Free Art Giveaway to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Sarasota's Festival of the Arts
SARASOTA’S PREMIER FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY - February 16 & 17, 2013
Vast Array of Original Artwork – Unique Gift Items – Live Music - Art Giveaway of Original Sculpture
-Consistently ranked among the top 100 fine art shows in the country-
WHAT: 25th Annual Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts
WHEN: February 16 - 17, Saturday & Sunday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Each Day
WHERE: Main Street in Downtown Sarasota Navigational address: 1592 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
WHY: To Support the Arts, the Downtown Sarasota Alliance and the Local Economy
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
CONTACT INFORMATION: email@example.com or 561-746-6615
Sarasota, Florida (January 28, 2013) – Sarasota’s premier art event returns to celebrate 25 fabulous years of art on Main Street. Produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by the Downtown Sarasota Alliance, this high-end juried fair is consistently ranked among the top 100 fine art shows in the country by Sunshine Artist, the nation’s leading publication for art and craft shows. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Festival, considered one of the area’s biggest and best art events in the area, is held along Main Street in downtown Sarasota, spanning from 5 Points-Selby Park to Orange Avenue.
Art Festival patrons can register to win an original handcrafted raku sculpture by award winning artist Bill Herb, www.billherb.com. “Bonsai” is a combination of hand building and wheel techniques that took several weeks to complete. No purchase is necessary to participate in this giveaway and registration will take place at Bill’s booth where he will be available to discuss his work. The drawing will take place on Sunday, February 17th, between 3:00 pm and 3:30 pm; the winner will be notified by phone. Bill currently exhibits with many fine art galleries and his work can be found in corporate and private art collections across the country.
· Juried outdoor art showcase
· Ranked among top 100 fine art shows in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine
· Held along Main Street in downtown Sarasota, spanning from 5 Points-Selby Park to Orange Avenue.
· Original Art - Handmade in America
· 250 artists from 30 different states
· Prices set to suit all budgets - ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000
· Artists hand-selected by independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants
· All artists on site for duration of festival
· Vast array of artistic media:
o Life Size Sculptures
o Handmade jewelry
o Mixed Media
About Howard Alan Events, Ltd.:
Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, develops and presents art and craft shows throughout the country. For the past 25 years, Howard Alan Events has produced some of the nation’s finest juried art shows, including more than 40 venues each year such as the Downtown Aspen Art Festival (Aspen, CO), Beaver Creek Art Festival (Beaver Creek, CO), Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival (Chicago, IL), and the Las Olas Art Fairs, (Fort Lauderdale, FL). Several shows are ranked in the top 100 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine.
For additional information on the 25th Annual Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.
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