Staffed by more than 100 volunteers, ArtStop creates a hands-on world of art with life-size paint brushes and dozens of activities irresistible to any child. Watch Cottonwood Art Festival’s ArtStop at: http://www.youtube.com/
After heading across the bridge, pint-size Picassos will enjoy a wide array of art and craft activities. Children of all ages will have the opportunity to create their own over-the-top hat with plenty of glitter, feathers, pompons and ribbon for all to use! Paint a masterpiece on canvas, create a colorful wax hand mold, decorate a pottery vase, or practice your hand on a pottery wheel with ArtStop’s own “Masta Potta.”
The bi-annual Cottonwood Art Festival (http://www.cottonwoodartfestival.com/
The festival is Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cottonwood Park is located at 1321 W. Belt Line Road, one block east of Coit Road in Richardson, TX. Parking and admission are free. The artists’ works are available for purchase, as are food and beverages, and some children’s events require a fee.
Cottonwood Art Festival is a juried show. Jurors have selected over 240 artists (http://www.cottonwoodartfestival.com/
Cottonwood Art Festival’s spring 2013 featured artist is Michelle Mardis (http://www.michellemardis.com/)
Cottonwood Art Festival (http://www.cottonwoodartfestival.com/
Courtyard by Marriott is the official host hotel for Cottonwood Art Festival. Call 972-235-5000 for reservations. Ask for the Cottonwood rate.
Cottonwood has something for everyone. For more information, go to www.CottonwoodArtFestival.com or Facebook at www.facebook.com/
For more information or photographs, contact:
Cottonwood Art Festival
City of Richardson