Sign up opens on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8:00 PM Mountain Daylight Time (GMT -6).
The sign-up link to the form will be available on this page at that time. Don't bookmark any other pages or links as that won't work.
Artist alley is now full, all further applications will be put on the waiting list
Sign Up Instructions
Step One: Read
Ensure you read the entire Artist Alley Package
Artist Alley Package (PDF)
Step Two: Online Application
Complete the online form, this form will ask for your name, studio name, email, portfolio link, and if you would like a discount pass.
Note: We have had problems in the past dealing with automatic emails to Yahoo emails, please avoid using this provider and add the artist alley email contact into your safe list. Missing or failing to receive emails from them landing in your junk mail is not our responsibility.
Artist Alley Sign Up Form
Step Three: Confirmation and Payment
In approximately two weeks after completing the online form a confirmation email will be sent to every individual that has been accepted into Artist Alley. Shortly after, an invoice email will follow; this email will request information regarding your needs as an Artist and seating requests along with providing payment details.
Note: When the Artist Alley becomes full, the application forms submitted (outlined in step one) will hold places on the waiting List. The site will be updated to notify everyone when the Artist Alley has been filled and the waiting list has started.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is a discount pass upgrade? Do I need one?
A discount pass is a weekend pass but discounted, it is not required. Each form is allowed purchase of 2 discounted passes.
2. How old do I have to be to apply for Artist Alley?
All artists, secondary artists, and assistants must be at least 16 years of age at the time of the event.
3. Why do I need to have a website/portfolio for sign-up?
This is asked to make sure what you're selling is fit for the artist alley, as sometimes we get applicants more fitting for the Vendor’s area. Please provide a link that shows just your work and not your personal Tumblr or Facebook page.
4. How tall can my display be?
Your display must not exceed 8 feet from the floor; assume the table is 2.5 feet in height.
5. Do I have to take down my display every night?
No, but a room will be available for storage that will be locked overnight where you can place all or some of your merchandise if you wish. Note that it is recommended you take any important valuables with you as Animethon is not responsible for lost items left out or in the room.
6. I don't want my table any more or can't make it to the event now, can I get a refund?
There are no refunds after purchase, all sales are final.
7. How do I check in, what happens if I don't?
You simply need to go to the Artist Alley, an Artist Alley staff member will check you in. You must present a government-issued ID. Your table must be checked in by 11am Friday or it will be resold with no refund.
8. Are there limits to the number of people/chairs I can list/have at my space?
Yes, maximum 2 people are allowed behind every table. Each table can register a maximum of 2 artists, each artist is also allowed to register up to 2 assistants. This doesn't mean everyone can sit with you, but so you can take breaks and rotate with your assistants. Two chairs will be provided for every 5 foot table, extra chairs will not be available and not allowed into the artist alley.
10. Can I sell adult material?
Any artist with adult-related material must have it clearly marked, covered, and supervised at all times to ensure that no minors are viewing it. Artists are responsible for verifying the ages of potential customers of this art
11. Is fanart allowed?
Yes, but they must be of your own creation, not traced, copied, referenced, or manipulated.
12. Can I share my table with a second artist?
Yes, you may add them when filling the online form and/or after by contacting the coordinator. Note a website portfolio must be given.