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Howard Alan Events Schedule Change Announcement

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There have been some exciting new changes made

to the Fall Art Festival schedule.

The 4th Annual Coconut Point Fall Art Fair in Estero, FL that was scheduled to take place on November 17th & 18th, 2012 was moved to December 29th & 30th, 2012 in the same location. This is now taking place on New Year’s Weekend, which is a very busy weekend for Coconut Point and a great time around the holidays for visitors! This is also the same weekend we had the show last year, and it was a very successful show.
Howard Alan Events is proud to announce we will be back in Jacksonville to produce The San Marco Art Festival on November 17th & 18th, 2012. We are excited to be back in Jacksonville! The show will be set up downtown on San Marco Boulevard. We hope you will join us on one or BOTH of these great weekends!

 

2nd Annual Coconut Point New Years Weekend Art Festival

December 29th & 30th, 2012

The Coconut Point shops are the center of focus for a 500-acre, master planned community that is more than a shopping center in Estero, FL. With over 100 stores and 25 restaurants, all surrounding several acres of lakes with a boardwalk, these shops are an excellent location where thousands of visitors gather for shopping, dining and entertainment!

The San Marco Art Festival (Jacksonville, FL)

November 17th & 18th, 2012

We are excited to be back in San Marco for another great Art Festival, set up in the heart of downtown on San Marco Boulevard. Jacksonville is a busy city with shops, restaurants and upscale merchants. This Art savvy town is the perfect place for an art festival.  We look forward to seeing you there in the fall!

 

Please contact us with any questions at 561-746-6615.

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15th Annual Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival (January 21st & 22nd, 2012)

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This weekend (January 21st & 22nd, 2012), American Craft Endeavors is proud to present 15th Annual Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival in Punta Gorda, 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: 331 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda, FL 33950.

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

Bunny & John Switzenberg : Candles & Wax

First, we would like to introduce to you Bunny & John Switzenberg. Bunny & John keep their 21 hives at Bunny’s sister, Sandy and brother-in-law, Francis’ 250 acre farm in Georgetown, Delaware. The wax from the hives goes into making their ornaments and candles. How unique! You can learn more about their product HERE.

Patti Van Tonder : Hair Accessories

Next, we would like to introduce to you Patti Van Tonder. Patti is dedicated to producing the most beautiful and durable pieces of hair jewelry for the most beautiful women of the world. It’s the only hair accessory that will stay in every hair type! You can learn more about Patti’s work HERE.

Candy Wilson : Mats & Frames

The final crafter we would like to introduce to you is Candy Wilson. Candy was a professional artist who worked part-time as a framer. Later, this led to a full-blown business where Candy went to art and craft festivals to sell the custom frames and mats. They have a unique selection that you can see HERE.

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

Have something to say about this art fair? Join in on the conversation on Facebook & Twitter.

23rd Annual Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts (January 21st & 22nd, 2012)

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This weekend (January 21st & 22nd, 2012), Howard Alan Events is proud to present 23rd Annual Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts in Delray Beach, Florida.

Delray Beach’s most popular art affair returns January 21 & 22, 2012 featuring a wide array of fine art by the nation’s top artists. The Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts consistently ranked as one of the best art events in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist Magazine appeals to locals and tourists alike. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority.

Times are Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission is free and open to the public. The navigational address is: 51111 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33483.

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

Renee Dinauer : Wood Sculpture

The first artist we would like to introduce to you is Renee Dinauer. Renee has been creating a plethora of unique, freeform wall and free hanging sculpture formed of steam-bent hardwoods since 1990. Her greatest interest involves the study of surfaces, especially those alluding to a four-dimensional topological source. You can view more of her work HERE.

Harry Jarman : Paintings

Next, we would like to introduce to you Harry Jarman. Harry is a well-known Southern realist who paints in oil with a soft touch and richness of color that portrays great feeling and knowledge. Harry’s subjects range from still lifes and landscapes to wildlife and seascapes. Harry’s work can be found in numerous galleries and shops in North Carolina. His work is exceptional! You can view more of it HERE.

