WHEN: October 27 - 28, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm WHERE: Hyde Park Village at Swann and Dakota Avenues
Navigational Address: 1622 Snow Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33606
WHY: To Support the Arts and the Local Economy
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
Tampa, Florida (July 23, 2012) - Hyde Park Village welcomes back its signature fall art festival, the first major outdoor art event of the season in the Tampa Bay Area, October 27 - 28, 2012. The show will feature 150 of the finest artists from as many as 30 different states as well as top local talent. The artistic media represented at this popular two-day juried art show include paintings, sculptures, photography, glass, wood, jewelry, collage, and ceramics with prices ranging from $25 hand-designed earrings to $30,000 metal sculptures. Admission is free and open to the public.
“Our shows promise an eclectic mix of artwork by a variety of leading artists who work in different media,” says festival promoter Howard Alan. “All of the artwork is original and handmade in America.”
The artists are juried by an independent panel of expert judges and hand-selected from hundreds of applicants based on quality and diversity. All artists are present for the duration of the show available to discuss their art, inspiration and techniques.
The artists’ professional white-tented display booths will be located along the tree-lined streets of this trendy downtown Tampa area with its brick courtyards and fountains. The 23rd Annual Hyde Park Village Art Fair makes the arts accessible to a broad audience. The event appeals to of all ages including families, art enthusiasts and collectors looking to add to their collections.
· Juried outdoor art showcase
· Original Art - Handmade in America
· 150 artists from 30 different states
· Prices set to suit all budgets - ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000
· 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:
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.
For additional information on the 23rd Annual Hyde Park Village Art Fair and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com or call 561-746-6615.
· Festival promoter 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.
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. For additional information on the Inner Harbor Art Festival in Baltimore, Maryland and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit www.artfestival.com.