Art in the Park
The 35th Annual
Flat Iron Park, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Sunday, August 9, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Both Days
The Geneva Lake Arts Foundation announces the 35th annual Art in the Park Art Fair to be held on Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9, 2015 in Flat Iron Park, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
Art in the Park is a juried fine art exhibition, which is limited to 80 exhibitors in the following categories: clay/pottery; fiber/leather/handmade paper; glass; graphics/printmaking/digital; jewelry; metal; mixed media (both 2D and 3D); oil/acrylic painting; pencil/pastel; photography; sculpture; watercolor; wood. All artwork must be original in concept and design and must have been executed by the applicant. Work from molds or kits, commercial or manufactured items and mass produced items are not permitted.
Media is limited to Fine Art/Fine Craft.
This year’s judge is Robert Mertens, Professor of Art, UWW. Robert Mertens is a faculty member of the University of Wisconsin. Whitewater, has served as the Associate Dean of the UW-Whitewater College of Arts and Communication since 2007 and as Chairperson of the UW-Whitewater Art Department from 1999-2008. Mertens has been invited to provide the external assessment of public and private University Art and Art History programs, served as juror for regional art exhibitions, conducted creative workshops, lectured on the economic influence of artists in local communities, and currently serves as the Vice-President of the Whitewater Arts Alliance.
Further information on application fees, deadlines and downloading this year’s Prospectus can be found at www.genevalakeartsfoundation.org after January 1, 2015. For any additional questions about this event, or to join the Geneva Lake Arts Foundation, please call 262-249-7988 and leave a message and someone will get back to you.
Artist/Vendor Applications Are Closed
AITP 2014 Vendor/Participant
The 2015 AITP Judge
Professor of Art, Robert Mertens is a faculty member of the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, has served as the Associate Dean of the UW-Whitewater College of Arts and Communication since 2007 and as Chairperson of the UW-Whitewater Art Department from 1999-2008. Mertens has been invited to provide the external assessment of public and private University Art and Art History programs, served as juror for regional art exhibitions, conducted creative workshops, lectured on the economic influence of artists in local communities, and currently serves as the Vice-President of the Whitewater Arts Alliance.
Free Parking Available for vendors and AITP Visitors!
Free Shuttle and free parking Available For AITP Visitors!
NOTE: CHANGE OF LOCATION!
Free Parking and Shuttle Service are available both Saturday and Sunday, August 8 & 9, 8am to 8pm., from northeast corner of Home Depot parking lot, 550 North Edwards Blvd, to/from the US Bank, 303 Center Street. The shuttle runs continuously every 20 minutes.
Forget the parking hassle and take the shuttle service - you'll be glad you did!
SILENT AUCTION TENT:
Don't miss the opportunity to bid on artwork donated by our exhibiting artists at the Silent Auction Booth. Bidding will end on Saturday at 3:00pm and on Sunday at 2:00pm. At the close of the auction each day, winners will be notified by cell phone and will be asked to pick up their item within 2 1/2 hrs of the auction closing.
JUST 4 KIDS AREA:
Our kids activity area is located in the Park Gazebo.
Visit with the kids and enjoy creating a fun "take home" art project.
2015 ART IN THE PARK COMMITTEE
Esther Rice, AITP DIRECTOR
AITP Chairpersons 2015
Exhibitors & Judging Chairs
Set Up Chair
Silent Auction Chairs
Mailing List Chair
Member’s Tent Chair
Just 4 Kids Chair
AITP 2015 Members' Tent Exhibiting:
Click here to see an important announcement regarding your opportunity to show in the AITP 2015 Members' Tent.
ABOUT THE GENEVA LAKE ARTS FOUNDATION, INC.:
Founded in 1947 as the Geneva Lake Art Association, the organization formed for the purpose of encouraging individual artistic growth and excellence.
In 2014, the Geneva Lake Arts Foundation, Inc. was granted a 501c3 charitable organization status and continues the mission of its original association to foster a community appreciation of the fine arts through the arrangement of shows, monthly programs, lectures, demonstrations and workshops.
GLAF is a volunteer organization under the direction of an elected board of directors. They support and encourage all forms of art and cultural activities. Funding comes from membership dues, gallery fees, sponsors, fund-raisers and the proceeds from our annual Art in the Park, an outdoor, juried fine art show.
The Geneva Lake Arts Foundation Gallery features member artists in several theme shows each year. Eligible members may display work in our member gallery shows, and after a six-month wait, in our GLAF Member’s Tent at our annual Art in the Park juried art show.
GLAF fosters a community awareness and appreciation of the fine arts through the arrangement of shows, monthly programs, lectures, demonstrations and workshops. Membership is open to anyone interested in the arts. GLAF sponsors the annual fine art show, Art In The Park, and sponsors four member artist theme shows each year as well as an annual student show. The GLAF Gallery, located in the North Shore Pavilion at 647 Main Street in Lake Geneva (directly across Main Street from the Post Office), Wisconsin, features a member gallery and weekly classes. Monthly meetings are held where artists can interact, learn new techniques, and make connections. For additional information, please visit our website at www.genevalakeartsfoundation.org or leave a message at 262-249-7988.
Located in the North Shore Pavilion at 647 W. Main Street in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, GLAF features an art gallery of member’s work and an art school. The gallery is open to the public:
Summer hours (June 1 through August 31) include Fridays, 1:00pm-4:00pm
The Geneva Lake Arts Foundation is a 501c3 charitable organization and subscribes to EOE standards.