Calling All Alki Artists

This just in from Mayor Nickels office:

CALL FOR ARTISTS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL ALKI ART FAIR

The 12th Annual Alki Art Fair takes place this year on July 25 and 26, and Alki Community Center is looking for artists and craftspeople interested in exhibiting their handmade pieces at this popular annual art fair.

Artists new to the fair need to come to one of three registration days at Alki Community Center, 5817 SW Stevens St., to view samples of potential entrants' art and to assign booth spaces.  The Fair includes only handmade art and booth fees of $65 for one day or $110 for both days are due on the registration days.

This is a juried show of artwork by some 100 area artists' jewerly, paintings, photos, glass and metal art work, pottery, candles, and more; and the weekend features live music, a food court and plenty of family activities.

Returning artists can send in the form on the art fair's web site and booth assignments will be made on a first-come first-serve basis.  There are youth booths available for artists 16 and younger for $25 for one day and $40 for both days.

Registration days are Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Monday, June 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

For more information on the art fair and its entry rules, please see http://home.comcast.net/~alkiartfair/site/; email alkiartfair@yahoo.com or call Alki Community Center at 206-684-7430.

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