For Artists

Application deadline: August 11, 2019

2018 Director's Award Winner - Nelson Perez

2018 Director’s Award Winner – Nelson Perez

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
  • Expected attendance over 20,000 throughout the weekend
  • Patrons are art lovers, art buyers, art enthusiasts of all ages
  • High-traffic festival location in bustling downtown entertainment district
  • Electricity included in booth fee
  • Booth sitters/Large volunteer team to assist artists
  • Indoor Artist Hospitality Lounge with private restroom facilities

    2018 Juror's Merit Award - Brent O'Connor

    2018 Juror’s Merit Award – Brent O’Connor

  • VIP Artist Breakfast on Sunday morning
  • Free, nearby parking for artists
  • 24-hour security
  • Expansive festival promotion, marketing and advertising throughout the
    Midwest
  • Complimentary $10 lunch coupon to food truck of your choice on
    Saturday (Plus other delicious snacks throughout the weekend—those
    cinnamon rolls!)
  • NEW this year: early check-in and set-up options Thursday night

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

BEST IN SHOW – $1000 plus named as 2020 festival Featured Artist, 2020 festival jury fee and 2020 booth fee
2nd Best In Show – $750 plus 2020 festival jury fee
3rd Best In Show – $500 plus 2020 festival jury fee
MAYORS AWARD – $200 plus 2020 festival jury fee
DIRECTORS AWARD – $150 plus 2020 festival jury fee
Jurors Merit Award – $100 plus 2020 festival jury fee
Jurors Merit Award – $100 plus 2020 festival jury fee
Jurors Merit Award – $100 plus 2020 festival jury fee