Artist Application

We are pleased to announce the 1st annual SLOW WATER ARTS FESTIVAL hosted by the Freeport Art Museum and the Freeport Downtown Development Foundation. This exciting two day event will feature exhibiting and selling artists, live entertainment, local cuisine, adult beverages and family friendly activities contributing to a vibrant downtown Freeport, IL atmosphere.

The Slow Water Arts Festival (S.W.A.F) is a rain or shine event located on the Freeport Art Museum’s downtown property. This event is limited to no more than 150 artists who compete for cash awards. Acceptance into the event and awards will by juried by an independent juror.

The artist application fee is $20 to apply. Upon notification of acceptance, participating artists will pay the $100 booth fee by May 20th, 2016, to complete their registration. (Operated through PayPal)

  • Slow Water Arts Festival 2016
  • June 25th, 10-6 pm (Saturday)
  • June 26th, 10-5 pm (Sunday)
  • FAM’s Downtown Property at 11 E. Douglas St. Freeport, IL

Application Fee: $20.00

Deadline: April 2, 2016 by 5 pm

Booth Fee: $100.00 (after acceptance letter)

Total Fees: $120.00

Online Application

Application Guidelines