Artist Line up 2016 scroll down please

Artists’ options to participate:

 All approved applicants are listed on this page. See if your name is on the list then post to your social media this link! Thank you an see you in September amazing artists one and all!

Please note: IF YOU ARE HAVING ANY ISSUES WITH THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PLEASE  CALL  OR TEXT LADY AT  631.455.2195 DIRECTLY. DO NOT HESITATE.  We are happy to help with any issues you are having regarding the festival. Thank you

Performance Art please email your proposal to . Thank you

Exhibit Space*

  • 10’x10’ Booth space – BYO tent or arrange
  • Tents must be weighed down properly with40- 50lbs per pole min please. No personal Banners outside of tents.
  • All crafts 80% handmade or risk removal of items or from the show completely.

ACE Members: $75.00 till 8/15 then $85

Non-Members: $135.00 till 8/15 then $145

*Art exhibitor application is here *

NOTE: This year your exhibit spaces will NOT be judged.
If you wish to participate in the Juried Art Gallery, it is $37.00 for an art exhibitor to include a piece in our salon-style Juried Art Gallery* 36′ all around max. 3ft 3D with stand appropriate for your work.

  • The pieces in the gallery are for sale, and will be judged for prizes 1st, 2nd, 3rd for Fine Art / Fine Craft.
Juried Art Gallery* Awards Tenot

  • Exhibiting Artists: $37/piece
  • Non-Exhibiting Artists: $37/piece
  • 15% of sales to RFA
  • There is not a guarantee that your piece will be accepted (fee is not refunded).
  • Entries accepted until September 1st 2017

Selected artists will be notified by September 4th 2016 via email.

  • These art pieces are offered for sale – if you have an exhibit space(tent) your exhibit space is not judged. Only the art within the Awards Tent will be judged and available for top prizes of:

Fine Art        Fine Craft

1st:  $600     1st: $600
2nd: $300     2nd: $300
3rd:  $100     3rd: $100

Plein Air Art Contest  welcome *

Plein air application is here *

  • BYO canvas/board to have stamped
  • BYO supplies
  • $30.00 non refundable fee till 9/1 then $40
  • Rain or Shine
  • Painting scene within festival vicinity. Map given after sign up!
  • Saturday & Sunday 
  •  1st:  $1000
  • 2nd:  $300
  • 3rd:   $200
     Paint Workshop – TBA

  • Fee TBA to enter:  Sunday only Pop UP Draw offs! See info booth
  • BYO art supplies/ we will supply if needed. One topic will be painted by all.

Maybe you wish to Volunteer/ or do a Demo!

We have many workshops in store this year.
Let us know your ideas and experience.

Afters Volunteer Party with free amazing raffles for our volunteers!

Please help publicize the Riverside Festival on all your websites, mailings, and all social channels.

Applications are accepted until August 15th to be in the program.  September 1st, if room available to exhibit with additional fees.

Space is limited so please don’t wait till the last minute to be accepted!

Currently Accepted Artists Lineup 2017:

Fine Arts: painting, drawing, pastel, printmaking, photography and sculpture.  Fine Crafts: jewelry, mosaic, fabric and fiber, stained, fused and blown glass, metalwork, woodwork, clay work and more.

Terry White ~ Photography

Lisbeth Serina ~ Painter

Melissa Benzinger ~ Felting

Nanette Wallis ~ Fused Glass

Melanie Christopher ~ Needle Felting

Barbara Berkowitz ~ Frockks

Aryn Coyle ~ Oil Painter

Jackie Shoup ~Bead, jewelry

Gabrielle Lynn ~ Reinvented Threads

Dawn Weathers ~ Unique soap

Julie Miller ~ Mixed Media, unique lamps

Allison Blatt ~  Stained Glass, mosaics

Ellen Ferrara~ Acrylic Painter

Jonathan Zackey ~ Stone Work

Caleb Conradi ~ Unique Bow Ties

Susan Rosetty ~ Jewlery

Cindy Stanton ~ Wood, Granite, Bottles

D.Polly Kendrick ~ Soft Sculptures

Sharon Almanzar ~ Acrylic, Spray, Urban Edge, Graffiti

Karen Kane ~ Pottery, fused glass

Domenick Niccarato ~ Assemblages

Mary Iacovone ~ Mosaics

Bill Iacovone ~ Clay, mixed media

Barbara Brock ~ Fused glass

Juried Artist in the Juried Art Gallery listed Sept 4th 2017!


Not only do our artists have the chance to win cash prizes for their art, it’s also great exposure for their work, with excellent social media and news coverage by WDIY, The Irregular, Express Times, NJ Direct and The Morning Call. It’s a great opportunity for networking and find many new fans of your work! Individual exhibitors’ weekend sales have been over $4,000.









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