Calling All Artists for Mystic Outdoor Art Fest

The Mystic Outdoor Art Festival is now accepting applications.

Sunflowers! Painting (and image) by Carrie Jacobson.
Sunflowers! Painting (and image) by Carrie Jacobson.

The oldest of its kind in the Northeast, the 57th Annual Mystic Outdoor Art Festival hosted by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for its upcoming festival. The two day event will be held on Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. along the streets of historic downtown Mystic.

Applications are available online at Zapplication.com or by visiting the link on the Mystic Chamber’s website. Applications must be received by March 31, 2014. Accepted Fine Art media categories include Acrylics, Graphics, Illustration, Mixed Media, Oils, Pastels, Photography, Sculpture and Watercolors. Accepted Fine Craft media categories include Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal and Wood. All entrants must submit to jury and prior participation does not guarantee acceptance into this year's show.

The Mystic Outdoor Art Festival has evolved in many ways from its humble beginnings fifty-seven years ago and now stretches over two miles and attracts over 85,000 visitors. In fifty-six years, the Mystic Outdoor Art Festival has grown to over 250 artists who come from all corners of the United States and bring more than 100,000 works of art.

For more information, please contact Cherie’lin Toporowski at the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, 12 Roosevelt Avenue, P.O. Box 143, Mystic, CT  06355, call (860) 572-5098 or visit MysticChamber.org.


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