Artist Alley Application

Here is your chance to be a part of Emerald City Comic Con’s 2021 Artist Alley!

Please fill out this registration form completely and fully. 

Space is limited and this form will close on Monday, July 26 at 5:00 PM ET. Artist Alley is curated and NOT first-come, first-served; the order that we receive applications qnot have an impact on whether you receive a table. 

Note: if you were accepted for the 2020 Artist Alley, you are not automatically accepted to the event in 2021 - you must re-apply each year.

Instructions for obtaining an Artist Alley table:

  1. Fill out the following table request form (this is not a contract). Registration will close at 5:00 PM ET on Monday, July 26, 2021. 
    Please limit your application to one creator submission; we cannot accept applications from publishers or other group submissions.
  2. We will contact all artists by 5:00 PM ET on Thursday, August 19, 2021 with the status of their registration.
  3. If your request is accepted you will then be sent a contract and you will need to send in your signed agreement with payment no later than Friday, October 15, 2021.

All artists who are accepted will be welcome to purchase a full 6’ table, two chairs, and two badges for $420. You must pay in full by Friday, October 15, 2021 in order to reserve your space, so please plan accordingly.

Before you officially apply for ECCC’s Artist Alley, please be aware of some of the rules and restrictions we have to ensure all artists have a successful and enjoyable event.

  • All banners/displays must be free standing, single-sided and only a few inches deep. Please make sure that the tops of all banners/displays are no more than 8ft tall (from the floor) and no more than 5.5ft wide; please keep in mind that tables are 2.5ft high when measuring your display.
  • Displays on tables need to be inward facing and no taller than 4ft; no artwork should face out towards another creator’s table; displays cannot obstruct the visibility of other tables.
  • The sale of unlicensed material or stolen artwork is strictly prohibited.
  • All artwork displayed needs to be the work of a creator who is present at the table; do not display the work of an artist who is not at the show.
  • All displayed artwork must be kept to a PG-13 rating.
  • Artist Alley table cannot be used to sell merchandise such at t-shirts, pins, CDs/DVDs or plushies. Artist Alley tables are exclusively for use by creators who have artwork or other items directly related to their work for sale at their table (i.e. sketchbooks, prints, comics etc.)


We’re sure you’ve got questions. Here’s a few of our most asked. If you have any other questions about applying, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team at

  • We will be running all our shows with reduced capacity. With our new safety precautions in place, attendance and badges will be very limited so that we can ensure physical distancing. We’re working closely with each convention center to determine how many people are permitted in the building every day and at a given time.  
  • We are requiring approved face coverings for all individuals attending our events, including our exhibitors and staff. They must be worn at all times within our venues. For more information, you can visit the FAQ page on our website.  
  • Can I apply for Artist Alley at multiple shows? Yes! You are encouraged to apply for an Artist Alley table at any of the above conventions you’re interested in. Applications will be evaluated on a per-show basis and approval for one does not guarantee approval for all. 

If you understand and are amenable to all the above, you’re all set to apply.