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Emma J. Dugal, 801 292-0367
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BOUNTIFUL/DAVIS SUMMERFEST INTERNATIONAL 2012
Watercolor painting by Paul Twitchell, Summerfest ‘Featured Artist’ 2012
BOUNTIFUL, Utah, June 5, 2012- Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International Art and Folk Festival (BDSI) is accepting applications for artists booths for this year’s festival. The festival, August 9-11, will attract over 20,000 people who come to enjoy art, food, dance, music and fun at Bountiful City Park. In its 24st year, BDSI promises to deliver the cultural celebration the community has come to expect.
What sets Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International Art and Folk Festival apart from other festivals is the abundance of quality art booths and a variety of ethnic food booths along with the international performing groups. This makes for a truly international festival that has something to offer for everyone of every age group.
Booth fees are $175.00. Bountiful/Davis Summerfest International is a program of Bountiful/Davis Art Center. If you are an artist or craftsperson you may find an application online at: http://www.bdac.org/summerfest/Summerfest_Applications/2012_artist_application.pdf.
Call Bountiful/Davis Art Center for more information: 801 292-0367. Artists who have exhibited or will exhibit at BDAC in 2012 are eligible for a substantial discount on booth fees. Contact BDAC for more information.
Awards will be given. Winners will have booth fees waived for the Summerfest 2013 festival.
Winners for 2011:
Best of Show: Jose Galicia of JJ Galicia Repujado Metal Relief work
Organizers Choice: Laura Allerman & Daughters The Eclectic Edge ( objects made from vintage silverware)
Highly Commended: April Marie Fisher, TLA Traders Diamond Cut Pewter (jewelry)
Highly Commended: Yevgeniy Zolotsev Russian artist (watercolors and oils)
2012 Featured Artists:
Paul Twitchell: Featured Summerfest Artist
Yevgeniy Zolotsev: Featured International Artist (Russia)
Niles Fahmy: Featured Artisan (Tinker)
Seth Garner: Emerging Artist (Best of Show winner at the BDAC 2012 High School Exhibit)
Watch for the 2012 limited edition t-shirt with a design from a painting by Yevgeniy Zolotsev
There will be an accompanying exhibit at Bountiful/Davis Art Center featuring Utah Artists who have a strong connection to another culture. These artists will also include the Featured Artists listed above. The exhibit is called “Conversations in Culture’. The dates for this exhibit are July 13 – September 21, 2012. The exhibit will be located at Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 745 So. Main Street, Bountiful, Utah, 84010.
For more information, contact Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 801 292-0367 or visit us online at www.bdac.org <http://www.bdac.org/>.
Emma J. Dugal
Bountiful/Davis Art Center
745 So. Main Street
Bountiful, UT 84010
fax: 801 292-7298