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Visual Artists at Artsplosure Events

Visual Artists

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Dreamville Festival 2018

Dorthea Dix Park – September 15

Artsplosure is creating an artist’s market as part of J. Cole’s Dreamville Festival. This is a one day event on Saturday, September 15, 2018 on the Big Field at Dorthea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Ticket sales to this highly anticipated event have already reached 22,000 with an expected audience of 35,000. Dreamville will present national and up and coming music performers, and celebrate local culture, food, and art.

The Dreamville art market is a one-of-a-kind showcase, designed to engage the community with local art. We are looking for artists and vendors who sell works that appeal to a hip hop loving audience.

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For more information on being an artist at the Dreamville Festival, please email Hannah Liebel.

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Wide Open Bluegrass Art Market 2018

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Downtown Raleigh – September 28-29

Artsplosure will present an artist’s market as part of Wide Open Bluegrass, a major public festival component of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass. The event is presented in partnership with IBMA, the City of Raleigh, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau, and PineCone-The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music. It will be held September 28-29.

For more information on being an artist at the Wide Open Bluegrass 2018 Art Market, please email Hannah Liebel.

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Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival 2018

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Downtown Raleigh – May 19-20, 2018

Each fall, Artsplosure issues a “call for artists” interested in exhibiting and selling at its namesake festival held each year on the third weekend in May. All work displayed or offered for sale must be the artist’s own creation. Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival will be on Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20, 2018.

The final deadline for entries is January 24, 2018.

For more information on being an artist at the Artsplosure 2018 Art Market, please email Hannah Liebel.

Live and Local Spring Fest 2017 Logo - Green circle with radio microphone in center and uppercase white serif type

Live & Local Spring Fest 2018

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Hillsborough Street, Downtown Raleigh – April 14, 2018

Artsplosure is looking for artisans in a wide variety of crafts and goods who live in or near the Triangle area interested in exhibiting and selling their artwork/crafts at the Live & Local Spring Fest on Hillsborough Street. All work displayed or offered for sale must be of your own artistic creation.

This festival is produced by Artsplosure, the Raleigh Arts Festival, Inc. in partnership with Live it Up! Hillsborough Street and will take place along Hillsborough Street in Raleigh directly across NC State University. It will feature live music, art, food trucks, children and community activities.

For more information on being a artisan at the Live & Local Spring Fest 2018 Craft Market, please email Emily Henderson.

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