Exhibitors > Ai-Kon Artists


Here at Ai-Kon, we like to refer to our artists as “Daikons” and our new-comers as “Sprouts”!

Our Artists feature skilled works of art and products that features the many fandoms and interests for all of our attendees. Get limited-made products carefully made by our artisans!

Want to Become a Part of our growing Artist Garden?

Go to our Becoming An Artist page for more details!

Ai-Kon 2023 Information

We are excited to welcome back artists for Ai-Kon’s 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Click here for the Artist Information Package for AI-Kon 2023

Ai-Kon 2023 Important Info at a glance

Marketplace Hours

Friday, July 14, 2023: 12pm – 8pm
Saturday, July 15, 2023: 10am – 7pm (time updated March 11 2023)
Sunday, July 16, 2023: 10am – 4pm

(Artist roster coming soon)

Ai-Kon’s Sprouts Applications open: (For new, emerging artists)
February 11, 2023 12:00 pm CDT and close February 26, 2023 11:59 pm CDT

This year’s Sprouts have been decided on, thank you everyone who applied to be a NEW ARTIST at Ai-Kon 2023! Results given March 4, 2023

Daikon General Art Table Applications open:
March 11, 2023 @ 12:00 pm CDT

Apply Here: General Art Table Application Form
Lottery Tables drawn on March 18, 2023
Payment deadline: May 1, 2023

2023 Ai-Kon Mascot Winners!

Many thanks to the artists who participated in the Ai-Kon Mascot Contest for 2023!
The theme was RACING!

To view all of the entries for this year click here.

Aiko Winner: Stiricidiia
Doug Winner: MadameRinRin

Aiko Runner-Up: Pastelpaso
Doug Runner-Up: Strawberry Brea

Contact the Artist Coordinator at art@ai-kon.org for any questions.