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Monday, July 05, 2010

Bridgeport Art fest call for artists; deadline soon

Press release

The Bridgeport Arts Fest is a one-day gathering of artists, artisans, craft-makers and musicians at historic McLevy Green in the heart of downtown Bridgeport. Delicious food from area restaurants and craft- and home-brewed beer will be available. Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County (formerly MACH) will bring children’s art activities and its youth jazz ensemble. The Ralphola Taylor Community Center’s youth African dance ensemble will perform. Connecticut Favorites Saint Bernadette and Cosmic Jibaros will perform!

An alternative to other area arts festivals, this day of exciting activity provides an attractive venue for artists and artisans to exhibit and market their work in a vibrant, eclectic downtown setting. The Bridgeport Arts Fest is co-sponsored by the City, the Downtown Special Services District and local businesses.

The fee for a booth site is $25. There are no other fees but if you want a tent the city will help you with a discount rate of $125.

The Bridgeport Arts Fest seeks artists and their work in all mediums, including:

Original Art:
• Drawings
• Comics/Graphic Novels
• Graphic design/Prints
• Illustrations
• Mixed Media
• Mosaics
• Paintings
• Photography
• Sculptures
• Ceramics

Crafts & Handmade items:
• Accessories
• Bags/Purses
• Books
• Clothing
• Dolls/Toys
• Furniture
• Jewelry

This is a great opportunity to get your art out there and spend a fun day with fellow artists.

Those who are interested can contact Ben Henson at ben.henson [AT] or call (203) 576-3972.

The deadline for submission is coming soon, July 9th, so hop to it!

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