Are you brave enough to display your work and share your art-making process? The Whyte Avenue Art Walk seeks artists who love talking about their work and are comfortable sharing their art-making process with others. The event gives artists opportunities to meet patrons and earn sales. The chance to meet and network with other artists is also a highlight for participants
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Are you a returning participant in the Whyte Avenue Art Walk?
You must register in person
at The Paint Spot 10032 81 Avenue **Registration starts May 5**
If you want a location next to a specific artist, we request that you register at the same time.
Registration will continue until May 30th or until full.
If your are out-of-town, or out of the country, you may register by email after May 9. Click here for a registration form.
No refund will be given for cancellations after May 30th.
Are you thinking of doing the Whyte Avenue Art Walk for the 1st time?
Wednesday May 9, 2018
evening session 6:30 PM - 8:30PM
Saturday May 12, 2018
morning session 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Artelier Studio 10007 - 81 Avenue (1 block south of The Paint Spot)
The artist (no proxy) must attend one of our Mandatory Orientation Sessions to register for the Whyte Avenue Art Walk.
(If you cannot attend one of the orientation dates then you cannot register - we invite you to volunteer with us instead. You will learn all about the event in a hand-ons manner and you will be entered in the lottery for Early Bird registration next year. )
Spaces is limited. This is a one-time fee. When you register, you are paying for the session as well as your spot at the Whyte Avenue Art Walk 2018.
The Whyte Avenue Art Walk is a non-juried event. Are you brave enough to display your work and share your art-making process? We are seeking artists who love talking about their work and are comfortable sharing their art-making process with others. The event provides the opportunity to meet patrons and earn sales. The chance to meet and network with other artists is also a highlight for participants.
This orientation includes:
- A wee bit of a historical perspective
- Festival events and other happenings
- Map orientation and parking
- Tips for displaying artwork
- Tips for creating art on site
- Setting up and being prepared for all weather
- How to make a great impression with Old Strathcona merchants
- Pricing your artwork and accepting payments
- Originals vs Prints
- Networking with artists and potential patrons
- Tips for marketing yourself
- How to avoid copyright issues
- Check lists and other useful handouts are provided.
You must be 18 years or older to register and meet the guidelines.
Artists are responsible for bringing all tables, tents, easels, chairs, paints, art work etc.
First Timers are assigned locations. You do not get to pick your location.
Set up starts at 8:00 am daily. Most artists are cleaned-up and gone by 6:00 pm. S
Registration Fees for Art Walk are based on locations, and these spots
The Paint Spot
10032 81 Avenue
Registration ends May 30, 2018 (or when full).
Refunds will not be given for cancellations after May 30.