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CALL TO ARTISTS AND ARTISANS! 


 

DANBURY ARTISANS STREET FAIR

DOWNTOWN DANBURY

SEPTEMBER 23  11 AM - 7 PM

August 1st– Deadline for applications

FULL APPLICATION DESCRIPTION AND REGISTER HERE

A celebration of indie music, arts, performing arts, and more! A handmade event featuring the creations of artisans and craftsman. Our goal is to produce a show that provides each exhibitor the opportunity to show his or her talent in an urban setting and to its best advantage; supports the purchase of original fine art and hand-made craft; and fosters art appreciation. This is a downtown Danbury 'on Main Street' fair presented by CityCenter Danbury and the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut.

ELIGIBLE CATEGORIES: (full descriptions on application)

No buy/sell is allowed in any medium. 

All works must be one-of-a-kind original fine art or hand-made craft that is created by the exhibiting artist. 

ART MEDIA: Oil; Watercolor; Pastel; Drawing; Photography; Sculpture; Prints; Graphics; Mixed Media Art; Acrylic;  

ARTISAN & CRAFT MEDIA: Ceramics; Jewelry; Fiber; Textile; Wood; Metal; Glass; Mixed Media items 

FEES:

Jury fee: Cultural Alliance Members $25; Non-members: $45 (applied toward full year membership) 

Booth fee: $50 (10x10) ; Second booth fee: additional $25 


 

LJ CURATES

September 8th - Deadline!

COMING SOON!

'All in the detail,' says Paul Coleman, owner of LJ Edwards Furniture & Design Studio in BrooKfield, CT. LJ Edwards Furniture and Design Studio seeks to feature original artwork and unique handmade home accessories. With that in mind, LJ Edwards and the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut have teamed up for a new and ever-growing Accessible Art project called 'LJ Curates.' Accessible Art continues to join business with visual arts in collaborative ways. 


 

ACCESSIBLE ART PROJECT

We are currently booked, however we accept applications all year

in case there is an opening at one of our partner locations OR to be considered for new opportunities

WAIT LIST 2017

FULL APPLICATION AND REGISTER HERE 

The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut seeks artists interested in exhibiting their work through the Accessible Art Project. Spaces available in Danbury, Bethel, and possibly other locations. This is an opportunity for artists located in Western Connecticut. 

The Accessible Art Project is a collaboration between the Cultural Alliance, public and private venues and artists. It's an opportunity to show work in alternative spaces and to make art more accessible to the general public. It is also a way for business leaders to leverage creative talent to promote economic development and bring life to downtown communities. Walls space inside venues are offered as well as storefront windows for art installations.  

Artists are selected to exhibit at selected locations for approximately 6-8 weeks. Selected artists are notified of the date and location of their exhibition in advance. Most shows are solo exhibitions. Artists may also be selected for more than one location. 


SPECIFICATIONS for Entries 
2 dimensional works only- (created within the last two years) Representational or abstract, all mediums including Oils, Watercolors, Graphics, Acrylics, Computer generated pieces, Monotypes, Photography, etc., may be submitted as long as the submissions are appropriate for public spaces. 

All submissions must be of original design and must be for sale. Sale price includes frame (if applicable). All work must be framed (if applicable) or work will not be accepted.


 FEES:

Artists are required to be a current member of the CULTURAL ALLIANCE OF WESTERN CONNECTICUT to participate. The membership fee is $45.00/year. Membership also includes promotion services through our online calendar of events, ArtsWestern News and Events, and our social media channels.

 

CELEBRATE WESTERN CONNECTICUT 2017!

 11th Annual Business Supports the Arts Awards Breakfast

The Amber Room Colonnade, 1 Stacey Road, Danbury, CT 06811


 Mark Your Calendar... time to celebrate! 

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