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Art & Air 2009 - Webster Groves, Missouri
DEADLINE: 1/30/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 6/5/2009 - 6/7/2009
St. Louis, Missouri - The 6th Anniversary of the "Art&Air" Fair will be held June 5-7, 2009. This one-of-a-kind fine arts fair is set on the beautiful park setting of Eden Theological Seminary grounds in the heart of historic Webster Groves, Missouri; conveniently located between Downtown St.Louis and Clayton, Missouri. Art&Air, continually noted as an Artist's favorite fair for unmatched hospitality and amenities, will continue to focus on the artists and their work, while offering delectable food, top-notch music performances and unique creative activities for the whole family. The Art&Air Fair's board, the Webster Community Arts Foundation, the hard-working Art&Air staff and dedicated volunteers will once again aim at making Art&Air a successful, yet fun art fair for both the artists and the many art-buyers coming from far and wide. Be one of the 100+ artists who will fall in love with the Webster Groves charm and hospitality at what has quickly become one of the best ar t fairs in the Midwest.

Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts - 8th Annual (Hobe Sound, FL.) 2009 - Hobe Sound , Florida
DEADLINE: 1/30/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 2/7/2009 - 2/8/2009
Hobe Sound is located in affluent Martin County just north of Palm Beach County and south of Stuart and Jupiter Island; the wealthiest hamlet in the county.
The show has built quite a reputation among our artists, and is quickly becoming a “must do” show on our winter tour. Held along four blocks of A1A/Dixie Highway, this show attracts a discriminating buying crowd.

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts 2009 - State College, Pennsylvania
DEADLINE: 1/30/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 7/9/2009 - 7/12/2009
The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts was founded in 1966 by Penn State University’s College of Arts and Architecture and the State College Chamber of Commerce. Drawing over 125,000 people to State College each summer, the Festival includes, in addition to the nationally recognized Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition, a gallery exhibition, Children and Youth Day, educational opportunities, and music, dance and theatrical performances in a variety of traditional and non-traditional venues.

Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair 2009 - Bellevue, Washington
DEADLINE: 1/30/2009
Jury Fee: $40.00
Event Dates: 7/24/2009 - 7/26/2009
The 63rd Annual Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair is July 24-26, 2009 in Bellevue, WA. This is the largest and most prestigious juried arts and crafts fair in the Pacific Northwest. The Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair is the largest fundraiser for Bellevue Arts Museum. In 2007, artist sales were estimated at $2 million and the audience increased to 350,000 in 2008. For additional information logon to

East Lansing Art Festival 2009 - East Lansing, Michigan
DEADLINE: 1/31/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 5/16/2009 - 5/17/2009
Established in 1964, the East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) is a two-day outdoor celebration of culture and the arts and is mid-Michigan’s first major art show of the summer season. Known for featuring the highest caliber fine art and fine craft, this highly anticipated festival attracts 70,000 knowledgeable art patrons from the region. The event includes live music and performances on two stages, a children’s arts activity area and an international-style food court. The ELAF is a non-profit community arts and cultural event.

NICFest - Nicolaysen Community Festival 2009 - Casper, Wyoming
DEADLINE: 1/31/2009
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 6/26/2009 - 6/28/2009
NIC Fest is an outdoor community festival that incorporates many forms of art, including an art show and sale, live music, childrens art and activity areas, a car show, and exhibitions within the museum. This festival brings out the entire community and many visitors, with total attendance of 15,000 in 2008, its third year. Bigger every year, we are expecting 18,000 visitors and shoppers.

Renaissance Fine Arts Festival - Ridgeland, Mississippi
DEADLINE: 1/31/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 5/30/2009 - 5/31/2009
Your fellow artists Dale Rayburn (, Mamie Joe ( and I, H.C. Porter (, invite you to be among the first artists to exhibit at a contemporary fine art show that we hope will become a staple event for the best of the best! We need your help to give an affluent and unexposed community, Ridgeland, Mississippi, the opportunity to collect your outstanding artwork.
We are working hard to promote this event and to create an exceptional show experience for you, our friends and fellow exhibitors. The show is limited to 100 talented artists to give us all a concentrated buying public. We are offering cash prizes, reduced rates at a new hotel within walking distance and parking is easily accessible.
We realize the name of the show may be confusing, but the event is not a medieval faire. It is a contemporary fine arts festival where artists and patrons can meet, mingle and conduct business. The name Renaissance refers to the name of the premier shopping and lifestyle center in the area, and the site where the festival will be held, the elegant Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland, Mississippi (
The Renaissance Fine Arts Festival is presented by the Ridgeland Tourism Commission, a tax-exempt, state-chartered agency.
H.C. "Chris" Porter ( is our Artistic Director. Chris has exhibited at festivals across the U.S. for more than 15 years and is a long-standing member of NAIA.

