46th Annual Red River Revel Call to Artists

Shreveport, La. – The Red River Revel Arts Festival returns to downtown Shreveport from October 1 – 9, 2022 for its 46th annual outdoor exhibition in celebration of the arts. Our renowned festival attracts a diverse audience of over 75,000 attendees annually and features visual artists, two performance stages, art activities, food, and cultural traditions. The 46th Red River Revel Arts Festival is now accepting submissions from visual and performing artists.

Visual Artists: The work of 75+ artists will be selected by a panel of jurors in the categories of ceramics/pottery, computer/generated art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphics/printmaking, jewelry, metal, miscellaneous, mixed media, oil/acrylics, photography, sculpture, watercolor, and wood. Artwork must be original, designed and produced by the exhibiting artist(s). No commercial reproductions will be allowed. Award recognition and cash prizes will be awarded. Applications are open now through June 30, 2022 at with a submission fee of $40.00.

Applications are still open for the Performing Arts stage for the 2022 festival. Artists skilled in dance, theatre and musical theatre, opera, magic, illusion, mime, spoken word, puppetry, circus arts, and performance art are encouraged to apply. Time slots available include all weekend times and mid-afternoon to evening on weekdays. Applications are also open for visual artist booths, with a first round of juries beginning on July 15th. After the first round of visual artists are selected, applications will continue to be accepted and juried until all booth positions are filled.

Created in 1976, the Red River Revel is a 9-day annual arts festival in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana at Festival Plaza. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Red River Revel’s primary function is a showcase of the arts and ongoing arts education. Each October, the event attracts a diverse national audience of over 75,000 attendees, 75+ original art booths, and over 30 local/regional/national live music performances. As a community partner, the Revel employs local non-profits at develop exciting food options that also serve as a fundraiser for the 12 non-profits who participate. During the week, thousands of 4th grade students attend the Revel to participate in an arts educational workshop, create their own art, and experience performances and seminars from the artists themselves. The 46th Annual Red River Revel is scheduled for October 1st – 9th, 2022. For more information, visit https://redriverrevel.com or follow the Revel on Facebook and Instagram at @RedRiverRevel.