2020 SandBlast Festival of the Arts Call for Artists
Submission Deadline May 31, 2020
Call for Artists’s Submission Form, download form here OR fill out online form below.
Information & Entry Form
SandBlast Festival of the Arts is held annually at McCormick Park on the shore of the historic and beautiful Snoqualmie River in Duvall, WA.
The dates for this year’s Festival are Saturday & Sunday July 18 & 19, 2020. 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, connect the public to local artists and introduce and promote local and regional artists and art organizations.
All applicants must complete and submit an entry form online above or postmarked by deadline AND submit JPGs of their work to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Applications must be received by the May 31, 2020 deadline.
Vendor Payment: $75
Pay online (above) or send payment of $75 in check or money order to:
2020 SandBlast Festival of the Arts
c/o Duvall Foundation for the Arts
P.O. Box 1043, Duvall, WA 98019
All Applications must submit all materials by May 31.
If you have questions you may contact Dan directly: 425-788-0847.
Art and Craft Guidelines
All items sold at the festival must be handmade by the artist. Commercial or mass-produced merchandise will NOT 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 Vendor Hours: Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 pm-6:00 pm. PLEASE DO NOT break down early as that disrupts the festival. 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 or conclusion of ceremonies on Sunday.
SandBlast Event Dates: July 18 & 19, 2020
Location: McCormick Park in Duvall
Email JPEG or PDF of Art Samples ( or upload in form above):