Boardwalk Art Show & Festival 2009 produced by Contemporary Art Center of Virginia - Virginia Beach, Virginia
DEADLINE: 2/1/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 6/18/2009 - 6/21/2009
The Boardwalk Art Show and Festival is one of the oldest and best outdoor fine art shows on the Eastern seaboard, and this year will mark our 54th year. The show is consistently ranked in the top 40 of Sunshine Artist Magazine’s Top 200 Art Shows. With an average attendance each year or more than 300,000, this four-day festival is one of the most popular in Virginia, attracting collectors and artists from across the nation. The show runs along the Virginia Beach boardwalk from 17th Street to 32nd Street, overlooking the sandy beach and Atlantic Ocean.
Through the support of the local community, the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia (CAC) offers a total of $28,000 in prize money with a “Best in Show” prize of $10,000.

Frederick Festival of the Arts - The 16th Annual - Frederick, Maryland
DEADLINE: 2/1/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 6/6/2009 - 6/7/2009
Celebrating it's 16th year, Frederick Festival of the Arts, Inc. returns to the heart of Historic downtown Frederick, Maryland along the newly developed Carroll Creek Parkway. This juried fine arts and fine craft venue invites discerning art-lovers from the surrounding areas of: Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Pennsylvania, and Northern Virginia. The Festival organization is committed to presenting the finest of juried national artists and continuing their longstanding tradition of serving these invited artist's immediate needs, while providing a festive and enjoyable outdoor venue for all! Unique to this venue is its waterway and bridge crossings, and downtown location. Not only does this site provide water activity to keep children busy while parents shop, it seems somehow to spring the spirits of the summertime as well, on June 6 & 7. The community-supported organization is also committed to presenting the finest national artists in an exceptional arts venue bringing the best of quality fine art, performing opportunities, and providing for education in the arts. Join the high caliber Creekside Celebration!

Great Lakes Art Fair - Spring 2009 - Novi, Michigan
DEADLINE: 2/2/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 4/17/2009 - 4/19/2009
The Great Lakes Art Fair offers fine artists and their patrons an expansive new regional marketplace that promises to bring a fresh energy to the artistic community. This bi-annual show was launched when a long running and well renowned indoor art fair left the Midwest region. The reaction from artists and attendees alike, led the Rock Financial Showplace, in consultation with Constance Mettler, a doyenne of the national art show circuit since 1979, and Mark Loeb, an art fair producer of over twenty years, to produce the GLAF. Make us the first show of your season on April 17 – 19, 2009!
The juried component of the fair will feature 200 local, regional, and national artists. The Great Lakes Art Fair will also feature select epicurean items, educational demonstrations, art based entertainment, and community outreach efforts. GLAF's mission is to deliver a top quality experience for patrons and artists that will assure targeted buyers, return visits and exponential event growth. Support from the regional artistic community is already exceeding expectations, setting the stage for the GLAF to become a bi-annual destination event for fine artists from all mediums and their patrons.
Please visit our website at for additional information!

King William Fair 2009 - San Antonio, Texas
DEADLINE: 2/5/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 4/25/2009 - 4/25/2009
The King William Fair is a 40 year old neighborhood street fair attracting approximately 50,000 visitors to our beautiful downtown historical district. This family-friendly one-day event is part of the ten day "Fiesta" held each year in San Antonio, Texas and includes art, music, dance, historical re-enactments, parade and more. The 2009 Fair will be held on Saturday, April 25.
About 150 Art & Craft vendors are only one of the five equally important components of the Fair. Art & Craft, Entertainment, Food, a Parade, and the Kid’s Kingdom all combine to create a truly unique event. The Fair is not strictly an Art & Craft festival. Proceeds from the King William Fair support the libraries and provide art instruction programs in neighborhood schools, offer scholarships for inner city students, and create revitalization and preservation efforts in the King William Historic District.

Coconut Point Art Festival - 3rd Annual (Bonita Springs, Fl.) 2009 - Bonita Springs, Florida
DEADLINE: 2/6/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 2/14/2009 - 2/15/2009
Ranked as one of the top fine art festivals in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine.
Coconut Point borders Estero and Bonita Springs, which are located between Naples & Fort Myers. The population exceeds 290,000 people and the average household income is over 91,000 a year.

Summerfair Cincinnati 2009 - Cincinnati, Ohio
DEADLINE: 2/6/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 5/29/2009 - 5/31/2009
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO APPLY… to the 42nd Summerfair - Cincinnati, Ohio's Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Fair.
Summerfair has consistently been identified as one of the 200 best shows in the United States by Sunshine Artist magazine during the last decade - most recently (September 2008) it was ranked the 21st Best Fine Art and Design Show. In addition, since 1999 Summerfair has received three Artists' Choice Awards from the National Association of Independent Artists.

