by Park Point Art Fair   January 7, 2013

Duluth's Park Point Art Fair seeks artists. Deadline March 1, 2013.

CONTACT: Carla Tamburro, coordinator 218-428-1916 coordinator@parkpointartfair.org parkpointartfair.org

CALL FOR ARTISTS TO ENTER 44th ANNUAL PARK POINT ART FAIR Applications due March 1, 2013

DULUTH, Minn. (Jan. 1 2013) -- Artists are invited to apply for entry into the 44th annual Park Point Art Fair, which features 120 visual artists exhibiting and selling their work June 29 and 30, 2013 at the Park Point Recreation Area in Duluth, Minn. Applications are due (postmarked) March 1.

This is a juried art fair of original, handmade work in clay, jewelry, glass, fiber, sculpture, photogra- phy, wood, painting, leather, 2D & 3D mixed media. Not accepted: kits, patterns, buy/sell or coun- try crafts. Applicants submit four electronic samples (jpeg) representing the work they will show and sell. A jury of three art professionals will judge the slides based on craftsmanship and original- ity, design and continuity. The highest scores in each category are then selected to attend the two- day event, where more than $1,000 in cash awards, including a $300 Best of Show, are bestowed upon artists.

In 2012, 120 artists were selected from a pool of local, regional and national applicants. The free event attracted an estimated 10,000 visitors for its fine arts and crafts, food court, live music, inter- active arts, children’s activities and more.

For an application, more information and a complete list of 2012 artists, visit www.parkpointartfair. org. Applications are in a quick links section on the home page. Double click on the words ‘2013 Artist Application Form’ in the Quick Links on the home page. Or, contact coordinator Carla Tam- burro at coordinator@parkpointartfair.org or 218-428-1916. Mailing address: Park Point Art Fair 2013, P.O. Box 16326 Duluth, MN 55816-0326

44th PARK POINT ART FAIR, at a glance: • 10am - 5pm, June 29 and 30, 2013, Park Point Recreation Area, Duluth, MN. • 120 artists in variety of media, food, live music, children’s activities. • Artist applications due March 1, 2013; online at www.parkpointartfair.org.