September 12 - 13, 2015 | Great Neck Park
About the Show
Explore the works of talented artists and craftsmen during the 40th annual Artisans in the Park
, Art and Craft Festival — all in the serenely secluded backdrop of Great Neck Park. A variety of art and fine craft styles are represented, including pottery, metal and glass work, photography, jewelry, drawing and painting, and sculpture. This weekend of outdoor family fun includes free admission, free parking, live stage entertainment and food concessions.
Saturday, September 12 | 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, September 13 | 10 am - 4 pm
Free Admission & Parking
Ample parking will be available at Cox High School with a free shuttle to the park.
Entertainment & Activities
Main Stage Performances
Saturday, September 12
Sunday, September 13
- 10 - 11 am | Johnny Johnson
- 11 am - 12 pm | Steve Daley Band
- 2 - 3 pm | Vince Kornegay
Free Family Activities
- Child and senior ID cards
- Clay play for children
A variety of food trucks will be selling delicious items including BBQ, hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage, pitas, kettle corn and more! Smoothies, lemonade and iced coffee will also be available.
Artisans & Craftsmen
Download the artist application. Applications due by May 4, 2015. Notification of acceptance will be made by May 29, 2015. Late jury applications will be accepted until July 24, 2015.
- $25 Jury Fee
- If accepted, $165 space & insurance coverage fee is due by July 24.
- Applications submitted after May 4, 2015 will be considered for late jury. The late jury application deadline is July 24, 2015. If accepted by late jury, the artist incurs an additional $25 late fee. Late fee and $165 space & insurance fee is due by August 21, 2015.
- All fees are non-refundable.
- All work must be original, professional quality, and executed by the accepted artist, who must personally attend the booth space. Two artists producing one single work may apply as an exhibiting team and occupy one space. Work prepared by more than two is considered assembly line production. Assembly line production work, commercial clothing, floral items, food items, and work made from commercial molds, patterns or kits are not eligible. No representatives, agents, dealers or brokers permitted.
- Artwork is judged on originality, complexity, workmanship, presentation and professional quality.
- The festival will be held rain or shine. Artisans provide display units with suitable weather protection. Display spaces are approximately 10’x10’. Double spaces are available. Overnight security in the park is provided Friday & Saturday nights. Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is not responsible for any damage or theft to display or merchandise. Overnight camping on park grounds is prohibited.
- Completed Artist Application
- 4-color images of artwork on CD (JPEG format, 1200x900 pixels, 300 dpi). Label with artist's name, category, and year produced. Emailed applications and slides are not accepted. Images must represent the quality and style of artwork to be displayed at the festival. If not accepted, artist's images are returned; if accepted, artist's images are returned at the festival.
- $25 Jury Fee (non-refundable)
2014 Artist List
A listing of artist booth numbers is available at the information booth in the park.
|Barco, Jan & Leonard, Bettie (Earth Art)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Clevenger, Yumiko||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Hunter, Sara (Sara Hunter Designs)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Melita, Lisa (Lisa Melita Art)||Norfolk||VA|
|Beard, Jill||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Hanson, Kim (Creations in Dichroic Glass)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Heath, Tom (Sanctuary Glass)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Meier, Barbara (Glass by Basha)||Suffolk||VA|
|DeHart, Patricia (DeHart Designs)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Haddaway, Matthew (Paintings by Matt Haddaway)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Johnson, Brittany||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Morrin, David||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Obermeyer, Edward (edobermeyer.com,LLC)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Patrick, Linda (Linda Patrick Studio)||Lyndhurst||VA|
|Seraph, Tamara (Ekahi Aloha)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Allin, Stacey (Gladmist Glass Designs)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Everly, Tammie (TTE Designs)||Chesapeake||VA|
|Lynch, Brian (BOL's Jewelry)||Hollister||NC|
|Osborne, Jan (Adornments By JO)||Chesapeake||VA|
|Phipps, Acara (Acara's Jewelry)||Norfolk||VA|
|Sundby, Kathi||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Van Horn, Jacqueline (Jewelry with a Conscience)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Wallace, Lois||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Wright, Heather (From Heather's Hands)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Hartman, Teresa (Yard Art)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Abbitt, Michelle (Michelles Mosaics)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Collings, Clifford||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Simmons, Beth & Lauren (Creations by L&B)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Skalski, Cheryl (Sawdust & Stitches)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Smith, Ashley Marie||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Bowers, Donald (Stray Gifts Photography LLC)||Chesapeake||VA|
|Gault, Ken & Phyllis||Newport News||VA|
|Gleason, Terry (Dockside Photo Works)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Holland, Dee (Dee Holland Photography)||Lahosse||VA|
|Kallman, Raymond||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Leverett, Matthew (Zanderboards)||Virginia Beach||VA|
|Nelson, Jeffrey & Matti||New Windsor||NY|
|Taliaferro, Earnest (The Turning Man)||Virginia Beach||VA|