Sat, Jul 29|
Lititz Springs Park
LITITZ OUTDOOR FINE ART SHOW 2023
Amazing community of artists from multiple states! Now you can easily apply online! Registration will be open January 1st - May 1st, 2023
Time & Location
Jul 29, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
Lititz Springs Park, 24 N Broad St, Lititz, PA 17543, USA
About The Event
IMPORTANT: By applying for the Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show online you accept the following Terms and Regulations.
If you would like to apply by mail you can download the application here
After you complete the registration you must submit 3 photographs of your artwork and a booth shot on the SUBMISSIONS L.O.F.A.S. page under the "SHOWS" tab (only returning artists who exhibited in the 2022 Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show are Jury Exempt and do not need to submit photographs)
APPLICATION TERMS AND REGULATIONS
for the 56th Annual LITITZ OUTDOOR FINE ART SHOW
Saturday, July 29th, 2023 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., rain or shine
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all fine artists over the age of 17. No agents, dealers or brokers permitted.
The artist whose work has been accepted must be present for the entire show. Representatives may not attend in place of the artist.
ELIGIBLE MEDIA: Oils/acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings and prints, mixed media, ceramics (wheel thrown or hand built), woodcarving and metal working, which can be classified as sculpture. All work must be original to the artist.
Reproductions on paper of these are allowed. No jewelry of any kind.
NOT ACCEPTABLE MEDIA: Photographs, jewelry, glass pattern, molded ceramics, plastics, Christmas decorations, beadwork, needlework, scissors work, embellished items (barn boards, stones, leather, shells, buttons, shingles, tin), commercial or “found” items decorated with oils or acrylics, reverse painting on glass, canvas bags, aprons, painted T-shirts or other crafts, computer generated art, furniture. Other items that do not fit into the eligible media criteria listed above.
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REMOVE UNACCEPTABLE EXHIBITS FROM THE SHOW
CATEGORIES AND PRIZES:
- Best of Show: $250
- Oils/Acrylics, Watercolors, Mixed Media, Ceramics: 1st - $150, 2nd - $100, 3rd - $75
- Pastels: One prize only of $150
- Sculpture: One prize only of $150
- Drawing/Printmaking: One prize only of $150
- 2 Judges Awards: Each $50.00
- The Floyd Hackman Founder’s Award: $100.00
DISPLAYS: All paintings, pastels, and drawings must be framed or matted. Artwork must be displayed on panels/easels/tables within the confines of your assigned space(s).
Booths must be set-up by 8:30 AM and ready for business by 9 AM. Artists not set-up and ready will not be part of the judging and will not be invited back next year.
All exhibiting artists must provide their own 10x10 booths and display materials, properly weighted.
ENTRY PROCEDURE: $25 application fee and $100 booth fee per 10x10' space are due by May 1st, 2023.
Adjoining spaces available upon request at $80 each. One artist per space: sharing of a space is not permitted, except by “joint exhibitors”. Joint exhibitors are two individuals working on the same body of work.
Online application is filled out by one person and the name of the second person must be indicated in the "Comments" section (e.g. "Applying as joint exhibitors, artist A. and artist B.").
If you need more than a 10 foot space, it will have to be paid accordingly.
You will be prompted to make the payment with either your Credit Card or PayPal. Online payments are SSL secure. If you are not accepted into the show, your booth payment will be refunded. The application fee will not be refunded.
SPACE ASSIGNMENT: Spaces will be assigned following the May 1st deadline.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS DEADLINE IS FIRM. Online registration will be closed automatically.
Two artists wishing adjacent spaces must BOTH indicate so in the "Comments" field (e.g. "I would like to be next to A."). You will receive a packet confirming your show entry and space assignment.
Each artist accepted will receive postcards in their confirmation packet.
JUDGING: Judging will take place from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Each artist will be judged on:
1. Visual Impact/Originality – the “wow” factor
2. Execution and Technique/Skill
3. Overall Presentation of the Booth
Prizes will be awarded in: Oils/Acrylics, Watercolors, Drawing/Printmaking, Pastels, Sculpture, Ceramics and Mixed Media.
SPACE NUMBERS MUST BE DISPLAYED FOR JUDGING PURPOSES.
Only originals and pieces that have not received an award in any previous LAA show are eligible for prizes. Judges for this year’s show will be announced at a later date.
RESPONSIBILITY: The Lititz Art Association will not be responsible for loss or damage to any work of art exhibited. Each artist is responsible for art exhibited. Each artist is responsible for collecting the tax on his or her own sales. All work is subject to these conditions. No commissions are taken on sales.
TAX INFORMATION: The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires artists to have a Pennsylvania sales tax number. If artists do not have one, the PA Dept. of Revenue will provide a temporary sales tax license at no charge so that exhibitors may legally collect the 6% sales tax. Artists may apply online for a tax number at www.pa100.state.pa.us OR call the Tax Bureau at (717) 425-7700, PA Dept. of Revenue, 1825 Stanley Dr., Harrisburg, PA 17103-1256
ARRIVAL PROCEDURE: All artists must enter the park from Route 501 (Broad Street) and proceed to their assigned space(s) as indicated on the entry packet. Under no circumstances may artists park in the grassy area to unload. Any artists parking in the grassy area will not be invited back to next year’s show. Artist check-in will be done by the volunteers of the Association at your booth, by 9 AM.
PLEASE NOTE: Spaces will be marked by 3 PM on Friday, July 28th. You may set up after this time. Friday set-up is done at your own risk.
UPCOMING SHOW: The Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show is always held the last Saturday in July. Mark your calendar for next year and tell your artist friends about this great opportunity for exhibiting.
NO RAIN DATE AND NO REFUNDS: There are no refunds for show cancellation due to weather emergencies.
SHOW BROCHURE: Only your name, medium, city and email will appear in the show brochure.
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COVID-19 CANCELLATION CLAUSE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Lititz Art Association reserves the right to cancel the show if deemed necessary, with the show fees being refunded to the artists.
SAFETY MEASURES: The show committee will take appropriate informative measures as to reminding participants and visitors to follow the current CDC guidelines which will be in effect at the time of the show. Hand sanitizer will be available at the information desk. Additional safety precautions are welcome.
Please refrain from participation in the show if you develop symptoms of coronavirus before the show date. Immediately notify the show committee. You will be refunded the booth fee and your absence will not affect your next year’s participation.
1 Booth space, 10x10'
Includes one Application fee of $25 and one 10x10' Booth space fee of $100
2 Booth spaces, 10x10' each
Includes one Application fee of $25 and two 10x10' Booth spaces, $100+$80