Mission

The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization whose mission is to increase public knowledge and appreciation for contemporary fine arts and fine crafts by creating opportunities that connect artists, the Ann Arbor community and the general public to their mutual benefit, including a top quality juried street art fair.

 

Updates

November 16, 2021

Our long-time Executive Director is retiring, which means the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Inc. is seeking an Executive Director to take over the reins of the organization.  The Executive Director is responsible for the oversight of the non-profit organization, best known for producing the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original and its satellite events.  This is a full-time, exempt position and requires extensive art fair/festival or event industry knowledge, including core programs, development, and business operations.  For a detailed position descrition CLICK HERE.

Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to search@artfair.org.
 

The Artist Application is now open.  CLICK HERE to learn more and apply.

Thank you to all of you that came out and supported our artists this year.  If you a suffering buyer's regret because you DIDN'T purchase something you liked, you can follow up with our artists through our ARTIST DIRECTORY.  They would love to hear from you.

If you missed buying during the fair, you can also purchase souvenir T-shirts in the styles and sizes that are still available.

 

Featured Artist

 

16" x 20"

2021 Featured Artist Betsy Best

Betsy Best is a printmaker working exclusively with linoleum and wood. Before her printmaking studies at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, she earned a degree in Graphic Arts from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. Betsy attended a printmaking residency in Japan, studying woodblock printmaking with master craftsmen, with further printmaking studies in Florence, Italy. With a predominance of pattern and color, Betsy creates playful, ambiguous images using stylized figures and a disparate visual vocabulary. Her work has been featured in both solo and group exhibitions, and is included in City of Seattle art collection. Betsy currently resides in Flushing, Michigan. You will find Betsy in booth NU831 on North University during the Art Fair.

The 2021 commemorative poster will be available for purchase during the Art Fair in the Original's Store on N. University. You can also purchase here.  The cost is $20 with a $7 shipping fee added.  Posters are also available in our office.  Please call 734-994-5260.

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The Original Art fair

Looking for a unique gift?  When you purchase a gift certificate to the Street Art Fair, not only are you supporting art and artists, but you are providing an experience. The recepient can walk the fair in July, meet the artists, and choose a piece of artwork that they LOVE!

Gift Certificate Amounts

 

GIVE A UNIQUE GIFT!

ART FAIR MAP

Are you interested in joining a great team of behind-the-scenes suporters that help make the Original Ann Arbor Art Fair possible?

Become an Art Fair Volunteer!

Visit our Volunteer Page to learn more and sign-up.

VOLUNTEERING

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DART FOR ART

 

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Event Information


Getting to the Art Fair is easy when you take one of the Art Fair Shuttles!

The North Side Park & Ride Shuttle drops you right at the entrance of the Original Fair.  This is perfect if you're coming from the north or east of Ann Arbor.  Take the Geddes Rd exit off US-23.

Park at Huron High School
2727 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

There are also Park & Ride Shuttles from Briarwood Mall. 
100 Briarwood Circle, Ann Arbor, MI  48108

All shuttles are park free -
$5 round trip to Art Fair.

 

ART FAIR SHUTTLES


The Michigan Department of Health
advises:

- Individuals who are not yet fully vaccinated should wear a mask when in crowded outdoor settings

- Use hand sanitizer or wash your hands for at least seconds

- Please stay home if you tested positive for COVID, are awaiting COVID test results, or have COVID symptoms

- Need a COVID vaccine -visit http://bit.ly/vaxwchd

COVID SAFETY

Three Fairs. One Event.

For more information about visiting Ann Arbor during the Art Fairs, click here. Click to download the 2021 map of all three art fairs.

 

 

 

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