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Artist Applications

Alley Art Festival is the last Saturday of August from noon to 5 p.m. in downtown Aurora, IL. 

Applications are open March 15 - June 15

We are looking for local artists and thing makers. If you live or work in the Aurora region and create original work, then apply within. Volunteers are also welcome to email us and jump on board.


The festival is open to local artists* only. Fill out THIS FORM between March 15 and June 15. All artists will receive notes back by July 15. 


**No artists will be accepted past June 15. No exceptions.**

3 to 5 photo file images of your art will be needed (no zip files or links).

*Everything at Alley Art Festival should be handmade. No vintage or resale items. All artists are responsible for their area. No offensive art allowed. Festival guidelines will be emailed out prior to the festival with all details, including:

  • Artists bring their full setup (nothing is provided)

  • All tents must be weighed down properly

  • Plan on a 10 x 10 area. 

  • Price your art.

  • The booth fee is equal to 10% of total sales at the festival.

  • You MUST check IN and OUT at the info booth and stay for the entirety of the festival.*

Shop local art. Listen to local music. Enjoy local food.

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