New Events

La Jolla Festival of the Arts - La Jolla, California
OPEN DATE: 1/7/2009
DEADLINE: 3/21/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 6/20/2009 - 6/21/2009
The La Jolla Festival of the Arts ™ is a spectacular two-day event held outdoors in the coastal San Diego suburb of La Jolla. It features approximately 195 artists, vendors, unique food booths, musical entertainment, authors, and other events designed to attract higher-income patrons.

Durango Arts Festival 2008 - Durango, Colorado
OPEN DATE: 1/24/2009
DEADLINE: 4/24/2009
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 8/8/2009 - 8/9/2009
The Durango Arts Festival is an outdoor juried show presented by the Durango Arts Centr, a non-profit arts organization serving the Durango, and Four Corners region. The Durango Arts Center's mission is to advance the visual and cultural arts for the enrichment of the individual and the surrounding communities.

AFB Art Fair @ Woodland Park - Lexington, Kentucky
OPEN DATE: 1/26/2009
DEADLINE: 3/31/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 8/15/2009 - 8/16/2009
Lexington Art League and Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government's Division of Parks & Recreation present the 34th annual AFB Art Fair @ Woodland Park, formerly known as the American Founders Bank Woodland Art Fair, located in scenic Woodland Park in Lexington, KY. The Fair is central Kentucky's largest, FREE cultural event with an average attendance of over 65,000 people and has been recently voted at Top 15 Fine Art & Design Fair by Sunshine Artist Magazine.

Berkshire Crafts Fair 2009 - Great Barrington, Massachusetts
OPEN DATE: 1/26/2009
DEADLINE: 4/7/2009
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 8/14/2009 - 8/16/2009
Welcome to the Berkshire Crafts Fair. We invite you to apply to exhibit in our Fair. We will be celebrating our 36th year in 2009. The Berkshire Crafts Fair is a juried fair and features a wide range of contemporary and traditional crafts. Over the years the Berkshire Crafts Fair has developed a reputation as a high quality, well-run show. Our show is located in a nationally known tourist area and is nearby Tanglewood, the summer home of the world-fmaous Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Avon Fine Art & Wine Affaire - 16th Annual - Avon, Colorado
OPEN DATE: 1/27/2009
DEADLINE: 4/6/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 7/10/2009 - 7/12/2009
The Avon Fine Art & Wine Festival is produced by Thunderbird Artists, in conjunction with the Town of Avon and the Eagle Valley Humane Society.
Thunderbird Artists Mission Statement: to promote fine art and fine crafts, paralleled with the ambiance of unique wines and fine music, while supporting the artists, merchants and surrounding communities.

Sweet Pea Festival of the Arts 2009 - Montana
OPEN DATE: 1/27/2009
DEADLINE: 3/27/2009
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 8/7/2009 - 8/9/2009
The Sweet Pea Festival of the Arts takes place in scenic Bozeman, MT every first full weekend in August. Events include art shows, a parade, theatre, music and dance perfermances, children's activities, and the Arts and Crafts Sale. The festival typically attracts approximately 19,000 people.

Morristown Craftmarket 2009 - Morristown, New Jersey
OPEN DATE: 1/27/2009
DEADLINE: 4/1/2009
Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 10/16/2009 - 10/18/2009
Now in its 33rd continuous year, the Morristown CraftMarket is one of the top juried, longest-running and most successful fine craft shows in America. We showcase extraordinary, one-of-a-kind and limited edition crafts in all contemporary media. Highly gifted artists from over 20 states throughout this country, and from Canada as well, exhibit in this nationally acclaimed show.
This beautiful in-door show is held on the spacious ground level floor of the Morristown Armory located in Morris County, New Jersey - consistently rated as one of the 10 most affluent counties in the country in recent years. The show attracts a high income and loyal craft-buying audience. Pipe and drape are included in the booth fee. Also provided are easy drive-in/breakdown and plenty of free parking.
We know our artists make this great show. That's why we put a great deal of value on our relationships with you and treat you as artists.
Thanks for all you do to create and promote beautiful, imaginative and exciting crafts that are unmatched in quality.

Edwards Fine Art & Wine Festival - 10th Annual - Edwards, Colorado
OPEN DATE: 1/27/2009
DEADLINE: 4/10/2009
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 7/17/2009 - 7/19/2009
The Edwards Fine Art & Wine Festival is produced by Thunderbird Artists, in conjunction with the Town of Edwards and the ????????.
Thunderbird Artists Mission Statement: to promote fine art and fine crafts, paralleled with the ambiance of unique wines and fine music, while supporting the artists, merchants and surrounding communities.

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