October 25, 2017

SB Arts Fest Call for Artists

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Open Until December 15, 2017
Where: San Manuel 66’ers Baseball Stadium
Date: Saturday March 24, 2018
Time: Noon - 9:00pm
Fee: None
Contact: Stephanie Sanchez: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (909) 384-5357
www.sbcity.org/SBArtsFest • Facebook: SBArtsFest
Artwork Criteria
 Artists must be 18 years and older, unless with a School / Art Organization or supervised by a responsible
 Artists must be a resident of San Bernardino or Riverside County.
 Artwork must be original and have been executed and owned by the artist whose name appears in the
online entry registration.
 Artwork must have been completed within the last three (3) years.
Important Things to Know
 All artwork should embrace the spirit of SB Arts Fest as a community event. All applications will be reviewed by
the City’s Fine Arts Commission. The Community Development Director has sole discretion to approve/deny
any artwork before it is displayed.
 Artists may demonstrate techniques within their exhibit space (Example: Painting On-Site or Metal Working).
 No commercial goods for resale or consigned goods will be allowed.
 Artist spaces must be staffed at all times for the protection of the artists and their work. The City of San
Bernardino, or affiliated partners, will not be responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen items, including but
not limited to artworks and/or personal affects.
 The City of San Bernardino does not provide tables, chairs or EZ Ups for artists spaces. The artist is responsible
for their booth set up.
 Textiles, such as T-shirts and scarves, must be original work and cannot contain reference to SB Arts Fest.
 No items which are ingested or placed on the skin can be demonstrated, exhibited or sold.
(Examples: Soaps and Lotions)
 If the artist plans to sell items, they must have a California State Sellers Permit (Free) and obtain a 1-day sales
permit ($12.00) from City of San Bernardino Business Registration Office. Permit must be displayed at your
space on the evening of the event.
 All transactions will take place directly between the artists and the customer.
 The City of San Bernardino, its employees, affiliated partners and volunteers are not responsible for the
contents, facilities, or individuals associated with SB Arts Fest.
 Artists may only promote their artwork within their designated exhibit space. Solicitation beyond the exhibit is
 Artists are responsible for the setup, take down and clean up of their space.
 Setup will be Saturday March 24, 2018 from 6:00am - 11:30am. Tear down will be from 9:00pm - 11:00pm.
 Food items will not be allowed for sale through artist booths, but food trucks will be available.
 The City of San Bernardino retains the right to reject any application that does not meet these guidelines.
Application Information
 Please fill out and return the Application by Friday, December 15, 2017
 Applications can be:
Emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mailed to: Community Development, 290 N D Street, San Bernardino, CA 92401
Hand Delivered to: Community Development
 201 N E Street, 3rd Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92401
 Applicants will be notified of their acceptance the week of January 29, 2018
Submission Requirements
 Artwork / Photography
Please submit at least 2 sample jpeg images with your application
 Music Performances
Please submit a sound bite or a YouTube link
 Performing Arts
Please submit a YouTube link or a Sample Clip
 Art Organizations / Schools
Please submit a small sample of the types of art to be displayed
Name: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
□ Artist □ Performing Artist □ Band □ Art Organization/Group □ School
Individual artist but associated with a group/organization and/or school? Please tell us: __________________________________________________________________________
Phone Number: __________________________________________________________________________________________
Mailing Address:__________________________________________________________________________________________
Email Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________________
□ I would like to receive communications from the City of San Bernardino regarding SB Arts Fest.
**All of our social media marketing is done through Facebook. Please provide your page information if you would like to be tagged in our posts.**
Facebook: ________________________________________________________________________________________________
Photograph Release & Signature
The City of San Bernardino will be filming and photographing at this location for SB Arts Fest. By participating in this
event, you irrevocably consent to and authorize The City of San Bernardino, its affiliates, event partners, successors
and assigns (Collectively “Producer”), to photograph you and your artwork, to make sounds recordings of you and
use such photographs and recordings throughout the world, for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity, including,
but not limited to, television broadcast, websites and marketing material, including but not limited to, online, print
and television. All such photographs and sound recordings will be the sole property of Producer. In accordance with
Municipal Code Title 12.64.
Authorized Signature_______________________________________________ Date ________________
I agree to abide by all guidelines as set forth on the back of this document, along with any forthcoming guidelines. The persons
executing this Agreement on behalf of the parties hereto warrant that they are duly authorized to execute this Agreement on
behalf of said parties and that by doing so, the parties hereto are formally bound to the provisions of this Agreement. 
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