Call for Art Various shows across the USA

Buyers Market of American Craft 2011 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DEADLINE: 2/15/2011
Jury Fee: $10.00
Event Dates: 2/18/2011 – 2/21/2011
The nation’s largest wholesale tradeshow for contemporary craft artists from the U.S. and Canada, features more than 1200 artists selling their work to thousands of stores and galleries.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year, until the show is full.

Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival – 2011 – Portland, Oregon
DEADLINE: 2/15/2011
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 9/3/2011 – 9/5/2011
The 15th annual Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will be held Labor Day weekend in the beautiful and historic North Park Blocks of Portland, Oregon. Considered one of the nation’s premier art festivals, Art In The Pearl features the artwork of 130 artists from across the USA and Canada. The Festival, developed and produced by a dedicated volunteer board, features many attractions: exceptional visual artists, a live World Music Stage, artist demonstrations, an interactive art area for children of all ages, and a variety of unique food. Please submit your application to join us for one of the best arts festivals in the country.

Downtown Burbank Arts Festival 2011 – Burbank, California
DEADLINE: 2/15/2011
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 4/16/2011 – 4/17/2011
Downtown Burbank streets are filled with talented artists at the Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival. Exhibitions of art for sale by 150 acclaimed artists will be displayed outdoors on two city blocks along with numerous chalk artists, art demonstrations and free workshops Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 from 10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. It’s the perfect way to experience a European-style street festival with great shopping, outdoor dining and entertainment all combined in a festive downtown setting. The event is free and open to the public.

Madison Audubon Art Fair 2011, Madison, Wisconsin – Madison, Wisconsin
DEADLINE: 2/15/2011
Jury Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 5/7/2011 – 5/7/2011
Now in it’s 35th year, this annual indoor/outdoor spring art fair is a popular tradition in the Madison community that draws visitors from a wide area. The art fair has grown over the years and is now in it’s third year at our newer and larger location at the beautiful Warner Park Community Center on Madison’s near north side. Warner Park provides easy access, ample room, and free parking. This colorful event includes artists in a wide variety of media. The timing is ideal – Mother’s Day shopping brings people out in droves.

Downtown Denver Arts Festival 2011 – 13th Annual – Denver , Colorado
DEADLINE: 2/16/2011
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 5/27/2011 – 5/30/2011
(This is a Colorado artist only show.) We invite all Colorado Artists to apply. Now in its 13th year, The Downtown Denver Arts Festival is dedicated to supporting and showcasing Colorado visual artists. Downtown Denver Arts Festival holds its annual premier event each Memorial Day Weekend at the Denver Pavilions in the ever growing and vibrant Downtown area of Denver. The fine art exhibition features over 125 of Colorado’s finest visual artists with over 130,000 people expected to attend.

Prairie Village Art Show 2011 – Prairie Village, Kansas
DEADLINE: 2/17/2011
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 6/3/2011 – 6/5/2011
Prairie Village Art Show is not located on a prairie but in the heart of Kansas City metro area and surrounded by upper income demographics. It is celebrating its 54th year and is the second oldest show in the city. The show is well attended and draws patrons from the entire metropolitan area. The show is small with only 100 artists but they come from all parts of the country. This shopping area was developed by the same company that built the Country Club Plaza, location of the Plaza Art Show.

Stuart Art Festival – 21st Annual (Downtown Stuart, FL.) February 2011 – Stuart, Florida
DEADLINE: 2/18/2011
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 2/26/2011 – 2/27/2011
This event has established itself as one of the main art fairs in affluent Martin County, just north of Palm Beach County. Stuart’s population keeps growing as people continue moving further up the east coast. The show is set up along Osceola Street in Stuart’s historic downtown area.

Three Rivers Arts Festival 2011 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DEADLINE* extended to: 2/18/2011
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 6/3/2011 – 6/12/2011
We invite you to apply to exhibit in the 2011 Three Rivers Arts Festival, with one of the top fine art and fine craft markets in the country. Welcoming approximately 300,000 visitors annually, the Artists Market is the most beloved program of the Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh’s celebration of the arts and grand kick-off to summer in the city.

