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Enter to win a weekend getaway at the Venice Art Festival

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ENTER TO WIN a weekend getaway at the
25th Anniversary Downtown Venice Art Festival   
November 3rd & 4th, 2012   

The lucky winner will receive:
2 night stay at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Venice- Friday and Saturday, November 2nd & 3rd, 2012.  Includes complimentary breakfast and on-site parking
$75.00 Gift Certificate to Cafe Venice Restaurant & Wine Bar
$25.00 Gift Certificate to Sharky’s on the Pier
4 Single Serve Waffle Cones courtesy of Bresslers- $19.00 value
1 Framed Official 25th Anniversary Edition Festival Poster courtesy of Venice Main Street
The winning package must be used November 2 – 4, 2012, during the art festival.

 Click Here To Register  
Contest ends 10/19/12

But wait there’s more! There will also be an onsite Art Giveaway during the event-

Enter to win Elaine Laurent’s piece on Saturday, November 3rd in her booth. 

A Quarter Century Venice
Size: 8in x 12in x 3in deep
Cigar Box Art
Value: $100.00

Enter to win Steve Whitlock’s piece on Sunday, November 4th in his booth.

Sarasota Grouper
Lemon Bay to Passage Key Chart
Size: 35×45
lithograph reproduction
Value: $375.00

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5th Annual Downtown Venice Craft Festival (January 14th & 15th, 2012)

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This weekend (January 14th & 15th, 2012), American Craft Endeavors is proud to present 5th Annual Downtown Venice Craft Festival in Venice, Florida

About the 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: 220 Miami Ave W., Venice, FL 34285 .

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

Beau & Becky Anders : Hummingbird Feeders

First, we would like to introduce to you Beau & Becky Anders. What is unique about Beau & Becky is that they not only hand-make these beautiful feeders, but also educate you about hummingbirds! You can learn more about what they do HERE.

Hil-Dee Fisher : Pottery

Next, we have Hil-Dee Fisher. Hil-Dee dabbles in many mediums, but clay is her main love. The cycle of taking a lump of clay that smells of earth, shaping it, firing it and ultimately completing a process that ends in somebody handling that same lump of clay in its transfigured state. Her work is beautiful! You can see more examples HERE.

Tom & Janet Jenkins : Candles

Finally, we introduce to you Tom & Janet Jenkins. According to Tom & Janet, these candles provide you with the ultimate candle-burning experience! Imagine the soothing sound of a crackling fire with the scent of your favorite fragrance! You can learn more about their candles HERE.

Don’t miss you chance to meet the artists listed above along with 150 other craftres from across the state of Florida and around the United States!

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Publicity: 24th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival

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Did you visit us during the 24th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival this past weekend? It turned out to be an absolutely spectacular weekend with beautiful weather and talented artists. 

We found a few articles about the show this past weekend that we would like to share with you:

*Venice Magazine: Click HERE.

Venice Magazine

*Herald-Tribune: Created a fantastic photo album from the event HERE.

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Herald-Tribune

Herald-Tribune

 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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Visit Cadillac Sponsor & Possibly Win An Art Piece By John Galbo

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While you are strolling the 24th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival, don’t forget to check out our sponsor, Cadillac. Cadillac will be displaying their new 2012 models. 

You will also have the chance to win a beautiful art piece by John Galbo!

Here is what you could possibly win:

John Galbo: Photography

You can learn more about John Galbo HERE.

We look forward to seeing you at the show this weekend!

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Local Artists Participating in Downtown Venice Art Festival

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Be on the look-out for the local artists who will be participating in the 24th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival this weekend! Here are the amazingly, talented artists you will be able to meet this weekend (November 5th & 6th, 2011):

Additionally, there will be:

*BJ Carson – Acrylic

*Coleen Henry – Acrylic

*Alice Hicks – Baskets

*Len & Debbie Marucci – Metal

All of these artists are from Venice, Florida and will be exhibiting this weekend. Show your support!

If you have any questions, please contact us at 561-746-6615 or info@artfestival.com.

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Augusto Argandona: Venice Poster Artist

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Several months ago, Venice Main Street held a poster design contest for the 24th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival. The winner of the contest was: Augusto Argandona! Congratulations! 

2011 Poster: Downtown Venice Art Festival

Augusto’s design was used for the official poster of the Downtown Venice Art Festival along with our ads for the show. It turned out absolutely beautiful! What do you think?

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

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24th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival (November 5th & 6th, 2011)

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This weekend (November 5th & 6th, 2011), Howard Alan Events is proud to present the 24th Annual Downtown Venice Art Festival in Venice, Florida.

Festival-goers will be treated to a wide variety of work in a myriad of mediums including paintings, sculptures, photos, glass, wood, jewelry, collage, and ceramics.  Prices are set to suit all budgets and range from as little as $25 hand designed earrings to $30,000 sculptures.  The festival benefits Venice Main Street, dedicated to preserving and maintaining downtown Venice as a desirable destination. 

Admission is free and open to the public. Times are Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. The navigational address is 219 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285.

Here are a few of the artists you will be able to meet at the festival over the weekend:

Jennifer Ardolino: Watercolor

First, we would like to introduce to you Jennifer Ardolino. Jennifer is an internationally renowned artist. She has been selling her art work though galleries, art shows, and designers for over 20 years! You can see more of her flawless work HERE.

Dianne Krumel: Etchings

Finally, we are going to introduce to you Dianne Krumel. Dianne creates the most beautiful artwork. Her pictures are life-like and transform your current surroundings. Her artwork includes: monkeys, safari, elephants, sea creatures, and much more. You can see more of her collection HERE.

You will be able to meet these artists above along with over 100 other artists from across the country. This is the perfect free event to attend with your friends and family!

If you have any other questions, please contact us at 561-746-6615 or info@artfestival.com.

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