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Blog | Creekside Pottery - Part 2

Naples National – Naples, FL – 02/25/12

February 25th, 2012
Event
Naples National
When
Saturday, February 25, 2012
10:00am - All Ages
Where
Cambier Park and 8th St. South
Naples, FL, USA 34102


Consistently voted among the top outdoor festivals nationwide, the Naples National is a premier collecting opportunity for serious art collectors, a great venue for finding one-of-a-kind jewelry and clothing to treasure, the perfect place to pick up something beautiful for your home, and a fun day out in downtown Naples’ premiere shopping and dining district.

We present 275 of the nation’s top artists are juried (from almost 1,000 applicants) who display and sell their fine art, fine crafts, paintings, oils, watercolors, acrylics, prints, lithographs, photography, sculpture, pottery, glass, jewelry and other original works.

In addition to high quality art from national artisans, this year’s festival will feature a Lecture Series on Saturday for guests to meet the artists and learn about their technique in a more intimate setting. Prominent art expert Roger Weatherburn Baker will moderate discussions with furniture designer Paul Freundt at 1 p.m., metal sculpturist Royal Miree at 2 p.m., and glass artists James and Renee Engebretson at 3 p.m. Freundt’s work appears in collections such as the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institute, and Sir Elton John’s permanent collection at his London estate. Miree has won more than two dozen Best in Show and other top awards since 2005. The Engebretsons have each been blowing glass for more than 25 and have works in collections including Northwest Airlines, 3M and the University of Wisconsin. The lectures take place inside The von Liebig Art Center’s classrooms. Admission is $10 per lecture and includes wine and cheese. Call 239-262-6517 x103 for reservations. Tickets will be sold the day of the lectures based on seating availability.

And, to add to the festivities, several local performing arts groups will take the stage on the Cambier Park band shell during the weekend. Acts include Opera Naples, 5 Tall Guys Barbershop Quartet, the Naples Players theater group, Naples Academy of Ballet, Paradise Brass Quintet, the Recreation Tappers, and four young performers from the Naples Philharmonic who will play Chamber music.

Other Info
http://naplesart.org/content/naples-national-art-festival-2

Feb 25 and 26

10:00 to 5:00

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ArtFest – Ft. Myers, Fl – 02/04/12

February 4th, 2012
Event
ArtFest
When
Saturday, February 4, 2012
10:00am - All Ages
Where
Ft. Myers Artfest (map)
Ft. Myers, Fl 33901



Other Info
Sat and Sun 10:00 to 5:00

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Bonita Springs National. – Bonita Springs, FL – 01/14/12

January 14th, 2012
Event
Bonita Springs National.
When
Saturday, January 14, 2012
10:00am - All Ages
Where
Bonita Springs, FL, USA 34134

The Art League of Bonita Springs Center for the Arts presents two fine arts / fine crafts festivals each year at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Enjoy the artworks of 208 National and International artists plus the ambiance of the Promenade while supporting the many programs of the Center for the Arts.

Our commitment to presenting quality artwork and a pleasant experience to the patrons has resulted in the highest ratings by the National ranking services. View and buy artworks directly from the artists who produce the work.
Items of interest

* Juried events; artists selected by a panel of experts
* Festival proceeds support community art activities
* Largest attendance of any event in the area

Other Info
http://artinusa.com/bonita/

Sat and Sun 10:00 to 5:00

At the Promenade

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On the way to the Bonita Springs National

January 11th, 2012

Always one of my favorite shows, I’m back in 2012 after a one year hiatus. Looking forward to seeing customers from years past and meeting some new people as well. I had a great weekend and Las Olas in Ft. Lauderdale and am on to show number 2 for 2012. Hope to see you there.

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Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park – Houston, TX – 03/25/11

March 25th, 2011
Event
Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park
When
Friday, March 25, 2011
10:00am - All Ages
Where
Memorial Park
6501 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX, USA 77001

The Art Colony Association (ACA), producer of the Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park, is a Texas non-profit organization that, to date, has donated close to $2.5 million to Houston charities from the proceeds of 69 festivals (including its sister Festival, the Bayou City Art Festival Downtown.)

Nestled in Houston's treasured Memorial Park, on S Picnic Ln, five miles from Downtown, two miles from the famous Galleria, and adjacent to the prestigious residential communities of River Oaks, Tanglewood, and Memorial, the Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park is an art lover's delight.


The annual, juried, fine art event boasts a stress-free outdoor gallery brimming with 300 artists working in 17 artistic media

Other Info
Show dates: March 25 - 27, 2011

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The American Craft Council Show in Atlanta – Atlanta , GA – 03/10/11

March 10th, 2011
Event
The American Craft Council Show in Atlanta
When
Thursday, March 10, 2011
6:00pm - All Ages
Where
Cobb Galleria Centre
Two Galleria Parkway, Free Parking
Atlanta , GA, USA 30339

More than 200 of the country's leading craft artists will gather under one roof to present their latest designer, handmade work at The American Craft Council Show in Atlanta, the largest juried, indoor craft show in the southeast. The highest quality of handmade jewelry, furniture, clothing, home décor, and more, will be available for purchase at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

Other Info
DATES AND SHOW HOURS
Thursday, March 10 (6pm-9pm) * Special Preview Benefit
Friday, March 11 (10am-8pm)
Saturday, March 12 (10am-6pm)
Sunday, March 13 (10am-5pm)

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Gasparilla Festival of the Arts – Tampa, Fl – 03/05/11

March 5th, 2011
Event
Gasparilla Festival of the Arts
When
Saturday, March 5, 2011
9:00am - All Ages
Where
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Tampa, Fl 33679

With some of the country’s most accomplished artists and rising stars vying for the $15,000 Raymond James Best of Show Award and an additional $60,000 in prize money, a showcase featuring the works of local young artists, a weekend full of live entertainment, and a children's art activity area, it's no wonder the festival is widely recognized as one of the top-rated outdoor fine art and fine craft shows in the country.

Other Info
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Saturday
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday

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Back in the studio

January 4th, 2011

I just got back from Howard Alan’s January Las Olas Art Fair in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. It was great to escape the cold weather in Marietta for the warm climes of Florida, even if just for a couple of days. I was very impressed with the show. The crowds were great, with very knowledgeable, interested buyers and shoppers. Howard and Debbie Alan were there all weekend as well. I hope to be able to go back next year.

For the rest of Jan and all of Feb I’ll be in the studio preparing for 3 shows in March. Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions or comments.

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South University Art Fair – Ann Arbor, MI – 07/21/10

July 21st, 2010
Event
South University Art Fair
When
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
10:00am - All Ages
Where
Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Ann Arbor's South University Art Fair is located in the heart of the South University Area. The event is sponsored and produced by the South University Area Association, a non-profit corporation, and is one of the nations most highly ranked Art Fairs.


This is a cutting edge show, which presents only the highest quality work by 175 of the nations most prestigious artists. Look out for emerging artists who are participating in our Mentor Program and don't forget to bring the children to The Imagination Station our lively Family Activity Area or stop by the "Artform Booth" for the best show souvenirs in town.

Other Info
Ann Arbor’s South University Art Fair

July 21st - 24th

Wed., Thur., Fri., 10am -9pm

Sat. 10am - 6pm

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St. James Court

July 12th, 2010

Check out the following for St. James Court Art Fair in Louisville – always the first full weekend in October.

Save the dates! The 54th Annual St. James Court Art Show will be held October 1, 2 & 3, 2010.

Check out the Artist of the Week at: http://www.stjamescourtartshow.com/community-involvement/facebook-artist-of-the-week/

Follow on Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/StJamesFan

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