General Information for Artists

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

SHOW LOCATION 6100 Lake Forrest Dr. NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

DATES: New date – September 25-26, 2021)

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES:
Accept applications: April 08, 2021
Application deadline: August 15, 2021
Jury dates: August 16-17, 2021
Notification of acceptance: August 18, 2021  
Accept invitation & purchase deadline: September 10, 2021 
Wait List Released: (as deemed necessary by the show)

Event Dates: September 25-26, 2021
Load-IN: September 24 (Friday evening 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM)    
 

FEES:
Application Fee: $30
Standard Booth Fee: $300 
Double Booth Fee: $600 (Limited Availability)
Booth Size: 10′ x 10′ or greater Corner Upgrade: $75 (Limited Availability)
Electricity: $100 (Limited Availability)

Refund Policy during the Coronavirus: Effective March 01, 2020.
During this time of uncertainty, in the event that we are required by the City to cancel the event, both booth fees and application fees will be transferred to the next (same) event for 2021. (No artist will lose any fees associated with this event).

Rules/Regulations

1. The Festival provides only the ground space for exhibits. Each Exhibitor must provide and prepare his/her own displays. We require Exhibitors to use white top tents of EZ UP quality or higher. All tents must be weighted. Set up will be on pavement. Click here for info on Tent & Weight Compliance.
2. Prior to the Festival, Exhibitors will be notified of their site location and detailed set-up information. That information can be found on ZAPP. once it’s posted. Plan to set up your booth on Friday. 
3. After unloading Exhibitor vehicles must be moved to designated parking. Vehicles will not be permitted to remain in the exhibition space during the Festival, nor may they enter the Festival grounds until approved by the Festival Committee.
4. Exhibitors shall be responsible for obtaining any required licenses, permits or approvals under state laws applicable to his/her activity at the Festival and for paying any taxes, sales taxes, fees or other charges that may be applicable to any Exhibitor’s activity at the Festival.
5. The Festival is a rain or shine event. Cancellations must be made prior to the jury date  must be made in written form and submitted by mail or email. By mail: send to P.O. Box 422571, Atlanta GA 30342. By email: to info@affps.com. No refunds will be given for cancellations after the due date or no-shows.

Refund Policy during the Coronavirus: Effective March 20th, 2020.
During this time of uncertainty, in the event that we are required by the City to cancel the event, both booth fees and application fees will be transferred to the next (same) event for 2021. (No artist will lose any fee’s associated with this event).

6. The Festival reserves the right to cancel an Exhibitor’s contract. The Festival may require the Exhibitor to leave the Festival at any time if the Exhibitor is in violation of any rules and/or regulations stated herein.
7. Neither AFFPS nor its agents or representatives will be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss that may occur to the Exhibitor, the Exhibitor’s agents or representatives or his/her property from any cause whatsoever. Exhibitors should obtain, at their own expense, insurance against any loss, damage, or injury they may require.
8. All Artist Market merchandise must be original, handmade, and created by the Exhibitor. Reproductions must be clearly identified as such. Original art must occupy at least 50% of the artist’s space. Browse bins may occupy only minimal space and must be aesthetically pleasing and not obstruct patron flow. All artwork on display must be for sale.
9. Artists may only show work in categories approved by the Jury.
10. Artists must be present with their work for the duration of the Festival. No commercial agents, dealers or, salespeople may operate an artist’s booth.
11. The Artist Market Jury will award Exhibitor applications based on the originality of the art and quality of the booth display. Judging will be done on Saturday for Best of Show, Fine Arts; Best of Show, Crafts; 2nd Place; 3rd Place.

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