Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Zapp Show Information

Craft Fair Season is in full swing! Take advantage of the nicer, cooler weather...

Many new shows have joined ZAPP™, and many show application deadlines are approaching. See what new shows you can apply to below.

Upcoming Deadlines - APPLY TODAY!

MusicArte de Fort Worth 2009 - Fort Worth, Texas
DEADLINE: 9/9/2009
Jury Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 10/9/2009 - 10/10/2009
MusicArte de Fort Worth - A Celebration of the Americas is a two-day fall arts and music festival celebrating Latin cultures, taking place in beautiful Downtown Fort Worth along storied Main Street. As its name implies, art will be a major component of this event, with 100 juried artists. It is produced by the organizers of the MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival for the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, with all proceeds funding scholarships.

ArtiGras 2010 - Jupiter, Florida
DEADLINE: 9/11/2009
Jury Fee: $40.00
Event Dates: 2/13/2010 - 2/15/2010
Celebrating 25 years, ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival has grown from a small, local art show to a nationally recognized fine arts festival attracting more than 150,000 art lovers and collectors. ArtiGras will be held President’s Day Weekend, February 13-15, 2010 at Abacoa Town Center in Jupiter, Florida. Produced by the Northern Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, ArtiGras was recently named one of the top 50 fine art festivals in the country and features 300 juried artists along with artist demonstrations, Youth Art Competition, ArtiKids children’s interactive activity area, Celebrity Art Auction, entertainment and more.

Beaux Arts Festival of Art - Miami 2010 - Coral Gables, Florida
DEADLINE: 9/11/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 1/9/2010 - 1/10/2010
Consistently on the Sunshine Artist and Larry Harris lists of the nation's best art shows, the Beaux Arts Festival of Art is an outstanding show for approximately 200 juried exhibitors. It attracts over 100,000 patrons and is held on the grounds of the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

Winterfest Arts and Crafts Festival 2009 - Center for the Arts Evergreen - Evergreen, Colorado
DEADLINE: 9/14/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 11/14/2009 - 11/14/2009
The Winterfest Arts and Crafts Festival is an annual juried fine arts and crafts festival nestled in the lovely mountain town of Evergreen, Colorado. Winterfest is a 30 year tradition and it takes place at Evergreen High School.
Winterfest has approximately 100 artists with over 2,000 attendees during the one day event.
Center for the Arts Evergreen and the town of Evergreen provide support for the wonderful two day event. Volunteers and board members contribute many hours to make Winterfest one of the outstanding fine arts and craft shows in Colorado.
All proceeds earned during Winterfest are given back to the mountain community in the form of grants and donations to various artistic, musical, and theatrical groups. In addition, funds are used to support the "Arts in the School Grant Program".

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival 2009 - La Jolla, California
DEADLINE: 9/15/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 10/10/2009 - 10/11/2009
The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival, a premier fundraising and community event, will be held in the Village of La Jolla on upper Girard Avenue the weekend of October 10 and 11, 2009 from 9am to 5pm. This unique two-day festival will showcase outstanding artists from Southern California and Northern Baja and will feature performances by local singers and interpretive dancers, a silent auction, a wine and beer garden, and a children's art center.

Boca Raton Fine Art Show 2010 (Hot Works, LLC - Patty Narozny, Show Director) - Boca Raton, Florida
DEADLINE: 9/15/2009
Jury Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 1/2/2010 - 1/3/2010
The Boca Raton Fine Art Show brings quality art to the area. The event is held 100% outdoors at Royal Palm Place with high visibility from Federal Highway in Boca Raton, Florida. Royal Palm Place is a mixture of international restaurants, boutiques, salons, offices, services, entertainment & 185 luxury rental residencies. This site attracts hundreds of thousands of people annually to events and celebrations. Royal Palm Place is owned and operated by Investments Limited, one of the country’s premier real estate investment, ownership, development, operations, management, and leasing organizations. It owns a geographically diversified portfolio of commercial properties as well as residential communities. The creation of quality shopping destinations and places in which to live and work throughout South Florida have become synonymous with Investments Limited and the Batmasian legacy.
The Boca Raton Fine Art Show focuses solely on the visual arts. While music and food are a part of the experience, they are not permitted to intrude in the relationship between artist and patron. This is a quality juried art show, juried by art professionals, with about 150 of the nation’s finest artists.
Saturday and Sunday are free and open to the public. We focus on high quality art work. We don’t work at attracting 500,000 bodies to the event. Instead, our mission is to bring 45,000 to 50,000 serious art shoppers with the means to purchase art and other items that they appreciate.

