how to apply

Exhibiting Aritsts Applications

Cottonwood Art Festival is now accepting applications for the Fall 2023 show through Zapplication. Deadline to apply is June 9, 2023. Exhibiting Artist notifications will be sent by June 27, 2023.

Frequently Asked Questions for Zapplication:

Q: How do artists apply to events on ZAPP?
A: View the Applying to Events page for a step-by-step walkthrough of the application process.

Q: How do artists upload images?
A: Review the Uploading Images & Saving Statements page for specifications and a step-by-step guide for uploading images.

Q: What do the application statuses mean?
A: See our full Frequently Asked Questions to view explanations for each application status.

Q. How do artists purchase booths?
A: Artists can go to the ZAPP Shop once logged in to see available products for purchase or view the Purchasing Products guide.

Q: How can artists get a refund for something purchased?
A: Contacting the Festival is the only way to request a refund for purchases made on ZAPP. While payments are charged through ZAPP, the funds collected are the property of the event organizers and only event administrators can authorize a refund.

Can’t find your question here?
Visit the ZAPP Help Center for more resources.

Local Band or Musician Interested in Performing

Email your Electronic Press Kit (EPK) to

Food Vendor

Are you a unique food vendor and interested in applying to participate in Cottonwood?  If so, click here to complete an online application. Applications are accepted year-round for both Spring and Fall festivals.


Click here for additional volunteer information and to apply.