FHTC 2022 Outdoor Art Exhibit   

          Fairport Harbor Tourism Council is proud to host the 2022 Sandcastle Out of Water© Outdoor Art Exhibit.   Goals are to beautify our historic downtown business district, to draw visitors and shoppers and to showcase our amazing local artists, both professional and amateurs. Not an artist?  With a $35.00 donation per SOOW kit you can sponsor a local artist.    The Sandcastle Out of Water Art Exhibit will be on display from May 28, 2022 through September 30, 2022.  Artist’s name and information will be promoted on the display, on the FHTC website and social media platforms.  The Sandcastle Out of Water art pieces will be auctioned off online.  The auction will launch on October 3, 2022 for two weeks with proceeds benefiting the FHTC.  

    COSTS, RULES, GUIDELINES & PICKUP info for the Sandcastle Kit:

Kits must be pre-ordered.  Donations of $35.00 are tax deductible.  The donation fee must accompany the registration form to guarantee your kit.  You may pay online $35.00 plus the service fee.  www.fairportharbortourism.comKits will not be shipped.

    •  ALL kits must be returned on or before April 30, 2022.  
    • Kits are made to rotate like a weathervane.  The basic design must not be altered
    • The Sandcastle design is NOT to be replicated for individual or commercial use or display.  The design is copyrighted©.
    • All types of media are accepted.  The media needs to withstand outdoor exposure.  Objects attached to the Sandcastle must be affixed so they cannot be easily removed.  Please minimize adding excessive weight to the piece. Materials used and attachments must be weather resistant.  
  • The Sandcastles will be placed outdoors from May 29 through September 30.  Consider the elements of heat, sun, rain, wind and dirt when selecting paint and other media materials.  Apply 2-3 coats of protective sealer on the finished Sandcastle.
  • Designs must be appropriate for public display.  NO religious, political, sexual, corporate logos, organizational , business names or commercial wording is to be displayed.  Sandcastles are works of art.  It is not an advertisement.   
  • Artists may pick up kit on  Sunday April 3rd from 1-4 pm at the Fairport Mardi Gras garage behind the Fairport Senior Center, 1380 East St., Fairport Harbor.  On pick up FHRC wil give dropoff/return form information.