ABOUT THE EVENT
On the weekend of June 25-27, 2021, The Heart of Brevard (HOB) in partnership with The Transylvania Community Arts Council (TCArts) will be hosting Art is in the Air A Weekend of En Plein Air in Downtown Brevard.
Participating artists will be stationed at sites throughout the downtown district during the event. Paintings produced during the event will be sold at the event’s Wet Tent Show and Sale on June 27.
Early admission tickets are $75 and ensure early entrance to Wet Tent Show and Sale on Sunday morning starting at 10am. General admission begins at 12pm. 100% of the pre-purchase ticket price will go toward the purchase of a painting with proceeds going to the artist, Heart of Brevard and TCArts.
This is an inaugural event which will be hosted safely and with all social distancing protocols in place to ensure the health and well being of our artists, volunteers and art loving customers
CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS
As an Inaugural event, we will be accepting up to 25 artists on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning April 1.
Works in the following approved disciplines will be accepted: painting and drawing. Acceptable media include paint, graphite, charcoal, pastel and watercolor. If you have questions about your eligibility please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Works to be hung must be:
No larger than 4 ft. per side (outside dimensions, horizontal and vertical, including frame).
Work must be completely finished and ready to hang.
All artwork must be for sale during the event. All sales will be handled through Heart of Brevard during the event. 50% of the proceeds of each art piece will go to the artist and the remaining 50% will benefit Heart of Brevard and TCArts.
Artists may arrive and check in on Friday. Work may commence upon arrival and continue through Saturday from 4-6pm at which point artists must bring their completed works to the tent to be displayed for the Wet Tent Sale and Show. Although we will accept work Sunday morning starting at 9am we cannot guarantee hanging/pricing will occur.
Painting sites will be throughout the downtown district and painters will be able to choose their sites, as well as having some requested sites approved.
For ticket holders, the Wet Tent Sale and Show will begin Sunday morning at 10am and end at 4pm Sunday afternoon. Advance tickets will be available for purchase to ensure early admission into the Wet Paint Tent on Sunday morning starting at 10am and will be broken up into three tiers. $100 first tier ticket holders are admitted from 10am-11am, $75 second tier ticket holders are admitted from 11am-Noon, $50 third tier ticket holders are admitted from noon-1pm. 25 tickets will be available for purchase for each tier. After 1pm the tent will be open to the general public, 25 guests at a time. 100% of the pre-purchase ticket price will go toward the purchase of a painting with proceeds going to the artist, HOB and TCArts.
This prospectus is available online at www.brevardnc.org/artisintheair and on the Art Is In the Air En Plein Air Art Festival Facebook event page, https://www.facebook.com/events/487475418940631/
Additional times, locations and information will be available soon.
Neither Heart of Brevard (HOB) nor Transylvania Community Arts Council (TCArts) assume any liability for loss or damage to works of art in this exhibition. Although utmost care will be taken to prevent damage, theft, or loss, there can be no guarantee as the exhibition will be in venues open to the public. Entry in the show constitutes agreement with all conditions in this prospectus.
Participating in the exhibit includes permission to sell the art entry and make digital images of exhibited artwork for HOB and TCArts archives. 50% of the sale proceeds will benefit the artist and the remaining 50% will benefit TCArts and HOB. If the item is unsold at the sale, the artist may choose to keep the piece or donate the item.
For more information: contact Heart of Brevard at email@example.com or 828.884.3278