Chastain Park Fall Festival 2016

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Considered the #1 Mother's Day event in Metro Atlanta, the Chastain Spring Arts and Craft festival is held in the north Buckhead neighborhood, which is considered to be one of the wealthiest zip codes in north Georgia and home to one of the largest and most enthusiastic art buying communities in metro Atlanta. The Chastain Spring Arts and Crafts Festival has become and continues to be one of the premier events in the area. This 7th annual event will feature over 185 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craftspeople, glass blowers, jewelers and more! The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, a fantastic children’s play area plus festival foods and beverages with healthy alternatives.

 

The 2017 Chastain Spring Arts and Crafts Festival is organized by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, LLC, who also sponsor the fall fine arts Chastain Park Arts Festival as well as a board of experts in various artistic disciplines.  The festival will uphold the highest standards supporting the arts, and offer participating artists the environment to nurture appreciation for their skills.

 

Accepted Categories

2-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as collage, papermaking, encaustic, pen and ink, paint, pencil, watercolor, or photography.  Finished art suitable for wall mounting. 
3-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as mosaic, papier mache, clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood or any other 3-dimesnional objects.
Ceramics: Original shaped and fired clay including earthenware, porcelain and raku.
Digital Art: Two-dimensional works from which the original image is manipulated by the artist using a computer using programs such as Drawing, Illustrator, Paint or other software applications. 
Drawing & Printmaking: Original drawings made with pen, pencil, charcoal, pastels or chalk.  Printmaking process may include pulled plates, linoleum prints, etching, engraving, silkscreen or lithography.  All prints must be signed and numbered by the artist. Photocopies are not permitted.
Fiber: Works created from fibers including basketry, batik, weaving, papermaking, knitting and quilting.  Embellishment of manufactured materials is not permitted.  
Glass: An object made of glass including blown, fused, stained, cast and molded.  Embellishment of manufactured materials is not permitted.
Handcraft:  Handmade items made by the artist from manufactured, recycled, or repurposed materials transforming the combined materials into a unique product in a cohesive collection.  Complete description of items required.
Jewelry: All Jewelry crafted from metal, glass, stone, clay, or other materials.  Commercial molds or casts are not permitted.  At least 50% of the organic materials in the finished product used must be produced by the artist.
Metal: Functional and non-sculptural works incorporating metal.
Painting: The use of oils, acrylics, watercolors, and tempera suitable for hanging.
Photography: Prints, transparencies or digital images made from the artist’s original negative or taken with a digital camera that have been processed by the artist.
Sculpture: Three-dimensional work done in any individual medium.
Wood & Furniture: Original works in wood that are built, turned, carved or tooled. Embellished manufactured wood items are not permitted.