Wyandotte Street Art Fair 2011 – Wyandotte , Michigan
DEADLINE: 2/18/2011
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 7/13/2011 – 7/16/2011
The Wyandotte Street Art Fair has developed as one of the nation’s best art fairs and is the second largest art fair in the state of Michigan.

Piccolo Spoleto Crafts Fairs 2011 – Charleston, South Carolina
DEADLINE: 2/18/2011
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 5/27/2011 – 6/5/2011
In its 32nd year, the Piccolo Spoleto Craft Shows are part of a seventeen-day comprehensive arts festival that attracts over 250,000 visitors. Held in the heart of historic Charleston, SC, the two weekend events attract more than 7,000 eager patrons, gallery owners, and design professionals each weekend. Artists throughout the nation who create contemporary and traditional fine craft are encouraged to apply. These award-winning events are extremely artist-friendly and provide opportunities for on-site sales, wholesale account development, and a chance to partake of many performing and visual arts experiences.

Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival 2011 – Upper Arlington, Ohio
DEADLINE: 2/18/2011
Jury Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 9/5/2011 – 9/5/2011
Central Ohio’s premier one-day blind-juried arts festival showcasing nearly 200 artists from all over the country in a free alfresco interactive art space for all ages in a neighborhood setting. Hosted by the City of Upper Arlington’s Cultural Arts Division and presented by Farmers Citizens Bank, the Upper Arlington Labor Arts Festival, is held in Northam Park September 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

New Events

Valencia Fine Arts Festival Spring 2011 – Valencia, California
OPEN DATE: 1/26/2011
DEADLINE: 4/8/2011
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 5/20/2011 – 5/22/2011
The Valencia Town Center is the Hot Spot for this very well planned upscale community with an average household income of over $100,000.00. The art festival will be held throughout the new outside “Patios” area of the Center sharing this beautiful space with upscale stores and restaurants. This is a very busy area on weekends.

Lexington Art & Craft Show 2011 ~ Lexington, KY – Lexington , Kentucky
OPEN DATE: 1/28/2011
DEADLINE: 9/9/2011
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 11/19/2011 – 11/20/2011
The Lexington Art & Craft Show is a two day event being held indoors at the Lexington Center, a top-notch convention center located in the
heart of downtown Lexington, KY.

Lexington is the second largest city in Kentucky and is ready and waiting for a winter, juried indoor art and craft show.
This event is dedicated to bringing 150 outstanding artists and craftsmen together with a welcoming and ready to buy public.

Downtown Art & Craft Market 2011-Salt Lake City – Salt Lake City, Utah
OPEN DATE: 2/4/2011
DEADLINE: 4/1/2011
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 6/11/2011 – 10/22/2011
The Salt Lake Downtown Art & Craft Market is a local market and only accepts artists who live and create in Utah.

The Salt Lake Downtown Art & Craft Market features unique, local art and handmade crafts. We encourage artists working in new or traditional styles to apply. Our objective is to create a colorful and authentic display of quality, locally made, handmade crafts and artwork at varied prices. A jury of qualified professionals will review the Downtown Art and Craft Market applications. Jurors’ decisions are based on quality and appeal as well as overall balance of the various media represented. Please read the Downtown Art & Craft Market Guidelines and Policies.

Edwards Fine Art & Sculpture Festival – 12th Annual 2011 – Edwards, Colorado
OPEN DATE: 2/6/2011
DEADLINE: 4/6/2011
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 7/8/2011 – 7/10/2011
The Edwards Fine Art & Sculpture Festival returns to the Riverwalk at Edwards and is produced by Thunderbird Artists.

Thunderbird Artists Mission Statement: to promote fine art and fine crafts, paralleled with the ambiance of unique wines and fine music, while supporting the artists, merchants and surrounding communities.

