SATURDAY, MAY 18
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
SUNDAY, MAY 19
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIG IN CHESTER COUNTY.
Chester 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 HAS CLOSED. ARTISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON
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, October 12, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday October 13, 2019 from 11 AM to 5 PM. No rain dates.
Exhibit Hours are Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday October 20, 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: $425 (Chester County) (deposited after acceptance notification date)
Guest Artist: $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.