Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County
ArtCenter Manatee presents our second annual fine arts festival held at Wares Creek in downtown Bradenton. This is a two-day juried outdoor festival.
FINE ARTS & CRAFTS . MUSIC. FOOD
February 25, 2017, 10-5pm and February 26, 2017, 10-4pm
Featuring regional and national award winning artists, artist demos, music, food vendors with seating, and much more. The Festival attracts art lovers of all kinds. No Admission and parking is free – all are welcome. The proceeds of the Festival benefit ArtCenter Manatee’s education and out reach programs.
January 21, 2017
Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club
Bring all your friends to the fashion show of the season. Enjoy a gourmet lunch at the beautiful Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club. See the latest fashions by J. Jill. Live Jazz. Cash Bar. Support ArtCenter Manatee by shopping locally handcrafted wearable art.
Tickets $48 – Click to Order
Grab a prize worth $250 to over $2,000!
For only $125 per Snatcher Ticket!
Congratulations to the winners!
Awards were given in each of the classes of entry along with a Best of Show.
Best of Show: Aileen Lampman, Jewelry
Fine Craft: 1st, Daniel MeKenna, Stained Glass. 2nd, Tom Derrough, Wood. 3rd, Mary Lou Babich, Fiber
Jewelry: 1st Deborah Barnes. 2nd, Lorri Mason. 3rd, Barbara Boyce
Painting: 1st, Dorothy Gaziano. 2nd, Kathleen Green. 3rd, B. Batchelder
Photography: 1st, Steven Nesius. 2nd, Earl Vandygriff. 3rd, Robin Rebeck
Pottery: 1st, Geoff Walsh
Sculpture: 1st, Eric Moore. 2nd, John Cheer. 3rd, Leland Williams