ARTIST MARKET REQUIREMENTS
INGLEWOOD FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2019
EDWARD VINCENT JR PARK
700 Warren Ln, Inglewood, CA 90302
Event Date:: September 7th, 2019
Application Deadline: July 31, 2019 Midnight PST
Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Mission: ifota helps build awareness and brings the community together, and helps raise funds to support the work of the community
What: A thriving day, in-town festival in Edward Vincent Jr Park organized by Walker Family Events in partnership with Player Philanthropy Fund (PPF.org)
Event features include:
Artist Market with over 180 vendors
Live Entertainment – multiple entertainment stage featuring some of the hottest national acts as well as the best local talent in Los Angeles.
Kids Zone Pavilion – sure to keep all families entertained, the Kids Zone Pavilion features storytellers, puppet shows and art activities, as well as active options such as a bungee jump and more.
Food and Beverage – a unique mix of traditional festival fare and healthier choices from local restaurants.
Where: Edward Vincent Jr Park, just 1 mile north of Inglewood Forum. It is one of the oldest city parks and one of the largest and most beautiful green spaces in the city.
When: Saturday, September 7th 2019 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE: QUALIFICATIONS CHANGED IN 2017.
Artists Items suitable for sale at the Inglewood Festival Of The Arts are handcrafted items, as well as antiques, furniture, memorabilia, consumables, and other unique items. Handcrafted items are items that are designed and/or made by the exhibitor. Items may not be mass produced. Artist applications will be reviewed and accepted/rejected as they are received.
Community Partners — If your organization would like to participate in the festival for outreach and educational purposes only, you may apply for the "It Takes A Village" community partnership. To qualify as a Community Partner, you must either be (1) a non-profit/community organization or (2) a locally owned and operated small business (non-national, non-franchise) that serves Inglewood and surrounding neighborhoods. Vending is not approved for Community Partners. Community Partner applications will be reviewed and accepted/rejected as they are received.
Waiting List — The Festival will maintain a waiting list in various categories and will notify artists if/when an opening occurs in the specific discipline (glass, wood, pottery, mixed media, jewelry, etc.). This event is expected to sell out. To reserve your spot, please apply early!
Qualification & Review — IFOTA team reviews and scores work in these four areas:
Level of Achievement - The artist has a consistent body of work that reflects a style and approach to the medium as well as skill in the handling of the medium.
Technical Skill - The artist’s handling of the media exhibits control, skill, and experience. The design or composition of the work shows an understanding and utilization of the principles of design.
Concept - The artist works with ideas and effectively reflects an idea, a point of view, or a specific concept.
Presentation - The work itself is presented appropriately for exhibition. The support materials reflect a professional standard.
IFOTA Artist Awards — The recipients of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will receive their awards during the Festival.
1st Place: $250 + complimentary booth for the 2019 Inglewood Festival Of The Arts
2nd Place: $150
3rd Place: $100
Image Submission — Please provide 3 digital images of work and 1 digital image of display with your application. Incomplete application packages will not be submitted to the Jury Panel or the Non Juried Selection Committee. Please make sure you submit a complete package.
Animal Welfare Groups — We welcome organizations that work with animal welfare but we do not allow animals on site, caged or otherwise.
Advertising — Participating exhibitors may purchase an advertisement in the 2019 digital Festival Guidebook. The full color Festival Guidebook features everything needed to enjoy the Festival including a complete list of artists, performance schedules, hands-on activities for kids and adults and more. Artist exclusive ad prices are $50 for a half page and $25 for a quarter page.
Cancellation — Prior to August 1, 2019, booth fee refunds may be requested in writing. The festival will retain a $50.00 administration and processing fee. Sorry, after August 1, 2019, no refunds are granted.
IFOTA has sole discretion for determining the vendors that will be accepted at the festival.
IFOTA reserves the right to remove any Vendor from the festival with cause for reasons including, but not limited to, (1) failure to follow the directions of Festival Staff, (2) disparagement of the Festival or the park, (3) creating a hazard which endangers Festival Attendees, (4) conducting sales of goods not meeting the Festival's definition of "handcrafted items," and/or (5) engaging in any conduct Festival Staff deems detrimental to the Festival.
Application Fee: $35
$300 (Applications accepted and fees paid before May 15, 2019)
$350 (Applications accepted and fees paid between May 15 and June 14, 2019)
$400 (Applications accepted and fees paid after June 14, 2019)
COMMUNITY PARTNER (IT TAKES A VILLAGE)
$175 (Applications accepted and fees paid before May 15, 2019)
$200 (Applications accepted and fees paid between May 15 and June 14, 2019)
$275 (Applications accepted and fees paid after June 14, 2019)
All exhibitors are required to use WHITE 10x10 tents. Branded tents must be approved in advance.
The Festival can provide a 10x10 tent, one 6' table, and two chairs for an additional fee of $300. This includes set up/take down and weights. Side panels can be added for $15 per side (four sides = $60). This price is subject to change based on market rates for tent rentals.
Booth Sharing: Subletting or sharing of the booth space not specifically authorized by IFOTA is prohibited. Use other than what is submitted on your application is prohibited unless reviewed and approved by the Selection Committee.
ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE 2019 INGLEWOOD FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS? firstname.lastname@example.org