BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek Village welcomes back its premier summer art festival Saturday and Sunday. The finest artists in the country and local talent from throughout Colorado will have their newest creations on display and for sale providing a wide array of eclectic unique art with broad appeal. Festival patrons will have the opportunity to explore the work of their returning favorite artists and discover new and emerging talent among the more than 200 exhibitors scheduled to participate during this two-day event. Admission is free and open to the public.
The festival is set up around Beaver Creek Resort and features original handmade art, paintings, life-size sculptures, photography, glass, wood, jewelry, collage and ceramics.
“Our goal is to produce an event with broad appeal that offers a truly eclectic array of quality artwork, representative of many different styles and media,” said festival promoter Howard Alan. “This art show brings together the top contemporary artists in the country with their finest work.”
A giveaway will offer art enthusiasts an opportunity to win a print of “Watchful Eye,” valued at $595, by participating artist Andrew Butler. The prize will be on display at Butler’s booth where registration will also take place. This fine art photographer travels the world capturing unique and interesting images, which he artfully frames in antique windows, some more than 100 years old. The winner of the giveaway will be announced during the final hour of the festival and no purchase will be necessary to participate.