ArtFest Fort Myers 2010 - Fort Myers, Florida
DEADLINE: 9/16/2009
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 2/6/2010 - 2/7/2010
ArtFest Fort Myers, held the first weekend in February, is one of Southwest Florida’s premier juried fine art festivals. Art lovers and collectors join forces along the downtown riverfront, to enjoy and purchase the incredible works of 200 fabulous professional artists from across the country. This two-day community event draws approximately 60,000 art patrons, and focuses on providing an unparalleled art experience to our tri-county residents and winter visitors. Extensive and effective advertising, great artist amenities, artist friendly layout, and education outreach combine with an enthusiastic public to make this show a stand out!

Coconut Grove Arts Festival ® 2010 presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida - Coconut Grove, Florida
DEADLINE: 9/17/2009
Jury Fee: $55.00
Event Dates: 2/13/2010 - 2/15/2010
The Festival is held annually in the streets of Coconut Grove, Florida, a charming village within the City of Miami. We invite you to apply to our Festival, one of the most prestigious outdoor festivals in the United States.
The Coconut Grove Arts Festival is presented by the Coconut Grove Arts & Historical Association, Inc., a non-profit organization with a full-time professional staff, Board of Directors and more than 600 community volunteers. With over 150,000 visitors, proceeds from the event provide funding for educational and community programs, including a Building Fund for a permanent Arts Center in Coconut Grove.

New Events

RiverSpan Sculpture Exhibition and Sale 2010 - Greater Cincinnati, Kentucky
OPEN DATE: 9/8/2009
DEADLINE: 12/7/2009
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 6/18/2010 - 6/20/2010
The 2010 RiverSpan Sculpture Exhibition and Sale is the most unique “sculpture only” event in North America. RiverSpan is an annual, juried, fine art sales event designed exclusively for the promotion of three-dimensional art in a broad spectrum of style and media. RiverSpan is held each June on the fully tented, deck of a 138 year old, historic, steel trestle spanning the Ohio River between the Newport, Kentucky entertainment district and downtown Cincinnati, Ohio's riverfront park. 2010 marks the third year for RiverSpan. Eighty sculptors could be juried into the event each year from an international pool of applicants. RiverSpan is designed to become the premiere independent sculptural event in North America and the reviews from the 2008 and 2009 exhibitors indicate we are right on track. Register today for RiverSpan 2010.

HeartFest 'A Fine Art Show' 2010 - West Des Moines, Iowa
OPEN DATE: 9/9/2009
DEADLINE: 12/1/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 2/6/2010 - 2/7/2010
You are cordially invited to submit an application to exhibit at the fifth annual HeartFest ‘A Fine Art Show’ at Valley West Mall in West Des Moines, Iowa. Organized and promoted by Stookey Companies, this juried event is a partner show to ArtFest Midwest ‘The Other Art Show’. ArtFest Midwest is an annual June show which is held the same weekend as the downtown art show. HeartFest will offer a fine-art venue for Valentine’s Day gift giving—handmade one-of-a-kind pieces. Valley West Mall is located in the western upscale suburb of West Des Moines and is newly-renovated. It is located just off the Des Moines freeway, I-235; and its anchors are Von Maur, Younkers and JC Penney. (
Stookey Companies is a family-owned, Iowa-based business that has specialized in organizing Fine Art, Craft and Antique shows for over 15 years.

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