24th Annual Beaver Creek Art Festival (August 6th & 7th, 2011)


This weekend (August 6th & 7th), Howard Alan Events is proud to announce the 24th Annual Beaver Creek Art Festival in Vail, Colorado.

An explosion of color, an abundance of talent and a myriad of mediums will mark the return of Beaver Creek Village’s premier annual art festival this summer, transforming the heart of this popular resort destination into a gallery style outdoor art extravaganza. The 24th Annual Beaver Creek Art Festival slated for August 6 – 7, 2011, features the finest work of more than 200 of the nation’s leading artists and crafters including top talent from throughout the state of Colorado.

Admission is free and open to the public. Times are Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. The navigational address is: 76 Avondale Ln., Avon, CO 81620.

Here are some of the artists you can expect to see at the show this weekend:

Kevin Miles & Wendy Schaefer-Miles: Oils

The first artists we would like to introduce to you are Kevin Miles & Wendy Schaefer-Miles. Kevin & Wendy live to paint and paint to live. Their love of nature is evident in the lush landscapes and bountiful flora found in their work.  The overflowing light that bathes their paintings create a radiant beauty and embracing warmth. The work is stunning! If you are looking for that added touch to your home, one of their pieces would be the perfect fit. Additionally, we have used their artwork for our 2011 Western Tour ads! You can learn more about these artists HERE.

Gedion Nyanhongo: Sculpture

Next, we would like to introduce to you Gedion Nyanhongo. Gedion was born in Zimbabwe and has transformed everyday life into the enduring values that can help us all thrive in the global era of the 21st century through his sculpture. Nyanhongo celebrates love especially family love and the spiritual power it provides to promote peace in his art. You can learn more about this fascinating artist HERE.

Karen Robbins: Glass

The final artist we are going to introduce to you is Karen Robbins. Karen blows glass full time on Robbins Ranch located 50 miles southeast of Santa Fe. Karen along with her husband, Dana, produce a line of functional and decorative art glass designs and create their work as a team. The majority of their art is hand blown furnace glass, both hollow and solid sculpted forms. You can learn more about this beautiful blown glass work HERE.

You will be able to meet these artists along with 150 more of the nation’s best artists. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 561-746-6615 or info@artfestival.com.

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About Howard Alan Events

For nearly three decades, Howard Alan and American Craft Endeavors have allowed more than 10,000 artists to exhibit their original work to millions across The United States. When our company began, our art and craft shows showcased a handful of exhibitors. Today, a typical Howard Alan or American Craft Endeavors event features 100-300 talented artists and fine crafters. No matter where you are, you are sure to find one of our stellar events nearby. Our shows take us to destinations like Aspen, Chicago, Alexandria, Vail, and Fort Lauderdale…just to name a few! Our great outdoor venues, fantastic crafters, and talented artists allow us to consistently be ranked among the top art and craft shows in the country. Visit a show and see for yourself why we are the very best!

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