2019 Red Wing Arts Emerging Artists

Red Wing Arts Fall Festival is excited to announce it’s very first year of a grant opportunity for emerging artists. The purpose is to provide support and exposure for three artists new to festivals.

For information about Red Wing Arts and its Fall Arts Festival visit www.redwingarts.org. For further information about Red Wing Arts Emerging Artists, contact Lacy Schumann, lacy@redwingarts.org.

Application rules:

  • You may apply in any medium. If you are applying in more than one medium, you must submit an application for each one.

  • You may not have participated in more than two festivals.

  • If you have previously worked in another medium, you may apply in your new medium if you meet all other criteria, including no more than two festivals.

  • The application must include no more than 200 words about your art work, including the process.

  • Application and photos must be submitted together in an email.

  • The grant waives all Red Wing Arts Fall Festival entry fees ($40 jurying fee, $200 booth fee) and provides the selected artist with a $250 grant to be used for festival preparation.

  • Emerging artists are not able to compete for award money.

  • A 10x10 tent will be provided, along with ‘emerging artist’ signage, for the show. You are required to help set up and tear down the booth.

  • You must have enough artwork for the two-day show, October 12 & 13th, 2019.

  • Red Wing Arts will retain no portion of your sales, but you will be responsible for collecting and reporting state and local sales tax (7.375%).  Each artist is responsible for providing an ST19 form

  • Upon selection, you will be assigned a mentor to help you prepare for the show and must connect with the mentor and committee members in July or August.

  • Selection does not guarantee acceptance into future Red Wing Arts Fall Festivals: You would need to apply.

  • If selected for this grant, you would not be able to apply for the grant next year.

  • By applying for this grant, it’s acknowledged that if selected, you are participating.

Application deadline: June 15, 2019.

You will be notified of selection or non-selection by July 1st, 2019.