Artists wanted for Montana Folk Festival in Butte
July 18, 2010
Traditional artists from Montana are invited to sell their works in the Festival Market of the Montana Folk Festival that will be held in Butte, Montana July 8 -10, 2011. Festival organizers are looking for folk artisans and craftspeople from throughout Montana.
Up to 25 artists will be selected to represent the best of Montana artistic traditions at the festival next summer and have a space to sell their work at the festival.
This is a juried event showcasing the region’s finest folk art. The jury will make its selections of artists based on criteria including traditionality, regional culture, and the artists' relationship with his or her community, quality, and uniqueness. Both deeply traditional crafts and more contemporary handcrafted artistic expressions will be on display and available for sale at the Montana Folk Festival July 8-10, 2011.
Deadline for applications is March 31, 2011. Guidelines and application forms can be found online at:
http://www.montanafolkfestival.com/folkFestival-forms-montanaArts.php or artists can request applications and guidelines to be mailed to them by calling Mainstreet Uptown Butte at 406-497-6464.
To see more about what to expect at the Montana Folk Festival, visit www.montanafolkfestival.com.