Wednesday, 17 October 2012

. One of The Nation’s Top Ten Art Fair is Now Accepting Applications From High Quality Original Artists

Artist Applications now being accepted for one of the Nation's Top Ten Art Fairs, The Ann Arbor 54th Annual Street Fair, The Original Ann Arbor Art Fair

Ann Arbor, MI – The 54th Annual Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the original Ann Arbor Art Fair is consistently ranked in the top ten of all art fairs in the country. The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair is now accepting applications from visual artists for participation in the 2013 Art Fair. Located on the streets surrounding the historic Burton Carillon Tower and the tree-lined central campus of the University of Michigan, the Street Art Fair presents consistently high quality, all original work. The Street Art Fair has consistently been named to AmericanStyle Magazine's list of Top-Ten Art Fairs and is known for attracting collectors, corporate buyers, and gallery representatives. The combined Ann Arbor Art Fair draws more than 500,000 fairgoers from across the nation. The 2013 Art Fair dates are Wednesday, July 18 through Saturday, July 20.

"The 2012 fair was the best in recent history for our artists. We expect continued purchasing momentum through the 2013 fair," said Dayn Benson, board member of the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair. He also indicated that Submissions are being accepted via the on-line jury management site, To apply, artists must first register for a ZAPPlication account then complete the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair's application. Applications will be accepted through midnight January 15, 2013.

Some of the accolades that the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original has received are:

#1 Art Fair in the Nation
AmericanStyle Magazine

Best Art Fair
Hour Detroit, Best of Detroit

Readers' Choice Award
Ann Arbor News

Governors Award
State of Michigan

Readers' Choice Best Annual Event 2010
Current Magazine
Treasure Award
AAA Magazine

Nation's Number One Fine Art Fair
Sunshine Artist Magazine

Highest Quality Outdoor Art Fair in Country
National Association of Independent Artists

Gold Pinnacle Award
International Festivals and Events Association

Ambassador Award
Ann Arbor Convention and Visitors Bureau

About: The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original is a a501(c)3 non-profit arts organization whose mission is to increase public knowledge and appreciation for contemporary fine arts and fine crafts by creating opportunities that connect artists, the Ann Arbor community and the general public to their mutual benefit; culminating in a top quality juried art fair.

For more information visit our website,

Maureen Riley, Executive Director
Phone: 734-994-5260

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