Sunflower Art, Craft and Music Fest 2018

12th Annual Arts and Crafts Show Hosted by the De Soto Arts Council


You are invited to submit your application to be part of the 2018 Sunflower Art and Music Fest to be held on:


Fri. Sept. 14, Noon-7*/ Sat. Sept. 15, 10-7/ Sun. Sept. 16, 10-5


The Barn at Kill Creek Farm

9200 Kill Creek Road, De Soto, Kansas 66018


Entry Deadline/Jury Fee*: $25.00  -   No jury fee for prior SAF participants.

Please submit three (3) JPEG samples of your work and/or identify your website address. (Artist name and images may be used for publicity purposes.)

Submit Application/ Fees:

  • Can be mailed to De Soto Arts Council, P.O. Box 501, De Soto, KS. 66018

  • OR online at   

Artist Notification/Registration Form: Will be e-mailed to you upon approval.

Booth Space Fees:  Only several  outdoor spaces are remaining.

  • $125 for outside 10x10 tent space -(white tents preferred)  Provide your own tent and all items for your display.

Tent set-up: Thursday or Friday. Must be ready by NOON Friday for judging.

                  (Security provided Friday and Saturday nights but NOT Thursday night.)

Upon acceptance, fees can be mailed or paid on-line at  

 Art work and Fine Crafts in the booth must be original or hand-made by artist. All art mediums will be considered. Most subject matter accepted except nudity/suggestive material as this is a family-oriented show.

Sunflower Exhibit Entry/Fee: $25.00 (limit 2) -  MUST be sunflower themed!

  • Sunflower Exhibit First Place becomes our Sunflower Artfest 2018 Poster and is used for promotional material.

  • Art must be labeled and hung/set up in The Barn, Fri., Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • No saw tooth hangers    Please provide your own table/display backdrops for 3D art work.

 (The De Soto Arts Council reserves the right to make additional selections for promotional materials.)


  • Cash award of $100 in each of these categories- 2D, 3D, Photography, Fine Crafts and Booth Display.

  • Sunflower Exhibit: Cash awards: $100 for 1st place, $75 for 2nd and $50 for 3rd.

 Hors d'oeuvres and Wine Award Presentation: Fri., Sept. 14th, 7 p.m. -9 p.m. for patrons, sponsors and artists.  Each artist may bring one guest.  


                      Sunflower Art and Music Fest Information Contact: Linda Lane – 913.634.8299                                                              desotoartsks@gmail.comSunflower Art and Music Fest 2018




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