Where: Main Street, Downtown Greenville, SC
When: May 11-13, 2018
Application Deadline: October 6, 2017
Application Fee: $30
Jury Results Notification: December 1, 2017
The top ranking Artisphere festival in Greenville, SC will hold its 14th annual event May 11-13, 2018. Despite its short history, Artisphere has distinguished itself as both a regional and national highlight. The show draws art buying locals and tourists to Greenville’s dynamic downtown which CBS This Morning calls one of the “TOP 6 Hotspots for Travel” in the world. A supportive art-loving community and over 600 volunteers make Artisphere an enjoyable experience for its 120 – 150 exhibiting artists.
Renowned artist hospitality includes convenient set-up and load-out, parking, security, reduced hotel rates, volunteer booth sitters, and complimentary meals. In addition to a Purchase Awards Program that provides an average of $10,000 – $12,000 in art sales, Artisphere distributes $12,500 – $15,000 in prize money to eight award winners each year.
Artisphere’s multi-media advertising campaign markets the festival throughout the Southeast region in travel and leisure publications, outdoor billboards, radio and television ads. The festival also reaches national cultural tourists via digital ads, e-newsletters, social media, and the Artisphere website.
Apply now to exhibit in the 2018 festival and experience firsthand why Artisphere has been ranked a TOP 10 Fine Art and a TOP 20 Fine Craft festival by the Art Fair Sourcebook and #3 out of 20 finalists in USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best Art Festival.