East End Studio Gallery presents Frida Festival 2014. Come celebrate the life and legacy of one of Latin America’s most important artists…
~ Art Exhibition ~ Vendor Booths ~ Spoken Word ~ Children’s Activities ~ Frida Look Alike Contest~
We excited to bring you the 9th Annual Frida Festival! This festival unites the community through creative expression by collaborating with local artists and businesses to celebrate the life of one of Latin America’s most highly respected and influential visual artists – Frida Kahlo!
The celebrations will showcase our community talents in art, music, dance, poetry and other forms of expression. Guests will enjoy the food, refreshments and merchandise provided by the vendors and surrounding businesses.
Bring your uni-brows and get ready for the Frida Look Alike Contest! Adult contest is on April 11th and the Kids contest is on April 19th!
DATES & TIMES:
Friday, April 11, 6-9PM – Art Exhibition Opening, Poetry, Performances & Adult Frida look-alike contest.
Saturday, April 19, Noon-5PM – Art Exhibition Closing, Kids look-alike contest, Frida themed “East End Arts Market”.
Visit www.fridafestival.com for updates and announcements of participating artists and vendors!
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Call for “Frida” art. All mediums welcome!
Entry fee to cover hanging and promotion is $25 for 3 pieces (each piece not exceeding 3′X3′), $5 for each additional piece. Gallery will handle all sales and will take a 20% commission. Artist approval required. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org a sample of your existing work. Once approved, you will be sent back payment information.
Application deadline is April 4th.
Artist outside of Houston and surrounding areas can submit without an entry fee, but they are responsible shipping the work to the East End Studio Gallery. Commission from sold work will be 30% Gallery 70% Artists. If work is not sold EESG will be responsible for sending art work back to artists.
All work must be READY TO HANG. This means proper hardware must be on your framed piece if it is a wall piece. Loose art/prints will not be accepted.
Vendors: Please submit an example of you work to email@example.com for approval. $25 vendor fee. EESG to provide table.