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The 4th Annual Hilton Head Island Art Festival on Memorial Day Weekend!

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Memorial Day Weekend In Hilton Head

This holiday weekend you need to do something exciting, and the 4th Annual Hilton Head Island Art Festival is where you should be! The show will be held at the famous Shelter Cove Harbor, which is nationally known for being one of the most popular resort and shopping districts in the Hilton Head area. This exquisite backdrop combined with the excitement of the holiday weekend creates an exceptional environment to feature the creations of Country’s most extraordinary artists. You won’t want to miss out on a weekend filled with art and fun!

 

 Date & Time: May 26th & 27th, 2012    Saturday & Sunday 10AM-5PM

Navigational Address:  1 Harbourside Ln. Hilton Head Island, SC 29938

See you at the show!!!

Howard Alan Events

561-746-6615

www.artfestival.com

Local Hobe Sound Artist: Scot Buccina

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This weekend while you are visiting the 11th Annual Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts, make sure you support your local artist! We are proud to announce to you that Scot Buccina is the local artist of this art festival.

His work is beautiful:

Scot Buccina: Stone Sculpture

Scot Buccina: Stone Sculpture

Scot Buccina: Stone Sculpture

You can view more of his beautiful work HERE.

Don’t forget to stop by his booth and ask him questions about his artwork!

If you have any questions about this post, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 561-746-6615 or info@artfestival.com.

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18th Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival (February 4th & 5th, 2012)

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This weekend (February 4th & 5th, 2012), American Craft Endeavors is proud to present the 18th Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival in Sarasota, Florida.

Here is some general information about the craft festival:

  • Juried outdoor craft showcase
  • Original crafts – Handmade in America
  • Unique and affordable gift items
  • 150 crafters from 30 different states
  • Prices set to suit all budgets – ranging from as little as $3 to $3,000
  • Crafters hand-selected from hundreds of applicants
  • All crafters on site for duration of festival
  • Green Market offering a wide variety of quality plants including exotics as well as dips and gourmet items.
  • Vast array of craft media: 
    • Folk art
    • Pottery
    • Handmade jewelry
    • Paintings
    • Personalized gifts
    • Handmade clothing
    • Scented soaps
    • Body products and much more

Times are Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission is free and open to the public. The navigational address is: 5124 Ocean Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34242.

A few of the crafters you will be able to meet this weekend include:

Cindy Pinyard: Ladies Accessories

First, we would like to introduce to you Cindy Pinyard. Cindy’s scarves are sewn in New England and can be ordered in 2 sizes and range of fashionable colors and designs. Additionally, her ceramic scarf slides are handformed, glazed and fired in our kilns and available in a variety of colors, textures, and finishes. You can view more of her beautiful work HERE.

Katherine Weisinger: Jewelry

Next, we have Katherine Weisinger. Katherine uses real flowers and leaves in her jewelry. They are protected from fading by enriching the original color. Each petal and leaf is delicately hand-painted using lacquer, 24k gold and sterling silver. Her work is stunning! Take a look at more of her pieces HERE.

Dan Johnson: Paintings

The final fine crafter we are going to introduce to you today is Dan Johnson. Dan tries to create fresh, clean images with a bit of whimsy. His artwork is transferred via a printing process in which the image is actually “baked” into the surface of the product and results in a highly durable, washable surface and a brilliant color reproduction that will last for years. Dan’s work is unlike anything we have ever seen – his booth is going to be a must-see! You can check-out his website HERE.

You will be able to meet the fine crafters mentioned above along with 100 other fine crafers from across the state of Florida and the United States.

If you have any questions regarding this show, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 561-746-6615 or info@artfestival.com.

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11th Annual Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts (February 4th & 5th, 2012)

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This weekend (February 4th & 5th, 2012), Howard Alan Events is proud to present 11th Annual Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts in Hobe Sound, Florida.

The festival spans four blocks of A1A/Dixie Highway starting at Bridge Road and continuing south on AIA.  This popular art festival, produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce, attracts locals and tourists alike. All artists are juried by an independent panel 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.

Times are Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission is free and open to the public. The navigational address is: 11954 SE Dixie Highway, Hobe Sound, FL 33475.

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

Paul LaMontagne: Abstract Sculpture

First, we would like to introduce to you Paul LaMontagne. Paul is an abstract sculpture artist from Coca, Florida. His pieces would be a statement in anyone’s home. Make sure you visit Paul at the show & he will be able to tell you a little more about himself. You can take a look at his website HERE.

