Info for Accepted Artists

  • 2019 contracts and $130 booth fee are due by Friday March 1st.
  • Full refund for cancellation by Friday March 15th.

    Download contract here:2019 contract coming soon.


  • Show Hours: Sunday April 7th at UWSP Noel Fine Arts Center  10am-4pm.

    LOCATION:  1800 Portage St. The Noel Fine Art Center is on the campus of University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. There are entrances into the building on Portage St. and Isadore St.  There are elevators near two entrances. See map of UWSP Campus in attachment

  • Saturday booth set-up from 3pm-Midnight.  Please do not put out artwork Saturday night. Security will lock building doors at midnight, however UWSP Students have 24hr access into the building.
  • The FoA Council does not get the reserved Noel Fine Art Center space until Saturday April 6 at Noon. The Council will be taping booth spaces and setting up from Noon-3Pm on Saturday.  Please do not bring in displays and set-up until after 3pm.
  • "Thank You" buffet dinner for artists and sponsors on Saturday April 6 at 6pm at UWSP Newman Center Parish.


BOOTH SPACE NUMBERS:2019 Booth numbers coming soon

BOOTH MAP: FoA booth map.pdf


If you need Publicity Material please download here:

foa poster-small

2018 print.pdf

foa postcard 1-up 2018 print.pdf


BOOTH SPACES: Booth spaces are approx. 8’ deep x10’ wide.  Due to  the organic floor plan, some spaces are wider and shallower than this.  If you have a display with fixed dimensions, please note on contract. We have very limited 10x10" spaces. Only booth displays with system simliar to Flourish Mesh Panel that require your tent frame will be given those 10x10"booth spaces.We have done our best to honor everyone’s space requests with the unique layout of the building. 


SATURDAY LOAD-IN:

Artists can set up starting at 3pm on Saturday April 6.

Artist Packets will be on information table on the second floor across for the Carlsten Gallery.


The Artist and Sponsor dinner is from 6-7:30pm at the UWSP Newman center. Please be aware that all FoA council members will be at the dinner from 5:30-7:30pm. There will be no assistance at the Noel Fine Art Center during those times

 If requested, assistance will be available for Artist’s set-up, break down, unloading and loading and booth sitting

SUNDAY LOAD-IN STARTS AT 6:30 AM.

  • CHECK-IN- Please bring a copy of the artist info sheet to set-up. Check-in is upstairs at the information table in front of the Edna Carlsten Gallery on the second floor. Please sign up for a booth sitter if needed.

  • PARKING: Please move your vehicle to the farthest end of Parking Lot R across the street from the Noel Fine Art Building after load-in.  All parking is free.

  • ARTIST LOUNGE: This is located behind the Edna Carlsten Gallery in Room 290. Coffee and breakfast will be available at 7:30am. Complimentary lunch and snacks will be available from 11am-2pm. The lounge will close at 2pm for clean-up. Adjoining kitchen will be available for retreat and snacks until 4pm.

  • LIGHTING: Electrical hook ups are available for every space but please bring an extension cord. Please plug in your lights as soon as you can to make sure there are no problems. Our hired electrician will be available only from 8:30-10:30am. Wattage is limited to 500W.
  • ART RAFFLE:  If you are participating in the Art Raffle, Please take your piece if you would like to donate to the art raffle table by 9am upstairs by the Carlsten Gallery.  Your donation is greatly appreciated in helping fund awards for local fine art students.

  • FESTIVAL EVE BUFFET: All artists and their helpers are welcome to enjoy a buffet with fellow artists and sponsors at 6pm on Saturday April 6. Dinner is held at The Newman Center. Address: 2108 Fourth Ave in Stevens Point. Use Parking Lot T from Illinois Ave.  The Newman Center is at the opposite end of Parking Lot T, on the corner of Reserve Street and 4th Ave.

  • SALES TAX IS 5.5%. We are in Portage County. Artists are responsible for collection and reporting sales tax.

  • WiFi: Artists may connect to the guest wireless network. This is not a secure connection and should not be used for credit card transactions.
    • Select UWSP_Unsecured_Guest from the list of available networks.
    • Click Connect
    • Attempt to navigate to any website
    • You will be redirected to the UWSP Guest Wireless Log on page
    • Enter a non-UWSP email address
    • Click Connect and you should be connected.
  • SURVEY: Please fill out the artist survey. We will collect surveys at 3:30, and in trade the artist will receive a sweet treat.

  • SOCIAL MEDIA: Please like us on Facebook. www.facebook.com/StevensPointFoA/.com   username:@StevensPointFoA  or use hashtag #PointFoA, #StevensPointFoA, #PointFoa on Instagram.  ▪ A digital postcard (pdf and jpeg format) is in Artist Packet to use to help advertise our event.

  • Contact Jessie Fritsch at 715-252-4125 or pointfoa@gmail.com if you have any further questions.

  • The 2020 Festival of the Arts date will be announced on Facebook and our website in the Fall.

     

Artist Awards: Juried by: TBD

based on overall quality, not by category

  • one- Best of Show ($300)

  • five- Awards of Excellence($100)