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BRIAN JENSEN SELECTED AS 2019 FALL FEATURED ARTIST

BRIAN JENSEN SELECTED AS 2019 FALL FEATURED ARTIST

Cottonwood Art Festival has selected Brian Jensen as the 2019 Fall Featured Artist. Jensen first showed his original acrylic paintings on wood panels at the festival in the fall of 2018 and is pleased to return for a second time in October.  In a childhood spent on...

BEST ART FESTIVAL NOMINATION – DALLAS OBSERVER

BEST ART FESTIVAL NOMINATION – DALLAS OBSERVER

The nominations are in and Cottonwood Art Festival is one of five nominees for the Best Art Festival in the Best of Dallas® 2019 issue. The nominees in this category are as follows: Cottonwood Art Festival Deep Ellum Arts Festival CinderBLOCK Party Cosmic Yogi...

MURAL PAINTED AT COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL

MURAL PAINTED AT COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL

On Saturday, May 4th, Santa Monica artist Peter Tigler guided festival attendees of all ages in a fun participatory art mural on a specifically designed canvas titled “There’s An Art to Having Fun!” Combining the ancient art of color-by-number and the high tech method...

WHAT’S GOING ON DALLAS VISITS COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL

WHAT’S GOING ON DALLAS VISITS COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL

Written by guest contributor Tracy Howe with What's Going On Dallas When you’re looking for a weekend activity, the Dallas area will never fall short. In the middle of it all is the City of Richardson, the home location for the semi-annual Cottonwood Art Festival....

COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL RANKED #7 FINE ART EVENT IN THE COUNTRY

COTTONWOOD ART FESTIVAL RANKED #7 FINE ART EVENT IN THE COUNTRY

The scores for the Art Fair SourceBook™ 2019 rankings reveal that Cottonwood Art Festival is moving up in the Top 10 fine art and fine craft events in the country. The year-over comparison of the AFSB ranking for Cottonwood Art Festival are as follows: 2019 Fine Art Ranking #7 and 2018 Fine Art Ranking #10.