2023 Autumn Arts Festival on the Madison Town Green

Spectrum Art Gallery

Entry Deadline: Sep. 28

61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409
PHONE 860-767-0742


Arts Center Killingworth and Spectrum Gallery announce a Call for Representational and Abstract Painters, Sculptors, Illustrators, Photographers, Original Printmakers, Fabric Artists, Glass and Wood Artisans, Jewelry Designers and Crafters for the 2023 Madison Town Green Outdoor Autumn Arts Festival. Open to visual artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, pencil and charcoal, pen & ink, paper, mixed media, fabric, glass, wood, stone and clay.

Autumn Arts Festival Weekend Sponsor Arts Center Killingworth (Parent company of Spectrum Gallery) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization focused on the development and presentation of the visual arts on the Connecticut Shoreline and beyond. The Center supports emerging and professional artists in the tri-state area and throughout New England by organizing exhibits at Spectrum Gallery, festivals and offering classes and workshops for teens and adults.

Spectrum Gallery is located at 61 Main St.,
Centerbrook CT 06409. Phone:(860) 767-0742 spectrumartgallery.org & spectrumanytime.com.

Ways to Participate
1) Exhibit at the two-day Outdoor Autumn Arts Festival on the Madison Town Green, Madison, Connecticut.
Demonstrate, discuss and sell your artwork.
2) For Artisans Only: Submit work for consideration for sale in the Store at Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT. We are always interested in new relationships with artisans for our Store! At this time, we cannot accept festival fine artists into the Gallery, however, if you are a fine artist interested in Gallery submissions, please, see our future gallery exhibit schedule online at www.spectrumartgallery.org.

Outdoor Fall Arts Festival
Dates, Times, Location Saturday, October 7 (10-5pm) and Sunday, October 8 (12-5pm). Raindate: Oct. 9 (10-5pm). Madison Town Green, Boston Post Road (Route 1) and Copse Road, Madison CT

Submission Process
Materials Needed
Participation Fee
To ensure a variety of work at the Festival, there is a maximum of 75 Exhibitors, limited by
medium. Email jpegs and a short bio to [email protected]

Include Title, Materials used and Size under each jpeg. In the subject line of the email
please note: Submissions for Autumn Arts Festival
ARTIST BIOGRAPHY. Maximum 300 words. Needs to be written in the 3rd person. Describe
artistic style, awards, education, participation in art shows, and other noteworthy
information. Word Document only. DO NOT send bios as images (i.e. JPEGs) or as PDFs.
Full resumes or CVs are NOT accepted and will be returned to artist for resubmission.
$90 fee for an Individual 10×10 Tent Space Supplied by Artist; $135 fee for an Individual
Shared 10×10 Tent Space (No more than two artists per tent supplied by Artist)
The Arts Center will Supply 2 Large Group Tents, with 8 booth spots underneath each one .
As a result, there is a $120 fee for a 10×10 Space Under a Large Group Tent and $180 fee
for a Shared 10×10 Space Under a Large Group Tent (No more than two artists in a shared
space) under a large tent.
After Festival participation is confirmed via email, Artists will receive a Registration Form
to be returned with Participation Fee within 2 weeks.
Registration Deadline Festival registration deadline is Thursday, September 28, 2023. Space is limited, so register early to reserve space and to be included in Festival promotional materials.

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