ENTRY REQUIREMENTS, ELIGIBILITY, AND SELECTION
The Jurying Committee will determine acceptance based on creativity, originality, and quality of workmanship. At least 90% of each item must be handcrafted by the exhibitor. Any item made from a commercial kit or purchased for resale is prohibited. Hungry Mother Festival is a family show and items containing obscenity or profanity are prohibited. If a prohibited or nonjuried item is displayed, the exhibitor will be asked to remove the items or leave the show and will not be considered for future shows.
Jury Fee – $10 nonrefundable (waived if vendor applies at the end of the Festival for the next year)
Single Booth $125 (10 X 10 feet with ample room for guy wires)
Double Booth $185 (10 X 20 feet with ample room for guy wires)
Web Link $10 (if you want your website linked to our website vendor list)
Every effort will be made to accommodate requests for a particular space, but availability is not guaranteed. Free Booth relief may be scheduled at registration. Booth fees include 1 parking pass.
Application Deadline: February 1st. Applications may be submitted for jurying after the deadline. If all spaces are full, accepted exhibitors may request to be placed on a waiting list. If cancellations are received prior to the Festival we will contact exhibitors on the approved waiting list.
Jury Results/ Invitations Mailed: March 1st
Booth Fees Due: April 1st
Last Date of Partial Refund with written request: April 30th
Festival Registration and Setup: Thursday 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Late arrivals Fri 7:00 A.M. – 8:00 A.M. (specific times will be provided later)
Show hours are Friday and Saturday 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Sunday 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. All exhibitors are expected to participate for the full 3 days during all scheduled hours regardless of weather conditions.
The following MUST be included with your application or it will be returned:
1.) Completed & Signed Application postmarked by February 1st.
2.) At least 5 close-up photos of your work with descriptions of each photo that lists techniques, materials, price range, and size. Also include a photo of your booth set-up. Include any additional information you feel might be helpful to the Jurying Committee.
3.) Check for $10, non-refundable Jury Fee
4.) Self-addressed, stamped envelope for jury notification
Mail your completed application to: The Art League of Marion, PO Box 1115, Marion, VA 24354