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ArtsQuest Festival

LAST CALL TO SUBMIT FOR ARTSQUEST 2020
The CAA is calling all artists interested in submitting work for consideration in the 32nd Annual ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival scheduled for May 9-10, 2020 in Grand Boulevard Town Center.Artists are invited to apply in the categories of Mixed Media, Ceramics, Works on Paper, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Oils & Acrylics, Photography, Digital Art, Sculpture, and Wood (including furniture).

The submission deadline is Friday, March 6, 2020 at 11PM CST.
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ON-SITE DEMONSTRATION SPACE AT ARTSQUEST
We’re calling all CAA member artists, makers and plein-air painters who have an interest in demonstrating their craft during the ArtsQuest Festival scheduled for May 9 & 10 in Grand Boulevard Town Center. 

If interested, please complete the brief application by clicking the link below. Submission deadline is no later than Thursday, April 9 by 5PM
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THE CAA IS CALLING ALL INTERESTED TEACHERS
The CAA is currently in search of artists intersted in adding to our line-up of weekly classes and speciality workshops at the Bayou Arts Center. Areas of interest often requested include (for all levels of learners): oil painting, watercolor painting, acrylic painting, mixed media, culinary, gardening and drawing. If you’ve got a specific topic or technique in mind, we’d love to hear about it! Week day, evening and weekend slots are available. For more information, contact Lee Greene via email at lee@culturalartsalliance.com or call 850-622-5970. 

Flutterby Arts Festival and Plein Air Workshops

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is calling all kids to flitter to Watersound Origins to celebrate 26 years of the Flutterby Arts Festival. This year’s event takes place Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, November 21, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on the green located directly behind Watersound Origins Café.
 
The festival will feature live entertainment for the entire family, including music, theatre, and dance. Art activities like the butterfly wing creation station, craft-making, plein-air painting, and face-painting will be available all weekend. Kids can also enjoy  the “Clay” butterfly learning center, carnival games, bounce houses, and hula hoop contests while adults can take a stroll through the Artist’s Market and pop-up Foster Gallery.
 
Back for a second year is a series of Plein Air (the act of painting outdoors) events beginning with a workshop scheduled for Tuesday, October 16 – Thursday, October 18 with Mary Garrish. In this three-day workshop, Mary will emphasize how to study and gain the most information from your time spent plein air painting.
 
Other Plein Air activities include an Introduction to Plein Air Workshop with local artist, Joan Vienot on Friday, October 19 from 9 AM – Noon, a Plein Air Quick Draw competition on Saturday, October 20 from Noon – 2 PM, Plein Air Paint-Out throughout the week, and a Plein Air Wet Room Special Exhibit.
 

Plein Air Workshop with Mary Garrish
October 16 – 18
8 AM – 2 PM, Daily
$450 registration 
Click HERE for description and registration.

Introduction to Plein Air Workshop with Joan Vienot
October 19
9 AM – Noon
$30 registration
Click HERE description and registration.

 

Flutterby Plein Air Quick Draw Competition
October 20
Noon – 2 PM
Awards Ceremony 3:30pm, Saturday, October 20 at the Flutterby Main Stage
$15 advance registration | $25 day of
Click HERE for registration.

Flutterby Plein Air Paint Out
Monday, October 15 – 3pm, Saturday, October 20
Awards Ceremony – 10:15am, Sunday, October 21 at the Flutterby Main Stage
$30 advance registration | $40 weekend of

Click HERE for registration.