January 28, 2013
KINGSPORT - The City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is pleased to announce a call for entry for the upcoming Carousel Fine Craft Show. In celebration of the amazing community project known as the Kingsport Carousel Project we present Kingsport’s new premier juried, high quality, fine arts and crafts show. This juried show of ~20 quality exhibitors is open to all fine artists, artisans, craftspeople, photographers and printmakers. The show will be juried by Kingsport Artisan Walt Turpening and will take place at the Kingsport Farmer’s Market. All work must be original hand-made works of fine craft/art. NO commercial items for resale, kits, imported or consigned goods will be accepted.
Applications are available through the Office of Cultural Arts or online at www.Arts.KingsportTN.gov
POSTMARK DEADLINE: Feb 28, 2013
The show will be opened up with a Gala Event on Friday March 22 from 6-9 pm. This will be a special fundraiser for the Carousel Project. Carousel animals and paintings in progress will be prominently displayed. The public will be encouraged to visit the show to see the progress of the Carousel Project and to interact with the carvers, painters and other volunteers as well as taking part in the Fine Craft Show. The future site of the Kingsport Carousel will be in the vicinity of the Kingsport Farmer’s Market
Dates/Times: March 22-24, 2013.
Gala Event: Friday March 22 6 pm – 9 pm
Show hours: Saturday March 23 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday March 24 10 am – 5 pm