Regional Arts

Festival of the Arts Regional Arts Competition

Underwritten by The Daniel and Pamella DeVos Foundation

Hosted by Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University

2018 Rules and Requirements for the

Festival of the Arts Regional Arts Competition

Pick Up of selected works after the show. (All works that are in the show will be picked up at KCAD after the Closing Reception in The Fed Galleries @ KCAD or at the Division Avenue Loading Dock:

Saturday, June 23, 4:00 to 5:00 pm (after the Closing Reception)

Monday, June 25, Noon to 7:00 pm at the loading dock.

Drop-off and Pickup Requirements

● IMPORTANT: Works which cannot be safely handled by volunteers at any time during drop-off or installation will not be accepted. Works may be rejected based on suitability and/or ease of display. The decision of the Festival 2018 Regional Arts Competition Committee on these issues is final.  NO EXCEPTIONS

● All entries must be hand delivered (NO MAIL or UPS, etc.)

● Entries will be accepted only on the dates and times listed and only at 1101 Monroe North.

● Identification labels issued by Festival of the Arts must be attached correctly at time of drop-off.

Follow instructions on the labels emailed after online registration. The identification label must be attached to the back, upper right hand corner of each two dimensional work, and on the bottom or back of three dimensional works.

● A fee of $10 per day will be charged for ENTRIES NOT PICKED UP by the stated deadlines.

All entries not claimed within one week of that deadline will be considered abandoned and

become property of Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids and will be disposed of as seen fit.

● IMPORTANT: The Festival 2018 Regional Arts Exhibition is conducted by Festival of the

Arts in Grand Rapids as a public service. Neither Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids

nor Ferris State University/Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) accept any responsibility for loss or damage and do not provide insurance for works submitted. Artists are advised to arrange for insurance if they wish to carry it on their works.


Sale of works during exhibition

● We encourage entry of works that are for sale.

● Works that are not for sale are also acceptable, and jurors do not know the sales status at the time of selection.

● All sales transactions will be handled by Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids.

● Any work purchased must remain on display from May 30, through June 23, 2018 at The Fed Galleries @ KCAD, 17 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.● Entrants must indicate the sale price for each entry they wish to sell. A commission of 25% will be deducted from the sale amount. Sales tax will be added and not come out of the artist’s percentage.


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