May 11 - 12
South Walton, Florida
Presented By: Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County
Saturday, May 11- 10 AM and 7 PM
Sunday, May 12 - 10 AM and 5 PM
Deadline: March 8
Notification Date: March 19
Application Fee: $45 Booth Fee: $325 - $375
Celebrating its 31st year in 2019, the ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival is a multi-faceted cultural event, offering live performing arts ensembles, artist demonstrations, educational art projects for children and food offerings for 5,000 attendees. The Festival is held in South Walton, FL, an affluent vacation and residential destination. The two-day event takes place over Mother's Day weekend in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin along the Gulf of Mexico.
ArtsQuest is a juried show that includes artists in the categories of Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Oils & Acrylics, Original Digital Art, Photography, Sculpture, Wood and Works on Paper (Watercolor, Printmaking, Pastels, Pencils, Ink). ArtsQuest awards $10,000 in cash prizes and is a rain or shine event.
- Artist hospitality serving continental breakfast, light snacks and bottled water
- Artist parking; Overnight security; Booth sitting
- Drive to your booth for load-in/load out
- Festival venue is conveniently located to many affordable accommodation options.
Jurying is by art industry professionals. Previous year award winners from the 2018 ArtsQuest show do not need to submit jury fee and will be automatically admitted into the 2019 ArtsQuest show should they meet the application deadline. Repeat attendance by the public insures potential multi-year sales.