Calling All Artists & Crafters for Sherburne Arts Festival June 13
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Sherburne, New York — The 4th Annual Sherburne Arts Festival has issued a call for artists to participate in this year’s event, which will take place on Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gaines Park in Sherburne. The park is located on East State Street, next to the Sherburne Public Library.
The show features dozens of artisans and crafters as well as live music and food and drink vendors. There will be an interactive kids’ art tent, an exhibit by Sherburne-Earlville Central School art students, and a special educational reptile exhibit by “Dan The Snake Man.” Cash prizes for participating artists will be awarded, including a $100 People's Choice Artist Prize and a $100 People's Choice Crafter Prize.
The festival takes place outdoors, but all exhibits are located under rain-proof tents.
Artists and crafters who wish to display and/or sell their work are encouraged to register for a 15-foot space for $30 (artists are welcome to provide their own pop-up tents). The registration deadline is June 1, and checks should be made payable to “Sherburne Public Library” and mailed to Sherburne Arts Festival, P. O. Box 1163, Sherburne, NY 13460.
The festival has been sponsored by the Sherburne Public Library since 2012. The event represents a revival of the original community art fair in Sherburne, which began in 1947.
This year’s featured artist will be the late Henry Grant Plumb (1847-1930), a Sherburne native who gained celebrity in the United States and Europe for his paintings.
For an application to participate, email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.