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NEW ARTISTS FOR SPRING 2020

NEW ARTISTS FOR SPRING 2020

This Spring 2020 you're going to see many new faces as we welcome artists who are showing at Cottonwood Art Festival for the very first time. Many are loading up their exquisite designs and driving thousands of miles to spend only a few days in Richardson. Their...

TWO STAGES FEATURE 14 LOCAL BANDS

TWO STAGES FEATURE 14 LOCAL BANDS

Fans of the hit ABC show American Idol, or those looking to discover the next big thing in music, don’t need to look much further than the City of Richardson’s 50th Annual Cottonwood Art Festival. Nestled in scenic Cottonwood Park, the two-day art fest will host a...

FALL ARTISTS & BOOTHS

FALL ARTISTS & BOOTHS

The first weekend of October is the semi-annual Cottonwood Art Festival and in 2019 we're celebrating the art of fun for 50 years!  Saturday, October 5th the festival is open from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm and Sunday, October 6th the gates are open from 10:00 am until...

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...