It's Time to Submit Your Application for ESFOTA

The East Shore Festival of the Arts is seeking artists to contribute original art work in various mediums. This is a juried event.  Artists must submit application, jury fee and photographs of their submission by the application deadline to be considered for the exhibit. No late applications will be accepted.

Application Deadline: All applications must be receieved by noon on Friday, March 13, 2015.

Artist Requirements:

1)  Artist must be at least 14 years old.
2)  Each work must be original and the personal design of the artist.
3)  Up to 4 works can be submitted to the jury.
4)  There is a jury fee of $20 per artist.
5)  Only those works approved by the jury will be displayed.  Artist may not substitute a different piece for an approved work.
6)  All art to be displayed must be framed, wired and ready to hang. Any work not properly prepared for hanging or display will not be allowed to exhibit. We will not accept art work in poster frames, frames with sawtooth hangers or plaques with key hole hangers.
7)  Jury results will be sent to artists via email on or about March 27, 2015.
8)  Accepted art work is to be delivered to: 
Lansing Town Hall, 29 Auburn Rd., Lansing, 14882
during the following times ONLY:   Sunday, April 26, 2015
between 10am-noon or 5:00pm-7:00pm.
9)  All exhibited work must stay on display until the end of the show.
10)  Artists must pick up their artwork from the Lansing Town Hall on
Sunday, June 28, 2015 between 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

Be aware that the Lansing Town Hall and The Lansing Library are very public spaces.  Artists and curators must respond appropriately to the public nature of these spaces and be conscious that not all images proposed may be deemed appropriate.
Artist are strongly encouraged to insure their own work.  Understand that the East Shore Festival of the Arts and their benefactors accept no liability for loss or damage of artwork due to theft, vandalism, fire, water or other calamity. The spaces are not monitored and the building is available to many different groups day and evening.

Application Process:

1) Click the button below to download and print the (2) page pdf version of the application. Detailed instructions are on the application. Complete the entire application before submitting.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Be sure to sign the application.


2) Any questions must be sent via email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Artist - Dates to Remember

Entry deadline - Noon on Friday, March 13, 2014
Jury results emailed - on or about March 27, 2014
Art drop off - Sunday, April 26, 2014 from 10am-noon and 5pm-7pm.
Opening Celebration - Friday, May 1, 2015 from 6pm-9pm.
Exhibit dates - May 1, 2015 to June 25, 2015
Art pick up - Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 4pm-7pm.



The Town of Lansing Parks and Recreation Department,

Including grant support from the

Lansing Community Council,

Community Arts Partnership

Village of Lansing and Tompkin's County Tourism Program

are proud to sponsor the

Fifth Annual East Shore Festival of the Arts.

Friday-May 1, 2015  6:00 to 9:00 pm

27-29 Auburn Rd. Lansing, NY 14882 

This event is free and open to the public.

Over 30 artists from around the Finger Lakes region will exhibit and sell their original art work in painting, ceramics, photography, metal, wood, fiber and more.

The festivities start on Friday, May 1, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm with our grand opening celebration.  Please come and immerse yourself in a gala night of family fun and enlightenment.

Meet and talk to the artists.

Enjoy stupendous appetizers from Crossroads Bar & Grille, and Rogues Harbor, wine tasting with King Ferry Winery, local beer sampling from Rogues Harbor Brewery, sweet somethings from the Cinnamon Shoppe and other special treats provided by the Lansing Market.

Listen to the musical stylings of celtic harpist Dan Veaner.

Watch artist Gerry Monaghan as he creates one of his amazing sculputures from toothpicks and other everday objects.

Take a step back in time and tour the historic Lansing Schoolhouse and the Lansing Archives Building. It is a rare treat to have the Archives Building open. This year will be a tribute to our area farmers.

This year we have grown to include the Lansing Community Center in our celebration.

Stay tuned for updates on additional events and activities currently in the making!!


foodtasting_1_200 winetasting_2_200

Event Location:
Lansing Town Hall and Lansing Community Library
27-29 Auburn Rd.
Lansing, NY 14882

For additional information email
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Friday, May 2, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm - Opening Celebration
Art, Music& Food
Tour the Historic Schoolhouse and Lansing Archives Building
rt Demonstrations and more!
Free and Fun for all ages!

May 2, 2014 through June 21, 2014
Art Exhibit Open to the Public during regular building hours.

All events located at
Lansing Town Hall/Library Complex
27-29 Auburn Rd.
Lansing, NY 14882