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Artist Call: Indian Wells Arts Festival — where Art is a Happening!

Deadline: 10-13-2012

The Indian Wells Arts Festival is ranked one of the 100 Best Fine Art Shows in the country (2011, 2010, 2009) by Sunshine Artist magazine; voted 2010, 2011 Best of the Best Art Festivals by readers of Palm Springs Life magazine. This fine art + quality craft art festival is limited to 200 contemporary and traditional artists.

The Indian Wells Tennis Garden – Home to the BNP Paribas Tennis Open – is a spectacular venue with a premier geographical location in the heart of the Palm Springs Desert Resort Communities.

Mediums include painting, drawing, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry, apparel and hand-crafted wares. Selected by jury process, artists are on hand to explain and demonstrate the techniques that created their artwork available for purchase.

Everyone loves to watch the on-site demonstrations including glass blowing, painting, weaving, large scale stone sculpturing, larger-than-life mural painting, sand sculpture, wood carving and pottery throwing. With a celebrated reputation for its quality and wide variety of fine art and quality craft, artists travel from throughout the country to participate.

A Gourmet Market Place offers pre-packaged gourmet specialties and limited to 15 vendors. Sidewalk chalk drawing, children’s activities, wine tasting, live musical entertainment and refreshment are ongoing throughout the day. “Sunday Eggs + Champagne in the Garden” brunch menu is available until noon.

Submission deadline for primary jury October 13, 2012; late entry deadline January 5, 2013.

See online application via

Dianne Funk Productions
Indian Wells, CA

Contact: Indian Wells Arts Festival
Phone: 760.346.0042

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