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 is being auctioned off
learn more), McShawn Gem Works, Manami Art, Grateful Beads Jewelry, Star Thread Pottery, RockBelly Minerals, Wild Pony Studio and South Indigo. Items range from paintings, drawings, photography, jewelry, clothing, sculpture, bath and body products, furniture and ceramics. As a juried market, cash prizes will be awarded for Best in Show, second place and five honorable mentions. The artist market will be open on Friday, June 22 from 5–10 p.m., Saturday, June 23 from 12–10 p.m. and Sunday, June 24 from 12:30–8 p.m.