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Register by September 13; Paint by October 1
Downtown Westfield, New Jersey

Are you an artist looking to lend your talents to help get our Downtown in the AddamsFest spirit?


Please submit the form below and we will pair you with a participating merchant to transform Westfield business into a fanciful, spooky, kooky destination.

A few things to know:
  • Artists and businesses will be connected to each other the week of September 18.

  • Art supplies will be provided by AddamsFest.

  • Designs MUST be painted by October 1. 

Artist Design GUIDELINES
  • The theme of this year’s Art Exhibit is WILD and features the animals and curious creatures found in the works of Charles Addams and Edward Gorey. We highly encourage our artists to go WILD with animal/creature themes this year!

  • Examples of this style of art can be found here:

  • Additional design ideas could feature:

    • Halloween/Fall themes

    • Charles Addams and his cartoons

    • The Addams Family

  • Themes that do not follow one of the above suggestions are not permitted. 

  • Please contact the businesses to share your design plans BEFORE painting. Designs should not cover the ENTIRE window. Passersby should be able to look in to see that the store is open!

  • If you are working with a group or organization, please list only ONE contact person and add in additional details (name, etc in the recognition line below)

Artist registration closes on Wednesday, September 13.

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