Call for Artists
Applications are now being accepted from fine art artists for the 52nd Wickford Art Festival. Applications and more information are available on our website www.wickfordart.org – click on Art Festival. Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2014. Festival dates are Sat. July 12 and Sun. July 13, 2014.
Up to 250 artists from all over the country display their art amongst historic homes, lovely shops and quaint streets. Handicap accessible and dog-friendly, this festival draws art lovers from all over New England with crowds up to 100,000 attending yearly.
Produced by the Wickford Art Association (WAA), Wickford Art Festival is one of the longest running outdoor fine arts festivals in New England. The festival cumulates with the Annual Scholarship Raffle of Fine Art held on Sunday afternoon. Proceeds benefit the WAA Scholarship Fund which awards scholarships to RI high school seniors attending an art college. WAA, a 501c3 non-profit, was founded in 1962 to educate its membership, the local community and general public and to promote the arts in the community.
Wickford is located 25 minutes south of Providence and 20 minutes from Newport, RI and less than 1 hour drive from CT and MA. Visit www.wickfordart.org for information.