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Waxhaw Art Kaleidoscope Exhibitor Application
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Waxhaw Art Kaleidoscope 
(formerly known as Spring Fest) 
Historic Downtown Waxhaw, NC
May 16-17, 2015
Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm to 6:00pm                      

Application Deadline
Completed applications must be received by April 1, 2015.  Acceptance and rejection notifications will be emailed in a timely manner.  An exhibitor information packet will be emailed no later than early May.  This packet will contain space assignments, arrival times, set-up instructions, maps, parking information, and more.


Entry Guidelines 
Exhibitors can choose to enter the ‘Spectrum of Arts and Crafts’ market or the ‘Prisms of Fine Art’ juried art show.  Both types of exhibitors may choose to sell their products; however, only the ‘Prisms of Fine Art’ juried art show participants have access to cash prizes and purchase awards.

‘Spectrum of Arts and Crafts’ Exhibitors 
Only handmade arts and crafts will be allowed into the show.  Jewelry or craft direct sales distributors (i.e. Origami Owl, Stella & Dot) are not allowed.  An exhibit fee of $85 ($110 with electricity) along with four images of your work must accompany your application.  If your entry is not accepted, your fee will be returned.  If you are accepted and fail to participate in the show, your fee will not be refunded.  No refunds will be made within 30 days of the Event.  The Town of Waxhaw Events Division will review all applications and reserves the right to decline an application based upon the needs of the festival.  Staff will strive to balance inventory to optimize the experience of the participants.  Acceptance and rejection notifications will be provided in a timely manner.

‘Prisms of Fine Art’ Juried Art Show Exhibitors 
All work must be original. Prints and gicl?es of original art are acceptable for sale. An exhibit fee of $125 ($150 with electricity), along with four images of your work, and a short artistic statement (ie. bio, resume, inspiration) must accompany your application. If your entry is not accepted your fee will be returned.  If you are accepted and fail to participate in the show, your fee will not be refunded.  No refunds will be made within 30 days of the Event.  All juried art show entries will be reviewed for acceptance into the art show by the Waxhaw Art Kaleidoscope Art Jury using the images sent in with your application. Juried art show participants will be eligible for cash prizes and purchase awards. Awards will be selected from the original works of art on display at the event. The exhibition venue, upon viewing, reserves the right to eliminate from the exhibition any work for any reason.

  • Monetary Awards
  • Best in Show = $1000
  • Award of Excellence = $750
  • Judges Choice   2D = $500   3D = $500
  • Merit Awards 
  • 1st Place 2D = $300      2nd Place 2D = $200     3rd Place 3D = $100
  • 1st Place 3D = $300      2nd Place 3D = $200     3rd Place 3D = $100
  • Purchase Awards  Between $50-$500

Waxhaw Art Kaleidoscope Call for Artists Brochure

Waxhaw Art Kaleidoscope Application