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Call for Artists: Gulf Coast Fine Art Festival - new event

March 16 & 17SantaFeCollege
Gulf Coast Fine Art Festival
Fort Myers, Florida
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5pm
150 Artists
Deadline: November 7

Gulf Coast Town Center, one of south west Florida's most popular upscale open air shopping destinations, provides the perfect venue for this magnificent outdoor fine art festival showcasing unique handmade and inspiring creations from some of the nation's best and most talented artists. There will be all forms of art for sale including ceramics, metal, glass, jewelry, paintings, sculpture, wood, stone, fiber, photography, and more.

All artwork is juried, which provides a higher level of quality, diversity and creativity of art on display, exemplifying the gifted artists in regions from all over the country. Join us and meet award winning artists and thousands of art enthusiasts at this huge outdoor festival.

Artist Amenities:

  • Extra space behind your booth for storage.
  • Drive up access for easy unloading and end of festival loading.
  • Friday setup from 3pm-6pm with overnight security and also Sat morning from 6am-9am.
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, coffee and water (Sat & Sun from 6am - 9am).
  • Floating volunteers will be available to provide breaks for the artists.
  • Ice cold bottled water will be handed out during the festival.
  • On-site vehicle, trailer and RV parking.
  • Discounted lodging rates at local hotels & local restaurant discounts.
  • Free golf cart shuttle service as needed.
  • Security will be provided from the close of Friday evening setup (6:00pm) until Saturday morning at 10:00am, and from the close of the festival Saturday evening (5:00pm) until Sunday morning at 10:00am.
Application Fee - $25 ~~~ Booth Fee - $210

Free Admission and Parking

All festivals are open to the public with free admission and free parking

Learn more about our shows at:
Apply online at:

New Shows for the Florida Market

Looking for fresh promotion and a show organizer who has an entrepreneurial background to work with this winter? 

Blu Art Festivals, with solid connections and sponsors in Florida offers their inaugural events this February and March in Fort Myers and Jacksonville. 

BLU ART Festivals: We produce several juried fine art festivals throughout Florida targeting high-end art collectors, art enthusiasts, tourists and area residents. One of our specialties is transforming highly visible site locations into exquisite outdoor art galleries to create a festival that represents a well balanced event allowing patrons to view the artist's work with ease. 

For more information call the show organizer, John Boltz, 239-285-8709.

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Comment by Larry Berman on October 22, 2012 at 5:37am

Not to be confused with the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival in Pensacola that takes place the first weekend of November.

Larry Berman

Comment by carrie jacobson on October 27, 2012 at 6:37am

Is this the first year for this festival?

Comment by Connie Mettler on October 27, 2012 at 8:09am

Yes, Carrie. This is a first time festival.


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