken during the Festival. It is understood these photographs can or will be used in future advertising and promotions for the Spotsy Arts Festival.
  • All local laws must be followed.
  • Must agree to be responsible for the collection of Virginia State Sales Tax.
  • Must assume all of the risks in participating in the Spotsy Arts Festival, which includes JART, Inc. and Spotsylvania County, as an Exhibitor, Vendor, Performer or Volunteer any and all associated activities including but not limited to —
  • Waive, Release, Discharge, Indemnify and Hold Harmless from any and all liability JART, Inc., Spotsylvania County and any of its employees, directors, consultants, Members of the Board, volunteer, representatives, agents, assign, successors, contractors, suppliers, exhibitor, vendor, event sponsors regarding any and all claims that my participation could give rise to any claim or otherwise cause liability.


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