Art in Autumn 2022 Applications Now Open

The Fifteenth annual Art in Autumn Outdoor Arts and Crafts Festival will take place Saturday, September 17, 2022, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., featuring 114 juried artists and craftspeople and live music.

Art in Autumn was established in 2007 by a committed group of business owners who are deeply rooted in the Art and Craft fair business. Each year the Weaverville community comes together to help host this street festival which is widely anticipated and supported by the greater Asheville community. A top notch group of volunteers is ready to assist artists with booth set-up, booth relief, and booth breakdown.

Application fee is $35. If invited to this show, the booth fee is $150.

An esteemed judge from the Asheville area art and craft community has been selected by the Art in Autumn committee to judge the booths on the day of the show. The 2022 judge will be Whitney Richardson. Whitney is the Associate Curator for the Asheville Art Museum.

Awards for the show are as follows:

Best of Show –   $1,000
Second Place –   $500
Third Place –      $250
4 honorable mentions at $50 each.


All applicants must submit 4 images of their work and participate in jury process. 3 images must reflect current work of excellent quality by artists and must be original. One booth shot is required. Booth spaces will be limited to 114 artists. Spaces are 10’x10′. No critique will be given to applications.

Deadline to apply is June 15th. Invited artists will receive notification by July 10th.

Please only apply once UNLESS you are applying in more than one medium. Mutliple applications in the same medium will not be given more weight in the jury process.

Learn more about past participants here, and then submit your application here.