Indian Wells Arts Festival (CA)
April 1-3, 2022
Primary Jury Application Deadline 11/30/21
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100% of Sunshine Artist auditors recommend coming back to the Indian Wells Arts Festival. 
-Sunshine Artist Magazine
Presenting 200 top artists juried across 30 mediums of fine art and traditional craft, the 18th Indian Wells Arts Festival curates an unparalleled art show experience April 1, 2 & 3, 2022, at the world-renowned Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Ranked as one of the nation’s Top 100 Best Fine Art Shows of the Decade by Sunshine Artist magazine, the festival showcases an international palette with artist accolades from some of the most prestigious art institutions including the Smithsonian, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the U.S. Department of Interior Art Museum, and Japan’s Kyoto Museum.

A total of 200 artists are selected to participate by jury, with the 2022 Indian Wells Arts Festival's Primary Jury deadline set for November 30th, 2021, and 50 places held for the Secondary Jury deadline of January 10th, 2022.
NOTEWORTHY for 2022:

  • Ranked as one of the nation’s Top 100 Best Fine Art Shows of the Decade by Sunshine Artist and Top 40 Fine Art Show by Art Fair SourceBook

  • Reported sales of $750,000 in 2019 are fostered by the Festival’s established reputation for fine and high-quality art

  • Robust $75K advertising campaign with strong PR, major periodicals and luxury lifestyle publications; broadcast media; digital marketing with geo-fencing and social media

  • On-going artist promotion through artist spotlights across all IWAF social media and podcasts, and IWAF features, all at no additional cost to the artists

  • Top professionals from the staging, interior design and realty industries, and elite media and influencers invited as VIPs

  • Artists are required to be in attendance daily

  • Easy artist Check-in and Express Check-out

  • Real-time show updates and communications via text message

  • Complimentary artist hospitality with fresh snacks and beverages

  • Live jazz and entertainment ambiance

  • Interactive activities and artist demonstrations

  • Guests are greeted as VIPs with free and valet parking available, event programs, and free ‘be-back’ passes

  • Privately gated venue with 24-hour security and unparalleled state-of-the-art facilities which include on-call booth sitters; free wi-fi internet access; and luxury on-site restrooms
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Primary Jury Application Deadline: November 30, 2021 ($35 Jury Fee)
Notification of Applicant Status in Primary Jury: December 6, 2021
Second Jury Application Deadline: January 10, 2022 ($50 Jury Fee)
Notification of Applicant Status for Second Jury: January 31, 2022
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