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Decatur Artway IV: Call for Artists

The Decatur Artway begins its fourth phase this fall by replacing the five outdoor sculptures in Oakhurst with five new sculptures. The Decatur Arts Alliance has issued a call for artists for sculptures to be placed in and around the Oakhurst neighborhood of Decatur for a two-year temporary exhibition. Apply to the call for artists here. Selected . . . Read More

New! Decatur Buskers Program

Bring music, magic, dancing, and fun to the streets of Decatur! Decatur’s busking program encourages street performers and emerging artists to showcase their talents and contribute to a lively street culture in our community. Just a few requirements… • A permit is required to participate. Good news: it’s free! Fill out the application provided below . . . Read More

Call for Entries: Fine Arts

Submit your entries for the juried Fine Arts Exhibition of the 2018 Decatur Arts Festival. We invite artists working in all media to apply. Artist applications will be accepted through callforentry.org Jan. 8 through Feb. 28. Jurors this year are Angus Galloway, Ann Rowles, and Fred Yalouris. This exhibition contributes a fresh and unique perspective to the festival and to . . . Read More

Call for Artists: Artists Market

application deadline is Jan. 26  |  zapplication.org The Decatur Arts Festival artists market features more than 150 artists selected through a competitive jury process. The annual market, well known for its high quality of artwork, attracts artists from all over the Southeast and beyond. More than a dozen media categories are represented by new artists and . . . Read More

Artist Applications for YEA! 2017

Sunday Oct. 1 • 2-6 pm Arts event in the newly redesigned Harmony Park in Oakhurst Village. Artist application (PDF) Band application (PDF) Entry deadline is September 1. Pay for booth fees online here. This wildly popular one-day arts event has been embraced by local students grades K-12 as a way to showcase their creativity . . . Read More

The Book as Art – Call for Artists

Artists who observe and interpret the idea of the book are invited to submit entries to the Decatur Arts Alliance’s juried exhibition visually celebrating the book form. Apply to the call for artists here. The Book as Art: Illuminated will emphasize the book as an art form that can be a delight to the eye, a . . . Read More

Fine Arts Exhibition Call for Entries

We invite artists working in all media to submit entries for the juried Fine Arts Exhibition of the 2017 Decatur Arts Festival. This exhibition contributes a fresh and unique perspective to the festival and to an audience representing a broad spectrum of knowledge and appreciation of the arts, addressing this spectrum with a diversity of . . . Read More

Book As Art: Boundless

August 19–September 30 | open during library hours New Location | The Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, Ga. Opening Reception Friday, Aug. 26 | 7–9 pm Artist books take many forms – from handmade and lusciously tactile to linear and informative, abstract and questioning to sculptural and monumental. This juried . . . Read More