23rd Annual PlacerArts Studios Tour Call to Artists

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2016 PAST

Are you an artist or artisan with a working studio in Placer County? If so, you are invited to join the 23rd Annual PlacerArts Studios Tour (PAST), held November 11, 12 & 13, 2016

Artist Benefits

  • Expand artist audience by sharing with the public where and how they work
  • Sell artwork to the public
  • Garner sign-ups for classes, if offered by the artist
  • Gain exposure through the PAST publicity campaign which includes print, web and social media marketing
  • A sample piece of artwork and contact information for each artist will be published in a full-color PAST 2016 guidebook along with contact information, directions and a map
  • Artists are encouraged to participate in the PAST preview exhibit/show, which features one work of art from each tour participant
  • PAST 2016 artists will have networking opportunities to meet and work with other local artists

NEW this year

  • The annual Autumn Arts Studios Tour has been renamed as PlacerArts Studios Tour (PAST) to reflect the countywide scope.
  • Chris Margisano is the new Tour Coordinator for 2016
  • The application fee is $125-$175, refundable for artists not accepted on the tour.
  • Tour Dates are Friday, Saturday & Sunday; November 11, 12, & 13, 10 am – 5 pm daily. (All three days required)
  • Application Deadline is May 9 2016, midnight, PST. No late submissions will be accepted.

Application Highlights

  • Applicants must be a current PlacerArts Member. Click here to join.
  • Applications are accepted online ONLY; please be prepared to upload three images of your studio and 3-5 images of your work.
  • Artists may qualify to share studio space for the tour weekend with another studios tour artist.
  • The tour is limited to 100 artists and is by juried entry.
  • Following the jurying process, artists will be notified by June 8, 2016 as to acceptance.
  • Communications Policy. All communication will be via email, unless otherwise approved, e.g., cell phone, phone tree.

Main Contact
Chris Magisano, tour coordinator email: PAST@PlacerArts.org
PlacerArts 808 Lincoln Way Auburn, CA 95603 530-885-5670

Application Process
Artists must have an Arts Directory profile in order to access the application which includes an online submission requirement. The PlacerArts staff, Office@PlacerArts.org, is more than happy to help with the Arts Directory and upload component if needed. COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY MIDNIGHT, MONDAY MAY 9, 2016.

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You will be asked to login into or sign up for your Arts Directory profile. Once logged in, you will be presented with a link for the online submission form.


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