Artists Application

SEEKING JUDGES FOR THE 55th ANNUAL UPTOWN ART FAIR

The Uptown Art Fair is now accepting resumes for its 55th year. We are looking for on-site judges who show thorough knowledge of any one or more of the media represented within our fair (2-D Mixed Media, 3-D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Wood).

Judges are selected as specialists in their media and are escorted around the grounds to view each artist in that media, then go on to select the Best of Show, Top Ten Percent, and Best of Best of Show winners.

  • You must not have been a Judge with the Uptown Art Fair within the past 3 years.
  • Applicants must be available 10:30 am – 5:00 pm, Friday August 3, 2018.
  • A stipend of $150 and VIP credentials (allowing access into VIP areas within the fairgrounds) will be awarded after completion.

Please send resume with contact information by Tuesday, July 17 to:

Jill Osiecki
Program Coordinator, Uptown Association
jill@uptownminneapolis.com

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The Uptown Art Fair takes place in Uptown Minneapolis on the first weekend of August. The event footprint is located at the intersection of Lake and Hennepin, the center of a lively, upbeat business district and is the busiest intersection in the State of Minnesota. Over $1.7 million of art was sold in 2017 during the festival with some artists sharing that the Uptown Art Fair is the most successful show of the season, and in some cases, of their career. Approximately 350 artists will be invited to exhibit this year.

Artist Applications for the 2018 Uptown Art Fair will be accepted: November 1, 2017 –  February 1, 2018

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

The Uptown Art Fair also offers:

  • Complimentary Artists’ Breakfast Saturday morning
  • Artists’ Aide –distributed refreshments to the Artists during the Fair
  • Booth Sitting – available all weekend

We appreciate your interest in the Uptown Art Fair!

FEES:
Application Fee: $40
Booth Fee: $550 (single booth); $1,100 (double booth)

PROCESS (PDF)
RULES (PDF)
ACCEPTED MEDIA CATEGORIES (PDF)