Art Beat 2011 – South Bend, Indiana
OPEN DATE: 2/7/2011
DEADLINE: 6/24/2011
Jury Fee: $10.00
Event Dates: 8/27/2011 – 8/27/2011
Art Beat is a free, downtown South Bend stroll along the streets and sidewalks featuring the work of local visual, performing, and culinary artists. The event showcases South Bend and the surrounding community’s artists and creates awareness of the role that downtown organizations and businesses play in the artisans’ promotion and success. Local Michiana artists only – check full description for participation and eligibility details.

Funky Ferndale Art Fair 2011 – Ferndale, Michigan
OPEN DATE: 2/7/2011
DEADLINE: 6/30/2011
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 9/17/2011 – 9/19/2011
Twice as funky as the average fine art show…

Not every art lover desires, or can afford ten thousand dollar art works. That does not mean that they are not people of taste, interested in aquiring quality work. The Funky Ferndale Art Fair is directed at people with an appreciation for the best.
Ferndale’s vibrant downtown attracts people in their 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. It is a lively community with varied shopping and exciting clubs and restaurants. These people have the means to purchase items that appeal to them.
Their taste in art tends toward less pastoral, more active work. While traditional images do sell, this show focuses on the unusual.
We have as many as 40,000 shoppers attending over the weekend.

Longview Art and World Music Festival 2011 – Lee’s Summit , Missouri
OPEN DATE: 2/7/2011
DEADLINE: 7/20/2011
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 9/30/2011 – 10/2/2011
The Longview Art & World Music Festival is a high quality and innovative fine art event. Our mission is to have a long and illustrious run as one of the nation’s top destination fine art event experiences for both the artist and attendees. This event is the week after the well-known Kansas City Country Club Plaza Art Fair and would be a good follow-up art fair to extend your stay in Kansas City.

Durango Autumn Arts Festival 2011 – Durango, Colorado
OPEN DATE: 2/7/2011
DEADLINE: 5/16/2011
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 9/17/2011 – 9/18/2011
The Durango Autumn Arts Festival is an outdoor juried show presented by the Durango Arts Center, a non-profit arts organization serving the Durango, and Four Corners region. The Durango Arts Center’s mission is to advance the visual and cultural arts for the enrichment of the individual and the surrounding communities.

Madison County Covered Bridge Festival 2011 – Winterset, Iowa
OPEN DATE: 2/8/2011
DEADLINE: 7/1/2011
Jury Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 10/8/2011 – 10/9/2011
The Madison County Covered Bridges Festival returns for the 42nd year, hosted by the Madison County Chamber of Commerce.The show is held in the downtown square of Winterset, Iowa, surrounding the stately Madison County Courthouse. The festival routinely attracts over 20,000 visitors, the second weekend of every October and draws heavily from the affluent western suburbs of nearby Des Moines with a metro population of 500,000.

West Reading’s 17th Annual Art on the Avenue – West Reading, Pennsylvania
OPEN DATE: 2/8/2011
DEADLINE: 4/11/2011
Jury Fee: $15.00
Event Dates: 6/18/2011 – 6/18/2011
The 17th Annual Art on the Avenue, is a juried fine arts and crafts festival featuring national and regional artists showing and selling their creations on Penn Avenue in West Reading, Pennsylvania. Each year thousands of people are drawn to Art on the Avenue as the event continues to grow. Located in the Greater Reading hub for arts, culture, shopping and dining, this event appeals to both novice buyers and experienced art patrons. As a talented artisan we invite you to exhibit at this juried art event. Additionally the venue features live music, street performers, local businesses and specialty foods.

Rising Sun Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts 2011 – Rising Sun, Indiana
OPEN DATE: 2/9/2011
DEADLINE: 5/22/2011
Jury Fee: $15.00
Event Dates: 9/18/2011 – 9/19/2011
The Rising Sun Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts takes place in Rising Sun Indiana’s historic Main Street garden district and along the city’s landscaped river-walk on the Ohio River. Over 100 artists will be juried into the fair by a panel of prominent art experts. The Festival is organized and operated by many Rising Sun volunteers who are dedicated to making this a rewarding and pleasurable experience for both the artists and attendees. Many artists’ amenities, as well as a large promotional budget, are in place to ensure the success of our artists. We are purposely keeping our jury and booth fees affordable to encourage artist participation.

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