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Deadline February 26! Applications for the 33rd Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival are now open

Feb 23, 2024 08:55AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Laura Durenberger-Grunow

From the Grand Marais Arts Colony - January 24, 2024

Applications for the 33rd Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival are now open.

Artists of all mediums are invited to submit quality, original artwork for this juried art fair. The Grand Marais Arts Festival is a microcosm of the dynamic Midwest art scene. Nestled between the horizon line of Lake Superior and the wilderness of boreal forests and serene lakes, the Festival draws over 8,000 visitors. The Festival will return again this year to the downtown corridor along Lake Superior.

  • January 19: Applications Open
  • February 26: Application Deadline
  • March 15: Notification Date
  • July 13 & 14: Festival Dates
Click the link below to learn more about the Festival and submit your application through ZAPP.

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Artist Photo Shoots

Mon, February 12, 9:00 AM – 5:15 PM

The Art Colony provides application support and a small number of photo shoots to develop your portfolio and strengthen your application to the Grand Marais Arts Festival.

Have professional photos taken of your artwork for your portfolio, gallery submissions, or grant or festival applications. Forty-five-minute slots are available on a consecutively-scheduled basis. Artists will receive a digital compilation of their images. Open to all artists; scholarships available as needed. Note that images taken are not intended for reproduction and sale but for portfolio use.

Click the button below to learn more and register.
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