George Gabriel: Metal

Next, we would like to introduce to you George Gabriel. George believes metal melts into the curves of beauty offering a sparkling light. This piece of art (pictured above) connects us with the idea of infinity and the magic of art in our daily life. You can see more of his flawless pieces HERE.

Mike & Liz Rose: Jewelry

Last, but not least, we would like to introduce to you Mike & Liz Rose. Mike makes the beads, and then Liz designs and constructs the jewelry, combining Mike’s beads with precious metals and semi-precious stones. Together they create beautiful unique pieces of jewelry that capture the light and reflect beautifuly on the wearer. You can learn more about this dynamic duo HERE.

You will be able to meet all these artists mentioned above along with 100+ other artists from around the country! If you have any questions about this festival, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 561-746-6615 or info@artfestival.com.

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Delray Beach Festival of the Arts, Artist Spotlight: Jeanne Melillo

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Jeanne Melillo has been designing and handcrafting her table top pieces for 11 years. Her work has been represented in art galleries, fine home stores and art shows throughout the United States. Howard Alan Events is excited that Jeanne will be joining us at the 23rd Annual Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts this weekend (January 21st & 22nd, 2012).

Starting with table runners and then expanding her line to include place mats, coordinating napkins, napkin rings and coasters. Everything is handmade with care and scrupulous attention to detail. Her designs vary in look and feel from bold and dramatic,to light and whimsical. She searches out eclectic findings and natural elements to create unique designs that have the ability to transform their environment. Jeanne enjoys creating work that grows from a traditional form and challenges people visually by it’s contemporary interpretation.

Here are a few of her unique designs below:

Jeanne Melillo : Table Runners

Jeanne Melillo : Table Runners

Jeanne Melillo : Table Runners

Jeanne’s peices are perfect for anyone looking to add a little flare to their home! You can see more of her beautiful work HERE.

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Coconut Point New Year’s Weekend Art Festival (December 31st & January 1st, 2012)

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This weekend (December 31st & January 1st, 2012), Howard Alan Events is proud to present Coconut Point New Year’s Weekend Art Festival in Estero, Florida.

The Coconut Point New Years Weekend Art Festival will transform the parking fields of Coconut Point into an outdoor gallery style art show.  Spacious aisles allow art enthusiasts to explore the exhibits and interact with the artists who will be present for the duration of the show. The artists have been juried by an independent panel of expert judges, and hand-selected from hundreds of applicants based on quality and diversity ensuring a variety of original and handmade art with wide appeal. 

Times are Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission is free and open to the public. The navigational address is: 23130 Fashion Drive, Estero, FL 33928.

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

Ira & Sue Lances : Fiber

First, we would like to introduce to you Ira & Sue Lances. Ira & Sue of Staten Island New York began making wearables back in 1980 in NYC. As the items became more artsy, Ira & Sue felt the need to start selling their one-of-a-kind jackets and scarves at various Arts & Craft shows throughout the country. You can view more of their fantastic wearable art HERE.

David Berger : Oils

Next, we would like to introduce to you David Berger. David has been working in oil for nearly two decades concentrating primarily on creating exquisite and timeless still life paintings, which has made him an award winning artist. His work is collected throughout the world by corporate and private collections. He is considered to be one of the top still life painters in the United States. You can view his flawless work HERE.

Maria Reyes-Jones : Paintings

Last, we would like to introduce to you Maria Reyes-Jones. Maria is an exceptional artist whose work is well known across the United States. Her work has been chosen many times by Howard Alan Events to be used as a poster for certain art fairs. We are proud to have her in the show this weekend! If you would like to see more of her work – click HERE.

You will be able to meet these artists mentioned above along with over 150 other artists from around the country. There is no better way to spend your New Year’s Weekend than at THIS art festival. We look forward to seeing YOU there!

If you have questions about this show, you can contact us at 561-746-6615 or info@artfestival.com.

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Marvin Murphy featured on the Cover of Estero Magazine

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We are proud to announce to you that artist, Marvin “Murf” Murphy, has graced the cover of Estero Lifestyle Magazine for the month of December.

Marvin "Murf" Murphy

Additionally, there is an incredible article about the Coconut Point New Years Weekend Art Festival that will be held in Estero, Florida on December 31, 2011 & January 1, 2012.

You can view the online version of the magazine HERE. “Flip” to page 11 to read the article!

Who is as excited as we are for this incredible Art Festival? This will certainly be a GREAT start to 2012.

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