ARTapalooza 2021 Artist Application

APPLY NOW for the 15th annual ARTapalooza art festival on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 9-4pm in the Cedar Falls Downtown District. This juried fine art show features approximately 50 of the region’s best artists in categories such as jewelry, painting, drawing, ceramics, photography, sculpture, metal, wood and mixed media. 

Presented by Community Main Street, ARTapalooza is a one-day festival that also features musicians, street performers, and hands-on art activities for children and adults.  This award winning event has gained a solid reputation as a premier art show in the State. 

Application Deadline:
May 15, 2021*
      Entries received after May 15 must include a $15.00 late fee
      Late entries received after jurying will be placed on a waiting list
Artist Notification no later than: June 15, 2021
Show Materials Emailed: August 20, 2021
Show Date: September 11, 2021

Click here for all the show information and rules.

For your reference we have also included a link to a tutorial on photographing your works of art. Please find this in the link here.

Artists wishing to share a booth must both fill out an application and a jury fee to be juried into the show separately. If both artists are accepted, they may share a booth but both artists should also submit a booth fee and will receive breakfast, lunch and snack. Please note this in the application field below. If you have questions, feel free to contact us at or 319-277-0213. 

ARTapalooza 2021 Artist Application

Contact Information:

Artist Details:

Please read the 2021 ARTapalooza rules before submitting your application they can be found here.

Please remember to send the following materials to 
Community Main Street
310 E. 4th Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

  • $20.00 Jury Fee (separate check from booth fee)
  • $55.00 Booth Fee (separate check from jury fee)
  • $15.00 late fee if after May 15, 2021
  • $15.00 for one additional hospitality fee (one meal is included with booth fee)
  • Three high resolution images of your artwork* named image 1, image 2 and image 3.

*May be emailed to or placed on a flash drive and sent to/dropped off at the address above.

Terms and Conditions:

I have read and agree to abide by all the festival rules and regulations provided to me during the course of ARTapalooza.  I hereby agree to waive all causes of action and agree to hold harmless Community Main Street and the City of Cedar Falls and all representatives for any and all losses, damages, and injuries that may arise from my participation in ARTapalooza on Saturday, September 11, 2021.  I represent that all works displayed and sold by me during ARTapalooza are my own work and that all submitted images accurately represent my work.  I represent that I own the rights to the submitted images and grant ARTapalooza unfettered permission to use the submitted images in promotional material for ARTapalooza.  I also understand that there will be no refunds in the event of inclement weather. By checking the box below, you accept the above terms and conditions. 

After you hit the submit button below, check your email for a confirmation that we received your artist application.