Lauren deSerres Art
Lauren deSerres Art Based at Proud Chicken Studio in Pittsboro, NC
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Events & Exhibitions

Otter & Elk Freehand Market November Show
Nov
1
to Nov 30

Otter & Elk Freehand Market November Show

I’ll be displaying my work at Otter & Elk in Saxapahaw, NC. Come see me November 1 for an opening reception, and pick up some of my original work or Giclee prints.

Otter & Elk is a modern mercantile filled with handmade home goods, accessories, gifts, and art. We also offer in-store workshops taught by local artists. Our mission is to provide North Carolinians with a unique handmade and sustainability-minded shopping experience while supporting local artisans and community non-profits.

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Elf Market at The Artscenter in Carrboro, NC
Dec
7
10:00 AM10:00

Elf Market at The Artscenter in Carrboro, NC

When: December 7, 2019 10am-5pm
Where: The Artscenter in Carrboro, NC

The Elf Market is The ArtsCenter’s annual holiday craft market which takes place on the first Saturday in December. Vendors from Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and the Triangle area gather to sell handmade goods such as clothing, body products, food items, fine art, children’s toys, ceramic pieces, and jewelry. The bar will be open, and there will be hands-on craft activities for children and their families. Elf Market is the place to shop local for your holiday gifts on Small Business Saturday this year! This event is family-friendly and free to attend.

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Bonita Springs National Art Festival
Jan
11
to Jan 12

Bonita Springs National Art Festival

  • Bonita Springs National Art Festival (map)
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Rated one of the top Fine Art Festivals in the USA Juried events; artists selected by a panel of experts, Festival proceeds support community art activities, Largest attendance of any event in the area.

Our commitment to presenting quality artwork and a pleasant experience to the patrons has resulted in the highest ratings by the National ranking services. View and buy artworks directly from the artists who produce the work.

Items of interest

  • History of 45 successful Festivals in Bonita Springs

  • Rated one of the top Fine Art Festivals in the USA

  • Juried events; artists selected by a panel of experts

  • Quality artworks by 200+ National and International artists

  • 16 categories of artwork will be shown

  • Meet, talk with and buy from the artist

  • Beautiful park setting with amenities

  • Festival proceeds support community art activities

  • Largest attendance of any event in the area

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 Artfest by the Sea in Juno, Florida
Mar
14
to Mar 15

Artfest by the Sea in Juno, Florida

About the Festival

Three decades ago, a few dozen booths selling stylish art from local artists were displayed along A1A in Juno Beach. This March, the iconic artistic event known as ArtFest by the Sea returns with 300 national and international artists in a stunning showcase of art across all mediums. 

Co-Presented by Howard Alan Events, producer of the nation’s top outdoor art festivals, and the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce, 300 artists representing 30 different states and dozens of diverse mediums, will line the oceanfront road. Sculpture, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, wearable art and more are displayed, gallery-style, for the enjoyment of art lovers, collectors, shoppers and pedestrians alike. 

This oceanfront, free, pet-friendly event features a fully vetted, juried selection of fine art along with a green market featuring live plants, delicious edibles, music, handmade soaps and more. 

Free parking and shuttles available at the FPL Lot at 700 Universe Blvd, Juno Beach (just off of US 

When:

  • Saturday, March 14th, 2020 10:00am to 5:00pm

  • Sunday, March 15th, 2020 10:00am to 5:00pm

Where:

14200 U.S. Hwy 1 in Juno Beach, FL

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John C. Campbell Folkschool Fall Festival
Oct
5
to Oct 6

John C. Campbell Folkschool Fall Festival

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When: Saturday October 5 10am-5pm and Sunday October 6 10am-5pm
Where: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown NC Studio Row

FOLK SCHOOL FALL FESTIVAL 2019

Golden fall sunlight and brightly colored leaves provide a scenic backdrop for the John C. Campbell Folk School's Fall Festival. This treasured annual celebration of Appalachian culture, held on the Folk School's Brasstown, North Carolina campus, heralds its 45th anniversary in October.

The Folk School's enduring commitment to the arts is evident in two vibrant exhibitions showcasing the School's Visual Arts and Quilting and Surface Design Programs. Davidson Hall will house works by accomplished Painting, Drawing, and Mixed Media instructors. The Pitman Fiber Arts Building will feature a display of dozens of striking quilts made by the school's instructors.

Visit over 200 fine craft exhibitors tucked along the school's winding wooded paths. Watch more than 30 artisans demonstrate traditional and contemporary crafts. Fill your ears with bluegrass, gospel, folk, and Celtic music on both days. Tap your toes to clogging, Morris, Rapper Sword, and Garland dance performances throughout the weekend.

Children will enjoy the pony rides, petting the alpacas, and visiting the animals at the Humane Society's pet adoption booth. Face painting and arts and crafts activities will be offered by the Cherokee County Arts Council

Hungry festivalgoers can satisfy their appetites with a tasty lunch, dessert, or snack. Vendors' concession proceeds benefit several non-profit and community organizations. 

The Folk School's renowned Craft Shop, containing fine crafts from over 600 juried regional artists, will draw visitors throughout the weekend and be offering a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to the Craft Shop.

