Nevada Gourd Society

  Est 2016

Teacher Application

Please review all of the class information on this page before you fill out the teacher application.

All-day and half-day classes will be held Friday the 10th and Saturday the 11th. Only half-day classes will be held on Sunday the 12th.

All classes will be held outside. Canopies will be provided. NGS will retain $15.00 per student from your class fee. You will be provided one 8 ft table for every 5 students and a chair for each student, and one additional table for the teacher. Additional tables will be for rent for $5.00 ea.

Water is available in the kitchen of the exhibit hall. If your class requires water, please bring a container large enough to accommodate your students' needs so you can fill prior to class and your students will not be required to go in and out of the exhibit hall during  class.


If you require electricity, your class will be located near an outlet. You will need to bring your own extension cords, power strips, etc.


Class proposal(s) must be received by April 1, 2021.

You may submit proposals for as many classes as you like. Each of your classes must have a unique name.

Submit a separate application for each different class proposal. If any of your application information does not fit in the space provided, email any additional information to

IMPORTANT! We must receive photos of your class item when you submit your application. Email at least one HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTO of your class item to Make sure that your email includes the Class Name for that photo.

After you submit your application

Class submissions are reviewed by a jury and we cannot guarantee that all classes will be selected.

Terms of Agreement

Please click here to download, view, and print the Teacher Terms of Agreement for the 2021 Silver State Art Festival. You will need to sign and date this form and give to us before you start setting up at the festival. (We will also have copies on hand if you forget to bring yours to the festival.)

Questions? Contact Patti Jo Newsom at 817-917-7873 or

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