Holiday Market and Artwalk at Marlene Yu Museum

Rainforest Art Foundation at Marlene Yu Museum is seeking artists and makers for the Wednesday, December 4, 2019, Shreveport Downtown Artwalk. The December Artwalk will be a Holiday Marketplace.

The mission of the Rainforest Art Foundation is to increase appreciation of nature through art.  


Any artist or maker who works within the Rainforest Art Foundation’s mission to increase appreciation of nature through art is welcome to submit an application for the event.

Examples of thematic work in any artistic discipline include:

  • Nature

  • Animals

  • Environmental issues

  • Recycling/up-cycling

  • Natural materials

Items can be from a variety of mediums including fine art, usable art, sculpture, culinary art, film/photography, literature, and poetry.

Please, no pre-manufactured items or direct sales products such as Scentsy will be allowed. During the simple application process, you will be asked to submit photographs of the items to be sold or a sample of written work.

The market will be Wednesday evening, December 4, 2019, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Booth set up will be at 3:00 pm on the day of the market. Depending upon the need of vendors, another booth set up time may be available during business hours, prior to December 4, 2019. That day and time would be determined at a later date. Vendors are asked to stay up to an hour following the market to ensure their space is left free of any items and debris.

For this event, booth fees are 10% of booth sales (pre-tax) to be paid to Rainforest Art Foundation.

Vendors are required to bring their own table and chairs.

This is an indoor event, tents are not needed. Booth space will be approximately 10’ x 10’ or smaller depending on each vendor’s needs.

Please note that each vendor is responsible for charging and paying sales tax on any applicable sale(s).

Marlene Yu Museum, Rainforest Art Foundation, and the Downtown Development Authority will be providing free advertising for this event. Vendors are also encouraged to promote the event through their own social media and email lists.

Limited spots! Deadline for application will be November 20, 2019, at noon.

Please give us as much advanced notice as possible if you are unable to participate in this event once you have been approved. Failure to do so may prevent you from participating in future events.


Call or text April Dahm 318-762-8946 or email

Vendor Application

Name *
Only if you feature your work on Facebook
Only if you feature your work on Instagram
Phone Number
Phone Number
Please select which applies to your number:
Mailing Address *
Mailing Address
This may be used for promotional material, please be descriptive.
Will you be bringing racks or other display items that aren't included on your table? *
Please only bring necessary items as electricity is limited. Do you need electricity? *
Please check this box to indicate that you understand all guidelines for this event. This includes vendors supplying their own tables and chairs for their space. *

After you submit your form, you will be contacted with a request to submit samples of your sale items (i.e. pictures of products, writing samples, etc).