Recently voted one of the top five art festivals in the nation by USA Today readers, the Festival of Arts is a prestigious, highly competitive, regional juried fine art show featuring original artwork by Orange County’s finest artists. The 2017 show will run July 5 – August 31. Artists who would like to apply for the 2017 fine art show should submit three digital images per media and a completed application form to the Festival of Arts by October 31, 2016 (by 4pm). Applicants must apply online through the Festival’s website, www.foapom.com/apply. For more information call 949-464-4234.
Artists applying to the Festival of Arts must be able to show that they have resided in Orange County for at least one year prior to October 31, 2016. Jurying fees are $50 per medium submitted.
The jurors will score the submitted artwork based on quality, intention and content; excellence of craftsmanship; facility with media; excellence in the use of design elements; and professional presentation.
“HOW TO PREPARE YOUR ARTWORK FOR SUBMISSION TO THE 2017 SUMMER EXHIBIT”
To learn more about the Festival of Arts, the application process and photographing artwork effectively for submission, artists are invited to attend a free seminar offered on the following dates and locations:
September 24, 2016 at 2pm
Saddleback Church Visual Arts Studio
1 Saddleback Parkway, Lake Forest, CA
October 8, 2016 at 10am
Wells Fargo Community Room
260 Ocean Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA
Space is available on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please call 949-464-4234.