Art on The Bricks
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Fulton’s Historic Brick District will experience its annual autumn celebration with “Art on the Bricks” September 21—22.
Note our new name! We changed the name of the festival from “Autumn on the Bricks” to “Art on the Bricks” to better reflect the event’s focus on art, which includes fine art, fine craft, musical performances and local artisanal food, produce and libations. There will still be plenty of autumn ambience to experience in our scenic downtown venue.
The weekend starts off with an opening reception for Art House’s Autumn Exhibit. The reception will be from 5:00—7:00pm at the Art House.
Immediately following, the Brick District Playhouse will host a concert. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the progress of the historic theater’s renovation and enjoy a wonderful evening of entertainment.
On Saturday, from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Court Street between 5th and 6th Streets will be alive with activity as the local community and visitors celebrate Art on the Bricks. In addition to an expanded Farmers Market and pumpkin patch, there will be booths featuring original works of fine art, antiques, quilts, art demonstrations by Best of Missouri Hands artists, craft beers, local wines and distilled spirits. Live music will fill the streets throughout the day. Bring the kids and enjoy the festivities! Admittance to the festival is free; however a commemorative tasting glass for beverages will be available for purchase. The food tent and trucks will open for lunch.
“Art on the Bricks is the winning combination of art, music, local cuisine and a beautiful autumn day. Art House volunteers have been working overtime recruiting regional artists and artisans, as well as local specialty crop producers to make this year’s Art on the Bricks the best ever. I love that my community is filled with people who are passionate about what they create and believe in and have fun in the process. It is events like this one that make me proud to be a part of this unique area,” states Jane Mudd, Art House Director and local artist.
See you on the Bricks!
photos: Tom Harris
CHECK IN INFORMATION FOR VENDORS AND ARTISTS:
On Saturday, September 22, artists and vendors may start arriving for set up as early as 6:30 am. There will be Art House volunteers standing by at the intersection of 6th Street and Court Street to check you in and direct you to your booth space. All artists and vendors need to be set up with vehicles off the street by 8:30 am. The event opens at 9:00am.
The booth spaces will be numbered and correspond with the number of spaces on Court Street between 6th and 5th. We will ask that you pull up to your designated space to unload and then go park your car. We will have volunteers on hand that can assist in your setup as well as volunteers from a Westminster fraternity to assist with heavy lifting.
Art House Volunteers will be making the rounds all day to check on you to see if you need them to sit at your booth for you so you can take a break or have any other needs.
GENERAL INFORMATION FOR ARTISTS :
Ceramics, drawing, digital art, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, pastels, photography, printmaking, sculpture. Limited edition prints are acceptable but must be signed and numbered by the artist and clearly marked as reproductions.
Fee for a 10’x10’ booth space is $55, $45 for Art House Artists. This booth space fee is the same for producers and artists. We encourage artists to demonstrate and producers to sample their wares. The non-refundable entry fee is payable once your work is juried into the event. After you are juried* into the show, the curator will email payment information along with your welcome letter. See payment information below.
*Note: Art House artists and artists who have previously been juried into the Best of Missouri Hands do not need to go through the jury process for AOTB, and are automatically accepted into Art on the Bricks event upon Art House’s receipt of artist’s booth fee and completed registration form.
All proceeds from artist booth sales go to the artists. Artist demonstrations are encouraged but not required. We would like demonstrations and plein air artists working throughout the festival grounds and Farmers Market areas. This is a juried event, open to artists 18 years of age and older. Original work only, no mass-produced items, items made from molds, kits or other commercial methods. Artists who have been juried into Art House, and currently exhibit there under a current consignment agreement need to fill out this entry form but need not submit digital images for the Jury Committee.
Other artists must submit a completed registration form and email at least three high quality digital images and optional booth image to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to put Art on the Bricks or AOTB in the subject line of your email.
Please fill out the registration form below. *Note this is a scrollable inserted form. Please scroll through the entire form, complete each required question, and then click on the blue SUBMIT button that is located at the bottom of the scrolled form. If you do not click on the submit button information is not saved and registration is not received.
*Vendor Waiver: Fill out the form below and email completed copy to email@example.com, or mail to Art House, 531 Court St, Fulton, MO 65251. Please submit by September 1, 2018.
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