APPLICATION FOR EMERGING/DEMONSTRATION ARTISTS
This page is for the Emerging Artist Program and Demonstration artist applicants. For professional artists, please apply using our annual zApplication link in the menu under APPLY > ARTISTS APPLY.
BIG FOUR ARTS FESTIVAL WANTS YOU TO KNOW THAT THERE IS A NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE DUE AT THE SUBMISSION OF THIS APPLICATION. BIG 4 ARTS FESTIVAL ONLY ACCEPTS 5 EMERGING ARTISTS AND 3 DEMONSTRATION ARTISTS. WE DO JUDGE THE IMAGES THAT YOU SEND IN WITH YOUR APPLICATION. WE WILL NOTIFY YOU BEFORE MID MAY OF YOUR ACCEPTANCE. IF YOU ARE EXCEPTED, WE WILL PERSONALLY MEET WITH YOU BEFORE THE FESTIVAL. EMERGING AND DEMONSTRATION ARTIST DO NOT PAY FULL BOOTH FEES. THERE ARE ALSO OPPORTUNITIES FOR FULL AND PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS.
General Dates & Deadlines: January – Open Date | July – Application Deadline | July – Purchase Deadline | September – Event
If you apply after the deadline, you will be invited to apply again for the following year. For exact dates, please see the About page.