- The Boldt Company
- The Donaldson Company
- Investors Community Bank
- Simplicity Credit Union
- Worzalla Publishing
- Wisconsin Public Radio
- Photography by Jen
BOOTH SPACE NUMBERS: All booth numbers.pdf
BOOTH MAP: FoA booth map.pdf
If you need Publicity Material please download here:
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.
Artists can now set up from 3-7pm on Saturday April 7th.
ATTENTION: There is a change in the Saturday April 7th set-up time due to a music recital in Michelsen Hall at the Noel Fine Art Center on Saturday April 7th from 7pm-10pm.
Due to the recital in Michelsen Hall the university will not allow booth setup during the hours of 7pm-10pm on Saturday due to noise concerns.
Unfortunately the following five booths can not set up from 3-7pm on Saturday and can set up only after 10pm on Saturday April 7th. There is a recital reception in the area of the following booth numbers.These are the booths effected 13, 14, 17, 18, 19
The FoA Council does not get the reserved Noel Fine Art Center space until Saturday April 7th at Noon. The Council will be taping booth spaces and setting up from Noon-3Pm on Saturday.
LOCATION: Noel Fine Arts Center 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
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.
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 7st. Dinner is held at The Newman Center, 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.
GIFT CERTIFICATES: Should you receive one of these several $50 gift certificates for the purchase of art please accept it and hold on to it until the end of the show. The floor manager Sharon Fujimoto will collect the gift certificates from the artists at 3:30pm and give artists a receipt to be reimbursed $50. You will not get paid the day of the event. All money has to go through the Community Foundation of Central WI because the Festival of the Arts is a non-profit organization. In 2-3 business days the CFCW will send you a check for $50.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions.
The 2019 Festival of the Arts date will be announced on Facebook and our website in the Fall.
Artist Awards: Juried by UW Fox Valley Professor Judith Waller
based on overall quality, not by category
one- Best of Show ($500)
five- Merit Invitational Awards. No cash award but invited to 2019 FoA