DABL 2018: Two Day Art Market
Artist Submission Form



LOCATION: Yahara Bay Distillary located at 6250 Nesbitt Rd., Fitchburg

Dane Arts, the County's Cultural Affairs Office, invites you to apply to DABL 2018! We are excited to announce that we are expanding our event to two days! Plus, DABL Artists will be featured in the Yahara Bay gallery space throughout October. We are also announcing our new Pledge to Purchase initiative working with businesses to pledge to purchase or commission at DABL.

Dane Arts Buy Local (DABL) is a program within Dane Arts that connects local artists and businesses through a series of pop-up art markets. By combining unique vending opportunities with professional development workshops, DABL directly supports the work of Dane County artists in recognition of their impact on the local economy.

Nearly $100,000 has been generated by artists to-date.


Artist Orientation
(Attendance Required)
Thursday, October 4th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

Gallery Opening Reception and Artist Mixer
(Attendance is strongly encouraged)
Saturday, October 6th from 11:00AM-4:00PM

DABL Two Day Art Market Event!
(Attendance Required)
Friday, October 12th from 5:00PM-9:00PM
Saturday, October 13th from 11:00AM-4:00PM

Gallery Closing Reception & Volunteer Celebration
(Attendance is strongly encouraged)
Friday, October 26th from 5:00PM-9:00PM


There are a total of 31 booth spaces for this years event. There are many outlets to power booth lighting. Artists will provide all displays, tables, extension cords power strips and chairs for their space.

11 booths at 7' x 6'
3 booths at 4' x 10'
17 booths at 8" x 5'


There is a $25 non-refundable application fee to apply for this event. You will be required to pay via Paypal (you can use a credit or debit card) to complete your application submission. All application fees will be processed through Yahara Bay Distiallary. These fees will cover the cost of renting the space.

If you are accepted into the show, vendors will also be required to pay Dane Arts 30% of their total sales for the duration of the DABL Market and gallery exhibit. Artists will be asked to track sales during the event. A form will be provided at the event and will assist in tracking our Pledge to Purchas initiative. All funds received for this event will be recirculated back into future DABL events and activities.


All DABL applicants will have their art submitted to the pool of candidates for the 2019 Dane Arts Poster and Calendar competition and be invited to attend the Flourish! workshops free-of-charge, regardless of being accepted to DABL 2018.


Artists must reside in Dane County to submit.

There is a 10MB total file size limit for images submitted with this application.

June 30, 2018

Week of July 16, 2018

Week of July 30, 2018

DABL events are full of art, music, gourmet appetizers, business leaders and serious shoppers from throughout Dane County. Thank you for contributing to our creative economy!
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