Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour will be held, rain or shine, on the second full weekend in November Saturday from 9 to 5 and Sunday from 11 to 5. Saturday and Sunday are manditory. Friday hours are optional according to the studio that will be sponsoring your art. Emerging Artists will be required to allow the Tour Jury to view the applicant’s work prior to acceptance. Please, fully complete the following application and return it to Andrea Boswell NO LATER THAN June 30th via e-mail or at the address located on the last page I am applying as an Emerging Artist.
My Studio Artist Sponsor is: My Legal Name: _______________________________________________________________
Artist Name: Mailing Address: _____________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________
E-mail Address: ______________________________
Other Social Media Locations – please give full linkable addresses:
Home Phone: _______________________ Cell Phone: ___________________________
Number of years you have engaged in this form of art: Title in which you would like to be identified: (example: Clay artist, oil painter, glass artist, wood turner…)
Emerging Artists Must:
Have a body of original art, in the claimed media to show and sell, Multidiscipline artists must choose 1 discipline to demo. At least 80% of what you show to sell must be in that chosen medium.
Understand that NO commercial kits, prefabricated items or Buy and resell allowed.
Adhere to all deadlines (i.e. payment, materials, pickup dates etc.)
Help publicize the Tour by distributing printed publicity materials, utilizing social media and/or sending out email invitations.
Be at your designated location during the publicized days and hours of the Studio Tour
Collect and pay sales taxes.
Encourage visitors to complete the e-mail address/contact form.
Serve refreshments during the tour.
The following must accompany this application and be in no later than June 30. $75.00 Emerging Artist Fee. This fee is nonrefundable. The application can be completed, scanned and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and fees can be paid via PayPal at the SHAST website. Or print, complete and send form to: SHAST 156 Peachtree East Shopping Center #211 Peachtree City, GA 30269
Please, e-mail the following items to: email@example.com no later than June 30. 1. The most recent Artist Bio or Statement about your work 3. A brief description of the items you will have for sale and any special activities you will have during the Tour for guests to attend or in which they may participate. 4. Ten images of your recent works:
Jpeg, tif or PDF format only (no zip files, or photo sharing sites)
Identify each image as follows: last name, first initial and number [Smith, A 4]
¨ Two for print purposes at 1920 pixels (longest size); one must be vertical ¨ Eight for web use at maximum 600 x 600 pixels 5. Acceptable forms of payment for your work (i.e.: cash only, credit cards, checks) Important Reminders:
Make sure the images you submit represent the breadth and style of your work.
Make sure that they are straight and not crooked.
Make sure that any signs of the photos having been taken in a home setting are cropped out of the picture.
(please note that your submitted text and images will be used on The Southern Hands website and your individual Artist webpage): IMPORTANT: READ and SIGN YOUR NAME
The Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour does not carry insurance to cover your personal property or against personal injury to you, your family and friends, or visitors to the Tour. Participation in the Tour signifies that the Artist agrees to and releases the Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour Committee members, individuals, and all partnering organizations from all liability, any legal action that may arise or occur to exhibitor, their students, workers, or guests, any damages to personal property or personal injury sustained by the Artist, helpers or visitors while participating in the Tour. I understand that I will be asked to sign a release and indemnity form.
The Artist is solely responsible for their property and art.
Application materials will not be returned. Submission of your application indicates that if accepted you grant The Southern Hands Artist Studio Tour permission to use images you have provided to publicize the Tour and your studio/artwork during the event.
Sign your name to indicate you have read and accept these policies. Date:
Deadline for Application Submission: June 30th – No Exceptions!
Click here to download a printable Emerging Artist Application
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