At a glance:
50th Annual Art on the Green
- Booth Screening and applications through ZAPP.
- Arts & Crafts Outdoor Festival
- Sponsored by Citizens’ Council for the Arts
- On the Grounds of North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
- Non-Profit Organization
- Produced entirely by volunteers
- Handmade items only.
- Demonstrations encouraged
- Accepted categories: Cloth/fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal sculpture, mixed-media, painting, photography, pottery, printmaking, wood, and more.
Fees and Deadlines
SCREENING FEE: $30 (non-refundable)
BOOTH FEE: $400
DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2018
Booth Artists may set up after checking in. Check-in starts on Thursday, August 2nd, at 3:00 pm. More details...
Lodging & accommodations
For RV Park accommodations, a booth artist favorite is River Walk RV Park due to its proximity to the festival. For hotels and other lodging, please visit the Coeur d'Alene Convention and Visitors Bureau "Where to Stay" page
Citizens' Council for the Arts maintains a festival of the highest reputation and quality, one which is a credit to our community, to the arts council, and to all participating artists. The festival brings us together for a celebration of the arts. In order to generate a creative atmosphere, we ask you to demonstrate your craft. Along with a variety of specialty and traditional food booths, there will be music, theatre, dance, and other great entertainment provided by local and regional artists. Art on the Green is produced entirely by volunteers. All entry fees and commissions are used to pay for the prizes, materials, free entertainment, and expenses for the festival.
THE FOLLOWING WORK IS NOT ACCEPTABLE: Other artist's work, kit work, commercially manufactured items such as belt buckles, ceramics, jewelry or casting. These are only a few examples. Please observe these guidelines. This is a craft fair for handmade items only. If commercial items appear in the booth, you will be asked to remove them and/or leave.
BOOTHS: A MAXIMUM OF TWO ARTISTS PER BOOTH IS ALLOWED. Each artist must be screened separately. Exhibitors will be responsible for building their own booths. A booth space is 10' wide x 10' deep. Please decorate your booth in a festive style with colorful flags, banners, etc. Exhibitor's name(s) and Idaho Sales Tax form must be prominently displayed on the booth. The entire booth must be confined to space assigned. Excess noise of any kind is prohibited. If you desire shade, you must provide your own. Specific booth locations will not be accepted. Double booths are available.
WAITLIST: Applicants who are not accepted may be placed on a wait list. If additional space or cancellations are available after final payment deadlines have passed, applicants on the waitlist will be chosen based on their discipline then application date.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS: All fees must be received by April 30th. No refunds after May 15th. Application fees are non-refundable.
Booth Artists may set up after checking in. Check-in starts on Thursday, August 2nd at 3:00 pm.
YOUTH BOOTHS: Youth Booths are great for the beginning artist 18 or younger. This is an opportunity to "test the waters." The screening fee is $1.00 and a $50.00 flat fee will be charged if you are accepted for a booth. Youth Booth applications are not through Zapp. Please apply via mail: download, fill out, and mail Youth Booth Application along with the $1.00 screening fee.
DOWNLOAD YOUTH BOOTH APPLICATION
Submit completed Youth Booth Application to:
CCA/Art on the Green
attn: youth booth
PO Box 901
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816-0901
NOTE: Booths must remain open all three days and be taken down Sunday at the close of the festival. Vehicles must be removed from the grounds immediately after unloading. Artists must be present in their booths. Camping is not allowed on the grounds, although you may sleep with your booth. Please, no alcohol or dogs on the grounds.
SALES & RECEIPTS: Each booth artist will be responsible to report all sales to the Idaho State Tax Commission with 15 days after the festival. An Idaho State Tax Commission form will be issued to each of our accepted booth artists and must be placed in a visible area of your booth.
IDAHO SALES TAX: Idaho State sales tax is 6% and must be collected by the individual booth artists on all sales and remitted to the Idaho State Tax Commission within 15 days after the festival. A form will be provided for the booth artists to fill out.
FOOD BOOTHS: All food concessions are, and will be, managed and operated by Citizens' Council for the Arts volunteers. Proceeds from the festival food booths help to pay for the free entertainment offered all weekend.