Artist/Performer applications are now closed

Thank you to all who applied to participate in the 2022 Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival and we hope to see you at the festival this fall!

If you are a local artist or performer who missed the deadline and would like to inquire about the festival, please contact us at or 604-682-0010.

How Will We Choose Artists & Performers?

Our primary value is inclusion of self-identified Outsider Artists who have committed artistic practices and a body of work that will be ready for a VOAF exhibition/performance in October 2022. A small jury of Outsider Artists and our festival organizing volunteers will determine eligibility. As there are generally more applications than spaces available, a lottery determines which of the eligible applicants will receive a space this year.

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