The Aaron Waugh Draft
Venice Beach Vending
Webslave's Note: This was received in late 2005, and
since it looks like the same hassle will be going on in 2006 and 3005,
artist Aaron Waugh's proposal is presented here.
Clear Cut Artist, Performers, & free-speech should
be exempt from the Boardwalk Lottery.
The following items must be included with your Application.
You must include all of the requested items to setup
on the West side of the Boardwalk.
(1) Five (3) photos/slides of the work you will present
at the show.
(2) One (1) photo of your booth.
(3) A copy of your California Resale Certificate. (Or
(4) Three self addressed and stamped envelopes: Write
"Photo Return" at the bottom right hand corner of the envelope
You want us to use for the return of your photos. Please
make sure this envelope has enough postage to cover the return of your
Participants found displaying imported or manufactured
goods, or goods purchased for resale will be removed from the Boardwalk.
Failure to do so may result in removal from the Boardwalk by the LAPD.
All works must be presented by the person who has created
California Seller's Permit: You must provide a copy of
your California Seller's Permit certificate issued by the State Board
of Equalization. Your Seller's Permit number will be checked prior to
the displaying your work... Artists presenting invalid numbers will be
removed from the Boardwalk.
Space Size: Space sizes are determined by the applicant's
Application : A separate application must be completed
for Artist, Performers & Free Speecher's applying for space on the
Boardwalk. To create a (exempt zone).
Crafts persons: Must have full proof that they made their
Incomplete applications will be returned delaying the
processing of your application.
Photographs: Three photos showing the variety of work
you will be showing is required for each show you are applying for.
The photos you submit will determine acceptance into
the show. Your photos will be compared to the photos submitted by other
artists in your category. Selecting the best work from all of the submissions
in your category will fill the limited number of spaces allotted in your
Display Photo: You are required to provide a photo of
the display you will be using on the west side of the Boardwalk.
Acceptance is not only determined by the quality of your
work but also the quality of your display. Often times the quality of
work submitted may be equal amongst artists submissions therefore, the
quality of the display becomes the determining factor as to who will be
Also we go back to a monthly Lottery - If there needs to be a Lottery
Keep in mind that this is just a Draft to help bring
back the creative flavor of the Venice Beach Boardwalk
Please send your feedback to:
aaronwaugh71 (at) hotmail.com