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Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Call to Artists - Updated June 13, 2018

"Sangria" - Robin Wiesneth

Submit your information to chris@beachcomberdestin.com. 

Arts and Design Society’s “Save the Earth/Organic” Show

Open to all interested artists. Theme is “saving the environment and/or the destruction of the environment.” Cash awards. The show runs July 3-27 at the Art Center Gallery in Fort Walton Beach with a reception July 6.

Turn in work at the Art Center Gallery in Fort Walton Beach Saturday, June 30, 1-4 PM, and Monday, July 2, 9 AM-noon. Copy of entry form with details available at ArtsDesignSociety.org. Call 850-244-1271 for more info.


Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Festival of the Arts

Artist applications and poster competition entries are now being accepted.

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation's Festival of the Arts is one of the southeast's premier festivals and showcases over 100 artists from across the U.S. The festival is a celebration of art, music, food, family fun and features live music, a food bistro, wine and beer garden, art activities for kids, merchandise and more. The festival will be held Oct. 27 and 28 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin.  

Artists display their pieces and compete for $10,000 in cash award prizes. Artists must pay a $30 non-refundable jury fee and a $210 booth fee. 

The winning design for the official poster competition will become the signature artwork for festival t-shirts, posters, marketing collateral, merchandise and will be displayed on the cover of the festival guide (which has over 30,000 distributions). The winning artist will also receive a $500 cash prize.   

Artist and poster application deadline is June 27. Visit MattieKellyArtsFoundation.org for artist application, rules of participation, and poster entry form. Call 850-650-2226 or email info@mattiekellyartsfoundation.org for more info.