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Application and Contract
26th Annual Litchfield Park Native American Fine Arts Festival

Show Dates and Times
January 13th, 2018 -- From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
January 14th, 2018 -- From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Application Fee: 25.00 Final Application Deadline: November 30th, 2017

You can fill in this contract online and then print to mail or you can print it and fill it out with a pen.
Or you can go back to the previous page and do the complete contract online with online payment available

Name:
Address:Email:
City, ST Zip:Website:
Phone:Cell:
Tax ID: Tribal Affiliation and Reg #:
Did you participate in last year's festival?Yes  NO

I will show art in the Following Areas

Jewelry
Pottery
Painting-Printmaking
Textiles
Sculpture
Beadwork-Quillwork

Pueblo Carvings
Basketry
Photography
Other (Cultural Art)

Booth Sharing

Not Sharing
Spouse with own art -- Additional Fee $50  
Collaborating artist -- No Fee  
Youth -- No Fee  
Other -- Additional Fee $100  

Name of Person You wish to share with

Booth Arrangements:

A 25.00 non-refundable processing fee must accompany this application.  This fee will be applied toward the balance of your booth fee if you are accepted into the festival.
I would like to reserve the following booth space at the 26th Annual Litchfield Park Native American Fine Arts Festival show
Table under Canopy -- $250.00  Early Bird Rate 200.00 if Booth Fees are paid in full by October 31st
10x15 Demo Booth -- $200.00  Early Bird Rate 150.00 if Booth Fees are paid in full by October 31st
10 x15 Booth Space -- $350.00  Early Bird Rate 300.00 if Booth Fees are paid in full by October 31st
If requesting a demo booth please briefly describe what you will demo in the box below



Special Requests:

Send this application to:

City of Litchfield Park
Attn: Tricia Kramer � NAAF
214 W Wigwam Blvd.
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

By Signing below you agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement and the terms on the following pages.


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ARTWORK REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS REGULATIONS:

Artists participating in Litchfield Park’s Native American Fine Arts Festival must be in compliance with the Indian Arts and Crafts Acts of 1990 and 2000, a truth - in - advertising law that prohibits misrepresentation in marketing of Indian arts and crafts products within the United States.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists participating in Litchfield Park’s Native American Fine Arts Festival must have proof of tribal affiliation. All artists applying to the festival will be required to submit verification of tribal affiliation.

ORIGINALITY: All art must be original creations handcrafted and exhibited by the artist. Artists must properly identify all of their work with their trademark or signature. No co - ops, dealers or traders allowed. No imported, manufactured or mass produced items allowed. No works produced with commercial kits, molds, patterns or prefabricated forms allowed.

ARTIFACTS: Absolutely no sale or display of prehistoric or culturally sensitive artifacts or ceremonial objects will be allowed per “The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990.”

BASKETRY: All baskets must be hand - worked of natural fibers. Vegetal, mineral and other natural dyes are preferred. Attached materials are acceptable as long as they are properly identified and comply with the standards listed for jewelry. Traditional wire baskets are acceptable. Inclusion of wire as warp in natural fiber baskets must be noted.

BEAD, QUILL AND LEATHER: Plastic pony beads or Grand Canyon “stringed” beads are not allowed. Commercially tanned hide work must be properly labeled.

DOLLS: Dolls in traditional categories must use material s historically associated with their native cultures. Displaying or selling dolls of tribes other than the artist’s own tribal affiliation is strictly prohibited.

JEWELRY: Only handmade jewelry may be sold. Cast jewelry editions of 50 or more pieces, or open - ended editions, are considered mass produced as will not be eligible for sale at the festival. Natural turquoise does not need special labeling. Stabilized turquoise and synthetic opal must be properly labeled. No block (turquoise/epoxy resin and dye), fake turquoise, imitation stones, machine made components (except findings) can be used. Non - American Indian made heishi, stamped fetishes, nickel silver and liquid silver or plated metals are not allowed.

PAINTINGS: Paintings, drawings and graphics must be matted, framed or shrink - wrapped. Paintings on canvas should be framed for their protection or have their edges finished. PRINTS: Giclee, Iris or digital photo reproductions are acceptable. Methods of reproduction for prints and photographs must be clearly labeled a nd images must be the artist’s original work. Limited edition prints, signed and numbered may not exceed 750.

POTTERY: Commercial pottery, slip molds or green ware are strictly prohibited. Hand coiled or wheel thrown are preferred. Kiln - fired pots and p ots made or decorated with commercial materials must be properly identified. Contemporary pottery forms are acceptable.

SCULPTURE: Sculptures and carvings must use natural or traditional tribal materials.

TEXTILES: Sewing machine work is acceptable. No commercially made clothing, liquid embroidery or products made from kits are allowed. Contemporary designs are acceptable.

WEAVING: Rugs, blankets, belts and purses must be handmade by the artist using traditional hand tools, looms and techniques. Natural yarns, fibers and dyes are preferred . Synthetic or acrylic yarn must be properly labeled. No products made from commercial kits or patterns.

I agree to abide by the Regulations and Standards set forth by the Steering Committee for Litchfield Park’s Native American Fine Arts Festival. I understand these terms and agree to abide by them. I further understand that any attempt to circumvent or not adhere to these regulations and standards may result in my dismissal from the festival without refund.

Photo Information

Photos are only required for NEW artists.  
3 Photos are required.  
Duplicate this page if needed accomodate the number of photos required


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