Suwanee Arts Festial 2023 Emerging Artist Application (Students ONLY)

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023 12:00 am (GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Apr 29, 2023 10:00 am - Apr 30, 2023 5:00 pm
Suwanee, Georgia

About the event

The Suwanee Arts Festival returns to Suwanee Town Center on April 29 &30, 2023! The festival features a juried exhibition of fine art and crafts from vendors across our area. We offer something for everyone from live performances to family areas and delicious food!
Suwanee Arts Center
Suwanee Arts Center
Suwanee Arts Center
Suwanee Arts Center

About the application

Suwanee Arts Festival will accept applications from Emerging artists working in diverse media.
Emerging Artists are classified as students.  Age range from 5-21.  
Each application must specify one of the media categories defined below. These categories organize artists' works into logical groups for displaying. PLEASE NOTE: In keeping with fine arts standards, artists should produce original works of art. Manufactured embellishments and/or pre-processed materials are discouraged.
Ceramics: Original shaped and fired clay and porcelain work other than jewelry, including earthenware, porcelain, and raku.
Digital Art: Any original two-dimensional work for which the original image, or the manipulation of other source material, by the artist using programs such as Drawing, Illustrator, Paint or other software applications.
Drawing: Works created using dry media including chalk, charcoal, pastels, pencil, wax crayon, etc. or from the fluid medium of inks and washes applied by pen or brush.
Graphics and Printmaking: Printed works for which the artist's hand manipulated the plates, stones or screens. Printmaking process may include pulled plates, linoleum prints, etching, engraving, silkscreen or lithography.
Fiber: All Decorative or fine wearables** crafted from fibers including basketry, embroidery, weaving, leatherwork, tapestry and papermaking. **Fine wearables must meet high level of skill and quality requirements.
Glass: An object made of glass including blown, fused, stained, cast and molded, except jewelry or garden art.
Jewelry: All Jewelry crafted from metal, glass, stone, clay, or other materials. Commercial molds or casts are not permitted. At least 50% of the organic materials in the finished product used must be produced by the artist. All work that is jewelry must be entered in this category regardless of the materials used. All work must be handcrafted by the artist.
Metal: All metal non-sculptural works hand made by the artist.
Painting: The use of oils, acrylics, watercolors, casein, tempera, etc. suitable for hanging.
2-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as collage, papermaking, encaustic, pen and ink, paint, pencil, watercolor, or photography. Finished art suitable for wall mounting.
Photography: Prints, transparencies or digital images made from the artist’s original negative or taken with a digital camera that has been processed by the artist are included in this category.
Sculpture: Three-dimensional work is done in any 1 medium Three-dimensional works incorporating any material that is carved, modeled, constructed or cast. Must be hand sculpted/cast by the artist.
3-D Mixed Media: Includes more than one type of physical material such as mosaic, paper mache, clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood or any other 3-dimensional objects.
Wood: Original works in wood that are built, turned, carved or tooled.

Terms & Conditions

Application & Festival Fees
Application Fee - $25 (non-refundable)
   *  All entries will be reviewed prior to acceptance and all artist will be contacted. 
  • Name of artist, name of work (where necessary) and price not to exceed $150 should be on a card attached to the artwork.
  • Please bring your art to the Emerging Artists Tent beginning Friday, April 29 at 3:00 pm and no later than 8:00 am on Saturday, April 30. 
  • Hung work must be framed appropriately, or if Gallery wrapped canvas must be over 1” deep
  • Refunds will not be made for inclement weather or other acts of God over which the sponsors have no control, and the risk of loss from such an event shall be borne by the exhibitor. This is an outdoor show with no rain date.


Application fees $25 Non-refundable

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Additional information

  • What category does your artwork fall into? (details are listed in application description)
  • Artist Statement/ Biography
  • Have you been part of Suwanee Arts Festival in the past?
  • What is the price range of the items you will be selling?
  • What other fine arts shows do you participate in?
  • I have read the application information and terms and conditions and will plan to follow them.

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 3
  • Please provide a picture of each piece of artwork you will exhibit for review by our committee.
Suwanee Arts Festial 2023 Emerging Artist Application (Students ONLY)
Suwanee Arts Festial 2023 Emerging Artist Application (Students ONLY)
Suwanee Arts Festival 2023