Montpelier Alive! Calls on Artists, Crafters and Performers for ArtsFest

by Ashley Witzenberger

MONTPELIER — 2014 was the inaugural year of the Montpelier ArtsFest. In year one, the organizing committee was pleasantly overwhelmed by the positive response to the new event and is now putting out a call to artists for this year’s festival.

The Montpelier ArtsFest is scheduled for Saturday, October 3, 4 to 8 p.m. The festival is designed to exhibit the vast and diverse artistic talent in Central Vermont and a chance for seasoned and emerging artists to showcase their talents. Festival goers will take a tour of unique venues throughout downtown Montpelier each curated by a different community arts group and individual artists, crafters and performers.

Call for Artists and Crafters for Montpelier ArtsFest

Event: Montpelier ArtsFest 2015

Host: Montpelier Alive

Venue: Multiple unique venues in downtown Montpelier

Eligibility: Open to all artists, performers and crafters. We are looking for diverse talent in all art mediums. Eligible media examples: ceramics, drawing, fiber, mixed media, painting/pastels, photography, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, performance, culinary, and sculpture. Artists are required to facilitate their own set up with assistance from             organizers.

Fees: No fees to participate

Commission: None taken

Contact: Please send the following information to events@montpelieralive.org:

1. Name

2. Contact email and phone number

3. Type of Art

4. Did you participate in 2014?

5. Are you a local artist?

Deadline: September 12, 2015

Montpelier Alive will be in touch with all applicants and will make every effort to showcase as many artists as possible.

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