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2019 - 2020 Instructor Application and contract

Instructor Requirements, Agreement and contract for 2019 - 2020 ArtFusion Event.

Some of the class requirements (sample sizes, tools, etc.),  are  targeted to decorative painting classes, so be sure to let us know if you have any questions.  

1. Instructors take into account that the majority of students will be flying and taking multiple classes.  Sample boards, canvas and other sample materials will not be larger than 16" x 20" in size, and a reasonable density in consideration of cost of students shipping completed samples home. Limit the number of supplies and tools you require them to bring.

2. You should submit an original class and not teach the same class prior to the ArtFusion Event.  The newer and more exclusive the class is, the more likely it is to sell out. 

You also agree not to teach any classes outside of your own studio within 35 days of the event start or end date. You may teach a class at your own studio, provided it is a different class.  You understand that we want to keep ArtFusion Event unique and not be a copycat of any other industry events.   We also want to fill up your class and cannot if you have oversaturated your class offerings.

Fees and Payments

Instructors price their own classes. and will be paid only through Stripe or PayPal their class earnings minus 25% and transaction fee within 17 business days after the event is completed.  Any special equipment rentals or cleaning fees are the responsibility of the instructor.


ArtFusion Event reserves the right to cancel any workshop with a low enrollment  (under 10 students) by March 1, 2019. Class cancelation may also occur if instructor is deemed to not be taking an active role in promoting their own class.  We may be able to work with you to try and boost your class registration or we may decide that the class should be omitted from class offerings.  

Instructors may not cancel for any reason other than illness, personal tragedy or for low registration as explained in the paragraph above.  If instructor cancels, he/she will be responsible for all advertising fees, including boosted ads on Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest, etc., and registration fees. You will also be responsible for event fees, if registrant only signed up for your class.

We understand that emergency situations occur and we will work with you to find the best solution for your situation.


Your application will be evaluated by an ArtFusion committee based on the following criteria:  

  • What new information (technique, product, etc.) does the workshop provide the student. 

  • Is the topic of the workshop in strong demand by event attendees?  How well priced is the workshop.

  • How long have you been teaching and what is your experience.

  • References from past students.

  • How well did you market and promote your own classes.  

  • Workshops should be new and innovative, creative and sellable.  You can put new twists on an old technique (up to a point).  An application for a workshop to be taught at the event may not be taught anywhere else prior to the event.  Changing only the workshop or sample board name does not constitute a new workshop.  Using these suggestions will encourage artists to come to the event and take your workshop.  

  • You agree classes (day classes) must end by 4pm (evening classes by 10pm) to allow students ample time to clean up and participate in other event classes, meals, activities.   You also agree that all class sample offerings will be completed by end of class.  This means don't say you will teach 10 finishes if you only really have time to teach and complete 6.  Quality over quantity!  

  • You further agree that you will have your class cleaned up and at least in the same condition as when you started, or may incur a cleaning fee. You further agree that you will not allow any non-registered event attendees into your class area, nor are you allowed to "gift" class spots.  If you need an assistant one will be provided for you from the registered attendees.

  • Pictures really do speak volumes . Photos should represent what the student can expect their samples to look like at the end of your workshop. If photos are not submitted by the due date, your class will be canceled.  60 days prior to the event, you may substitute a photo/class offering to help boost your class attendance if needed.

  • When pricing your class, remember that at Events such as this, attendees are trying to take as many classes as they can, so price accordingly.  The Event is a great way to introduce students to your style of teaching and leave them wanting to take more of your classes at your own studio.

  • We “ArtFusion” will have floors and tables covered, provide paper towels and 5 gallon buckets for your use. You are responsible for other class materials.

Contact us if you need help with class description and pricing.  If you need help marketing, we have a list of marketing people that we can send to you.  "We" at ArtFusion Event can also be hired to make post for $50 including graphic.  "One" post includes Facebook group & page, Twitter, and Instagram.

Please remember that "we" are a unique not for profit event and promoting a low cost, affordable event for the masses.  You should also consider your Event class as an intro to what you can offer.  This means do not do more samples than can reasonably be finished in your class time.  This is the most often heard complaint from students of past events.

This page was provided to you by a private link.  This link, nor the contents of this page may not be shared or copied or you will not be considered for this or any future Event.  Thank you for your interest in ArtFusion Event!

Don't forget to press submit after filling out the form.

Click on Class Proposal below to enter your class information. This form is for both the 2019 and 2020 Event. You many choose to submit to one or both of the events, although this does not guarantee your class will be chosen.

Kathy BoydComment