18th Annual Downtown Dunedin Art Festival – January 10 & 11
20th Anniversary St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival – January 10 & 11
18th Annual Downtown Dunedin Art Festival
Saturday – Sunday, January 10 & 11, 2015,10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Main Street in Downtown Dunedin Navigational Address: 271 Main Street, Dunedin, FL 34698 Admission: Free and open to the public
Dunedin welcomes back its signature art festival January 10 – 11, 2015. This gallery style outdoor-juried art event will showcase a variety of original handmade art by the finest artists in the country appealing to all tastes and budgets. The eclectic displays will include a wide array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage and mixed media. Admission is free and open to the public.
Art enthusiasts will have the opportunity to engage the artists and learn about the creative process. In addition there will be a free art giveaway, no purchase will be necessary to participate.
21st Annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival
Saturday – Sunday, January 10 & 11, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Corey Avenue & Gulf Blvd. in Downtown St. Pete Beach
Navigational Address: 595 Corey Avenue, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Admission: Free and open to the public
The St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival returns January 10 – 11, 2015 featuring leading local and national crafters with their finest work. This two-day juried event will showcase a wide array of handmade art and crafts, functional art as well as affordable unique gift items. A Green Market will offer exotic live plants, handmade soaps, savory dips, freshly popped kettle corn, gourmet sauces and much more. Admission is free and open to the public.
About the Festivals:
Festivals produced by Howard Alan Events and American Craft Endeavors bring together an eclectic mix of the nation’s most talented artists and crafters, as well as leading local and regional artists. The artists, crafters, local merchants, restaurants and hotels all benefit from the festivals, which drive additional guests and dollars to each community. Admission is free and open to the public.
These two-day art events have become annual traditions and are highly anticipated in their respective cities. Each venue is transformed into a first-class outdoor art gallery, making the arts more accessible to each community in casual, fun and family friendly settings. The artists and crafters are juried by independent panels of expert judges and hand-selected from hundreds of applicants based on quality and diversity. All of their artwork is original and handmade in America.
All artists and crafters will be on-site for the entire duration of the shows allowing the public to meet and talk with them personally, asking questions about their art and inspirations. The artistic media represented in the art festivals include paintings, sculptures, photos, glass, wood, jewelry, collage, and ceramics. The craft shows feature a full spectrum of craft art mediums including folk art, pottery, handmade jewelry and paintings, to personalized gifts, handmade clothing, scented soaps and body products.
Arts and craft enthusiasts will enjoy the fun, family friendly festivals, while experiencing the popular retail and dining destinations with unique shops and art galleries.
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.
About American Craft Endeavors:
American Craft Endeavors (ACE) produces some of the nation’s most exciting high-end juried craft shows in many of Florida’s vibrant downtown areas and popular tourist destinations including the Siesta Fiesta Craft Festival (Sarasota, FL) and the Downtown Sarasota Craft Festivals (Sarasota, FL) among others. The group’s founders personally select unique, culture rich cities for their show locations providing a complete outdoor experience unmatched by other festivals. All crafters are hand-selected from hundreds of applicants in order to ensure a superior event featuring diverse art media and the highest quality of original handmade crafts.
For additional information on these and other Howard Alan Events and American Craft Endeavor art and craft shows across the country, please visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.