Oklahoma’s premiere Labor Day weekend arts festival, renowned for its artist-friendly atmosphere, will celebrate 37 years this fall. Join the fun and over 100 exhibitors at Arts Festival Oklahoma (AFO) by filling out an application today.
AFO is one of the top juried fine art and craft shows in the Southwest. The visual artists’ success is a core value of AFO and annually this signature art event draws 25,000 visitors. Artists welcome the opportunity to talk with guests about their work and the art pieces for sale vary in price, fitting every budget.
The festival is set for Sept. 5-7 at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC), 7777 S. May Ave. and will feature around the clock entertainment, a Children’s Creative Center and a free outdoor concert by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra.
The application deadline for this event is May 1, midnight CST. Any artists and artisans are eligible to register whose work is original, handcrafted work, designed and executed by the artist/artisan applicant. No manufactured items, embellished objects or kits may be submitted. Work done by a production studio also is not eligible. Requirements to register include: four images, one of which is a booth shot, and a $25 jury fee. To apply online, visit /afo.
Participants will have the chance to win one of four $500 Awards of Excellence in Fine Art or one $300 Award of Excellence in Fine Craft. In addition, to the cash prize, Award of Excellence winners will receive an invitation to exhibit the following year, exempt from jury.
For more information about Arts Festival Oklahoma, visit /afo or call (405) 682-7576.