| ARTIST APPLICATION
2013 Downloadable Application
(Requires the free Adobe Acrobat)
November 16–17, 2013
Gainesville, Florida, the cultural heart of north central Florida, invites you to participate in Florida's premier fall festival of the arts. The 32nd Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show, recognized as one of the top best fine art shows in the nation, invites the area’s most talented artists to apply. More than 250 of the nation’s finest artists will display original oils and acrylics, vibrant watercolors, unique sculptures, dazzling jewelry, decorative ceramics and vivid photography. Over 100,000 visitors will have the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind art work amid the charming, tree-lined streets of historic Downtown Gainesville on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, 2013. Artists will compete for $18,000 in cash prizes and purchase awards. Applications for the Downtown Festival & Art Show are available upon request at (352) 393-8536 or by downloading the below link. The application deadline is May 10, 2013.
Art enthusiasts from around the region travel to Gainesville, the cultural heart of north central Florida, to view and purchase original artwork created by distinguished artists. Indulge in a diverse selection of appetizing foods and enjoy continuous, live music and entertainment on three stages. The Children’s Imagination Station, which offers free, interactive entertainment and creative hands-on art activities for children and families, is always an exciting part of the show. The Community Information Area presents a venue for non-profit organizations to showcase their services.
The Downtown Festival & Art Show, a nationally recognized event, helps Gainesville get in touch with its creative side. For the past four years, Sunshine Artist magazine has recognized the festival as one of the top 30 fairs and festivals in the country, naming it No. 13 in 2012.
Join one of Gainesville’s most beloved events, the 32nd Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show, the premier fall festival of the arts!
City of Gainesville
Mailing address: Station 30