2017 SandBlast Festival of the Arts Call for Artists
Submission Deadline May 31, 2017
Call for Artists’s Submission Form, download form here OR fill out online form below.
Information & Entry Form
The SandBlast Festival is held annually at McCormick Park on the shore of the historic and beautiful Snoqualmie River in Duvall.
The dates for this year’s Festival are Saturday and Sunday July 15 & 16, 2017. The festival features a professional and community sand sculpture event and includes live music, dance and performance, storytelling and a fine art and craft fair. The arts fair is located on a grassy knoll overlooking the river and sand sculpture area and offers artists an inviting venue in which to demonstrate, display, and sell their work. The main goal of the festival is to celebrate the arts and introduce and promote local and regional artists and art organizations.
All applicants must complete the entry form here online via the web to DFA.
Upload to the online application or email jpeg or pdf photos of their work to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pay online here or send check or money order for $50.00 to: 2015 SandBlast Festival of the Arts c/o Dan Cautrell, PO Box 1785, Duvall, WA 98010.
All Applications must be received by the May 31, 2017 deadline.
If internet/email is not an option for you contact Dan directly: 425-788-0847
Art and Craft Guidelines
All items sold at the festival must be handmade by the artist. No commercial or mass produced merchandise will be permitted. However, greeting cards, t-shirts, coffee mugs, etc. that features the artist’s original images will be allowed. Photos, slides or samples submitted with the application must be representative of the work to be offered for sale at the festival. Artists are allowed to share booth spaces provided they are accepted.
All artists are responsible for their own booth and display. Each artist will be assigned a 6’x10′ or 10’x10′ space depending on preference and availability. The display area is grass and uneven in some areas so it is suggested that you come prepared to make adjustments to your display as needed. Booths with sides are considered tents and will determine booth layout. If you are able, PLEASE indicate if you have walls on your booth space. Running water will be accessible.
Applicants will be judged on the quality and originality of the work submitted. Special consideration will be given to artists who indicate that they are willing to demonstrate their technique/medium at their booth during the festival.
Festival Hours and Set-Up
Art Festival hours are Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm-6:00 pm. All participants must be present and available during Art Festival hours. However, artists are encouraged to have their booths open to the public by 10:00 am to take advantage of visitors who regularly come down to the park in the mornings. Set Up: You may set up Friday evening 5:00pm-8:00pm. Saturday set up begins at 7:00am. Vehicles will be allowed in the park at this time to unload supplies and display materials. Limited vehicle access will be allowed on Saturday morning but artists should come prepared to transport the rest of your materials and your artwork to your booth site. Breakdown will begin promptly at 6:00 pm on Sunday.
SandBlast Event Dates: July 15 & 16, 2017
Location: McCormick Park in Duvall
Pay online here or mail $50 Application fee to:
2017 SandBlast Festival of the Arts c/o Dan Cautrell
PO Box 1785
Duvall, WA 98019
Email JPEG or PDF of Art Samples:
Contact: Dan Cautrell