Artist Info:

2022 Grand Marais Arts Festival

The Grand Marais Arts Festival is a juried fine arts festival and a microcosm of the Midwest arts scene. The event is known for its high-quality exhibitors, the scenic location on the North Shore of Lake Superior, a strong art-buying crowd, and its exceptional support amenities for festival artists. 

Quick Facts:

  • Average attendance: 10,000
  • Average booth sales: $2,500

Amenities and Unique Features of the Grand Marais Arts Festival

  • Artist Support | The Art Colony provides application support and a small number of photo shoots to develop your portfolio and strengthen your application
  • Overnight Security is provided
  • Exceptional Volunteers | provide short booth breaks and other support
  • Community Support | Local businesses support the event and its promotion
  • Exposure | Marketing campaigns for the Arts Festival annually reaches over 2 million people

2022 Artist Application Timeline

  • Application opens:  February 1, 2022
    A link to the online application will appear here on this date.
  • Application deadline: March 31, 2022
  • Invitations Issued: April 15, 2022
  • Festival dates: July 9 – 10, 2022