The Makers Marketplace

The Short North Arts District Makers Marketplace

In June 2021, the most significant public art installation to date in Columbus’ history was installed in the Short North Arts District. The Makers Monument, created by artist Mark Reigelman, is a 20-foot tall crystalline sculpture that’s perforated with the shapes of items that have been made in Columbus throughout our city’s history. Reigelman describes the sculpture as:

“A celebration of the great makers in our City, The Makers Monument showcases how Columbus is a city of great people making great things.”


During the August Gallery Hop on Saturday, August 7, the Short North Alliance, City of Columbus, and Mark Reigelman will hold official dedication and celebration events for The Makers Monument, including the Short North Arts District Makers Marketplace.

  • What: Local makers selling items in a marketplace in celebration of The Makers Monument
  • When: During the August Gallery Hop on Saturday, August 7, from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Poplar Park, next to 608 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215
  • Who: The Short North Arts District Makers Marketplace is open to the public to shop.


  • Review Vendor guidelines here
  • Vendor fees are $50 per vendor and are not refundable. Fees support the work of the Short North Alliance.
  • Fill out the application below to apply. An application does not guarantee participation.

Short North Arts District Makers Marketplace Vendor Application

To be considered as a vendor for the first ever Short North Arts District Makers Marketplace, please fill out the application below. If you have any questions, please contact

  • Please make sure to enter in your email address correctly. If accepted, all communication and your permit will be emailed to this address.
  • Please include links attach visual files of your work.
    I confirm that the items I plan to sell are handcrafted. Handcrafted as defined within the parameters of this event means the final product sold must be hand-created by the vendor. Therefore, elements of the piece may be manufactured but the final piece must be the creation of the vendor. Example: a vendor selling paintings: the canvas and paint are manufactured but the final product is the creation of the vendor
  • (Ex. $20 - $500)
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, pdf, png, Max. file size: 128 MB.
    • This description should include exact number of people, equipment, space required, if you plan to bring a tent, etc.
    • In certain locations, the Short North Alliance may be able to provide access to electricity. (Access not guaranteed).
      I understand that if my application is accepted as a vendor, and should I choose to participate, I must pay a $50 vendor fee prior to the event. This fee is non-refundable, even should the Makers Marketplace be rendered impossible due to weather.
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.