General Info For Artists

Named as one of the Nations Top 100 (67) Arts Festival Nationwide by Sunshine Artist Magazine the Chastain Park Fall Fine Arts Festival returns for its ninth season! This event is among the most popular in the Atlanta Arts community. The Chastain Park Arts Festival will showcase a wide variety of artistic disciplines including painting, metalwork, fiber art, ceramics, jewelry, woodcraft and more.

Important Information

SHOW LOCATION
Chastain Park – North Buckhead
4469 Stella Drive,
Atlanta, GA 30327

Deadlines:

Fall Festival 2021

November 06-07, 2021

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES:
Accept applications: March 29th, 2021
Application deadline: September 25, 2021
Jury dates: September 28-29, 2021
Notification of acceptance: September 30, 2021  
Accept invitation & purchase deadline: October 15, 2021 
Wait List Released:  (or as deemed necessary by event/category by category)

Event Dates: November 6 & 7, 2021
Load-IN Date: Friday, November 6, 2021 (12:00 PM – 8:00 PM)

Application fee: $30 online using ZAPP 
Standard Booth Fee (11×10): Spring $300 | Fall $300
Double Booth: $600
Corner Upgrade: $75 (limited availability)
Electricity: $100 (limited availability)

Spring Festival 2022

May 14-15, 2022

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES:
Accept applications: June 28th, 2022
Application Deadline: April 03, 2022
Jury dates: April 03-04, 2022
Notification of acceptance: April 06, 2022
Accept invitation & purchase deadline: April 26, 2022
WaitList Released: April 26, 2022

Event Dates: May 14-15, 2022

Load-IN Date: May 13th, 2022 (12:00 PM – 8:00 PM)

Some helpful reference materials and information for artist applicants are below. The Chastain Park Arts Festival website is easy to navigate, but if you have any suggestions, feel free to let us know. If we have missed anything, drop us an email and we’ll be sure to add it!

Some helpful reference materials and information for artist applicants are below. The Chastain Park Arts Festival website is easy to navigate, but if you have any suggestions, feel free to let us know. If we have missed anything, drop us an email and we’ll be sure to add it!

The most effective way to reach us is at: info@affps.com

Rules and Regulations

1. The Festival provides only the ground space for exhibits. Each Exhibitor must provide and prepare his/her own displays. We require Exhibitors to use white top tents of EZ UP quality or higher. All tents must be weighted. Everyone will be set-up on asphalt.
2. Prior to the Festival, Exhibitors will be notified of their site location (this information will be posted on ZAPP) and detailed set up information. Once we receive final notification and approval we will send out instructions and details via Zapp.  
3. After unloading Exhibitor vehicles must be moved to designated parking. Vehicles will not be permitted to remain in the exhibition space during the Festival, nor may they enter the Festival grounds until approved by the Festival Committee.
4. Exhibitors shall be responsible for obtaining any required licenses, permits or approvals under state laws applicable to his/her activity at the Festival and for paying any taxes, sales taxes, fees or other charges that may be applicable to any Exhibitor’s activity at the Festival.
5. The Festival is a rain or shine event. Cancellations must be made 60 prior to the due date must be made in written form and submitted by mail or email. By mail: send to P.O. Box 422571, Atlanta GA 30342. By email: to info@affps.com. No refunds will be given for cancellations after the due date or no-shows. All refunds will incur a $50 administration fee. Jury Exempt spots are none-refundable.

Coronavirus update:
Refund Policy during the Coronavirus: Effective March 20th, 2020.
During this time of uncertainty, in the event that we are required by the City to cancel the event, both booth fees and application fees will be transferred to the next (same) event for 2021. (No artist will lose any fee’s associated with this event).

6. AFFPS reserves the right to cancel an Exhibitor’s contract. The Festival may require the Exhibitor to leave the Festival at any time if the Exhibitor is in violation of any rules and/or regulations stated herein.
7. Neither AFFPS nor its agents or representatives will be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss that may occur to the Exhibitor, the Exhibitor’s agents or representatives or his/her property from any cause whatsoever. Exhibitors should obtain, at their own expense, insurance against any loss, damage, or injury they may require.
8. All Artist Market merchandise must be original, handmade and created by the Exhibitor.
NOTE: Any handmade items not made by the exhibitor must apply to the Street Market.
Reproductions must be clearly identified as such. Original art must occupy at least 50% of the artist’s space. Browse bins may occupy only minimal space and must be aesthetically pleasing and not obstruct patron flow. All artwork on display must be for sale.
9. Artists may only show work in categories approved by the Jury.
10. Artists must be present with their work for the duration of the Festival. No commercial agents, dealers or salespeople may operate an artist’s booth.
11. The Artist Market Jury will award Exhibitor applications based on the originality of the art and quality of the booth display. Judging will be done on Saturday for Best of Show, Fine Arts; Best of Show, Crafts; 2nd Place; 3rd Place.

WAITLIST

A waitlist will be maintained. Waitlist applicants can be accepted up to and on the day of the Festival.

Here are some local supply stores in the area:

Jamie Kiro-Classic Red(Painting)

Jamie Kiro-Classic Red(Painting)

Supply Stores in the Area (within a mile)

LOWES
5925 Roswell Rd.
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
404-497-8920
Directions: North on Roswell Rd., on right after 285

KROGER
4920 Roswell Rd.
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
404-843-3080
Directions: North on Lake Forrest Dr.
Right on Long Island Dr., immediately on left before Roswell Rd.

FED EX KINKOS
6280 Roswell Rd.
Sandy Springs, GA 30342
404-257-1881
Directions: North on Roswell Rd., continue past 285

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