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

It is the time of year that many non-profit organizations ask their supporters to make a charitable donation and the Original Ann Arbor Street Art Fair is no exception.  The forced cancellation of the 2020 Street Art Fair due to the COVID-19 pandemic has meant the organization’s revenue is down by 88%. Our reserves have kept us afloat with a pared-down staff and lots of belt-tightening, but our future is not secure.  We need you now more than ever.

Normally, your contribution would support the educational and ancillary programs presented by the Original Fair; like the Youth Art Fair; the New Art, New Artist College Student Program; the Art Activity Zone; and the Demonstration Zone. However, this year your contribution will help sustain us until we can once again present outstanding art and these quality programs that add value to both the Art Fair and our community.

 

Featured Artist

 

18" x 24"

2019 Featured Artist Amanda Outcalt

Amanda Outcalt is an artist living and working in Norfolk, Virginia. Working primarily in mixed media, Outcalt combines her shaped intaglio copper prints with stitching, drawing, painting, and gold leafing to tell stories about relationships, memories, and health.  Outcalt received her BFA in painting and drawing and metal-smithing from East Carolina University in 2008, and has been showcasing her work at galleries, museums, and art fairs ever since.  Outcalt's honors and awards include  having a piece in the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art’s permanent collection and Best of Show at both the 2018 Stockley Gardens and 2018 Des Moines Art Festivals. You will find Amanda in booth NU839 on North University during the Art Fair.

The 2019 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

It's never been easier to give a specail gift for the Holidays.  When you purchase a gift certificate to the Street Art Fair, not only are you supporting art and artists, but you are providing an experiance. 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!

Thank you to all who came out for the 2019 Art Fair.  Look for the 2020 Map of the Original Fair's site to be uploaded in the Spring.

2019 MAP

 

Click for printable version of the map

ART FAIR MAP

We know how much you missed seeing our talented artists in person this past July, but did you know that you can still support them?  Most of the artists have shopping opportunities available on their websites or social media. 

Visit our Artist Directory for links to our artists and see what you could take home for the holidays!

 

ART SHOPPING

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Event Information

 Are you interested in joining the great team of behind-the-scenes supporters that help make the Original Ann arbor Street Art Fair possible?

Become an Art Fair Volunteer!
Visit the 
Volunteer Page to learn more.

VOLUNTEER

2019 ART FAIR GUIDE

Four Fairs. One Event.

For more information about visiting Ann Arbor during the Art Fairs, click here. Click to download the 2019 map of all four art fairs.

 

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