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.

*** PDF Application ***


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 – $30.00 (NON-REFUNDABLE)
Booth fee – $220.00 (single booth) or $420.00 (double booth)

Payment option via Paypal: Direct jury & booth fee total amount to Make sure to include your name or business name. Your booth fee will be refunded if you are not accepted.
Payment option via check: Mail two separate checks to Art on the Rocks, P.O. Box #9, Marquette, MI 49855: One, a non-refundable jury fee of $30. The second, a $220 booth fee (or $420 for double). Your booth fee will be returned to you if you are not accepted.

NOTE:  Jury and booth fees are due by March 31st with your completed application. Jury fees are non-refundable. Booth fees will be held through the jury process, and not deposited until you are notified of acceptance. 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 or jump drive, please print name on front. Please include return postage if you wish for your CD or jump drive to be returned to you once juried. NO SLIDES ALLOWED.


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


Cash prizes totaling over $4,000 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 28, 12pm-6pm and Saturday, July 29, 7am-9am
Upon arrival, you and your vehicle must be registered before you begin setting up. After 8:00am on Saturday, your space may be reassigned unless prior arrangements are made.

Artists’ vehicles must display the parking tag provided upon check-in. Cars may be brought into the park for setup ONLY, but must be moved to an assigned parking lot before 9:00am on Saturday. Illegally parked cars will be ticketed and 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′ (24’x12′ if Double Booth) 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.


A list of hotels in Marquette County, as well as tourist information, is available through Travel Marquette. Reserved camping is available at nearby Tourist Park.


Tristan Luoma 906.869.7501     E-mail:
Event Location: Mattson Lower Harbor Park, 200 Lakeshore 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, and email your image to, with “Show Poster Submission” included in the subject line.

2023 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, 2023

*** PDF Application ***

Or Submit Application Online Below


    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, 2023

    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 31, 2023

    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.