Art Crawl in Downtown Statesville

Calling All Artists – See below for application to participate in the June 5, 2020 event. (rescheduled date)

Following the CDC’s guidelines of postponing or cancelling events of 50 or more for the next 8 weeks, Art Crawl, scheduled for April 24 has been POSTPONED until Friday, June 5, 2020.  We will continue to monitor the situation and will keep you informed by email and social media if we need to reevaluate this new date in the future.

Attention Artists: We would like to extend our deepest thanks to those artist who have applied to participate in this event. Please know that if you cannot make the rescheduled event date; we will gladly issue you a refund.  We look forward to celebrating this event together when the time is right.  If you need to request a refund, email Marin Tomlin at

The 2020 Downtown Statesville Art Crawls are set for June 5 and September 11 from 5:30–8:30 pm. The Art Crawl will showcase more than 50 artists in  30 different shops, restaurants, and businesses scattered throughout the heart of Downtown Statesville. It is self-guided and you can begin the Crawl at any location. Just look for the sidewalk markers indicating a participating business. A program/map directing attendees to all the locations and listing all participating artists will be available at each location.

The Art Crawl concept is simple – come downtown and walk from location to location, enjoy music, meet the artists and enjoy their work (maybe make a purchase), browse through the shops hosting the artists, and stay late for live music, food, and drinks at one of our many restaurants and bars.

The Art Crawl happens twice a year- Spring and Fall, and is a free event that offers a great time to be downtown, visit and shop local businesses, meet artists, and enjoy their work.

We especially would like to acknowledge our 2020 Art Crawl sponsors – Griffin Insurance and Sheri Bistreich & Associates – Ameriprise Financial Services for their support of this event. Parking during the Art Crawl is available on-street and in 10 public lots throughout the business district. For more information contact Downtown Statesville at 704-878-3436 or email: 


Interested in participating as an Artist? 

1) Complete the Application by clicking here:  Artist Application

2) Pay your Artist Fee by clicking here: Pay Artist Fee $20

The NEW deadline is May 18, 2020!

Don’t want to apply online?
1) Print and Complete the Application by clicking here: Application Form 6.5.20

2) Include $20 Artist Fee (if check, make out to DSDC)
3) Mail to PO Box 205, Statesville, NC, 28687 or return directly to our office.

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