SandBlast 2015 Artist Application

To apply for a booth, fill out the form below, or download and mail our paper form to Duvall Foundation for the Arts, PO Box 1043, Duvall, WA 98019.

Note: The majority of the available spaces is 10’x10′ and will be assigned on a first come first served basis to accepted applicants. If you are able to use a 6’x10′ space please indicate this preference and we will do our best to accommodate. There are also some alternative spaces available that may be suitable large sculptural work. These spaces will require an onsite visit prior to the Festival to determine the feasibility of this option.

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 18 & 19, 2015. 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 on line: submit via the web to DFA. Email jpeg or pdf photos of their work to: Send check or money order for $50.00 to: 2015 SandBlast Festival of the Arts c/o Dan Cautrell, PO Box 1785, Duvall, WA 98019 All Applications must be received by the May 31, 2015 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 hand made 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.

Booth Requirements

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.

Selection Process

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, 12:00pm-6:00pm. All participants must be present and available during Art Festival hours. However, artists are encouraged to have their booths open to the public by 10:00am 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 art work to your booth site. Break down will begin promptly at 6:00pm on Sunday.

SandBlast Event Dates: July 18 & 19, 2015
Location: McCormick Park in Duvall

Mail $50 Application fee to:
2015 SandBlast Festival of the Arts
c/o Dan Cautrell
PO Box 1785
Duvall, WA 98019

Email Jepg or PDF of Art Samples (or upload in the form above):

Dan Cautrell (425)788-0847

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