Participating Artists Guidelines

  • All participants must be members of Boreal Shores Art Tour.
  • Artists will receive a timely acceptance or rejection notification from the jury.
  • Artists will provide within 10 days of acceptance:
  1.         1 high quality jpg image and a short (50 word) paragraph for the Guide
  2.         (Up to) a 500 word description of your artwork, contact info and photos for the website.
  3.         Payment of the $25 membership fee for the Boreal Shores Art Tour Inc.
  4.         Payment of the Tour fee: Option 1: $100 flat fee or Option 2: $65 fee and 10% of total sales up to $65, for a total of $130 maximum.
  • Artist must provide or make arrangements for tables, chairs, grids, etc. These are not provided.
  • Artists must be on site, setup, and ready on time, for both days for all hours of the tour: Sat & Sun 10am to 5pm.
  • Artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. It must have artistic merit and be of acceptable quality.
  • Artists must have sufficient stock to display and sell for the 2 days
  • Artists will have their work juried and must only displayapproved art medium
  • Jurors are anonymous. Their decisions are final and contested before the Board. The comments will be “accepted” or “not accepted”.
  • Artists will only share their space with other approved artists.
  • Private studio locations will erect, remove, and return provided signage.
  • All Private Studios must have their own Third Party Liability insurance and must sign an insurance waiver. Boreal Shores Art Tour or any persons organizing the event will not be held responsible for loss, damage, or injury to any person or property.
  • All artists are responsible for carrying insurance on their own artwork to cover loss, damage, theft, etc.
  • The Board reserves the right to deny participation in the following year to any artist who cancels participation after the Brochure is printed.