SIGNATURE SUMMER ART FESTIVAL RETURNS TO THE SUMMIT
Featuring Original Works of Art by Leading Local & National Artists
WHAT: 5th Annual Louisville Festival of the Arts at the Summit
WHEN: June 9 - 10, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
WHERE: The Summit in Louisville, located at Brownsboro Road (KY 22) via exit 34 off the Gene Snyder Freeway - Navigational Address: 9401 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY 40241
WHY: To Support the Arts and the Local Community
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL:
• Juried outdoor art showcase
• Original Art Handmade in America
• 150 artists and crafters from 30 different states
• Prices set to suit all budgets - ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000
• Artists are hand-selected by an independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants
• All artists & crafters are on site for duration of festival
• Vast array of artistic media:
o Life Size Sculptures
o Handmade jewelry
o Mixed Media
For interviews with participating artists and images of their work, please contact AnaBelle Dweck at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Louisville, KY (May 9, 2012) – Festival producer Howard Alan Events and The Summit are bringing back Louisville’s annual premier juried street art festival June 9 - 10, 2012. This celebration of the arts showcases the finest work of 150 top artists in the country. Admission is free and open to the public.
“Our jury process is very selective, this is how we ensure a diverse and eclectic mix of styles and media that appeal to a broad variety of art enthusiasts and collectors,”
“This festival has become one of our signature events,” says Becky Norton, General Manager for The Summit. “The Summit is a great back drop to enjoy art from all over the country and from our region. Customers are invited to enjoy art from more than 100 artists, stop by our shops, and grab dinner or lunch at one of the fine eateries. They can make a day of it.”
The Summit will be unveiling a new play area on The Terrace where families can take their children for a break from exploring the original and unique work of the many talented artists selected to participate in the art show this year.
About Howard Alan Events, Ltd.:
Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, develops and presents art and craft shows throughout the country. For the past 25 years, Howard Alan Events has produced some of the nation’s finest juried art shows, including more than 40 venues each year such as the Downtown Aspen Art Festival (Aspen, CO), Beaver Creek Art Festival (Beaver Creek, CO), Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival (Chicago, IL), and the Las Olas Art Fairs, (Fort Lauderdale, FL). Several shows are ranked in the top 100 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine. The group’s founders personally select culture rich cities for their show locations providing a complete outdoor experience unmatched by other festivals. Each show is unique with works of both established and emerging artists.
About The Summit LIfestyle Center in Louisville, KY:
The Summit Lifestyle Center provides the complete shopping experience with a variety of shops and restaurants. Located at 4300 Summit Plaza Dr., the shops at The Summit are open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from Noon to 6 p.m. For more information visit www.TheSummitOnline.com/
For additional information on the 5th Annual Louisville Festival of the Arts at The Summit and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.
• Show producer Howard Alan and various artists are available for advance interviews.
• Photos of art festivals, participating artists and their work are available by contacting AnaBelle Dweck at email@example.com or 954-592-8500.