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Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show

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Friday, September 27
12 noon - 7 pm

Saturday, September 28
10 am - 7 pm

Sunday, September 29
10 am - 6 pm

20th - 31st Street
VIrginia Beach Oceanfront


SHOW HOURS:
Friday, September 27: 12:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday, September 28: 10:00am-7:00pm
Sunday, September 29: 10:00am-6:00pm

ARTIST INFORMATION:

2019 Art & Craft Show applications will be available early 2019.

Complete details for the show are available on the application. The application requires a non-refundable $35 fee, and if accepted, each space is $400. The deadline for submitting an application is May 31, 2019. Cash awards totaling $2,600 will be made based on standards of quality, professionalism, and originality.

Applications for the 2019 Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show are available online only. No printed/mailed applications will be accepted.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please contact Sharon Tanner at artshow@neptunefestival.com or call the Neptune Festival office at (757) 498-0215 for more information.

The Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show has been recognized by Sunshine Artist Magazine as #3 of the Top 200 Fine Art & Design Shows in the country in 2018! The show features over 250 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures, to photography and glass-work. Mosey your way through the tents and displays and find a piece of the show to bring home with you!

Click Photo Below to View the Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show Gallery

ARTWORK ELIGIBILITY:

This juried art show requires pre-registration to participate, but viewing is free and open to the public.

Artists and craftsmen of original work in all media are eligible for the show, with acceptance based on a jury process. This show does not include a section for commercial or imported products. In all cases, the spirit of our guidelines intends that the work depend heavily on the "handmade" aspect of art and craft. We do not allow buy/sell and we reserve the right to remove work from the show that violates our policies and guidelines.

We will devote an area of the boardwalk to selected exhibitors who display work with the highest degree of originality, handcrafting and excellence. It will be only these exhibitors who are eligible for the cash awards. The decision of the show committee is final.

The Festival includes a commercial section that is not part of this Art and Craft Show. If you wish to apply for a space in it, please click here


2018 ART SHOW ARTIST LISTING: CLICK HERE


2018 ART SHOW RESULTS:

1ST PLACE
Russell Yerkes

2ND PLACE:
Richard Wilson | Greenville, NC

3RD PLACE:
Shelby Dillon | Durham, NC

AWARDS OF MERIT:
Shannon King | Mars Hill, ME
Shira Brooks | Richmond, VA
Maritza Newman | College Park, MD
Nikolai Walko | Virginia Beach, VA
Jason Benkendorf | Hopewell, VA