12th Annual Downtown Stuart Craft Festival (September 24th & 25th, 2011)

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This weekend (September 24th & 25th, 2011), American Craft Endeavors proudly presents the 12th Annual Downtown Stuart Craft Festival in Stuart, Florida.

The Downtown Stuart Craft Fair returns September 24 – 25, 2011 with 100 of the finest crafters in the country. Osceola Street in Downtown Stuart will be transformed into a top-notch outdoor art gallery with unique and affordable crafts. Partial proceeds from this very popular festival benefit the Stuart Main Street Programs. 

Admission is free and open to the public. Times are Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. The navigational address is: 26 SW Osceola St., Stuart, FL 34994.

Here are a few of the artists you will be able to meet this weekend:

Linda M. Cain - Jewelry

The first artist we would like to introduce to you is Linda M. Cain. In the picture above, you will see daisy porcelain earrings, which have periwinkle petals with a yellow center against a soft yellow-green background. They are made of porcelain clay which is slab rolled out very thin and cut. Linda very carefully stamps the flower image into the clay, finishes it with glazes and fires it in her kiln. You can learn more about this artist HERE.

Randi Hodge: Tuts & Hair Accessories

Next, we would like to introduce to you Randi Hodge. Randi’s company, Pie and Pop Culture, was inspired by her two children and the silly nicknames she gave them. All of her designs are inspired by her love for couture items and all things girly. When her daughter began dance class, that’s when her obsession with tutu’s was born! You can see more of her gorgeous collections HERE.

Klaus Schuler: Watercolors

The final artist we are going to introduce to you today is Klaus Schuler. Klaus’ early union with lakes, rivers and fishing were to become the focus of his art. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the University of Alabama, (Roll Tide), Klaus joined the Boeing Company at Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he illustrated many projects for the Space Program. Klaus left the industry to become a full-time fine artist in 1993. It wasn’t long before his subjects included scenes from the Bahamas and the Florida Keys. You can see more beautiful pieces of artwork from this artist HERE.

You will be able to meet the crafters mentioned above along with 100 other fantastic fine crafters from around the country.

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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