Artist Application & Information

“Art, for Heaven’s Sake!” the premier art festival of the Redlands area, provides a showcase for the artist to exhibit and sell work in an inviting setting. The event begins with a gala reception on Friday evening, including hors d’oeuvres and musical entertainment. Artists are asked to be present to meet and visit with our over 2000 guests and customers who attend during the course of the festival. Over the years, this festival has proven its value. In 15 hours of operation, the festival grosses over $100,000…our customers come ready to buy!

Application Form: Artist Application 2019

Space Allocation: The booth space is approximately 10’ by 10’. Your exhibit must conform to the high standards of the festival. You must include a photograph or detailed plan of your exhibit with your application.

Publicity: We provide publicity, including social media, Internet, our website, newspaper, radio, and cable TV. In addition we mail over 5000 announcement cards throughout southern California. You may request these cards to mail, or send us your mailing list and we will mail them with our bulk mail at no cost to you.

Registration Deadline: Applications including no more than three detailed photographs of the type of work you plan to show and a photograph or detailed layout of exhibit space must be received by JUNE 24, 2019. Artists will be notified of their selection by the third week of July.

Fees: The entry fee is $100.00 and must be included with your application.  Your cancelled check is your notification that your application has been received.  If you are NOT juried into the show you will receive a full refund.   There is a 20% commission on work sold.

Publicity: Publicity is provided by the festival including newspaper, radio, Cable TV and Internet, as well as printing and mailing over 5000 announcement cards sent throughout southern California.

Sales: Artists must be present at their exhibit area to write-up sales and interact with customers. Cashiers are provided and Master Card and Visa are accepted. The festival will collect and pay sales tax.

Security: Your artwork is NOT insured by the festival, but a security service will be on duty whenever the festival is not in progress.

Set-up: This is an indoor/outdoor festival. You must provide your own display boards, pedestals, showcases and lighting. General lighting will be provided for Friday and Saturday evenings but it is not adequate to fully display artwork.

Canopies - If you supply your own canopy, it must be 10 x 10' and either blue or white with straight legs.  If you need a canopy supplied by the show, there is a $35.00 charge for the weekend.

Website/Social Media: Upon acceptance to the festival, each artist will be requested to send at least four photos of artwork to be placed on the website.