World-Class Art Festival Returns to Beautiful Downtown Stuart February 25 and 26

27th Annual Down­town Stu­art Art Fes­ti­val wel­comes more than 200 local and national artists dur­ing two day, free event

STUART, FL (Jan­u­ary 20, 2017) – Down­town Stu­art will be trans­formed once again as more than 200 artists and their cre­ations fill Osce­ola Street along the mer­chant cir­cle. The gallery-style booths will be filled with every medium of fine art dur­ing the 27th Annual Down­town Stu­art Art Fes­ti­val. The pop­u­lar free, out­door event takes place on Feb­ru­ary 25 and 26 from 10 am to 5 pm both days. Pro­ceeds from the Art Fes­ti­val ben­e­fit the Stu­art Main Street program.

Res­i­dents and vis­i­tors are invited to stroll amidst life-size sculp­tures, spec­tac­u­lar paint­ings, one-of-a-kind jew­els, pho­tog­ra­phy, ceram­ics and more. The 200 artists are on site to dis­cuss their inspi­ra­tions and processes for each hand-made work. Park­ing is free and pets on leashes are always welcomed.

Pre­sented by Howard Alan Events (HAE), pro­ducer of the nation’s finest juried art shows, the Down­town Stu­art Art Fes­ti­val rep­re­sents orig­i­nal art­work, hand­made in Amer­ica and selected by an inde­pen­dent panel of expert judges from hun­dreds of appli­cants. HAE’s care­ful vet­ting process also ensures a wide array of medi­ums and price ranges will be offered dur­ing the Festival.

FOR CALENDAR

WHAT:          27th Annual Down­town Stu­art Art Festival

WHEN         Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 25 and Sun­day, Feb­ru­ary 26 from 10 am to 5 pm

WHERE:       26 SW Osce­ola St., Stu­art, FL 34994

COST:            Free and open to the public

WEBSITE:     www.artfestival.com

CONTACTinfo@artfestival.com or 561–746-6615

FESTIVAL AT-A-GLANCE:

  • Juried, first-class out­door art gallery show­cas­ing local and national artists
  • Orig­i­nal hand­made artwork
  • More than 200 artists from 30 dif­fer­ent states
  • 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 includ­ing paint­ings, sculp­tures, pho­tog­ra­phy, ceram­ics, glass, wood, hand­made jew­elry, col­lage, mixed media
  • Free park­ing and pets on leashes welcome
  • Ben­e­fits the Main Street pro­gram 
  • Douglas Alexander pointillism and line hand drawn art - Copy Lin Seslar Summer Chairs Sanctuary by Trinklein molded copper wire, tin, rock

 

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IMAGES ATTACHED: Mis­souri artist Wayne Trinklein’s “Sanc­tu­ary” molded cop­per wire, tin, rock Deland artist Dou­glas Alexander’s But­ter­flies hand-drawn pointil­lism and line art Col­orado artist Lin Seslar’s “Sum­mer Chairs” using old-world oil glaz­ing techniques