Artists

Iowa Arts Festival May 31 – June 2, 2019

Art Fair

The Iowa Arts Festival features a juried art fair where over 100 artists can present and display their craft.

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Iowa Arts Festival. Apply HERE.

Application deadline: March 1, 2019.

Emerging Artist Pavilion

The Emerging Artist Pavilion at the Iowa Arts Festival showcases Iowa student artists currently in high school or college. Artists must be Iowa residents and currently enrolled in school to be eligible.

The 2019 Emerging Artist application is now live! Apply HERE.

Application deadline: March 25, 2019

 Call for Young Artists

Toyota Legacy of Young Artists

 

Summer of the Arts is proud to partner with Toyota of Iowa City to promote emerging Johnson County, Iowa artists (age 16-25) through Creating a Legacy of Local Artists. The selected artist will receive a commission of $3,000 for an original piece of artwork which will be featured at the Iowa Arts Festival.

We are now accepting applications! Apply HERE.

Application deadline: March 25, 2019.

If you have questions, please contact Lisa Barnes by email or call the office at 319-337-7944.

Iowa City Jazz Festival July 5 – 7, 2019

A limited number of Artist Vendor Booths are available for the Iowa City Jazz Festival each year. Please note artist booths will be open on July 5-6.

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Iowa City Jazz Festival! Apply HERE.

Application deadline: March 25, 2019.

If you have questions, please email info@summeroftheARTS.org.

Soul & Blues Festival August 2 – 3, 2019

african marketplaceWe welcome applications for our Marketplace at Soul & Blues Fest!

A limited number of Artist Vendor Booths are available each year. Please note that artist booths will be open on August 3.

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Soul & Blues Festival Marketplace! Apply HERE.

Application deadline: May 1, 2019.

If you have questions, please email info@summeroftheARTS.org.

Food Vendors

Summer of the Arts is no longer accepting Food Vendor applications for the 2019 season.

For more information or questions regarding our application process, contact Terri Reeve by phone at 319-337-7944 or by email.

ALL Summer of the Arts Food Vendors are required to use biodegradable or compostable foodware.

Please download the 2019 Food Vendor Rules and Regulations (PDF) for complete information regarding this area of our festivals. NOTE: There have been several changes to the rules and regulations so please be sure to read the entire document.

Children’s Activities

Fun Stops – Iowa Arts Festival, Iowa City Jazz Festival, and Soul & Blues Festival

We invite your business or organization to host and staff a Fun Stop Booth where you can provide an interactive experience for festival attendees as they make their way through our festivals!

This is a rewarding and valuable opportunity for businesses and organizations to demonstrate positive community involvement and gain high-level visibility at the Iowa Arts Festival, Iowa City Jazz Festival, and/or Soul & Blues Festival.

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Festival Season! Apply HERE.

Application deadline: April 15, 2019.

If you have questions about our Fun Stops, please contact Andrea Truitt by email or call our office at 319-337-7944.

Children’s Global Village – Iowa Arts Festival

The Children’s Global Village is filled with booths representing different countries and cultures to serve as a learning experience for kids and families who visit and participate in the booths’ activities.

Community members, Girl/Boy Scout troops, church groups, student organizations, and others can share information about another country to festival attendees.

We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Children’s Global Village! Apply HERE.

Application deadline: March 25, 2019.

If you have questions about Children’s Global Village, please contact Andrea Truitt by email or call our office at 319-337-7944.