Visual Artists

Art Putt 2016 at Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival     DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE

The Art Putt interactive miniature golf course is coming back for its second appearance in downtown Raleigh! The course will be a feature of Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival from May 20-22, 2016. Artists can apply to decorate and enhance one of the nine hole structures that will be placed in Moore Square for the duration of the Artsplosure spring festival.

Send completed Art Putt 2016 applications to:

Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival 2016

Submissions for Artsplosure 2016 are now closed.

Each fall, Artsplosure call artists like you who are interested in exhibiting and selling at our namesake festival that is held each year in the third week of May. This year, for the second time in the festival’s 37-year history, Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival will be three days: May 20-22, 2016. All work displayed or offered for sale must be of your own artistic creation.

A three-member jury will review and score all submissions and artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance in late February.

At the festival, a three-judge panel awards six cash prizes, totaling $3,500!

The final deadline for entries is Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

For more information on our Arts Festival, please email us at or call (919) 832-8699 ext. 804.

Artsplosure is always looking for interactive, cool art. If you have a proposal for one of our events, please email it to

*If you are looking for information on being a food or novelty vendor (for First Night Raleigh or Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival), please click here for more information.*