Application Instructions

Art on the Rocks is making the effort to go paperless.
All notifications will be sent via email, so please make sure your email address is completed and correct.

Online Application is at bottom of page
Or DOWNLOAD APPLICATION and send it via mail


Artwork must be original in design and executed by the accepted artist. Each artist must accompany their own work for the entire 2 days of the show. Artists may display and sell only in the category in which their work has been accepted. Only artists accepted in the jewelry category may display and sell jewelry. No commercial dealers, agents, kits, crafts, or castings from commercial molds allowed. Art on the Rocks committee members will visit booths periodically throughout the show. Artists violating the rules of the show will be required to remove all work not in compliance or be asked to leave (no refunds). Artists violating rules or “No-Shows” (non notification), or early breakdowns are denied following year’s entrance. The Art on the Rocks committee reserves the right to make final interpretation of all rules.


Jury fee – $30
Booth fee – $220 (single booth), $420 (double booth)
Payment option via Paypal: Send jury & booth fee total amount to Make sure to include your name or business name.
Payment option via check: Mail two separate checks: One, a non-refundable jury fee, of $30. The second, a $220 booth fee (or $420 for double). Booth fee returned if not accepted.

NO REFUNDS after juried acceptance.


Submit three images per category of RECENT WORK and a photo of your booth. Jury examples must be representative of work that will be present at the show.
Emailing images to is the preferred way to submit.
Use Art on the Rocks in the subject line.
Title your images with name and image number, example – NAME_1
Image files should be a High Quality JPEG and no larger than 2000 pixels in any direction.
If mailing CD, print name on front. NO SLIDES ALLOWED.


Artists are responsible for 6% Michigan sales tax. No commissions are taken.


Cash prizes totaling $5,000 will be awarded. Artists must be set up by 9am Saturday, when judging begins. Award winners are invited the following year.


Accepted artists, email addresses, phone numbers and their products are listed on our show programs. It is important to be clear on your art category for the program listing and for show judging. Please check the appropriate category box, and briefly describe your art.


Friday (July 26) – 12 to 6pm, Saturday (July 27) – 7am to 9am
Upon arrival you and your vehicle must be registered (after 8am your space could be reassigned unless prior arrangements are made) before set up. Registered vehicles must display ID and move to assigned parking areas.

Your vehicle MUST be registered at check-in time. You will be assigned to a parking area. Illegally parked cars will be ticketed – towed at owner’s expense.


Submission of the signed application, or the online application with payment constitutes a CONTRACT OF AGREEMENT. Saturday night security is provided as a courtesy. LSAA assumes no responsibility for loss and/or damage, for any reason, to any product or display. Artists are responsible for their own insurance.


Artists’ work must be professionally displayed and limited to 12’x12′ space assigned. Artist must provide sturdy, protective coverings, ready for wind or rain. Space is assigned per artist or legal working partnership. Partners who produce individual work must submit individual applications and may request adjacent booths. Space is non-transferable. No radio or tape playing. Do not display awards from previous shows. Display booth # prominently. We will do our best to place you in an area suitable to your needs. Handicap booths and double booths available upon request.


No overnight camping in the park. Clean up your area. Picnic tables are for public use only. No parking on grass. Violators will be towed at owner’s expense.


Reserved camping is available at nearby Tourist Park, Sugar Loaf Avenue, Marquette. Available lodging lists and tourist information is available at the Chamber of Commerce, or


Tristan Luoma 906.869.7501.  E-mail:
Location: 200 Lake Shore Blvd., Marquette

Please Note: Annual Art Poster (READ CAREFULLY)

The annual Art on the Rocks poster will be a high quality 4-color print from 2D artist’s image.
Selected artists shall grant Lake Superior Art Association one-time reproduction rights. Artist retains original art and all further rights. Credit is given on poster and in publicity. Artist receives 50 free posters. Art is selected from 2D medium represented on your images received for jurying. Please check boxes on application to enter your image.

2019 Application Form

The Annual Art on the Rocks™ is sponsored by the Lake Superior Art Association and is held in Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette.

Please fill out the form below to register, or download the PDF to mail with your check to:
Art on the Rocks PO Box 9, Marquette MI 49855

Application must be submitted between January 1st and March 31st, 2019


Or Submit Application Online Below – **Will be posted on January 1st**


Name: *
Phone: *
Partner Name:
Address: *
City/State/Zip: *
Business Name:
Email: *
Make & License of Vehicle: *

In 5 words or less, describe your art as you would like it read in our program:

Application must be submitted by March 31, 2019

Only exhibiting artists names, city, state, and website will be listed on our website for security purposes. Your vehicle must be registered at check-in time.

Have you remembered everything?

Aside from completing this application, don't forget:

  • Check for $30 non-refundable fee per category Jury Fee
  • Check for $220 Booth Fee or for $420 Double Booth Fee
  • Email address is correct, as this will be how notification of acceptance will be sent

Checks to: Art on the Rocks™
Mail to: Art on the Rocks, PO Box 9, Marquette, MI 49855
NOTE: Must be postmarked by March 31st

I will be bringing a large rig/trailer (larger than a van)I shall require a space with handicap accessI will be using a low emission, low noise generator, located on an edge of booth space where it will not disturb other artistsCheck box if you would like your 2D medium represented images to be entered in the poster contest (indicate which 2D art is to be considered)

By submitting this form, you are considered to have signed it and dated it (date will be indicated as the time the form was submitted). Your submission of this form is considered a contract between ART on the Rocks™ and artist. By submitting this form you are agreeing to all rules outlined in this prospectus.