Jeffrey McDonald : Photography

The final artist we are going to share with you today is Jeffrey McDonald. Jeffrey has the ability to capture an image and then transform it into a masterpiece. As you can see from the picture above, his work is absolutely gorgeous! We do not have a website for Jeffrey – so you will have to stop by his booth at the show to see more of his work!

Don’t miss you chance to meet the artists listed above along with 200 other artists from around the United States!

Have something to say about this art fair? Join in on the conversation on Facebook & Twitter.


Local Dunedin Artist: Linda Stump

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We are very excited that local Dunedin Artist, Linda Stump, will be joining us at the 15th Annual Downtown Dunedin Art Festival this weekend (January 14 & 15, 2012).

Here are a few examples of her photography below:

Linda Stump : Photography

Linda Stump : Photography

Linda Stump : Photography

Make sure you stop by Linda’s booth at the art festival – so you can get to know more about her! You can see where she will be located in the show HERE (space numbers will be posted tomorrow).

Have something to say? Join in on the conversation on Facebook & Twitter.

Local Boca Raton Artist: Adie Lipton

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We have a handful of local artists in the 25th Annual Boca Fest this weekend (January 14th & 15, 2012). We wanted to feature one artist in particular – her name is Adie Lipton.

Adie specializes in oil paintings on canvas. She uses vivid colors in her images of animals and people. Her work is spectacular! Here are a few examples below:

Adie Lipton : Paintings

Adie Lipton : Paintings

Adie Lipton : Paintings

You will be able to see more of Adie’s beautiful artwork at the show this weekend. Make sure you stop by her booth and meet her! You can check her location in the show by clicking HERE (space numbers will be posted sometime tomorrow).

Have something to say? Join in on the conversation on Facebook & Twitter.

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!

Have something to say about this art fair? Join in on the conversation on Facebook & Twitter.

15th Annual Downtown Dunedin Art Festival (January 14th & 15th, 2012)

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This weekend (January 14th & 15th, 2012), Howard Alan Events is proud to present 15th Annual Downtown Dunedin Art Festival in Dunedin, Florida.

The country’s top artists will converge upon Main Street in Downtown Dunedin for a celebration of the arts January 14 – 15, 2012.  These talented artists, selected among hundreds of applicants, will be displaying their finest work including their newest creations. Festivalgoers will have the opportunity to stroll through isles of unique, handmade art representing a broad range of artistic mediums.

  • Vast array of artistic media: 
    • Paintings
    • Life Size Sculptures
    • Photography
    • Ceramics
    • Glass
    • Wood
    • Handmade jewelry
    • Collage
    • Mixed Media

Times are Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission is free and open to the public. The navigational address is: 271 Main Street, Dunedin, FL 34698.

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

Sergey Cherep : Painting

First, we would like to introduce to you Sergey Cherep. Almost 20 years ago, Sergey attended the World Cup Soccer game in California and visited Napa Valley while he was there. He was enchanted by the grapes, the beautiful landscape and the overall ambiance. It was then that his art changed from the traditional European style of painting that depicted stark realism and was so prevalent in Russia to painting a bright, vivid palette of land and sea in primary colors. You can see more of his breathtaking work HERE.

Janet Searfoss : Batik

Next, we would like to introduce to you Janet Searfoss. Janet is a painter of Batik, the antique appearing paintings done with hot wax and dyes that often resemble stained glass in fabric form. You can learn even more about Janet HERE.

Kevan Breitinger : Mosaics

The final artist we are going to introduce to you is Kevan Breitinger. Pictured above, you can take a look at the unique mosaic fish that features handmade, hand-colored polymer clay tiles (mermaid, musical notes, a bunny and a key, among others), stained glass chips, found objects, Scrabble tiles, and pottery shards, in a funky homage to Beauty. You can view more of Kevan’s work HERE.

Don’t miss you chance to meet the artists listed above along with 200 other artists from around the United States!

Have something to say about this art fair? Join in on the conversation on Facebook & Twitter.