Cash Prize & Stipends: There will be a cash prize for People's Choice and the winning Fire Pit or Fire Sculpture will be placed in a public space in Sisters, Oregon, one of Central Oregons most popular locations. Artist stipends for travel and lodging may be offered to out-of-area artists.
Deadline: The deadline for applications is September 30, 2019. Apply early!
Directions and Setup: Oregon WinterFest is located in the Old Mill District. Directions and setup information will be emailed to artists one week prior to the event.
Food Vouchers: Food vouchers will be made available to participating artists.
Inclement weather: Oregon WinterFest takes place in February. Please plan for extreme weather conditions. Oregon WinterFest takes place rain, snow or shine as well as in high-wind and/or extremely cold weather.
L.I.F.E. Gallery Works by participating artists will be displayed and offered for sale for the full duration of the three-day festival.
Security: Security will be provided overnight from 6pm Thursday to 9am Friday, 8pm Friday to 9am Saturday and 8pm Saturday to 9am Sunday. Oregon WinterFest is not responsible for lost or stolen goods.
Trash: Dumpsters are located in the gravel lot near the Hampton Inn and Suites. You are responsible to take your trash to these dumpsters. Do not use roll carts for your trash. They are intended for festival attendee use.
VIP Reception: Participating artists are invited to an Oregon WinterFest VIP Reception.
We may tag your social media pages in our social marketing posts, and may link to your social media pages from oregonwinterfest.com. In addition, we may occasionally share your content (with proper credit) in an effort to feature artists that will be highlighted at the event.
A deposit check of $250 is required from all fire pit & sculpture artists.
Oregon WinterFest expects each artists to make every effort to protect the turf from heat and flames.
In the event that damage does occur, Oregon WinterFest will not return the $250 deposit. In the event of no damage, the check will be destroyed.
By signing below, the artist acknowledges the terms of this agreement.