The open-air Artist Market is an integral part of the AthFest Music & Arts Festival. Booths feature fine arts and crafts for sale. Exhibited work may include visual arts (painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, and digital art), fabric, clothing and accessories, jewelry, and handcrafted items (sculpture, ceramics, glass, woodworking and furniture). See examples of past Artist Market participants on our Pinterest board!
Location & Time
The AthFest Music & Arts Festival will include an artist market on Washington Street between Hull and Lumpkin streets. Over 50 vendors will set up shop with both fine arts and crafts for sale, including David Hale (The incredibly talented Athens artist who designed the Gretsch guitar that was auctioned off last year, McShawn Gem Works, Manami Art, Grateful Beads Jewelry, Star Thread Pottery, RockBelly Minerals, Wild Pony Studio and South Indigo. A local panel judges all of the AthFest Artist Market booths and AthFest proudly awards $600 in prizes to the selected artists. The artist market will be open on Friday, June 21, 2019 from 5–10 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 12–10 p.m. and Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 12:30–8 p.m.