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Neptune Art Festival, Virginia Beach, VA
Sep
27
to Sep 29

Neptune Art Festival, Virginia Beach, VA

WHAT: Neptune Art Festival
WHERE: Between 26th and 30th Streets, Virginia Beach, VA
Booth 2614
WHEN: September 27-28, 2019, 12am - 6pm  

The Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show has been recognized by Sunshine Artist Magazine as #3 of the Top 200 Fine Art & Design Shows in the country in 2018! The show features over 250 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures, to photography and glass-work. Mosey your way through the tents and displays and find a piece of the show to bring home with you!

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Woodland Art Fair, Lexington, KY
Aug
17
to Aug 18

Woodland Art Fair, Lexington, KY

Woodland Art Fair will be held on August 17th and 18th, 2019, inside the Woodland Park grounds (601 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40502). Over 200 artists, enjoy live music, Kentucky food, beer gardens, family art engagement activities all available with free admission. Woodland Art Fair has received several national, regional & local honors including being voted a Top 200 Fine Art & Design Show in the nation in 2007-2016 by Sunshine Artist Magazine, a Top 20 Event by The Southeast Tourism Society & a Top 10 Festival by The Kentucky Travel Industry Association.

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The Festival for the Eno
Jul
4
to Jul 6

The Festival for the Eno

  • West Point on the Eno - Durham City Park (map)
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Join me at the Eno River On July 4 and 6, 2019. The festival is open 10am-6pm on both Thursday July 4 and Saturday, July 6.

Over 80 bands on 5 stages featuring the best contemporary and traditional entertainment from established and emerging artists. Craft beers and cider at the North Coast Brewing Company beer garden. Local food trucks and vendors. Over 75 craft artists and fun and engaging hands on activities for the entire family.

The Festival for the Eno raises awareness and funds to protect and restore exceptional places that provide our region with clean water and healthy forests, wildlife and natural areas, and open space.

For more information about the Festival. Visit our www.enofest.org.

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MOCA Boardwalk Art Show in Virginia Beach, VA
Jun
13
to Jun 16

MOCA Boardwalk Art Show in Virginia Beach, VA

Celebrating 64 years!

Join us for Virginia Beach’s longest running annual oceanfront event and one of the best outdoor fine art shows on the eastern seaboard!

275 artists from all over the U.S. and beyond present an eclectic range of fine arts and crafts, 20th to 36th Streets on the Virginia Beach boardwalk.

The Boardwalk Art Show presented by PNC is produced by the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), a museum and arts organization that evolved from the art show itself. The show is nationally recognized from small beginnings in 1952 that to date attracts over 700 applications every year from artists around the country representing 13 fine art and contemporary craft mediums. 275 artists and 250,000 tourists and locals attend the show that spans nearly 15 blocks along the Atlantic Ocean at the Virginia Beach oceanfront from 20th to 36th Streets. This beautiful atmosphere is the perfect backdrop for public displays of art, fine food, live entertainment and a great vacation.

Proceeds from this event directly support MOCA and help fulfill the mission to provide thought-provoking,contemporary art exhibitions and children’s art education programs. MOCA provides exposure to the arts to over 100,000 children in Hampton Roads. 


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Artsplosure
May
18
to May 19

Artsplosure

Saturday, May 19: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm | Sunday, May 20: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Artsplosure’s mission is to produce quality events that make the works of the most imaginative and celebrated artists accessible to the public – all in an effort to enrich our community and inspire greater love for the visual and performing arts.

Enjoy artwork by over 170 juried fine artists and craftspeople exhibiting original works of art in 10 different categories. All will be available for purchase, including painting, photography, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, and more. Artists’ booths will line Fayetteville Street amongst music, art installations, food trucks, and more – all highlighting superb performing and visual artists. Visit Kidsplosure in it’s new location on Market and Exchange plazas between Fayetteville and Wilmington Streets!



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Spring Daze in Cary
Apr
27
2:00 PM14:00

Spring Daze in Cary

Join us as we celebrate 25 years of Spring Daze in Fred G. Bond Metro Park, Cary's 310-acre urban park. Nestled under the shady canopy of Bond Park, Spring Daze features over 170 North Carolina artists, entertainment on four stages, delicious festival food, and Cary's annual Earth Day Celebration. Spring Daze features the best of North Carolina's diverse arts and crafts community!

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Stockley Gardens Art Festival
Oct
20
to Oct 21

Stockley Gardens Art Festival

Dates & Hours:Saturday, October 20, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, October 21, 2018, noon to 5 pm

Location:Stockley Gardens Park in the Ghent section of Norfolk

Media:Fine art, including painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, and more

Attendance:15,000 — 20,000

Admission Fee:FREE and open to the public

Events:Live entertainment and kids' activities throughout the day
Artists' reception: Saturday at 5 pm

 

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Wide Open Bluegrass Festival
Sep
28
to Sep 29

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

Wide Open Bluegrass Art Market 2018

The WOB Art Market is an intimate juried showcase, produced by Artsplosure, designed to recognize North Carolina’s talented and enthusiastic arts community, in addition to featuring unique artisans from across the United States.

PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass 2018

Friday & Saturday, September 28-29
Noon-11PM

 

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