The first ever two-day Gulfport Masters Fine Arts Festival will take place 10 am to 5 pm Feb 20 and 21, 2016, in Gulfport’s waterfront Veteran’s Park (5350 31st Avenue South). The event is a juried fine art and fine craft show with purchase awards and other prizes for participating artists. Admission and parking are free, and pets are welcomed.
Here is more information from the news release: Dozens of artists from throughout the nation are expected to participate in the event, offering work for display and sale. The festival will be Gulfport’s first two-day outdoor art event and is intended to highlight not only the work of local and regional fine artists but also work from artists who have not previously shown work in the area. A wide range of artistic media will be featured, including paintings, photography, glass, wood, metal, furniture and fiber. The festival builds on Gulfport’s reputation as an arts destination. In addition to the many artists residing and working in Gulfport, the city also hosts twice monthly art and gallery walks, the annual 2Cool Art Show and a number of other festivals and events throughout the year which offer opportunities for artists to show and sell their work.
The festival is co-sponsored by the City of Gulfport, the Gulfport Merchants Association, and the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce., and produced by Boulderbrook Productions. For more information about the festival, visitBoulderbrook.net.
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