World-Class Art Festival Returns to Beautiful Downtown Stuart February 25 and 26

27th Annual Downtown Stuart Art Festival welcomes more than 200 local and national artists during two day, free event

STUART, FL (January 20, 2017) – Downtown Stuart will be transformed once again as more than 200 artists and their creations fill Osceola Street along the merchant circle. The gallery-style booths will be filled with every medium of fine art during the 27th Annual Downtown Stuart Art Festival. The popular free, outdoor event takes place on February 25 and 26 from 10 am to 5 pm both days. Proceeds from the Art Festival benefit the Stuart Main Street program.

Residents and visitors are invited to stroll amidst life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics and more. The 200 artists are on site to discuss their inspirations and processes for each hand-made work. Parking is free and pets on leashes are always welcomed.

Presented by Howard Alan Events (HAE), producer of the nation’s finest juried art shows, the Downtown Stuart Art Festival represents original artwork, handmade in America and selected by an independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants. HAE’s careful vetting process also ensures a wide array of mediums and price ranges will be offered during the Festival.

FOR CALENDAR

WHAT:          27th Annual Downtown Stuart Art Festival

WHEN:          Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26 from 10 am to 5 pm

WHERE:       26 SW Osceola St., Stuart, FL 34994

COST:            Free and open to the public

WEBSITE:     www.artfestival.com

CONTACT:  info@artfestival.com or 561-746-6615

FESTIVAL AT-A-GLANCE:

  • Juried, first-class outdoor art gallery showcasing local and national artists
  • Original handmade artwork
  • More than 200 artists from 30 different states
  • Artists hand-selected by independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants
  • All artists on site for duration of festival
  • Vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media
  • Free parking and pets on leashes welcome
  • Benefits the Main Street program 
  • Douglas Alexander pointillism and line hand drawn art - Copy Lin Seslar Summer Chairs Sanctuary by Trinklein molded copper wire, tin, rock

 

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IMAGES ATTACHED: Missouri artist Wayne Trinklein’s “Sanctuary” molded copper wire, tin, rock Deland artist Douglas Alexander’s Butterflies hand-drawn pointillism and line art Colorado artist Lin Seslar’s “Summer Chairs” using old-world oil glazing techniques