Reminder - April fine art applications are due January 17
Cynthia Jenkins
Applications Available
Booth Artists, Fine Art, Food 

Applications are now available for Festival participants including booth artisans, fine artists & food vendors.   Deadlines and application links follow:

March 7 -   Aug Booth Artisans
April 4 - Aug Fine Art Show

We have no formal application process for entertainers, but inquiries and a digital link should be emailed to events@anacortesartsfestival.com.
MoNA Link arts education
Giving Back
2017 grants total over $33,000

The Board recently voted to fund a diverse range of grants for the 2017 giving cycle.  Funding 16 out of 28 applications, support goes to a diverse range of arts programming & education. Major recipients include Anacortes Family Center's Life Skills/Art Therapy Program, Museum of Northwest Art MoNA Link Education Program, and Boys & Girls Club Fine Arts Program.   In addition to grants, we use proceeds from our April events to fund cultural arts education for the school district, and support public art projects through our two runs.

SpringFestPoster
NEW Spring Fest 
expansion of April events

In our 4th year of producing a series of April events, we are adding a new 2 day Spring Fest on April 22 & 23 at the Depot Art Center in Anacortes.   It is a smaller version of our August Festival and will feature booth artisans, music, food, youth activities & demonstrating artists.  
April 14 - 23, Fine Art Show
April 15, Arty Party, evening experience
April 22, Do the Bloom 5k Color Run
April 22 & 23 - NEW Spring Fest   
     Spring Fest
FineArtJuror
August Fine Art Juror
Pablo Schugurensky

We are honored to announce Pablo Schurgurensky as our 2017 Arts at the Port Fine Art juror.   Pablo is the Board President of Artist Trust, and founder of META ARTE, a Seattle art consultancy group.  His extensive background includes Director of Collections for Vulcan, Inc and Director of the Microsoft art collection.   This years theme is "Resonance".  The Juried Exhibition includes bodies of work from selected artists, and comes with up to $12,500 in Art Awards.  The application deadline is April 4.
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