The Looff: Fine Artist & Artisan/Maker Application

Indemnification: By submitting the form below above I hereby expressly indemnify The East Providence Arts Council, and The City of East Providence, and all employees and agents and volunteers of the above, from any and all costs or liabilities associated with my participating or selling art and or crafts at the Looff, including any and all possible injury to myself or my employees or agents. My participation is voluntary and is done at my own risk. I am not an employee or agent of The East Providence Arts Council. I understand that the above parties are expressly not responsible for loss or damage to my artwork arising from any cause including weather, the public or any other hazard, nor for the safety of myself, or any of my employees, interns, friends, volunteers, etc. The East Providence Arts Council can use the images of my art work and tent booth for promotion of the Looff.

I acknowledge that this form will not be considered officially submitted until I submit this form with three (3) jpgs and payment is submitted via PayPal via the Donate button below or by check payable to East Providence Arts Council, mailed to:
East Providence Arts Council
30 Greenwich Ave.
East Providence, RI 02914

The Looff fee is $75 for fine artists, artisans, and makers.

All artists must have their work juried. We are seeking artists who create paintings, ceramics, photography, sculpture, handmade jewelry, fiber and glass. Hand signed, high-quality photo reproductions of original work will also be permitted upon review. Other categories may also be considered. 

Hi-resolution jpgs must accompany your online application. 

Each 10’x10′ space fee is $75 for the day, with a maximum of two (2) spaces available for rent by one vendor. No sharing of tables is permitted. 10’x10 market tents, secured with 40 lb. weights on each tent leg are required. Tables, tents, chairs, weights, and linens are NOT provided. A limited number of spaces are available with electricity on a first come, first served basis. Boxes and other storage materials must be stored neatly out of the way of traffic and vendors must maintain a clean area. 

The art vendor portion of the event will take place on Saturday, August 13th with a rain date of Aug 14th at Crescent Park from 12 PM to 6 PM. Vendors acknowledge that they are not entitled to a refund in the unlikely event that the rain date is utilized and they do not attend. Artist Registration and Booth setup will begin at 8:30 AM and must be completed no later than 11:30 AM. Artists are required to stay until the end of the artist portion of the festival day (6 PM). Vendors are responsible for setting up and tearing down their own booths. 

Booth assignments will be provided prior to the day of the Arts Festival. 

Online applications and payments must be submitted by FRIDAY JULY 15th. Artists will be notified of acceptance status on a rolling basis with artists being reviewed on a bi-weekly basis. Artists not accepted will be issued a full refund. There will be NO REFUNDS to artists accepted into the festival. Artists will be informed of their status via email. 

Payments may be sent via PayPal to email address Checks should be made payable to East Providence Arts Council and mailed to East Providence Arts Council, 30 Greenwich Ave. East Providence, RI 02914  

For additional information or if you require assistance with this process please contact

Apply the old-fashioned way!

You can also print-out the application and mail it in with your payment.