BETHEL – The Mahoosuc Arts Council is seeking fine art painters and a limited number of photographers and fine artisan crafters for the Bethel Art Fair scheduled for Saturday, July 3.

Artists may work in oils, watercolors, pastels, pen and ink, charcoal, colored pencils, tempera, acrylic and other mediums. Booth spaces on Bethel Common are limited. Only 30 spaces are open for fine arts, three for photography and three for fine crafters.

All work must be an original design.

Single booths cost $75. Applications must be received by May 31. The registration fee is not refundable after June 20.

Applications are also open to food vendors who specialize in fine foods.

This 21st annual event is being held in honor of founding exhibitor Helen Morton. It will also feature a variety of performing arts, including the Bethel Performing Arts Project production of porch play.

For more information, call 824-3575. For an artist/artisan or food vendor application and guidelines, log on to