Art on the Commons is now accepting artist submissions for its 31st annual festival. Organized by Rosewood Arts Centre, Art on the Commons will take place on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 11 am until 5 pm at Kettering’s Lincoln Park Civic Commons. Free to the public, Art on the Commons is one of the region’s most popular summer fine arts festivals, drawing a regional audience of over 10,000 in one day. Fine arts and crafts by 100 talented artists from around the country will be on display. Works include jewelry, ceramics, paintings, photography, metals, watercolor, sculpture, glass, fibers and wood creations.
Artists may submit their fine arts and fine crafts for jurying into the festival through March 31, 2019. All submissions must be made online at www.zapplication.org. A $20 entry fee is due at the time of submission.
The jury for Art on the Commons consists of three arts professionals with a wide range of artistic knowledge. Jurors are selected for their experience and expertise in a specific media and serve on panels in their area. A diversity of backgrounds and skills is sought, including artists, educators, fine art and craft gallery owners and museum directors/curators. A new panel of jurors is selected each year to allow for fresh perspective.The jurying process is done by category and is anonymous. Factors included are presentation, quality, originality, technical
ability and booth display.
Artists will be notified of jurying results by May 3, 2019. More information can be found at www.playkettering.org/aotc.