CALL FOR ARTISTS –
Forest Fest Spring Artisans Market – Fine Arts & Crafts
Presented by the Wake Forest Guild of Artists
(with support from Wake Forest Downtown, Inc and ARTS Wake Forest)
Saturday, April 20, 2024
9:00am – 2:00pm
Wake Forest Downtown, Inc. is hosting its third “Forest Fest” celebrating the Town of Wake Forest and with acknowledgement to National Arbor Day. The WFGA has been invited to join this event as the arts are an important part of the community. We continue to be excited about this event and the future as we have established a spring market presence in beautiful, downtown Wake Forest.
This is an indoor and outdoor market to be held at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre.
405 S Brooks Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
The event will be held rain or shine.
Application Fee: $10
Market Fee for WFGA Artists - $40
Market Fee for guest artists and artisans - $50
Interested in joining WFGA? Visit https://www.wakeforestguild.org/join
Artist General information-
10”x10” outside spaces on the lawn between Elm Ave and the mural wall of the Renaissance Centre building. 8”x8” inside spaces in the grand ballroom of the Renaissance Centre.
Artists must provide all material needed for display, tables, coverings, backdrops, chairs, etc. All outdoor tents/displays must be properly secured and weighted.
Indoor spaces will not be allowed to have covered tents.
Displays must fit within the designated spaces with room to maneuver around display
Only original work, handmade by the artist will be accepted. No direct sale or premade kits allowed. Prints and cards derived from the artists’ work are allowed.
If the artist misrepresents their work from the application to what is sold at the event, the artist will not be allowed to participate in any future WFGA vendor events.
Artists must remain at booth during sales hours. Roaming volunteers will be available to watch booths for bathroom breaks, etc.
All sales will be transacted by and will go directly to artists
All participants are required to provide a valid NC Sales Tax Account ID # (9 digits, usually beginning with a 6)
If you do not have one, go to https://www.ncdor.gov/taxes-forms/sales-and-use-tax/sales-and-use-tax-registration - no fee to register
Booths are expected to remain open until 2pm.
Please respect our hosts and clean up after yourself.
We will have volunteers to assist in loading.
or on our website www.wakeforestguild.org
Accepted artists will receive a notice by email by March 15th and payment will be due by March 30th.
All submissions may be used for promotion in social media and print. Please choose images that best represent your work in a clear, focused, and professional manner.
Important Calendar Dates
Application Deadline: March 8, 2024
Accepted Participants will be notified by March 15, 2024
Accepted Participants payment due by March 30, 2024
Final Instructions will be sent by Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Contact email@example.com with any questions.
Payment of the fee indicates acceptance of the following –
The artist does hereby release from all liability and agree to hold harmless the Wake Forest Guild of Artists, ARTS Wake Forest, The Town of Wake Forest, Wake Forest Downtown, Inc, their employees or Boards of Directors for any injury or loss suffered or incurred by the artist or by employees, volunteers, or representatives of the artist in their activities during the Forest Fest Spring Artisans Market, including set-up and break-down. The artist also agrees to exonerate and hold harmless the listed entities from any and all liability for injury or damage to their persons or property caused by the activities of the artist or its employees, volunteers, or representatives upon said premises, including, but not limited to, any costs, including attorneys' fees.