Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: March 12 to 13, 2016

 

Call to Artists: 22nd Annual Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival, Gulf Breeze, FL

 

140 artists from across the US will be selected by a jury of fine artist professionals to display and sell their artwork.  Artwork categories include ceramics & pottery, oils & acrylics, glass, sculpture, watercolor, wood, fiber & leather, jewelry, mixed media, graphics, photography and more. The artwork will be judged and cash awards of $7,000 awarded to the winning artists.

 

 

Gulf Breeze, Florida, November 4, 2015 - Each year, the The City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) sponsors a competition to select the artwork to be used in the design of the official festival poster for the Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival.
 
2016 Festival Poster Contest:
Winning artwork:  $250 award and displayed on Festival T-shirts, Posters, and pre-festival publicity.  Details at
www.gulfbreezearts.org.  Contest Deadline:  12/2/15
 
2016 Fine Arts & Crafts Festival:
Artists may apply online at
www.zapplication.org or download an application from their website at www.gulfbreezearts.org.   Artist Application deadline:  12/7/15
 
The two-day juried fine arts & fine crafts festival is a family event and will again be held in the center of Gulf Breeze proper  (675 Gulf Breeze Parkway - parking lot of Gulf Breeze High School) on March 12 to 13, 2016. Open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, the Festival is free to the public with ample visitor parking.
 
140 artists from across the US will be selected by a jury of fine artist professionals to display and sell their artwork.  Artwork categories include ceramics & pottery, oils & acrylics, glass, sculpture, watercolor, wood, fiber & leather, jewelry, mixed media, graphics, photography and more. The artwork will be judged and cash awards of $7,000 awarded to the winning artists.
 
In addition to the outside juried show, the festival includes a GBAI Member Art show/sale as well as a Student Artwork display along with a children’s entertainment area.  A wide variety of tasty festival food vendors will be available along with music and entertainment throughout the two-day event.
 
Proceeds of the festival are donated to local school art programs and college art scholarships and also allows
Gulf Breeze Arts to provide art culture, education, and workshops within the community.   

 

www.gulfbreezearts.org/2016-festival.html

 

 

 

 

 

Rita Rone, Winner of the 2015 Poster Contest

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Sherri Chambers

Email: chamberssherri@bellsouth.net

Phone: (850) 572-4292

 

Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc.

PO Box 52, Gulf Breeze, Florida, 32562

Web: www.gulfbreezearts.org

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Call to Artists: 22nd Annual Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival, Gulf Breeze, FL

Event Date: March 12 to 13, 2016

Event Location: Gulf Breeze, Florida

Admission: Free To The Public

Web: www.gulfbreezearts.org/2016-festival.html

Contact: Sherri Chambers, chamberssherri@bellsouth.net, (850) 572-4292

Description: Each year, the The City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) sponsors a competition to select the artwork to be used in the design of the official festival poster for the Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival.   2016 Festival Poster Contest: Winning artwork:  $250 award and displayed on Festival T-shirts, Posters, and pre-festival publicity. Details at www.gulfbreezearts.org.  Contest Deadline:  12/2/15.  2016 Fine Arts & Crafts Festival: Artists may apply online at www.zapplication.org or download an application from their website at www.gulfbreezearts.org. Artist Application deadline:  12/7/15   The two-day juried fine arts & fine crafts festival is a family event and will again be held in the center of Gulf Breeze proper  (675 Gulf Breeze Parkway - parking lot of Gulf Breeze High School) on March 12 to 13, 2016. Open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday and 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday, the Festival is free to the public with ample visitor parking.

 


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