FASST: Fine Arts Society of the Southern Tier

Fine Arts Society of the Southern Tier
Promoting the Arts in the Southern Tier of NY

CALLING ALL FASST MEMBERS

GREAT NEWS - FASST HAS BEEN INVITED  BACK TO PAINT IN THE PARK
Ross Park, Morgan Road
SUNDAY 9/2/18
-can set up 10 am-noon-or during day
set up spots are first come, first serve

“FASST” signs will be on display 

Artists:
LISTEN TO LIVE MUSIC, PAINT, SELL, RELAX, ENJOY
-bring portable floor easels, table top easels and/or sketch pads and paint supplies
-bring a chair to sit by your easel
-bring art pieces for sale (NYS sales tax certificate must be available) - no cost to sell/no commissions to park
-artists will be responsible to make their own sales/receipts.
-artists - stay from 10 am-6 pm or set your own time
-all fences and shaded areas are available for our use
-art may be placed  against walls or prop up on ground etc around your easel.(not in walkways/tramway etc.)
Ross Park staff indicated that there is a great space near their howler monkeys that has a chain link fence that is on the walkway out of the road. 
There are some great shaded spots near the tortoise exhibit that has fencing that is available to hang art for sale.
-set up in shaded areas around the amphitheater or outside the zoo entrance at the umbrella picnic tables

Ross Park is supplying a tent down the walkway toward the carousel(same spot as last year-hold 2-3 artists).
Another tent is being set up by the amphitheater as a Central FASST tent.
it will be  in close proximity to the amphitheater - this will also be our FASST contact tent for our artists also
John Wood will man the tent-water for artists will be available

- artists can park in the bottom lot by the amphitheater for easier  set up - there may be some food vendors at this location also
-bring a picnic lunch or snacks 

IMPORTANT:  WHEN YOU ARRIVE, STOP IN AT THE FASST TENT-John Wood (lower parking lot by amphitheater).
Rachel Davenport or TOBY, Ross Park staff will be available to direct artists to a set up locations.

— email JAN WOOD asap at benzjw1@gmail.com to sign up
THREE ARTISTS HAVE SIGNED UP TO DATE-LET’S INCREASE THAT NUMBER TO 20

Janice L. Wood, President, BOD
The Fine Arts Society of the Southern Tier, Inc.
797-1719
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Broome County Public Library is looking for artists to display.
Contact Lisa Wise at lwise@co.broome.ny.us
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FASST ART GALLERY in the OAKDALE MALL, Johnson City, NY 
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
   -ARTIST MUST HAVE A CURRENT PAID UP MEMBERSHIP
  -IF YOU CANNOT SIT:
   DUE TO NON-EMERGNECY--as in the past--the artist MUST make arrangements to change sitting with another artist. Once the change is identified, e-mail me as to the change and I will update the schedule. Please do not just remove art if you cannot sit as this leaves sitting gaps and display gap
  -IF YOU CANNOT SIT DUE TO AN EMERGENCY/illness-please contact Jan at 797-1719 or benzjw1@gmail.com for assistance.
  -Your inventory is updated
  -TAGS are prepared for each piece-one for the back of piece and one for the wall
  -If you are hanging for the first time, please provide your tax certificate information
IF YOU DO NOT AS YET HAVE A TAX CERTIFICATE- MARK ALL TAGS NOT FOR SALE(NFS)
  -BRING IN YOUR PERSONAL CELL PHONES-there is no FASST phone
  -MALL SECURITY 242-6762-call them to open and close the gallery and for emergencies
 -Jan Wood contact is 607 797-1719, 727-0812
NUMBER OF PIECES
1 SITTING - 1 PIECE
2 SITTINGS - up to 4 pieces
3 SITTINGS - up to 6 pieces
4 SITTINGS - up to 8 pieces
THANK YOU
Janice Wood 797-1719, benzjw1@gmail.com
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