For Artists

Application deadline: August 9, 2020

Michael Steddum 2019 Best In Show

All artists who want to participate in this year’s festival need to apply through Zapplication at the following link: zapplication.org

 

Artist Amenities 

  • 100+ participating artists
  • High-traffic festival location in bustling downtown entertainment district
  • Expected attendance 20,000 to 30,000 throughout the weekend
  • Patrons are art lovers, art buyers, art enthusiasts of all ages
  • Electricity –included in booth fee
  • Artist Hospitality – delivery to your booth – Snacks and Drinks!
  • Booth sitters/Large volunteer team to assist artists

    Jeff Easley – 2019 Second Best In Show

  • Free, nearby parking for artists
  • 24-hour security
  • Extensive festival promotion, marketing and advertising throughout the
    Midwest
  • Complimentary lunch coupon to food truck of your choice on
    Saturday for participating artists
  • Smooth traffic flow during check-in and set up
  • Early check-in and set-up options Thursday night
  • 13 years of festival management experience

Awards
Over $3,000 will be given in cash and awards. Awards will be given as follows:

BEST IN SHOW – $1000 plus named as 2021 festival Featured Artist, 2021 festival jury fee and 2021 booth fee
2nd Best In Show – $750 plus 2021 festival jury fee
3rd Best In Show – $500 plus 2021 festival jury fee
MAYORS AWARD – $200 plus 2021 festival jury fee
DIRECTORS AWARD – $150 plus 2021 festival jury fee
Jurors Merit Award – $100 plus 2021 festival jury fee
Jurors Merit Award – $100 plus 2021 festival jury fee
Jurors Merit Award – $100 plus 2021 festival jury fee