Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 show through Zapplication, a free service to artists that provides access to many shows.
Note our application deadline is March 15, 2017.
Apply with Zapplication
The instructions for printing and completing the application may be found on this page immediately following the Rules and Artwork Requirements below. Please make sure you have first read and understood the Rules and Artwork Requirements before completing the application. Any questions may be directed to Judy Moniz at (914) 273-9706 or Barbara Vircillo at (914) 273-2152 or you may email
The 56th ARMONK OUTDOOR ART SHOW
September 23-24, 2017
NORTH CASTLE COMMUNITY PARK
RULES AND REQUIREMENTSAll work must be original, produced by the artist, and signed. Limited editions must be appropriately numbered or identified as artist's proofs. Reproductions must be clearly identified. Wearable Art and Fine Crafts must be of original design and individually made. Artwork displayed should be a result of the artistic category in which you are applying. DEADLINE Applications must be received by March 15, 2017. Notification of acceptance will be made in May.
DIGITAL IMAGES FOR JURYINGDigital Images 1. 4 images of artwork completed within the last 2 years, 1 of booth displaying the full range of artwork. If you have submitted images in the past, these must be images of new work. 2. Images must be in JPEG format. 3. High resolution images, 300 DPI (images should be at least 3"x5"). 4. sRGB color space. 5. Each image must be identified with artist's surname, first name and by number corresponding with image description on application, i.e., smithjane1.jpg 6. Label the disk with your name. CHECKS All checks must accompany the application. Check #1 is a $35 non-refundable application fee. Check #2 is a $400 booth fee (maximum 2 booths). If you are requesting a premium booth, check #3 is $200. Premium booths are center aisle and Restaurant Row booths. Check #3 will be returned if a premium booth is unavailable. 2016 award winners are automatically accepted into the 2017 Show. However, award winners are required to submit an application, checks and images, as outlined above, by March 15 to participate. Once accepted into the Show, the booth fee will be held 1 week and then deposited. Accepted artists who cancel 60 days prior to the Show will receive a 75% refund of their booth fee. Artists not accepted will receive notification, along with the return of the booth fee check(s).
BOOTH SPECIFICATIONSThere will be approximately 200 booths. Each booth area is 12' x 12' and located on grass. Tents and display equipment are the artist's responsibility and must be limited to the assigned space. All materials must be kept within the booth area. Booth assignments will be made during the summer. Booth sharing is not permitted. Be prepared for rain or shine, cold or hot weather. Electricity is not available and generators are not allowed. Battery-operated lights are permitted. Smoking is not permitted at the Art Show, nor are dogs allowed.
AWARDSOn Saturday judges will select artists for awards. Please indicate on the application form the medium in which you wish to be judged as well as listed in the Show directory. The categories are Oils/Acrylics/Watercolors, Printmaking/Drawings/Pastels, Photography/Digital Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media (more than one medium within one work), Wearable Art, Fine Crafts. To ensure a well-balanced event, each category will be limited. Judges begin viewing at 9:30. Awards are presented on Sunday morning.
THE WEEKEND OF THE SHOWHOURS Show hours are 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday. Set-up is permitted Friday between 12 noon and 6 pm and Saturday 6:30am-9:30am. RAFFLE Framed art or craft donations will be accepted at the Raffle Booth until 9:45 am Saturday. VEHICLES AND PARKING Parking for one vehicle per artist will be provided at the artists' parking lot adjacent to the Show. Artists must be parked there by 9:30 am and may not move their vehicles until after Show hours. Please advise your patrons and assistants that the artist parking lot is reserved for artists only. Golf cart transport to visitor lots is available for large art purchases. Artists shall comply with all applicable vehicle insurance requirements. Dismantling on Saturday and Sunday may begin at 5:15 pm unless it is deemed unsafe for pedestrians. NO vehicles will be allowed on the field if it is wet. Please bring hand carts.
SALES TAXThe New York State Taxation Department requires artists to have a "Certificate of Authority." To apply for form DTF-17, call 1-518-457-5431. The form is also available from the Tax Department's website, www.tax.ny.gov.
MISCELLANEOUSIf for any reason you are unable to attend the Show, as a courtesy to fellow artists and the Show, please notify us immediately by telephone. If an emergency arises during the Show and it is necessary to leave, you must notify a Show official before you dismantle. The Friends of the North Castle Public Library does not assume responsibility for exhibits or artwork. The Art Show Committee reserves the right to make all decisions concerning participation. There will be no rain dates or refunds in the event the Show must be canceled.
The Artist Application is on two pages. If you
click on the
Print Application Page 1
or Print Application Page 2 link
the corresponding application page will open in a separate window. When
you see the print dialog window displayed, click
on the Print
button. Repeat for each
application page. Complete
the two application pages and mail them for receipt no later than
March 15th to the following address
accompanied by digital images and checks made out to
Friends of the North Castle Public Library, Inc.:
One Boulder Trail
Armonk, NY 10504
We will be using ZAPP® (www.zapplication.org) to process artist applications for the 2018 Art Show. The application will be available December 1, 2017. Please check back as this page will be updated with a registration link.
Questions? Call Judy Moniz at (914) 273-9706 or Barbara Vircillo at (914) 273-2152 or e-mail .
We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization so your gift is fully tax deductible!