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OpenAir150

OpenAir 150 is a new carefully-curated fine arts festival where artisans can sell their high-quality creations for $150 or less. Both established and up and coming artists will sell their art at affordable prices in the beautiful summer grass to guests excited about supporting the local creative community. The one-day event will be a fun-filled day with live music, food trucks, beer, and a portion of the proceeds benefitting Realities For Children.

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Affordable Art, Live Music, Food & Drink

Event Information

  • Artists will be selected by a jury committee.
  • All art work must be priced at $150 or less.
  • Artist booths will be set up on a grassy area with trees, picnic tables, and gorgeous mountain views.
  • Customers will have access to the Biergarten patio, brewery tours, and the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales West Coast Team, if they are back from one of their many public appearances.
  • This event will include live music and several food trucks. One beer will be included in the ticket price.
    • Live music featuring Wendy Woo
    • Food from Waffle Lab and more
  • A fundraiser for Realities for Children, 10% of ticket sales will be donated.
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Mediums

  • Acrylic
  • Clay
  • Digital
  • Fiber
  • Glass
  • Jewelry
  • Mixed Media
  • Oils
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking/Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Wood

Special Hotel Rate for OpenAir150!

Embassy Suites Loveland
$169 per night
Click here to reserve

Incentives

  • With acceptance for 2019 OpenAir 150 you are guaranteed no increase in booth fees and having any jury fee waived for year 2020!
  • Other events charge $250 per booth and $35 automatic jury fee that all must pay whether or not they are accepted into the event.
Limited to 75 artisans!

Location

The Biergarten at Budweiser Visitor Center
Home of the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales.
Located north of Fort Collins and just west of I-25, there is plenty of free parking for artists and customers.
2351 Busch Drive
Fort Collins, Colorado

Event Date and Hours

Saturday September 7, 2019 / 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Important Dates

Application Deadline: June 15, 2019

Jury Selection: June 22, 2019

Notification Date: June 24, 2019 (by email)

Booth Fees Due Date: July 8, 2019

Booth Location and Set Up Information: August 9, 2019

Booth Information

Booth Size

10’ x 12’ for a 10 x 10 display area and allowance for an extra 2’ of storage. You may apply for multiple booth space and a corner booth. Artists must provide their own 10 x 10 white tent which needs to be anchored down by at least 30 lbs on each leg. Artists must also provide their own tables and chairs.

Booth Fees

Due Upon Acceptance

Single Booth - $195.00

Double Booth - $390.00

Corner Booth - $50.00 additional fee (limited availability)

Booth Sharing - $50 additional fee

Refunds:

100% refund of booth fees will be made if cancellation notice is received by August 1, 2019. After August 1, 2019 no refunds will be made.

Set Up Information

Load in 6:00 am – 10:00 am, September 7, 2019. You will be given detailed set up information if accepted. You will have drive up access to your booth for unloading.

Event Details and Regulations

  • All work for sale must be priced at $150 or less. No exceptions.
  • All art work exhibited must be created and produced by the artist.
  • This is an outdoor event, artists are responsible for the care, protection, and set up of their own work, and providing their own insurance if desired. OpenAir150 is not responsible for damage to artwork due to weather or other incidents.
  • Artists are responsible for collecting and reporting all sales tax.
  • If you are applying to share a booth, both artists must submit an application.
  • Limited and unlimited prints by the attending artist are allowed, although we would like to see original works as well. Any duplicate ceramic pieces need to be signed by the artist.
  • Artists are required to attend the event and be present in their booth.

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