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Calling all Artists! Come celebrate 30 years of the Lake Mary Heathrow Arts Festival with us February 11 & 12, 2017.
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CALLING ALL ARTISTS!

ENTER THE LAKE MARY HEATHROW FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

March 3rd and 4th, 2018

Call 407.323.1142 or APPLY HERE

ALL WORK MUST BE JURIED

$30.00 JURY FEE

Application Deadline is FEBRUARY 10, 2018

As a convenience to our artists, the Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts employs the easy-to-use Zapplication system to help you enter and find all of the information you need for this year’s festival. Simply enter your existing username and ID (or create a new one) and select the Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts to complete your application.

As a sponsor, artist or crafter, you’ll enjoy use of advertising from the festival, including television, radio newspaper, magazine, web and social media networks like Facebook, Twitter and more.

Nightly security and regular patrols from both the Lake Mary Police Department and Seminole County Sheriff’s Office are provided to ensure the safety of all artists works.

2018 FESTIVAL DETAILS

LOCATION

The Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts is conveniently held in Oval Park, near Heathrow off of International Parkway, just north of AAA Headquarters and is easily accessible from I-4, from either Lake Mary Blvd or the Heathrow 46A exits.

 

CATEGORIES

  • Paintings: Oil, Acrylics, and Watercolors
  • Photography and Digital
  • Drawings/Graphics/Pastels
  • Sculpture
  • Jewelry
  • Mixed Media
  • Wood
  • Glass
  • Clay/Ceramics
  • Fiber/Leather/Textile

 

PRIZES

Best of Show (1) $2000

Tony Senador Award (1) $1500

Award of Excellence (2) $1000

Award of Distinction (7) $ 500

Juror’s Choice (2) $1000

 

SETUP & CHECK-IN

Friday, March 2, 2018

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

 

Saturday, March 3, 2018

6:30 am to 8:30 am

 

FESTIVAL HOURS

Saturday, March 3, 2018

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Sunday, March 4, 2018

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

*Please See Rules and Regulations

 

ARTIST BREAKFAST

It’s just our way of saying “Thank You” for helping to make the Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts among the most unique festivals in Central Florida.

JURY PROCEDURE

As applications are received via Zapp™ they are immediately uploaded to the “Received” section of our Zapp™ administration site. All applications are juried remotely, meaning that our jurors can enter the Zapp™ admin site on their computers at home by using their exclusive User Names and Passwords. Any concern a juror may have about an artist’s work is shared with the other jurors, who continually discuss these issues via email until a consensus is reached.

Not all applicants are accepted, nor will we accept an applicant whose work is sub-par merely to fill a slot. To the contrary, last year (2017) only 110 artists were admitted, while we let a number of spaces go unfilled that could have easily generated booth fee income for us.

We jury on a “rolling” basis for a number of reasons, It is more convenient for our jurors, all of whom have full-time jobs. There is considerably less pressure on the jurors to quickly decide yes or no in ten seconds or so, and there is conversely much more time to consider, think about, and research any given applicant. Earlier notification allows artists to more efficiently plan their fall schedules and helps artists to avoid multiple applications – and application fees – for other shows on the same weekend.

We hope you will continue to support the Lake Mary Heathrow Festival of the Arts, and we hope you will share with us our vision of providing great art to one of the tri-counties’ most affluent neighborhoods and surrounding areas.