$60 application fee.
The Festival attracts high income attendees come from the Washington, DC Metro Area, and the surrounding suburbs of Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Upper Northwest. The three mile radius around the Festival has an average household income of $196,910, making it one of the nation’s most affluent and educated art marketplaces.
The event is promoted through a targeted and integrated marketing plan, which includes a comprehensive social media and internet campaign, magazine and newspaper advertising, postcards and posters, and radio promotion. Our public relation firm works with the local chamber of commerce and urban district to engage the community, and reach out to new audiences.
Quality, high-end buyers.
Original clay and porcelain work other than jewelry. If multiple pieces of the same design are displayed, each must be signed.
Includes any original work in which the original image, or the manipulation of other source material, was executed by the artist using the computer. Work must be in editions, signed and numbered, on archival papers, inks and emulsions.
Work created using dry medium including pencil, chalk, pastel or charcoal, etc. or from fluid mediums like inks and washes applied by pen or brush. A minimum of 75% of work for sale (hanging and in bins) must be originals. Hand-colored reproductions are not considered originals. All work must be clearly labeled as original or reproduction.
Any work created from fiber, including leather and basketry. No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns or other forms of mass productions allowed.
Any work created from fiber, including leather. No machine tooling, machine-screened patterns or other forms of mass productions allowed
Glasswork that has been handcrafted by glass blowing, molding, casting or kiln-forming. No alterations of pre-fabricated glass objects.
Original works created using traditional printmaking methods including block, lithograph, serigraph, etc.
All jewelry must be entered into this category. NO STRUNG PEARLS OR BEADS. You may only display jewelry if you have been accepted in this category.
Includes all non-sculptural, non-jewelry works crafted from metals. No production studio work is allowed.
Two-dimensional work that incorporated more than one type of physical material in their production.
Mixed Media 3D
Three-dimensional work that incorporates more than one type of physical material in their production.
Two-dimensional work created in oils / acrylics. A minimum of 75% of work for sale (hanging and in bins) must be originals. Hand-colored reproductions are not considered originals. All work must be clearly labeled as original or reproduction.
Prints created from the artist's original negative processed by the artist. Prints must be framed to hang on the walls. If prints are in a bin, they must be matted and signed.
Three-dimensional work created in any medium.
Creation of a still life, portrait, landscape, abstract or other image on a flat surface with watercolors. A minimum of 75% of work for sale (hanging and in bins) must be originals. Hand-colored reproductions are not considered originals. All work must be clearly labeled as original or reproduction.
Original works in wood that are hand-tooled, machine-worked, turned or carved.
Fiber - Decorative
I use freehand-machine and hand embroidery with appliqué techniques on found, vintage, and certified organic fabrics and felt to make my narrative wall hangings, decor pillows, and handbags.
Wake Forest, NC
My ceramic sculpture is a blending of my Nicoyan Indian heritage and my contemporary innovations.
Bashar Jarjour and Roula Jarjour
Vessels are wheel thrown. Most of them are hand carved. Glazed with brush. Fired in gas kiln with reduction.
Hand Blown Glass. Venetian inspired
Close focus drawings of landscapes using wax crayon on paper
Chapel Hill, NC
Fiber - Wearable
I use 100% cotton muslin cloth to create loose fitting comfortable clothes, hand paint intricate patterns on them, wax, and then dye.
Mixed Media 2D
I create shaped intaglio copper plates that I make through a process of drawing, etching, and sawing. I then work with painting, drawing and sewing on my prints to create unique works of art.
All reproduced numbered limited-edition images, from original digital file, using my large format printer with the highest quality archival inks and fine art archival papers available.
Watercolor scenes of Ghana, W. Africa, my home country, using the dry brush technique
Graphics & Printmaking
I create intricately carved linocuts printed on unryu paper, which I mount to birch panel, creating repetitive patterns and abstract works in the form of large collage pieces.
Mixed Media 3D
Our interactive artwork - made with wood+milk paint, paint on paper, rubber, metal, and other humble materials - provides a visual and tactile format for viewers to contribute their own responses.
All of my work is painted on canvas and is custom framed. I do not paint over top of photos, everything is drawn and painted freehand.
I am a contemporary jewelry artist that uses traditional metalsmithing techniques as well as modern technologies to create edgy, one of a kind designs. Nature is a constant source for my designs.
I use alchemy in a hybrid analog/digital technique to create chemically altered prints from B&W film
Contemporary furniture made using responsibly sourced hardwoods. Constructed using traditional joinery techniques and finished with environmentally conscious finishes
Yorktown Heights, NY
In this technique, the sculptures have layers of different materials such as a wire armature and paper for the external layer.
I use the age-old lost wax casting process to create contemporary bronze vessels and sculptures.