Call for Artists: 37th Annual Pelham Art Festival
Application Deadlines: January 31, 2024 ($25 non-refundable fee)
Late submission, no later than February 15, 2024 ($50 non-refundable fee)
In-Person Festival: May 10 – 12, 2024 at the Meridian Community Centre, Fonthill, Ontario
Online Festival: May 1 – 31, 2024 at pelhamartfestival.com
Pelham Art Festival jurors welcome individual artists and artisans working in all painting, photography, sculpture, glass, wood, textiles, jewellery & more to submit their application for the juried 37th annual in-person and online Pelham Art Festival.
Each year the festival chooses a theme; this year it is Transformations…‘the art of changing how we see the world.’ For artists looking for inspiration and an opportunity to enter the themed category, please check out the 2024 Theme Challenge.
Artists have the choice to sell their new work in-person at the Meridian Community Centre and/or at PAF Online. When the application choice is for the In-person Festival, the Online Festival is automatically included at no extra cost.
Pelham Art Festival accepts 80% original artworks and 20% may be reproductions such as giclée or limited-edition prints. All works must be hand-made by the artist. Machine-made or mass-produced works are not permitted and will result in automatic disqualification. Artists are encouraged to submit artwork created within the last three years.
Making sales, meeting new clients and artwork exposure are some of the ways artists and artisans benefit from the festival. Every effort is made through a robust marketing campaign to help you promote and sell your artwork, and for art lovers to see and purchase pieces they choose both in-person and online! After the festival, artist’s galleries will also remain available on our website until late April 2025.
Artists and artisans are now invited to submit their application for the juried 37th Annual Pelham Art Festival before the deadline of January 31, 2024.
To learn more about how to apply today, see our Call for Artists page.