The ninth annual Fine Art in the Park held on the International Storytelling Center grounds Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21 and 22, is now taking applications for new artists now through September 8.
The goal of this show is to highlight the fine art produced in our region. Featuring nearly 50 artists located inside the International Storytelling Center and the surrounding Storytelling Park, the juried and judged event accepts unique fine arts and crafts from around the region. In keeping this a fine art event, the attempt is to offer a venue for professional artists to showcase their artwork.
Booth space is limited to approximately 50 artists. The inside booth fee is $125 for both days, plus a $20 jury fee. Lawn/Park booth fee is $100 for both days plus a $20 jury fee. For more logistical information: http://jonesboroughtn.org/images/2017_Call_to_Artists_Final.pdf
Another popular aspect of Fine Art in the Park includes the tasting area complete with wine samples, mouthwatering chocolates, tempting sauces and savory bread samples complete with the area’s own marketplace where folks can sample before they buy.
The ever popular Best of Show honor will be given amongst the regional artists that includes $1,000, second place will be awarded $500 and third place $300. Two Honorable Mention certificates will be awarded and one Best of Tasting certificate. There is also space available in the Best of Tasting area for new culinary artists. Interested vendors should contact Director, Theresa Hammons, email@example.com or 423.753.0562.