6th Annual Celebration of Women Festival Call For Artists

Posted Dec 19th, 2012 by Heather Hoffman  Category: Arts & Entertainment


In honor of National Women’s History Month, Lourdes will host the 6th annual W.A.V.E. (Women, Artists, Visionaries, Entrepreneurs) Festival, a juried exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts. This year’s event will be held in the Franciscan Center on Saturday, March 23. W.A.V.E. is currently accepting artist submissions for this year’s event. Deadline for submissions is Friday, February 22.

Requirements: All arts/crafts displayed must be created and handmade by the exhibitor. Women entrepreneurs are welcome to present services, products or affiliations that are generated by women. To ensure the integrity of the show, kits, imports or commercial items are not to be displayed or sold. The festival committee reserves the right to disallow any exhibitor not conforming to requirements, art or craft that does not meet the selective criteria or that is considered physically hazardous or offensive.

Jurying and Fee: The W.A.V.E. Committee will jury the entries and each artist will receive a notification of acceptance the week of February 25. Upon acceptance, the fee of $35 per space must be submitted by Friday, March 8 at 5 p.m. to reserve your spot. There will be an additional $10 late fee for applications received after March 8. Payment is to be made by check only. Receipts of fees will be sent to your e-mail address.

Exhibit Space: One 8-foot table will be provided. An additional table may be requested for a deposit of $35. (The Committee reserves the right to reject additional table requests if necessary.) Please specify table and electricity needs on application.

The 2013 W.A.V.E. submission form is available online at Click on the “artist application” under the “learn more” tab at right. For questions or additional information, e-mail

Rooted in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University offers baccalaureate degrees in more than 30 academic majors as well as graduate degrees in business, education, liberal arts, nursing, organizational leadership and theology. Community outreach programs include the Appold Planetarium, the Center for Science Education & the Environment, Lifelong Learning, and Theater Vision. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in a variety of men and women’s sports. Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review, Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Discover us online at or by phone at 419-885-3211.

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