2014 Artist Registration

Copper Country Arts Festival

  • Contact: Kim Caldwell (970) 968-2318 x39813
  • Show Dates: 8/30/14 & 8/31/14
  • Application Deadline: 8/12/14 noon MST

Requirements:

  • All applications require 3 photos or slides of your work plus 1 photo or slide of your outdoor display. We will not process your application without a photo/slide of your outdoor display with the white 10x10 tent included in the image.

  • We do NOT keep slides or photos on file. You MUST resubmit slides/photos with EACH application.

  • Application Fee $25.00 (non refundable)

Artist Booth 2014 Or Choose** Application Deadline
Application Fee $25.00 $25.00 Due with Registration
Outdoor Electric Fee $45.00 $45.00 Due with Registration
"The Worm" Outdoor Exhibitor $125.00 20%** Due by Tuesday, December 31, 2013 5pm (MST)
"Early bird" Outdoor Exhibitor $175.00 20%** Due by Tuesday, April 1 20 4 5pm (MST)
"Time to Fly" Outdoor Exhibitor $225.00 20%** Due by Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5pm (MST)
"Fly by the seat of your pants" Outdoor Exhibitor $275.00 20%** Due by Tuesday August 12, 2014 5pm (MST)
** 20% Commission Option: Payment will be collected at the close of the festival, September 3 at 6:00 PM Fees are not refundable after August 1, 2014.
 

We are offering the commission approach in order to encourage new artists, reduce the up-front risk, and promote a more diverse, full, and vibrant arts festival. In exchange, we certainly hope you decide to lodge at Copper. Special, reduced lodging rates will be offered to all CCAF artists.

Artist Event Information:
Copper Village invites you to apply to be one of the artists at the 2014 Copper Country Arts Festival held at Copper Mountain Resort. This full-scale weekend long festival brings together the country's best music, exceptional exhibitions/sales of art, activities and entertainment . Now in its ninth year, Copper Country has not only created a great name for itself it has become tradition. In past years, Copper Country has had nationally acclaimed musicians such as Lyle Lovett, Big & Rich, The Doobie Brothers, Peter Frampton, Vince Gill, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. For 2014, the Copper Country Arts Festival is committed to showcasing art in all its forms.

Register for the 2014 Copper Country Arts Festival

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Booth Space

Artist booth spaces will be assigned on a first-come, first served basis from the date their application is received with priority to those participating on Friday night!. All artists are to provide their own display booth, racks and/or tables in order to display their work.

  • Outdoor artist will be provided with a prime outdoor space, within the "vendor village" measuring 10' deep by 10' wide.
  • All artists/vendors are to provide their own display booth, tents, chairs, racks and/or tables in order to display their work.  Please see public safety weight requirements for tents.
  • As a reminder, it is an outdoor festival, and it can be wet and windy.
  • Electricity is reserved and paid for in advance with your application at $45.00.

Sales

Artists are being offered a choice of (1) paying a booth fee and retaining all revenue from the sale of their work with no commission on sales due to Copper Country; or (2) no booth fee and a 20% commission. Each artist has her/his preference, and we would like to honor both.  Taxes are paid to the state of Colorado.  We do not collect or pay any taxes on your behalf.  The tax rate at Copper Mountain is 5.775%

Art Media Definitions

  • Mixed Media: This media includes works, both 2 and 3-dimensional, that include more than one type of physical objects.
  • Painting: Works fashioned in oils, acrylics, watercolor, etc. are in this media category
  • Photography: Prints made from the artist's original photo, which have been created by the artist
  • Sculpture: Original three-dimensional work created in any medium
  • Wood: Works in wood create in any fashion by the artist are accepted in the wood category.
  • Fiber Art: material consists of natural or synthetic fiber and other components, such as fabric or yarn.
  • Drawing: visual art that makes use of any number of drawing instruments to mark a two-dimensional medium. Instruments used include graphite pencils, pen and ink, inked brushes, wax color pencils, crayons, charcoal, chalk, pastels, various kinds of erasers, markers, styluses, and various metals
  • Wearable Art: also known as Artwear or "art to wear", refers to individually designed pieces of (usually) handmade clothing created as fine or expressive art
  • Other: Original art in any shape size and design.

Rules of the Show

  1. All exhibits must be of original art
    For all exhibitors, all exhibits must be set up by 10am on August 30, 2014. No vehicles will be allowed in the Village after 8am, and vehicle usage is limited to ONE (1) vehicle at a time. Take down may not begin until 6pm on Sunday, August 31st. You will be supplied with a setup schedule and site map by August 22nd. Booth Spaces will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.
  2. Fees are not refundable after August 1, 2014.
  3. All artists/vendors are to provide their own display booth, tents, chairs, racks and/or tables in order to display their work. Please see public safety weight requirements for tents.
    1. As a reminder, it is an outdoor festival, and it can be wet and windy.
    2. Outdoor artist will be provided with a prime outdoor space, within the "vendor village" measuring 10' deep by 10' wide.
    3. Electricity is reserved and paid for in advance with your application at $45.00.
  4. Please register here if you are a new artist to the show, use this form to submit examples of your work. Application fee of $25.00 required at time of application.

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