44th Delaware Arts Festival

May 20-21, 2017

The “Scoop”

2017 Delaware Arts Festival
May 20-21, 2017

05/20: 10am - 6pm
05/21: 10am - 5pm

Festival Alerts!
The 2017 Delaware Arts Festival entertainment schedule has been released. We've got a lot of fun in store for you! Please come on out and enjoy these talented groups and individuals.

Contact Information:
Delaware Arts Festival Organization
P.O. Box 589
Delaware, OH 43015

2017 DAFA Scholarship in the Visual Arts

FIRST PRIZE: $8,000 ($2,000/year for 4 years)
SECOND PRIZE: $6,500 ($1,625/year for 4 years)
THIRD PRIZE: $5,500 ($1,375/year for 4 years)

Applications are available from:

  • Art Department Teachers
  • Guidance Counselors
  • The Delaware County District Library
  • Mary Morrison (740) 362-1495



Important Dates:

  • April 8, 2017: All completed applications and letters of recommendation are due
  • April 22, 2017: Applicants present their portfolios to the Scholarship Committee
  • May 20, 2017: Presentation of winners at the Delaware Arts Festival
  • June: Winners’ work will be exhibited at the Delaware County District Library

2016 DAFA Scholarship Winners

Winning Image
Winning Image
Winning Image
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Winning Image

First Place

Amanda Ba, from Olentangy Orange H.S., receiving $6,000 over four years

Second Place

Elle Yax, from Olentangy Liberty H.S., $5,000 over four years

Third Place

Lance Kriesch, from Hayes H.S., $4,000 over four years

Our interviews were Saturday, March 19 and Trace Regan, Patricia Stout, and Ed Nye were the judges. There were five applicants total.