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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...

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...