Fine Artists Wanted for 2nd Largest Art Festival in Michigan

The 48th Annual Art & Apples Festival in Rochester, Mich., invites fine artists from across the country to apply to the 2nd largest juried art fair in Michigan. More than 125,000 festival-goers come to enjoy the work of over 285 artists each year.
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Dec. 10, 2012 - PRLog -- Rochester, MI.,– Calling all fine artists! 2013 is right around the corner and so is the 48th annual Art & Apples Festival.  Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) would like to invite you to be a part of the second largest juried fine art fair in Michigan on September 6-8, 2013 in the Rochester Municipal Park, Rochester, MI. More than 125,000 festival-goers come to enjoy the work of over 285 talented artists from across the country. In 2012, the Art & Apples Festival was ranked #27 in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine and has held a ranking on the Fine Art & Design list since 2009.

Interested artists may submit their original pieces of work in the following categories: 2D & 3D Mixed Media, Clay Functional, Clay Non-Functional, Digital Art, Drawing, Fiber Wearable, Fibers Non-Wearable, Glass, Jewelry Metal, Jewelry Non-Metal, Leather, Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Toys, and Wood.

Paint Creek Center for the Arts' strict jurying process ensures the caliber and integrity of the Festival's national assembly of artists. Jurying is done separately for each category by professional artists. Four images are required on CD-ROM; one of the artist’s fully stocked booth and three of the artist’s individual examples of work. Scores in each category are based upon originality, technique, design, and overall impact. Artists will be notified of their acceptance in mid-March.

The Art & Apples Festival features overnight security, artist care, drive-in set-up and cash awards among other on-site amenities provided throughout the Festival weekend.

Applications may be downloaded online from Each category entered requires a $30 application fee and corresponding images on CD-ROM. The deadline for all applications is February 22, 2013 (a postmark date), so don’t waste any time – get your application today.  

The annual Art & Apples Festival is a program of Paint Creek Center for the Arts, a regional non-profit art center located in Downtown Rochester. Since 1982, PCCA has been dedicated to enhancing life in the region by promoting, encouraging, and creating opportunities to participate in and appreciate the arts. This is accomplished through a full range of cultural programs including exhibitions, studio art classes, outreach programs, and the annual Art & Apples Festival. PCCA is an important cultural resource and destination in the Rochester region's diverse and growing business and residential community.

For more information, please visit or call (248) 651-4110.
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