"Held annually during the first weekend in March in downtown Tampa, it is a true showcase. Featured art includes ceramic, digital, drawing, fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, watercolor and wood. The esteemed event also features the works of local young artists, a weekend full of live entertainment and a children’s art activity area." (GFA).
Award of Merit 2019
"The Art Annual is celebrating its 34th year in May 2019. We hope you'll join us to celebrate one of the KC metro's largest annual attractions right here in Brookside. Located in an eclectic neighborhood in the center of Kansas City, Brookside is just minutes from downtown, the Plaza and the southern suburbs. This is the first art show of the year and draws over 70,000 people from across the region. The focus of the show is on ART! This community loves art shows and it consistently ranks in the top 25 shows according to Art Source." (BKSAA).
"Art on the Square is a juried fine art show located in beautiful downtown Belleville, Illinois. Since 2002 Art on the Square has consistently been ranked #1 and #2 in the nation by Art Fair Source Book. Art on the Square is held annually the weekend after Mother's Day. Featuring the original work of over 100 accomplished artists from around the world, fantastic musical and stage performances as well as delicious local food and drink, Art on the Square is a three-day sensation for the eyes, ears and palate!" (AotS).
"Favorite visitor experiences return and new surprises await on the lakefront this coming June. To get a sneak peak of all the behind-the-scenes action, follow Lakefront Festival of Art on Facebook and check back often for the latest festival updates, including our 2019 artists, food vendors, musical lineup, and more!" (LFA)
"The Des Moines Arts Festival is one of the world's most respected festivals hosting 180 of the nation's top artists on June 28-30, 2019 in a beautiful urban street setting surrounding the 4.4 acre John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and the newly constructed Krause Gentle Center designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Eleven-time winner of the coveted Grand Pinnacle Award from the International Festivals and Events Association, the outdoor festival of arts and culture attracts more than 200,000 people each year to its downtown location in Iowa's capital city and largest metropolitan area." (CCAF)
"Cherry Creek Arts Festival transforms the Cherry Creek North District into Denver's most renowned outdoor gallery of fine art each July. Over 2,000 artists annually apply to be one of the 250 juried artists, making it a top art show in the country. A Colorado Signature Cultural Event, CCAF highlights the area as a premier arts and cultural destination." (CCAF)
"One of the Midwest's most popular and highly regarded outdoor art celebrations will return to the Capitol Square July 13 and 14, 2019 as MMoCA presents the 61st annual Art Fair on the Square. With its mix of music, outdoor dining, and nearly 500 artists exhibiting paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, jewelry, handmade clothing and accessories, and fine craft, the fair draws nearly 200,000 visitors to Madison." ()
"The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization whose mission is to increase public knowledge and appreciation for contemporary fine arts and fine crafts by creating opportunities that connect artists, the Ann Arbor community and the general public to their mutual benefit, including a top quality juried street art fair." (AASF).
Award of Excellence 2018
"The Uptown Art Fair, produced by the Uptown Association, is a juried fine arts festival with a reputation as one of the most exceptional art fairs in the United States. Through a rich history and constant innovation, the Uptown Art Fair showcases a variety of quality art for everyone's budget." (UAF).
Best of Show, Photography 2018
"Art in the High Desert brings over 120 nationally acclaimed, hand-picked, visual artists to on the banks of the Deschutes River in Bend, Oregon's Old Mill District. Ranked 10th in the nation for Fine Art Fairs by the Art Fair Sourcebook 2018, Art in the High Desert has been presenting art lovers and collectors with an impeccably juried fine art and craft show for ten years." (AHD).
"Fine art, music, food, and wine come together Labor Day weekend for one of the most prestigious art festivals in the country. The Sausalito Art Festival, America's Premiere Waterfront Art Festival, is held annually on Labor Day Weekend." (SAF).
"The Art Fair Sourcebook has ranked the our Art Fair in the top ten art fairs and festivals to visit. In 2001, due to the popularity of the live musical performances at the Art Fair, the organization decided to create a second event dedicated specifically to jazz musicians. Thus, the Jazz Fest was born, and with it, a new organization name that better encompassed its growing mission to bring a variety of cultural events to the St. Louis community-Cultural Festivals" (SLAF).