Accepted Artist for 2017 scroll down please!

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

 All approved applicants are listed on this page. If your name is on the list then post to your social media this ~ @eastonriversidefest Just copy and paste to your social media! Thank you! We reach more with your help. Help us to help reach as many people as possible! Like and Share the event!

Please note: If you are having any issues with the *Art exhibitor 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

Artists’ options to participate:

Exhibit Space

  • 10’x10’ Booth space – BYO tent or arrange for one to be rented from us
  • Tents must be weighed down properly with 40- 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 $85.00

Non-Members: $135.00 till 8/15 then $145.00 till 9/1 with no name in program.

*Art exhibitor application is here* 

Juried Art Gallery* Awards Tent

  • 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). You must send your art in photo to eastonriverside@gmail.
  • Entries accepted until August 31, 2017

Selected artists will be notified by September 4th 2016 via email. All accepted artists will receive on site information via email. Thank you.

If you wish to participate in the Juried Art Gallery your original art must be 36″ all around max, properly wired and ready to hang.  3D can be 3ft or more with stand appropriate for your work.

  • 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 

Plein air application click here

  • BYO canvas/board to have stamped
  • BYO supplies
  • $30.00 non refundable fee till 9/1 then $40 till 9/15 CAll 631-455-2195 for any issues.
  • Rain or Shine
  • Painting scene within festival vicinity. Map given after sign up!

Saturday & Sunday Cash Prizes:

  •  1st:  $1000
  • 2nd:  $300
  • 3rd:   $200

Paint/Draw Off – TBA

  • 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 Oil

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 Weatherspoon ~ Unique soap

Julie Miller ~ Mixed Media, unique lamps

Allison Blatt ~  Stained Glass, mosaics

Ellen Ferrara~ Painter Acrylic

Jonathan Zackey ~ Stone Work

Caleb Conradi ~ Unique Bow Ties

Susan Rosetty ~ Jewlery

Cindy Stanton ~ Wood, Granite, Bottles

D.Polly Kendrick ~ Soft Sculptures

Shannon Almanzar ~ Acrylic, Spray, Urban Edge, Graffiti

Karen Kane ~ Pottery, fused glass

Domenick Niccarato ~ Assemblages

Sharon Reuss ~ Glass

Lisbeth Serina ~ Hand Painted Signs

Harriet Ford ~ Jewelry

Scott Hallam ~ Glass blow

Arielle Kidhardt ~ Clay Sculpted art

Bob King ~ Hand Tooled Leather

Michael Sandy ~ Photography

Christin Donner ~ Abstract Trees

Glen Solosky ~ Painter Acrylics

Melinda Melinmade ~ Fabric Artist

Laura Weishaupt ~ Fused Glass

Glenn Klein ~ Photography

Bonnie Eastwood ~ Gourd Creations

Louise Marina ~ Painter Acrylic, Mixed Media

Elizabeth Goodman ~ Painter Oil

Jeff Waterhouse ~ Blown Scuplted

John Obreicht ~ Photography

Viji Narasimhan ~ Dolls creations

Barbara Sargent ~ Fine Glass Jeweler

Jeanne Scannell ~ Fiber Art

Emily KItt ~ Fine Silver Jewel

Judith Chase ~ Painter Acrylic

Beth Bozes ~ Photography

Kenneth Browne ~ Painter Oil

Eileen Cressman-Reader ~ Polymer Clay

Diane Hendricks ~ Art Bird houses

Yevette Hendler ~ Photography and Jewelry

Gregory Layton ~ Wood

Keith Shepard ~ Air Brush

Elizabeth Johnson ~ Ink, Oil

Isa Kollgaard ~ Mixed Media, Clay

Joseph O’Connor ~ Digital paintings of  mathematical influence

Raffaele DePamphilis ~ Painter Oil

James Gloria ~ Painter Oil 

Rebecca Migdal ~ Graphic novelist, Puppeteer

Mary Iacovone ~ Mosaics

Bill Iacovone ~ Clay, mixed media

Barbara Brock ~ Fused glass


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 radio WDIY, print The Irregular, social and print Express Times, NJ Direct. It’s a great opportunity for networking and find many new fans of your work! Individual exhibitors’ weekend sales have been over $2,000 per some vendors. Only your own marketing in addition to ours will bring the best results! Post the event asap and add to your own social media. Copy this to your media today! #eastonriversidefest #eastonriverside @eastonriversidefest @eastonriverside









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