The Soulshine Live Art Gallery is an exhibition of distinctive visual artists, builders and creators aimed at providing high quality, unique art for display and for sale, while creating a live visual experience. The Live Art Gallery will once again be located on either side of the stage inside of the Soulshine Tent. As the day moves into night, you can find the artists themselves painting live to some of your favorite bands at various stages throughout the festival.
Calling all visual artists! 2018 applications are now open for visual artists seeking participation in the Summer Camp Music Festival Soulshine Art Gallery! Display your works to festival patrons, paint live at one of your favorite musical acts and participate in the Silent Auction to Make a Difference for tomorrow. Submit your application by April 18th to be considered for selection to the 2018 gallery and enter our Fan Voting Contest! 8 artists will be chosen on April 20th by a panel of judges from Summer Camp Music Festival. 2 more artists will have the opportunity to join the Live Art Team via a fan voting contest from April 23-27.
April 2 - Artist submissions open
April 18 - Artist submissions close
April 20 - First Round of Live Artists Informed
April 23 - First Round of Live Artists Announced, Fan Voting Opens
April 27 - Fan Voting Closes
May 1 - Full Artist Lineup Announced
Applicants must submit 5 pieces of artwork, name, a short bio and weblink for fans to view. Applicants must be able to create artwork live, on site. Applicants will have two weeks to submit between April 4th and 18th. Soulshine Live Art Gallery review board reserve the right to remove submissions that do not adhere to the moral code of the festival or if the artists' chosen form of media will not work with festival logistics.
The following list outlines acceptable parameters:
- All painting mediums, other than spray paint, will be considered.
- Sculptures, projections and other mediums (recycled art, wood, etc) will also be considered.
- Jewelry is not accepted in the Soulshine Art Gallery program.
- Aerosol cans are not allowed at Summer Camp Music Festival.
If your artwork is selected, you will be accepted as an official artist in Summer Camp's 2018 Soulshine Live Art Gallery. Artists' work will be displayed in the Soulshine Live Art Gallery and the artist will be required to paint live in the Soulshine Tent (daily requirement TBD). Artist will also have the opportunity to paint live at each of the main stages within a designated area. Additionally, each artist will be allowed to vend acceptable art mediums onsite! Artists' name and associated website/ promotional links will be included in our online program, festival websites and any social media promotional materials. All selected participants will also be required to participate in the community mural project. Further guidelines and requirements will be sent out as part of our advance communications with selected participants.
Applicants will also have an opportunity to further promote their work through participating in the Live Art Auction benefiting nonprofits participating at the Nonprofit Row of Make a Difference. We ask that each artist donate one print to the Auction to foster collective consciousness and further the missions of organizations that work on important issues that face our communities, planet and world.
Age restrictions: 18+
Vendor info: There is a $250 vending fee. This flat fee is in accordance with the festival vending department and grants the visual artist the ability to sell their approved artwork onsite at festival. Summer Camp Directors have the right to approve or disapprove all vending items.
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