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Explore the Art and learn more about the creative process by following Cottonwood on Facebook as we highlight multiple Artist and their work each week.

Shop Art

View the 2020 Cottonwood Artist Gallery and discover artwork created by your favorite artist.  Connect with Artists and visit their website to buy art now!

Learn Art

Learn different techniques of creating art from a professional Cottonwood Artist in personalized virtual classes.

Fan Favorite

Vote on your favorite 2020 Cottonwood Artist and body of work each week in the Fan Favorite Showcase. Voting starts August 10, 2020. 

2020 Featured Artist Richard Lorenz

German born – Louisiana artist and creator of his popular series –  ‘BE THE BIRD’

“In the realm of all things symbolic…birds and feathers have held a certain fascination for me.  My earliest drawings as a toddler were of birds and flying.  Indeed, I drew every kind of bird imaginable. Self taught, working mostly in oils, I consumed the works of Audubon and other notable ornithologists both past and present.  With many awards and accolades along the way, 1998 was memorable with my winning entry in the prestigious Louisiana Duck–Stamp competition.”

BLOG & NEWS

Stefan Geissbühler Featured In World Wide Art Magazine

Stefan Geissbühler Featured In World Wide Art Magazine

In the Spring of 2008 Stefan Geissbühler applied and was selected to show for the first time at Cottonwood Art Festival in Richardson.  "Face of a Crowd" was one of the entries submitted for the jury to review with his application.  This piece was an acrylic on...

COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL CANCELS OCTOBER 2020 SHOW

COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL CANCELS OCTOBER 2020 SHOW

Fine art is a resplendent balance of relinquished control, harnessed efforts, and unlocked creativity.  While the 51st Cottonwood Art Festival has made the essential decision to cancel, the festival remains focused on promoting the artists and celebrating their work....

JULY 14 – VIRTUAL CAFÉ

JULY 14 – VIRTUAL CAFÉ

The Virtual CAFÉ is Cottonwood Art Festival's É-news that is curated and sent throughout the year to highlight artists selected for the Fall and Spring shows.  "Unity, Wonder Days, Sunflowers, Clowns, and Blue Herons," was also distributed on July 14 via email....

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