February 10th, 2010

Park City Kimball Arts Festival 2010 dates will be August 7 – 8, 2010.

To apply to our 2010 show please go to zapplication.org and register.

The application deadline is March 1, 2010.

Check out the newest feature of the Arts Festival, 2010’s RELEVANT: BE CREATIVE, BE MENTORED, BE INSPIRED, BE IN PARK CITY.

RELEVANT 2010 is a five-day artist-in-residency program for a select group of undergraduate and graduate level college students working in the media of sculpture, painting and mixed media. Set in the beautiful mountains of Park City, Utah, students have the opportunity to be mentored by leading artists in their field, connect with industry experts and meet nationally acclaimed gallery owners. The residency culminates with the Opening Night Auction and Gala of the 41st Annual Park City Kimball Arts Festival, where student’s work will be on display and sold to an audience including top art collectors.

RELEVANT 2010 is looking for emerging cutting edge artists dedicated to developing their artistic career. Students are given the experience of developing art for sale, while being challenged to expand their artistic boundaries. During the residency each student’s primary goal is to create a piece of artwork that will be sold at the Opening Night Art Auction and Gala and be on display during the Arts Festival. Students are given a theme, timeline, budget and private studio space. Daily work sessions will include critiques by mentors and peers. The residency requires dedication, long hours, deadlines and flexibility.

RELEVANT 2010 is a platform for discovery. The residency will place students in the spotlight, through interaction with the public, interviews with film crews and participation in the Opening Night Auction and Gala. The Park City Kimball Arts Festival is rated as one of the top ten festivals in the country. The three-day festival attracts 45,000 attendees and national press, providing students with great exposure and the opportunity to foster relationships with future collectors.

RELEVANT 2010 will fund accepted students. expenses including airfare, lodging, meals and a stipend for art supplies. Students will keep 50% of their art sale.

In conjunction with a completed application, the following must also be submitted…

* 5 images of your work created within the last two years

* 2-minute video answering the question “Why are you RELEVANT?”

* $25.00 non-refundable application fee

* Applications due April 18th, 2010