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in Press Releases October 16, 2009 1 min read

Columbus, Ohio – The Columbus Arts Festival presented by Time Warner Cable is accepting visual artist applications for the 2010 event, which will take place June 4-6 in the Discovery District downtown.

The Festival will accept online applications from artists in 15 types of artistic media for through Wed., Jan. 6.

To apply, visit and click on the “Apply” link on the left side of the screen. Applicants can also go directly to apply through our online system, ZAPP™, a universal application that allows artists to submit and manage materials for hundreds of participating arts shows, festivals and fairs.

In 2010, the Columbus Arts Festival, produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, will celebrate its 49th year of bringing the best in fine art and fine craft to Columbus. The Festival hosts approximately 230 national and international artists each year, chosen by a jury from more than 1,000 applications. Gourmet food and beverages, hands-on art activities for the entire family, exhibitions of local student artwork and music and spoken word performances round out Columbus’ favorite outdoor summer event.

Contact Amanda Teague, Columbus Arts Festival Coordinator, with application questions at festival@gcac.orgor (614) 224-2606.

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, GCAC funds exemplary artists and arts organizations and provides programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support. Thanks also to Time Warner Cable, alive! and American Electric Power for support of the Columbus Arts Festival.

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CONTACT: Emily Swartzlander
(614) 221-8492