Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Call to Artists Dallas: Cottonwood Art Festival Announces Call for Artists

 for May 5-6, 2012 Event

Deadline to submit art is January 13, 2012

The Cottonwood Art Festival is accepting applications from visual artists for the spring festival, to be May 5 & 6, 2012. The deadline to submit art for consideration is January 13, 2012.

Now in its 44th year, the Cottonwood Art Festival is the fifth best art festival in the United States and is the premier fine arts event in North Texas. The twice-a-year event generates more than $2 million in art sales annually. The festival is set for 10 AM – 8 PM Saturday and 10 AM -5 PM Sunday, May 5-6, 2012, at Richardson’s Cottonwood Park, 1321 W. Beltline Rd. Admission is free. Full details are available at

The Cottonwood Art Festival is a juried show. Approximately 1,400 artists will submit work for the 2012 festivals. Jurors will select 240 artists to exhibit their museum-quality paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, fiber art, fine glass, woodwork, mixed media and photography. All art must be for sale.

Artists who are interested in submitting art for consideration should apply through by January 13, 2012.  Notification will happen January 27, 2012. Booth fees will be due February 10, 2012.

For more information on Cottonwood Art Festival, go to their website or to their Facebook page. Whether shopping for art, listening to music, enjoying the outdoors, or making art of your own, Cottonwood has something for everyone. There’s an art to having fun!

Lisa Taylor
TrizCom Inc.

For more information or photographs, contact:
Serri Ayers
Festival Director
Cottonwood Art Festival
City of Richardson

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