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$15 million in art will bedazzle Beaver Creek

Vail Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comBeaver Creek, CO Colorado
Karen Heuton/Special to the Vail Daily"Tuscany Under the Blue Skies," by Karen Heuton. Heuton is one of the many artist's who will participate in the upcoming Beaver Creek Art Festival.

BEAVER CREEK, Colorado – Two hundred artists will bring $15 million worth of artwork to Beaver Creek for the resorts 22nd annual arts festival. Those who attend can meet with artists, and even commission works of art. The artists are selected from hundreds of applicants. The festival will feature paintings, sculptures, photos, glass, wood, jewelry, collages and ceramics.Prices range from $25 hand-designed earrings to $20,000 metal sculptures. “In spite of today’s economy people are still investing in art because art heals, art soothes,” promoter Howard Alan says. “This is art that is handmade in America.” For more information, visit http://www.artfestival.com or call 954-472-3755.

What: 22nd Annual Beaver Creek Art FestivalWhere: Beaver Creek When: Aug.1-2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Cost: FreeMore information: http://www.artfestival.com, 954-472-3755

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