Artists Apply Now To Sell Your Work Commission-free at Lyons Art Festival

Art on the Green art booths

Art on the Green art booths

The Art on the Green fine arts festival has space for 80 booths for local and national artists to sell their work commission-free on Saturday and Sunday June 11-12, 2016 in shady Sandstone Park, in the heart of the small Rocky Mountain town of Lyons, Colorado.

The Lyons Art on the Green Festival attracts thousands of visitors from nearby Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins, Colorado to this two-day event.

Artists apply now until May 9, 2016 — using the ZAPP online application system here or paper applications at

2015 festival artists exhibited paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, mixed media works, printmaking, ceramics, glass art, fiber art, metal works, wood, digital art, and more.

For this upcoming summer of 2016 event, Art on the Green has lower booth fees and will limit the number of jewelers and photographers booths.

Art on the Green is–
·         Run by artists for artists
·         Does extensive promotional marketing on TV, radio, in magazines, newspapers and social media
·         Offers the refreshing atmosphere of historic Sandstone Park
·         Provides the hospitality of tea, coffee, water & treats
·         Has outstanding volunteers, Booth sitters, Sponsors, and Activities for children

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5 images total: 4 images of artwork + 1 image of booth. Artists may enter multiple categories for jurying. Artists wishing to exhibit work produced in more than one media category must apply with separate online user identification, set of digital images, and jury fee for each category.

Art on the Green has a “blind” jury, in that jurors only see an artist ID number and the five images. Jurors are professionals with extensive experience in various art fields. Some are show artists, some gallery owners, some are art educators. All are very knowledgeable.  Each year there is a new panel of jurors. Find full guidelines on site.

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00

You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.

Artists Submit Your Application Now Until May 9th–
Beginning Jan. 1, 2016 –      Artist applications are available on or
Deadline is May 9, 2016 –   Artist applications due Midnight MT
May 13, 2016 –    Artists Receive notification of jury results
May 18, 2016 –    Booth fees, completed Artist Agreement + Booth Request due

Festival Dates and Hours

Friday, June 10:   Artist Booth Set up 10:00 a..m. to Dark

Festival Open to the Public:

Saturday, June 11:  10:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 12:    10:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

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It’s Auction Time: Bid in Our Live Online Art Auction Nov 4th 11a.m. EST

It’s auction time! The 1st of November has come and gone and our live online art auction is coming up on Sunday November the 4th starting at 11:00 a.m. EST (East Coast USA/New York)

That’s one hour earlier in Chicago, two hours earlier in Denver, 3 hours earlier in California. If you are in Europe it will be at 4-5 PM your time–check  the international time zone chart here.

You can preview the auction items now.

Here is the link to attend:

In our auction, view and bid on original paintings on canvas, collage artworks, hand-painted photographic prints, fine art photos, hand-carved stone sculpture, Giclee prints on canvas and paper, posters, and artist t-shirts.

Two of our auction artists are offering perks to bidding buyers–bid on and win a Penelope Moore painting and you also get a private wine tasting for 4 in a California winery. New York City sculptor Robin Antar is offering bidding buyers of her sculpture the option to visit her studio in Brooklyn. Keep these perks for yourself or give them as gifts!

Hope to see you there.