FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2013
Contact: Jami Goldstein
Columbus, OH—Fashion-savvy shoppers on the lookout for signature pieces know that the Columbus Arts Festival presented by Time Warner Cable June 7, 8, and 9 at the Downtown Riverfront is the perfect place to find finely crafted, one-of-a-kind, wearable works of art.
Nearly 60 local and national artists specializing in jewelry, leather and fabric designs will offer an eclectic assortment of apparel and accessories at a variety of prices ranges at this year’s Festival.
Searching for that bold statement piece? The eye-catching handmade jewelry by Chelsea Stone of Prescott, AZ, will dominate any conversation. Stone’s works feature a mix of glass beads, cast glass, enamels, gemstones, and semi-precious metals that bring different colored shapes and tones to every piece.
Festival goers should also look to Traci Batchelor Paden of Ooltewah, who specializes in unique hand painted silk fabrics. Or for the handbag lover check out the beautifully crafted leather bags by Steve Edgar of Tallahassee, FL.
Interested in simplicity and timeless pieces? Then don’t miss stopping by to see the work of Molly Dingledine of Asheville, NC featuring elegantly crafted jewelry inspired by nature.
Festival Hours: Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To volunteer at the Columbus Arts Festival, please go to www.columbusartsfestival.org/get-involved/volunteer.php.
For more information on the Columbus Arts Festival, call (614) 221-8531 or visit www.ColumbusArtsFestival.org for a complete list of artists, entertainers, stage schedules, interactive arts activities and more. The Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.
The 2013 Columbus Arts Festival is presented by Time Warner Cable. Additional sponsors to date are Adept, American Electric Power Foundation, Bic, Blue Moon, Coca-Cola, Dine Originals, FlyColumbus.com, Glazer’s, Hollywood Casino, Huntington, Jeni’s Ice Cream, Live! Technologies, Orange Barrel Media, and The Westin. Media sponsors include Alive, Ohio Magazine, WBNS 10TV, WOSU, CD102.5, WCBE 90.5FM, Mix 107.9 & Rewind 103.5/104.3.
About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.
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