Applications for the 2019 FAW are now closed.

The information below is for reference only.

Houses that wish to participate in the FAW should read the following carefully, and then complete the online FAW House Application form.

Please read the following carefully so that you have on hand all information necessary to complete the form. Contact the Art Walk Coordinator or Registrar if you have any questions.

Requirements & Qualifications

Your house's responsibilities include:

  • Paying fees and submitting information and photographs on time
  • Performing a volunteer job
  • Attending both a registration and a wrap-up meeting
  • Proofing your Art Walk materials for accuracy
  • Helping promote the Art Walk
Please read the Terms and Conditions for participation in the Frederick Art Walk. You will need to indicate acceptance of these terms as part of your application.

Application Process

Collect all the information you need for the online application form prior to beginning - see below.
  • You may register up to 5 artists at your location
  • Contact your artists to get their information & photos well before the deadline
  • Fill out the online application form and provide photos by April 30; contact the Registrar if you need help
  • If accepted to the FAW you will receive an invitation to attend the registration meeting
  • Your house will be assigned an Art Walk job and receive a job description
  • At the registration meeting the fee of $150 is due, either cash or cheque (this fee covers Art Walk expenses)
  • Complete your assigned task(s) which will occur before, during, or after the Art Walk
  • Have a lot of fun and success at the Frederick Art Walk!
  • Attend the wrap-up meeting and possibly receive a portion of the fee back if your house met all of its obligations and finances permit

Required Application Information

1. Venue Main Contact Information (person who handles all communications):

  • Contact Name (typically home owner), the house's (Art Walk venue's) street address, contact's email and telephone #
  • Preferred volunteer positions (choice of 3 - we will do our best to assign one of these)

2. Artist Information (for each artist participating at the venue):

  • Name of artist (as it should appear). Personal name preferred, business name acceptable.
  • Artist's Website, email address, and other social media addresses (if applicable)
  • The Medium/Art Type in one (1) word, for the brochure (eg. "Jewelry")
  • The Art Type in six (6) words or less, for the website short description (eg. "Silver and gemstone bracelets")
  • The Art Description in fifty (50) words or less, for the website long description
  • Up to five (5) photos for each artist.
    • We require at least one photo of each medium or art type in which work will be for sale
    • Photos must be named like these examples:
      First photo for artist with initials lc, who will be showing at 111 Chestnut St : 111Chestnut_lc1.jpg
      Second photo for artist hs, at 230 Lydia St : 230Lydia_hs2.jpg.
    • If artist registered using only a business name, use the initials of the business:
      Fourth photo for Peter's Paintings at 12 Krug St.: 12Krug_pp4.jpg
    • Photos must be JPEG or PNG, of suitable quality for publication (minimum 250 pixels tall)
    • The first photo for each artist must be square, and will be used as the main photo
    • You should provide new and recent photos to keep your advertisement current
    • At least one of your photos should be a close-up. In general close-up photos are more effective.
    • If photos are not received or are in the wrong format they cannot be published
    • If a photo is not useable you may be asked to submit a different one.
    • Submission of any and all photos implies permission to use them for Art Walk marketing purposes.

3. General questions to help us with the event:

  1. Do you or any artist in your house have any media contacts to help us promote and advertise the walk? What are they?
  2. Do you or any artist in your house have any specific technical skills to help us setup and/or execute all tasks required for a successful walk? What are these skills?
  3. Can you provide a photo of your setup from last year, to help us with marketing? Please be sure to take photos of your setup this year.

You will need a valid Google account, such as a gmail address, to access the "Google Docs" Application form. If you do not have one you may temporarily use one of ours, To get the password, contact the Registrar. Then use the address and password to log in to Google.
When you are ready to Apply for the Art Walk, please click the red button to access the Application form. (Form is best viewed on a larger display device.)
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