E.L. Art Festival date set, applications open for local artists
The 55th East Lansing Art Festival, or ELAF, has a date. And new artists are encourage to apply to display their creativity.
The ELAF will be held in downtown East Lansing May 19-20. Artists can apply for a spot in the festival at www.zapplication.org with the deadline set for Jan. 31. The application fee is $35.
Both experienced artists and newcomers are set to be at the festival.
Artists who have had a booth in the past need to submit a picture of their booth from a previous year and four photos of their work. Artists who are new to this festival are required to submit five photos of their work.
A variety of different mediums and types of work will be accepted and shown. Throughout the duration of the festival, the work of the artists will be available for purchase.
This event is expected to draw a crowd with an audience of approximately 70,000 people. Along with exploring more than 175 booths of different artists, visitors can listen to live music and enjoy international food. There will be a plethora of activities for children to enjoy as well.
The event provides an opportunity for new artists to display their work and for people to purchase their pieces.