11th annual Downtown Aspen Art Festival returns July 27-28

By Real Aspen
July 22, 2013

The 11th Annual Downtown Aspen Art Festival, produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by the Aspen Chamber of Commerce returns this weekend, July 27–28 with the finest artists in the country.

This two-day juried festival has become Aspen’s signature summer art event, attracting locals and tourists alike for the wide variety of artwork on display and for sale. Admission is free and open to the public.

An Art Giveaway will give festival patrons an opportunity to win a conservation photography print by participating artist Zsuzsanna Luciano. The prize, a 24” x 36” print on canvas of “Bryce Morning Glory”, valued at $600, will be on display at her booth throughout the weekend where registration will also take place until 4:00 pm on Sunday when the winning ticket will be drawn.

To learn more about this award-winning conservation fine art photographer and explore her work visit www.zsuzsannaluciano.com. No purchase is necessary to participate in this giveaway.

Festival at-a-glance:

· July 28 - 29, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

· Monarch Street between Main Street & Durant Avenue, next to Wagner Park in Downtown Aspen

· Navigational Address: Monarch Street & Durant Avenue, Aspen, CO 81611

· Free Admission

· Juried outdoor art showcase

· Original Art Handmade in America

· 200 artists and crafters from 30 different states

· Prices set to suit all budgets - ranging from as little as $25 to $30,000

· Artists & Crafters are hand-selected by an independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants

· All artists & crafters are on site for duration of festival

· Art Giveaway - prize, a 24” x 36” conservation photography print on canvas of “Bryce Morning Glory”, valued at $600

· Vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media

· Hosted by the Aspen Chamber of Commerce

· Website: www.artfestival.com

· Contact Information: info@artfestival.com or (561) 746-6615

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