FAQs - Chester Arts Fair


General Questions

Can ONLY independent artists apply?

Individual artist applications will be accepted, as well as artist collectives.

What type of work should I submit with my application?

The mission of Chester Arts Fair is to produce a balanced art fair that offers artwork to suit a range of tastes and budgets. We recommend that you submit your most current work and also a link to previous work on your website.

How many images should I submit?

We would suggest at least 4 images per artist.

If I’ve exhibited at Chester art fair before, do I still need to apply?

Yes, applications for each fair are reviewed as individual submissions. Being accepted for one fair does not guarantee that you will be accepted at another.

When will I hear if my application has been successful?

Whilst we do our best to review everyone’s applications as quickly as possible, sometimes there are delays in the process due to the volume of applications.

Do the images need to be of the works I will be bringing?

Ideally we would prefer to see the images that you will be exhibiting. However we understand that the artwork may not always be available by time the fair takes place.

Do I pay extra to be included in the marketing & promotion of CAF?

Marketing and PR is included in the cost of taking a stand.

Is there wifi at the Fair?

Yes there is FREE wifi at Chester Art Fair.

Is there car parking close to the Fair?

Yes there is FREE car parking at Chester Arts Fair within Chester Racecourse.

When do I need to order spot lights?

We need to receive your order no later than 30 September.

What facilities do you have at the Racecourse?

Onsite we have a café offering a range of food, a professional art wrapping station, and paying facilities if you don’t have your own.

Still have a few questions?

If our FAQ’s haven’t answered your query, then please get in touch via our contact page or give us a call on 01244 952020

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