Etruscan Mural Dancer Restoration Art by Andrew S. Meit
The ArtZone is going to be fabulous at this year’s expo. With artists spanning a variety of art mediums, we know you’ll see something you like at the show.
If you are an artist that’s interested in exhibiting at this show, please take a look at the following form for consideration. To most easily complete the attached form electronically, please complete in Adobe Acrobat. Or, print a copy and fax it to the attention of Betsy at (888) 414-1991. Spaces are limited, so please act quickly.
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* Artwork shown on display rack above is for illustration purposes only and does not imply it will be for sale at Art Zone.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Will I need to bring my own chair to my area of the exhibition?
No, the CIL Broward ADA Expo will have one chair available per artist.
Who is eligible to participate?
All disabled artists of all ages who create artistic work either professionally or for fun are encouraged to send in an artist contract Form. Artists must be 18 or older for participation, and must be able to provide enough art work to be considered a “complete body of work.” In other words, one or two pieces would not be enough to display. All artists must also be present for the entire days of July 12-13th.
What types of art are you looking for to include in Art Expo?
We are looking for a variety of art work, including, but not limited to: drawings, paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures, pottery, ceramics, fabric art, poetry, jewelry, and more.
How do I participate?
All interested artists should fill out the artist contract Form and return it to Betsy Earle at fax (888) 414-1991, along with samples of your work. We will only select about 30 artists, so please only apply if you are truly interested and will be available to participate the days of the Art Zone at the ADA Expo. The samples of work can be .jpeg photos or links to your web sites where your work is displayed.
Where do I send my Participation Request Form?
Please send your filled out Artist contract from and samples of your work to Betsy Earle, Show Manager:
All artists must submit their Artist Contract, bio and samples of their work by May 31st. Please contact us if you need an extension.
What does my artist contract fee cover?
One 5 x 6 foot display or one 6′ foot table, hooks to hang your art on the wall, unless your art requires something unusual or unique. Please call Betsy at (888) 414-1991 to ask about this. Your work must be pre-wired for hanging. You may pay for another display or table for an addition charge of 25.00. Please bring a sign with your name to hang on/near your table/display area.
If I am selected to participate, what should I bring with me?
Each artist will need to bring their own table top easels, or props to set up art work. Each table will be covered with a table skirt. Feel free to bring your own table skirt if you have something with your logo or branding. We also encourage each artist to bring business cards and/or flyers with their contact information to share with interested guests. Please make sure they are ADA compliant, (i.e. large print).
How will I know if I have been chosen to participate?
You will receive an e-mail notification informing you of our decision to have you participate, along with a more detailed set of instructions.
When and where will the ArtZone at 2014 CIL Broward ADA Expo take place?
The CIL Broward ADA Expo will be held at the Broward County Convention Center in Halls A & B. The ArtZone will be open for the duration of the show.
If chosen to participate, do I have to be present all day at the Art Zone?
Yes, you will be asked to bring your art work the morning of the ADA Expo and stay at your booth/table during the day for the two days of July 12-13. Two chairs will be provided.
I have unframed and boxed up art to sell, will there be space for me to store them?
Yes, but the box must fit behind the display/on the table or near your chair at all times. You are solely responsible for the security and safety of your art at all times.
If I am chosen to participate, am I allowed to bring guests with me to the ADA Expo?
Yes, the event is free and open to the public, and you are more than welcome to invite friends, family, and guests.
Can I sell my artwork?
Yes, you are welcome to sell your art work provided that you have a legitimate, and current Sales Certificate. Please come prepared with any start up cash to make change. We will not provide the means to break bills into smaller values and Show Management will not carry cash during the Expo. Only artists exhibiting in the ArtZone at the expo are eligible to sell product during the expo.
How much room/space will each selected artist have?
Each artist will have one either a 5’x6’ foot display or a 6-foot table on which to display their work. You may obtain an additional table or a display for an additional cost of $25.00.
Is there a maximum number of items that must be displayed?
We do not have a minimum or maximum, but you will be limited by the space and weight as per contract form we provide to each artist.
Are there electrical outlets available near the art displays?
Electricity in this area will be limited. Please come prepared to share with other artists.
If selected, what else will I need to do in order to participate?
If you are selected to display your art work in Art Zone, you will be also asked to provide a small written bio about yourself. We would prefer the bios to be only two to three paragraphs in length, and should be in a Microsoft Word document. We will ask the selected artists to send these attached to an e-mail Along with the filed out Artist contract. Add any short descriptions (50 words for less please) for each item too; these will be printed on 5 x7 cards for you to display next to your art.
And price points?
This is up to you to decide.
What should I put in my bio?
Please provide a short biography explaining your training, style, and where to contact you of one page or less.
Do I pay commission on my sales or are there any other charges?
No. One of our most important goals is to ensure that artists will not have to pay commissions on their sales. There are no further charges. However, if your business is based in Florida, you must collect sales tax.
When should I be at the hall to set up?
Artists are welcome to come and set-up their area from 7 am – 9 am on Saturday, July 12th.
Can I leave the show early?
You cannot dismantle your booth until the end of day on both days July 12-13th.
If I have additional questions, to whom should I direct them?