The 11th Annual Downtown Clermont Art Festival will be held on Saturday & Sunday, November 4 & 5.  Attendance is expected to be at least 8,000 art collectors and visitors.  The application deadline for artists, crafters and vendors has been extended to October 20th

Fine Artists! Fine artists are encouraged to submit applications with digital samples of your artwork via www.zapplication.org.  Only 50 top artists will be accepted to compete for cash awards and ribbon recognition categories. A limited number of artists will be accepted to compete for cash awards and ribbon recognition categories within the special new Red Carpet area. This juried fine art show is a well-established boutique festival produced by the Clermont Downtown Partnership.

Interested fine artists must apply directly to the Clermont Downtown Partnership by submitting applications online at: info@ClermontDowntownPartnership.com.  Participants must submit a non-refundable jury fee of $25 with their applications. Accepted Fine Art / Fine Craft artists will receive a space of 10’ x 10’ for $125 or 10’ x 20’ space for $250 within the Red Carpet section on Montrose Street.

Art & Folk Crafters:  The DCAF Art Festival will host a new separate boutique area just for crafters. All interested artisans, student artists and folk crafters will be exhibited in an adjacent area this year with vendors and sponsors. Ceramics, pottery, jewelry, wall hangings, glassware, kitchenware, wardrobe items, decorative items and fun accessories for home and office are encouraged.  Crafters who desire to exhibit their work in the non-competitive division of this art festival must apply to be accepted.

Clermont ~ Champions For The Arts! For artist and folk crafter applications as well as sponsorship and vendor information for the Fall 2017 Downtown Clermont Art Festival, visit: www.ClermontDowntownPartnership.com or contact Sandy Farnsworth, Executive Director of the CDP and Chair of the DCAF at: 352-989-5399.