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Info for Artists
Welcome Artists to the second Annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival at the Historic Fourth Ward Park! This event is sure to become a mainstay in the Atlanta Arts community. The Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival will showcase a wide variety of artistic disciplines including painting, metalwork, fiber art, ceramics, jewelry, woodcraft and more.


Important Information
592 N. Angier Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

What Are the Fees?
Application fee: $25 ($35 for mail in)
Standard Booth Fee: $225  (10x10)
Corner Upgrade: $75 (limited availability)
Double Booth Fee: $400 (10x20)
Electricity: $50 (limited availability)


We will post helpful reference materials and information for artist applicants here. The Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival website is easy to navigate, but if you have any suggestions, feel free to let us know. If we have missed anything, drop us an email and we'll be sure to add it!

The most effective way to reach us is at:  info@affps.com

Help us improve the festival by completing the survey. 
Click  HERE
Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces
P.O. Box 422571 
Atlanta, GA 30342

Email:  info@affps.com  
Tel: 404.873.1222
Copyright © 2011 The Atlanta Foundation for Public Space. All rights reserved.
Important Dates:
April 24, 2015: Application deadline
April 29, 2015: Jury meets
May 1, 2015: Notification of acceptance
May 29, 2015: Deadline to confirm and purchase
Festival Site Map
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Rules and Regulations

1. The Festival provides only the ground space for exhibits. Each Exhibitor must provide and prepare his/her own displays. We require Exhibitors to use white top tents of EZ UP quality or higher. All tents must be weighted. Most set up will be on grass.

2. Two weeks prior to the Festival, Exhibitors will be notified of their site location and detailed set up information. Plan to set up your booth on Friday before the event from 12 - 8 p.m. Last minute set up is Saturday from 7 - 9 a.m.

3. After unloading Exhibitor vehicles must be moved to designated parking. Vehicles will not be permitted to remain in the exhibition space during the Festival, nor may they enter the Festival grounds until approved by the Festival Committee.

4. Exhibitors shall be responsible for obtaining any required licenses, permits or approvals under state laws applicable to his/her activity at the Festival and for paying any taxes, sales taxes, fees or other charges that may be applicable to any Exhibitor's activity at the Festival.

5. The Festival is a rain or shine event. Cancellations prior to the due date must be made in written form and submitted by mail or email. By mail: send to P.O. Box 422571, Atlanta GA 30342. By email: to lisa@affps.com. No refunds will be given for cancellations after the due date or no-shows without special exception.

6. The Festival on Ponce reserves the right to cancel an Exhibitor's contract. The Festival may require the Exhibitor to leave the Festival at any time if the Exhibitor is in violation of any rules and/or regulations stated herein.

7. Neither AFFPS nor its agents or representatives will be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss that may occur to the Exhibitor, the Exhibitor's agents or representatives or his/her property from any cause whatsoever. Exhibitors should obtain, at their own expense, insurance against any loss, damage, or injury they may require.

8. All Artist Market merchandise must be original, handmade and created by the Exhibitor. The artist must  be present at their booth.

Reproductions must be clearly identified as such. Original art must occupy at least 50% of the artist's space. Browse bins may occupy only minimal space and must be aesthetically pleasing and not obstruct patron flow. All artwork on display must be for sale.

9. Artists may only show work in categories approved by the Jury.

10. Artists must be present with their work for the duration of the Festival. No commercial agents, dealers or salespeople may operate an artist's booth.

11. The Artist Market Jury will award Exhibitor applications based on originality of the art and quality of the booth display. Judging will be done on Saturday for Best of Show, Fine Arts; Best of Show, Crafts; 2nd Place; 3rd Place.

Wait List
A wait list will be maintained. Wait list applicants can be accepted up to and on the day of the Festival.

How the Funds Are Used
The Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival is the major fundraising event for Georgia Foundation for Public Spaces, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building a stronger arts community. The GFPS provides scholarships for artists to help them with their artistic career. 

Until the festival, here are some local supply stores, 
restaurants and more in the area:

Supply Stores in the Area (within a mile)

650 Ponce de Leon NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

854 N. Highland Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

1001 Ponce de Leon NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

725 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30306

1047 Ponce de Leon NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

1275 Caroline St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Click  HERE  For 2014 Seminars
Introducing the  "Emerging Artists"  pavilion sponsored by Binders Art Supplies & Frames.  Artists who have never participated in an outdoor art show may apply at a reduced rate!
666 Rankin Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
(This is not a mailing address only a locator for the park)