Arts Festival Artist Registration

This year’s festival will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2019, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on the village green of Chardon’s Square. This is the 39th year for this event, which has been highly rated by the Ohio Arts and Crafts Guild.

All media will be considered. Work must be of original concept, design and execution – no kits, moldware, work produced from commercial patterns or manufactured pieces will be accepted. Only one category per booth is allowed. No space may be sublet.

A 12′ x 12′ space will be assigned and reserved for exhibiting artists. Exhibitors must supply their own booth furnishings and are responsible for maintaining and clearing up their area after the show. Set up time is 6:00 am to 9:30 am and take down is after 5:00 pm.

Please read the application form for more information.

What do I need to include with my application?

All applicants must include:

  • Completed and signed application form
  • $100.00 registration fee (make checks payable to Chardon Square Association)

If you did not participate in the 2018 festival, you must also include:

  • $5.00 non-refundable jury fee (separate check, also payable toChardon Square Association)
  • Four photographs of your work
  • One photograph of your booth
  • A self addressed stamped envelope

Where do I send my application?

Please send all application materials to:

Chardon Square Arts Festival
c/o Jan Gipson
10580 Cedar Rd.
Chesterland, Ohio 44026

When is the application deadline?

All applications must be received by Monday, April 2, 2019.

How do I know if I’ve been accepted?

If your registration fee check is cashed, you have been accepted into the show and no further notice will be given. If your entry is declined, your check will be returned to you with an explanation.

Who do I contact for more information?

Be sure to read all of the details on the first page of the application form. If your question is not answered, please contact Jan Gipson at (440) 564-9096 or

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