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Gasparilla Festival of the Arts Call for Artists

Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, GFA

Gasparilla Festival of the ArtsWe are happy to announce that the Zapp application is now live for the 2019 Gasparilla Festival of the Arts. The Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is recognized as one of the top-rated outdoor fine art festivals in the country. The 49th Annual Festival will be held March 2-3, 2019, in beautiful downtown Tampa. The Festival is presented by Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Inc. – a non-profit, entirely volunteer-run organization.

Each year, over 235 artists are selected through a juried process to exhibit their work for art enthusiasts and vie for $76,500 in award money, including the $15,000 Raymond James Best of Show Award and an additional 38 awards. 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.

The Festival is free to the public and attracts an estimated 75,000 visitors.

Go here for application. 

DEADLINE:  10/1/18 Midnight EST
MORE INFO: Gasparilla Festival of the Arts website

Submitted by: Jamie Jenkins, Gasparilla Festival of the Arts. The listing of this opportunity does not imply endorsement by the Arts Council of Hillsborough County. Please contact the organizer for more information.

The Arts Council and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners are proud supporters of the 49th Gasparilla Festival of the Arts.

This post expires on Saturday October 6, 2018.