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ICA EXPO Creative Village 2012 CALL FOR ENTRIES As a continuation to our Artists in Development Program the National Institute of Culture and History through the Institute of Creative Arts is partnering with the Music Industry of Belize and the Belize Chamber of Commerce to create a space at the 2012 Expo where Belizean Artists will showcase their works of art and connect with the community. To make this a success ICA is looking for artists, cultural workers, and associations to showcase their creative designs, products and services at the ICA Creative Village. The Creative Village will present a unique opportunity to introduce artistic products to the Belizean public, buyers and media. Artist will be provided with a 10 x 10 booth Space 1 table, 2 chairs, and lunch for both days. Deadline for submission is August 24th at 5pm.

Registration fee is $60.00 and this will provide artists with a table two chairs, 1 mannequin (if needed) and lunch for both days.

Products and Services must fall within the below major categories including: Jewelry Fashion Design Visual Art Music Record Label/Studios Creative Associations

Interested artist must have at least one reference of authenticity in regards to their works, or have a registered creative business or be member of a registered art association. All Interested Artists must include 1. A portfolio including pictures or sketches of the pieces that will be exhibited submitted with your application. 2. Business Cards or Brochures with contact information 3. Have an assistant to sit at the information desk to be responsible for bookings of orders, and answer any question about the products.


4. 4 . 4. F ashion designers will be required to submit 1 models of their choice along with their and their measurements.

Fashion Designers 1. 4 Fashion Designers will be chosen to do a 10 minute Fashion Walk on the Runway. 2. Each designer must have a minimum of 10 original pieces but no more than 15 to showcase on the Runway. 3. Exhibitors must have a portfolio of their work and be in a ready position to take orders. Jewelry 1. Must be handcrafted, and reflect great attention to detail and texture. 2. Original Belizean pieces made by a Belizean National or Resident. 3. Exhibitors must have a portfolio of their work and be in a ready position to take orders. Visual Artists 1. Artists must be ready and willing to sell displayed works. 2. Artists can choose to do immediate on sight painting, sculpting or live exhibit of visual art activity. Rules and Regulations Our Expo rules are drawn up to ensure that you, as well as the organizers and sponsors are protected and enjoy an efficiently organized Expo. Your kind co-operation will assist in the realization of this aim. EXHIBITS Each exhibitor will be required to handled his / her own work on their allocated table or stand Artists are restricted to their allocated area only and on no account may artwork be propped against nearby chairs or on the benches that may obstruct walkways.


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may not obstruct fellow artists in any way Artists may display their wares on a table (or other) but this may not measure greater than the length of the stand nor protrude so as to interfere with traffic flow patterns RESPONSIBILITY Artists will be entirely responsible for their own artistic works before, during and after the expo and fashion show is over NICH Staff, Committee and Sponsors accept no responsibility. CANCELLATION Should NICH for any reason whatsoever find it necessary to cancel the exhibition prior to its opening date, application fees will not be refunded. CATALOGUE NICH may compile a brochure/flyer listing all the participating artists. We would therefore request that a passport size photograph and a brief description be included with you application form. EDITORIAL AND ADVERTISING NICH will publicize the exhibition by placement of adverts in the print media; magazine; posters and other channels open to the association. NICH encourages artists to promote themselves and invite any media contacts that you may have to visit the EXPO. You are encouraged to create public interest surrounding your appearance at the event by supplying newsworthy information, details and photographs of your work to members of the media The artist grants NICH the right reproduce recorded media, images of the artwork for promotion of the event. NICH will accordingly credit the artwork to the artist FINAL DAY The EXPO will close at 5pm and exhibitors MAY NOT clear their tables before this time. GENERAL In the event of inclement weather exhibitors are ask to protect their products, the artist will be responsible for the transport and installation of their work. EXPO Dates: September 15th and 16th at the ITVET compound. SET UP


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Thursday, Sept. 13 - Friday, Sept. 14: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. -Setup time for Exhibitors ONLY • Saturday, Sept. 15: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies • Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Exhibition halls open to the general public • Sunday, Sept. 16: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Exhibition halls open to the general public • Monday: Sept. 17: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon - Exhibitor SHOULD HAVE moved all materials from the ITVET Campus. All exhibits must be fully set up by 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2012, and all exhibits must be open for business during exhibit hours. No dismantling or packing may be started before the show closes on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Cooperation on this point from all Exhibitors is requested. The Exhibitor has an obligation to attendees to see that these terms are not violated. For more information kindly visit the Belize Chamber of Commerce Expo Page at http://www.belize.org/bcci/rules-and-policies

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ICA EXPO CREATIVE VILLAGE 2012 Call For Entries  

As a continuation to our Artists in Development Program the National Institute of Culture and History through the Institute of Creative Art...

ICA EXPO CREATIVE VILLAGE 2012 Call For Entries  

As a continuation to our Artists in Development Program the National Institute of Culture and History through the Institute of Creative Art...

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