Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Got to love Gasparilla for the terrific prize money. As a result they get many applications from people who do very few shows but who think they have a crack at winning part of $74,500 in awards.
Congratulations to the lucky ones:
Trent Manning of Winter Haven won the Raymond James Best of Show Award on Saturday during the opening day of the 42nd Raymond James Financial Gasparilla Festival of the Arts.
Manning, one of more than 230 artists at the festival, received the top honor along with $15,000 for his "King of the Mountain" sculpture.
The artwork was judged by Douglas Dreishpoon, chief curator at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY.
Thirty-seven artists were honored for their work, including:
If anyone has the complete list I'd love to see it.
**AFI members - a special congrats!