Neon Milkshake is proudly hosting our 5th Splash Art Market during the month of June, 2018. We have 2 separate show & sales, so there will be lots to see!
Ample parking, free admission. Neon Milkshake Art Studio is the creative gem of SE Calgary. 3, 7640 Fairmount Dr SE, T2H0X9
Thank you! See you at our Christmas Market 2018!!
Splash Market 1:
Opening night: Friday, June 1st 6-10pm (Artists in attendance)
June 2-3 (sat/sun) 12-6pm
June 9-10 (sat/sun) 12-6pm
Splash Market 2:
Opening night: Friday, June 15th 6-10pm. (artists in attendance)
June 16-17 (sat/sun) 12-6pm
June 23-24 (sat/sun) 12-6pm
Please contact Danielle Bartlette, event organizer / Studio Owner
Artists show & sale Call for Submission
WE are FULL, THANK YOU!
Accepted applicants fee $125+gst due by no later than May 16
$125+gst includes 2 weekends of art show and sale. Yes!!!
Email submissions requirements:
- 4-5 images of your work intended for sale (in jpeg format) with size, title, and medium (acrylic, glass, metal. etc) to email@example.com.
- short bio and artist statement (approx. paragraph or two)
- your phone number (for admin use only)
- Image of yourself (optional: artists are featured on website)
- website address (if you have it)
- Which weekends you are applying for. Participants can apply for all weekends, additional fees will apply.
If a submission is successful, a contract and inventory sheet will be issued to applicant. If you are an artist that has an inventory system for multiple items like jewellery , greeting cards etc. please let us know.
Set Up/Drop off/Pick up:
Wall-space, Easels, and tables will be provided by Neon Milkshake. Each artist will be given an average of about 6ftx8ft of wall-space and a 2ftx4ft table . Additional plinths, shelving units and such can be brought in by artists but must be discussed first.
Art set-up at Neon Milkshake Art Studio on Thursday, the day before the show during the afternoon/ evening (3:30-6:00pm) and art pick-up is at the end day, Sunday at 6pm. Artists are expected to hang, display their own work during set-up and take down.
How can someone buy art? Art can be purchased by debit, cash or credit card at the Splash Art Market cashier.
Who collects monies for work sold? Neon Milkshake will have a cashier for payment of sold items. Artwork sold will be given to artist's minus 20% commission after the month-long sale has finished within 30 days (typically a week).
Is there advertising?
Yes! Splash Art participants will be responsible for distributing a small stack of invites to show & sale. Please invite your family and friends!! Also, a total of 10,000 invites will be printed for mailbox distribution. There will also be paid/free social media, newsletters, and word of mouth.
How many artists are involved in Splash Art Market?
There will be about 40 artists participating in total (20 per weekend)
(with our Splash Art logo) will be provided to all artists for their artwork, please bring a black pen to fill out the information. Pick up art tags beforehand saves artists time on the day of set up. Tags will include title, artist's name, dimensions, medium, and price. Again, if you are a jewellery artist or card-maker for instance, stickers on bulk items are acceptable as long as I know which product is which on the inventory sheet(s).
Artists will be asked to bring in one food item for Friday evening opening party.
Who can apply?
What kind of art is accepted for submission? Previous Splash Art Market participants have showcased paintings, drawings, jewelry, sculpture, handmade greeting cards, photography, mixed media, fiber art. Show us what you have! There is a mixture of new and established art-makers in the show.
Is it possible for an artist to apply for all weekends? Yes