SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
BE A START OF SOMETHING BIG IN BUCKS COUNTY.
Bucks County Studio Tour provides artists an opportunity to showcase their creative work environment with the public by way of a professional, well-publicized, and anticipated event. In turn, the tour exposes the cultural backbone of the county for citizens and visitors to engage in and participate in the arts.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: EXTENDED JUNE 23, 2019
YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?
If you are or know of an artist interested in exhibiting in the Bucks County Studio Tour, we will be hosting an hour-long Q&A Thursday, June 13th at The Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce This will be an introduction to the County Studio Tours held in other counties and the opportunities and success of having a Bucks County Studio Tour.
A short presentation by Jeff Schaller, founder of County Studio Tour, about the studio tour will provide an opportunity for you to ask questions and meet other regional artists. We are also very excited to have Howard Cooperman with us to be an "artist liaison," he will be helping to assist artists in making this their best marketing opportunity. Please Invite artists in your area to join us, and put your studios on the map!
Thursday, 13th 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce
Bailiwick, Suite 23, 252 West Swamp Road (Rte 313
Doylestown, PA 18901
GENERAL RULES -
Exhibit Hours are Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday May 19, 2019 from 11 AM to 5 PM. No rain dates.
Exhibit Hours are Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday June 16, 2019 from 11 AM to 5 PM. No rain dates.
Exhibit Hours are Saturday,September 28, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday September 29, 2019 from 11 AM to 5 PM. No rain dates.
Exhibit Hours are Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday October 13, 2019 from 11 AM to 5 PM. No rain dates.
ARTWORK must be original in design and executed by the applicant. All artwork must be professional quality. Each artist must accompany his own work. No commercial dealers, agents, kits, castings from commercial molds or mass-produced items. Non-CST artists may not be displayed or offered for sale.
FINE ART REPRODUCTIONS may be sold only if signed, numbered and clearly marked “Reproductions”. All other work displayed must be ORIGINAL work created by the artist.
ACCEPTED ARTISTS must be committed to show during all event hours.
HOST STUDIO: Each artist must show in his/her own studio. All applicants must be full-time residents and have a studio in their County of application. Commercial storefronts and/or showrooms that are regularly open to the public during business hours are not eligible to participate. Please make sure the roads to your studio are accessible with no parking restriction and your neighbors are willing to cooperate with the large amount of visitors. It is recommended that you have liability insurance added to your homeowner's policy for the event.
Artist is responsible for collecting and paying to Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, Pennsylvania Sales Tax of 6%. The County Studio Tour reserves the right to reject any work it considers unsuitable.
Application Fee: $30.00 (non-refundable)
Host Studio: $400.00, [$425 (Chester County)] (deposited after acceptance notification date)
Guest Artist: $250.00 [$275 (Chester County)] (deposited after acceptance notification date)
50% Show Fee refund will be issued to ACCEPTED ARTISTS who cancel and notify the County Studio Tour AT LEAST 30 days after acceptance (received in writing). No refunds after that date.
No refunds will be made for any act of God, local authority or weather-related cancellations of the event.
The County Studio Tour reserves the right to reject any work it considers unsuitable. No refund will be given if artist is ejected from the event for violation of rules.