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Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals

May 13-15, 2016
Greenville, South Carolina
Presented by:  Artisphere
120 Artists
Deadline: October 15
Application Fee: $30
Standard Booth Fee:  $350

Artisphere is committed to celebrating the arts by providing a high-quality event that attracts, entertains, educates, inspires and enriches a diverse audience and thus brings the community together through the arts.

Despite it's short history, Artisphere has distinguished itself as both a regional and national highlight.  A supportive, art-loving community, beautiful setting, notable on-site artist amenities and hospitality, and over 500 volunteers make the Artisphere three-day event an enjoyable experience for exhibiting artists and the public alike.  

Artisphere has recently been ranked #3 out of 20 finalists in USA Today's "10 Best Reader's Choice Award" for Best Art Festival, named a Top 20 event out of the "100 Best" Art Shows in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine, a Top 10 Fine Arts and Fine Craft festival by the Art Fair Sourcebook and included in's Top 50 Best Art Fairs.

Renowned artist hospitality includes:

  • complimentary meals, snacks & beverages
  • convenient set up
  • parking, security, booth sitters
  • and reduced hotel rates. 
City development will change the festival

footprint in 2016, making it possible for 120-150 artists to exhibit in the twelfth annual event.  

Artisphere is a 501(c) (3) non-profit art organization.  Proceeds are used to produce the annual arts festival and are distributed back to local non-profit arts organizations as part of Artisphere's Volunteer Arts Partnership Program.

Contact:  Liz Smith
Phone: (864)271-9355

P.S. Learn more about this show by listening to a recent podcast with show producers Kerry Murphy and Liz Smith: Creating a Quality Festival in the Piedmont

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