Festival of Arts now accepting artists’ applications for the summer of 2015 Fine Art Show – Free seminar Sept 29
Festival of Arts – California’s Premier Fine Art Show is a prestigious, highly competitive, regional juried fine art show featuring original artwork by southern Orange County’s finest artists. The 2015 show will run next July and August.
Artists who would like to apply for the 2015 fine art show should submit a CD with three digital images per media and a completed application form to the Festival of Arts by Oct 31, 2014 (by 4 p.m.). Applicants may download an application from the Festival’s website, www.LagunaFestivalofArts.org, or call 949-464-4234.
The Festival of Arts accepts applications from artists residing in the following cities: Aliso Viejo, Balboa, Balboa Island, Capistrano Beach, Coto de Caza, Corona del Mar, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest (El Toro), Mission Viejo, Monarch Beach, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano. Artists must be able to show that they have resided in one of the aforementioned cities for at least one year prior to Oct 31, 2014. Jurying fees are $50 per medium submitted.
The jurors will score the submitted artwork based on quality, intention and content; excellence of craftsmanship; facility with media; excellence in the use of design elements; and professional presentation.
The free seminar (Sept 29) – “How to prepare your artwork for submission to the 2015 summer exhibit” will help interested artists to learn more about the Festival of Arts, the application process and photographing artwork effectively for submission, artists are invited to attend at the Forum Theatre on the Festival of Arts grounds from 7 – 9 p.m. on a first come first served basis. For more information, please call (949) 464-4234.