Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak, MI, had the most amazing weather this weekend and it sounds like sales responded. This is a huge event that hosts an art fair (130 artists) and also has 8 stages and food from top restaurants throughout the region. As many as 250,000 people attend.
Best of Show: Fong Choo, ceramics
1st. Place: JD Dennison, photography
2nd Place: Nancy Strailey, Drawing
3rd Place John and Mary Lee, Jewelry
Award of Excellence:
1. Terence Butler, MM 2-3D
2. Judy Sledge, Fabric-Fiber
3. Jeffrey St. Romain, MM 2-D
4. Andy Carter, Wood
5. Vince Pernicano, Glass
6. Corey Bechler, Ceramics
7. Alec LaCasse, Sculpture
Spirit of the City Award: Judy Bowman Booth# 6
Golden Dolly Award: Scott Martin - this award goes to the best artist's helper and is always a favorite award, including a small check to the helper. Learn more here.