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      6TH Annual Ruth Haddon Memorial Arts Festival

     November 1-2, 2014

   August 1, 2014

Dear Artist,

         You are invited to participate in the 6th Annual Ruth Haddon Memorial Arts Festival at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1401 NW 25th Street, Oklahoma City, OK on Saturday November 1 and Sunday November 2, 2014.   The festival will be held in our Fellowship Hall and is hosted by the Wesley UMC Explorers.

        Following is a booth application and information about the festival.  Please feel free to share this information with your artist friends.  Your completed application with booth fee is due by October 15, 2014.   Booth rentals are on a first come basis.


        We hope you will be able to participate this year and look forward to seeing you there.   Please contact me at (H) 405-745-7799 or (C) 405-229-6625 or Susan Howard 405-524-1556 if you have questions.


Gay Abarr

Arts Festival Chairman


      6TH Annual Ruth Haddon Memorial Arts Festival

     November 1-2, 2014


Location:  Wesley United Methodist Church, 1401 NW 25th (NW 25th & Classen Blvd.), Oklahoma City 73106; 405-525-3521

 Saturday November 1:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday November 2:  11: 45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Artist booth rental application deadline is October 15, 2014.

Suggested Art:  Paintings, drawings, (including reproductions and prints), ceramics, pottery, glass, wood, sculpture, stained glass, jewelry, silk screen, photography, textile, Native American art.  Call Gay Abarr, festival coordinator, 405-745-7799 or 405-229-6625 to inquire as to other art forms accepted for the festival.

Check-in and Check Out:  Check-in/booth set up  - Thursday Oct. 30 and Friday Oct. 31 (call Gay Abarr 405-745-7799 for time) or Saturday Nov. 1 from 8-9:30 a.m.  Unload at Wesley United Methodist Church (Wesley UMC) street level west or east entrance.   Elevators available.  Check-out is Sunday November 2 beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Event Guidelines and Rules

·         Art must be hand made or produced by the artist exhibiting and selling it or be a product containing the original work of the artist.   No kits or merchandise purchased for resale may be sold at the festival.  

·         Artists are expected to exhibit both days for the full time.  Booth should be manned by the artist or his/her representative.

·         Use of alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, and/or smoking by artists, customers, and attendees in the church is prohibited.

·         It is the artist’s responsibility to maintain adequate insurance coverage for the possessions and property in artist’s booth.  Wesley UMC is not responsible for any loss due to, but not limited to, theft, accident, or act of nature.  Security is not provided.

·         Wesley UMC holds the right to remove any artist, customer, or attendee from the event who fails to comply with these guidelines/rules.


The Ruth Haddon Memorial Arts Festival is a fundraiser whose proceeds benefit the missions and programs of Wesley United Methodist Church.


For more information or additional applications please contact Gay Abarr 405-745-7799; 405-229-6625 or Susan Howard 405-524-1556.

6TH Annual Ruth Haddon Memorial Arts Festival


1401 NW 25th (25th & Classen Blvd.), Oklahoma City 73106; 405-525-3521

Sat. November 1:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Sun. November 2:  11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Application deadline  - October 15, 2014.  Mail completed application  (make and keep a copy) and fee to Gay Abarr 3220 W. Wexford Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73179.  Make nonrefundable $40 booth fee payable to Wesley UMC Explorers.  Questions:  Gay Abarr 405-745-7799/229-6625 or Susan Howard 405-524-1556


Artist Information (type or print clearly)


Mailing Address____________________________________________________________________________


Phone (H)__________________________(W)__________________________(C)_______________________



Art:  Please list every type of art to be exhibited and sold.  Use the back if necessary.


Fee:  Nonrefundable booth fee is $40.  Payment must accompany application.  On the memo line please write “art festival booth.”  An application received without booth fee will not reserve a booth.

Booth and Equipment:  Booths are approximately 10’x10’ and include one 6’ table and 2 chairs.  Artists should bring draping or cloths for table and any additional equipment needed such as easels, display panels, shelving, extension cords, etc.  Everything must fit within the allotted space.  Nothing may be nailed, taped, fastened, secured to or propped up on church walls.   I will________I won’t________ need the provided church table.

Change, receipts, sales tax:  Artists should bring receipts if used and cash to make change.  Oklahoma Tax Commission Sales Tax Report forms will be distributed to artists by Wesley UMC at check-in.  Artists will return completed report forms with their collected festival sales tax to the Wesley UMC Explorers by the close of the festival.

Artist Agreement:  I agree to and do indemnify, hold harmless, and defend Wesley United Methodist Church of Oklahoma City (Wesley UMC-OKC) it agents, employees, members, and guests from any and against any and all liability, responsibility, loss, damage, cost or expenses of any kind whatsoever, including but not limit to costs, interest, and attorney’s fees, which are incurred by incident to or arising directly or indirectly from any intentional or negligent act or omission by applicant.   I further agree that Wesley UMC-OKC and its respective agents, employees, members, and guests shall not be responsible in any way for damage, loss, theft, or destruction of any property of applicant or injury to applicant or his/her representatives, agents, employees, guests, licensees, or invitees.   My signature acknowledges that I have read, understand and agree to the above statements.   I also agree to abide by all guidelines and rules set forth by Wesley UMC-OKC.


Artist signature_____________________________________________________Date_________________


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