29 Jan 2018

Festivals 52nd Annual Lewiston Art Festival

Lewiston Council on the ArtsLewiston, New York, United States

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: April 1, 2018 – Lewiston Council on the Arts announces a Call for Artists for a juried art and fine craft competition and show on Saturday Aug 11 (10am-6pm) & Sunday 12 (10am-5pm), 2018 in the historic Village of Lewiston, NY.

Over 20,000 people will attend this much anticipated outdoor festival, which attracts art lovers from Western New York and Southern Ontario, as well as international visitors from Niagara Falls, 10 minutes away. The festival is Lewiston’s signature event and features work by 175 exceptional artists and fine crafters. Center Street becomes pedestrian only for the 2-day festival. Rain or shine.

College Alley features the work of high school and college students to provide them an opportunity to gain exhibiting experience.

Categories include Painting, Graphic Arts (Drawing, Printmaking, T-Shirts, Computer Generated Art); Mixed Media; Photography; Pottery/Ceramics/Glass; Fiber; Jewelry; Sculpture; and Wood.

Cash Prizes in 9 categories plus Best Booth Display. Judges will award ribbons and cash prizes totaling more than $6,000. Complimentary artist awards breakfast Sunday morning.

$15 jury Fee + $200 Booth Fee. Free parking. No admission charge. Booth Sitters.


Visit us online for more information an easy only application.


  • April 1 Application deadline.
    Applications postmarked after April 1 must be accompanied by a late fee of $25 (late fee waived for College Alley participants)
  • May 1 Notification of jury decisions by May 1
  • July 12 Final date to cancel without forfeiture of booth fee. Jury fees are not refunded.
  • August 11 & 12 Lewiston Art Festival!

Lewiston Council on the Arts
PO Box 1
Lewiston, NY 14092
t: (716) 754-0166

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Festivals. Opp Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales.

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