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Mattoon Artworks Festival

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Saturday, June 21, 2014by Courtney

The Mattoon Arts Council is looking for original artists to exhibit at the 3rd Annual Artworks Festival. They are are moving downtown this year. Please feel free to forward this to any original artists you know.
Email: (if you would like an application form)

June 21st 2014
Artworks Festival Hours:
Saturday: Noon to 8:00pm
- Set up completed by noon.
- No teardown before 6:30 pm
- Artworks will be held in Progress Square downtown Mattoon IL. Half a block of 17th street between Charleston Ave and Broadway Ave will be blocked off.
- Events will also take place across Broadway in the Lone Elm Room, Mattoon Train Depot’s beautifully restored events and exhibits space.

Art Vendor Application Process
Vendor Fee will be $30 or a donation of an art piece that will be raffled off at their event.
In an effort to make the day as interactive as possible, they are also offering to waive half the fee if you are willing to do demonstrations through out the day or offer a hands-on activity for patrons. Contact Janahn Kolden at or 217 273-8296 if you are interested in waiving your fee.

Vendors will be assigned a 12’x12’ space and electrical accessibility if needed. Application must include at least three photos of items and/or setup.

Applications must be received in the Festival office no later than Friday, June 6th, 2014 in order to allow time for processing. Applications received after this date may not be guaranteed a spot in the festival. Spaces will be assigned on a first come first serve basis.

To be considered for participation in this year’s event, please contact for the application form. The application will also be available on their website soon. Also find them on Facebook. (Message from Janahn Kolden)