February 18, 2014

Call for Artists for Arts and Music Festival at Cal State San Bernardino

Written by  Arts and Music Festival at CSUSB
Call for Artists for Arts and Music Festival at Cal State San Bernardino Arts and Music Festival at CSUSB

CSUSB Arts & Music Festival Call for Artists

We are excited to announce the second annual, award-winning Arts and Music Festival (AMF) at Cal State San Bernardino on Friday, May 2, 2014, from 4-9 p.m.

Artists are invited to apply to exhibit and sell their artwork and be a part of this popular community event. All mediums will be considered.

How to Apply: Submit 3 images of your artwork and 1-2 images showing your artwork on display. For each image, include the title, medium(s), dimensions and sale price of the artwork. Also include your name, telephone number, and e-mail address; website optional. Image format: jpeg, 72 ppi, 100 pixels on longest side. E-mail images and information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line: AMF Artist Submission. There is no submission fee.

Submission Deadline: Friday, March 21, 2014 Submissions will be reviewed by a committee of jurors. Artists will be notified of their acceptance by April 2, 2014. There is a $40 vendor fee for accepted artists, which includes a 10’x10’ exhibition space, one table, and two chairs. CSUSB students are not required to pay the vendor fee.

Visit the AMF Facebook page for more information: www.facebook.com/amfcsusb

Or contact AMF committee member at (909) 537-7783, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

View and download the 11"x17" poster (PDF)

View and download the 4.24"x5.5" handout (PDF)

Terms and Conditions for Accepted Artists

The California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) Arts and Music Festival (AMF) is a selective arts and fine crafts fair. Participating artists’ booths will be visited throughout the fair by AMF staff to ensure that artists are complying with festival policies. The AMF staff reserves the right to refuse exhibition of work not consistent with the quality and cohesiveness of submitted images. Artists that do not comply with festival policies will not be eligible for a refund.

Booth Spaces and Amenities: Assigned booths are 10’x10’ spaces located along Camphor Walkway on the CSUSB campus. All work exhibited must be confined to the assigned space. Artists will be provided with one folding table (30”x72”) and two folding chairs. Artists are responsible for providing their own means of displaying their work.

Forms, Fees, and Sales: The AMF artist vendor form and fee of $40 are due Friday, April 25, 2014. CSUSB students are not required to pay a vendor fee. If CSUSB students fail to show up on the day of the festival, their student accounts will be charged $40. Artists keep 100% of sales. Buyers purchase directly from the artists. Artists set their own prices and handle their own transactions by accepting their preferred method(s) of payment. Artists are responsible for collecting and paying the applicable California Sales Tax.

Parking, Check In, and Set Up: Festival hours are from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014. Artists must check in between 12-3 p.m. and show a valid I.D. The check-in table will be located in front of the CSUSB Visual Arts Center / Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA), next to Parking Lot M. Free parking is available for artists in Lot M. A golf cart truck will be available for loading and transporting artwork and display materials until 3 p.m.

Participation: Artists shall not sell counterfeit and/or stolen merchandise; 2) Artists must have a written policy covering defective merchandise, returns, and exchanges; 3) All work must be original and be designed and executed by the accepted artist(s); 4) Reproductions must be clearly identified as such; 5) Artists displaying work produced in editions must disclose edition numbers to the AMF audience; 6) All work exhibited must be of the quality and type that is shown in submitted images; 7) Artwork must be available for sale.

Cancellation and No-Show Policy: Cancellations must be made in written form and submitted by mail or e-mail. E-mails can be sent to Paige Taylor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. An AMF staff member will contact you via the phone number listed on your application to verify your cancellation. If your cancellation is made before April 25, 2014, 50% of your vendor fee ($20) will be refunded. Artists who cancel after April 25, 2014, and “no-shows” will NOT be eligible for a refund. Artists who have not checked-in and/or notified an AMF staff member by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the festival (Friday, May 2, 2014) will be considered a “no-show.” Submissions for “no-shows” will not be accepted the year following the “no-show.” There will be no “rain date” and fees will not be refunded in the case of inclement weather.

Promotion: A press kit, including logos and postcards will be available for download on the AMF website: www.amf.csusb.edu.

Security and Liability: Artists shall not violate state or federal laws, or policies of California State University, San Bernardino. Artists may be held financially responsible for any loss to or damage of university property. California State University, San Bernardino and the Arts and Music Festival committee are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged artwork or other materials.Artists shall indemnify and hold harmless the California State University, San Bernardino, the Trustees of California State University, the State of California and all other departments, boards, commissions and its officers, employees, volunteers, representatives and agents from any and all losses and cost of damages of any kind in connection with the operation of the artist/vendor, and from any and all claims and losses accruing or resulting to any person, firm, or corporation, who may be injured or damaged by the use of equipment or materials at said event, or by actions of the artist/vendor organization, its agents, servants or employees.

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