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Columbus Arts Festival News


November 11, 2010

Contact: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492

Columbus, Ohio – The 50th annual Columbus Arts Festival presented by Time Warner Cable is now accepting food vendor, caricature artist and street performer applications for the 2011 event which will take place June 3, 4 & 5 in the Discovery District downtown. Deadline for these applications is January 28, 2011.

The Festival is looking for accomplished individuals to submit work for selection for caricature and street performance slots. Chosen participants will be appointed times throughout the festival. Food vendors from across Columbus are invited to submit applications to serve hungry arts festival patrons.  For specifics regarding each of the applications and details of participation, visit the FestivalApply page.

The Columbus Arts Festival, produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, will celebrate its 50th year of bringing the best in fine art and fine craft to Columbus. The Festival hosts hundreds of juried artists from across the United States, as well as a few international artists each year. Music, poetry and community performance stages, hands-on arts activities for the entire family, exhibitions of local student artwork and quality food and beverages round out Columbus’ favorite outdoor summer event.

Please contact Leah Alters, Festival Director at lalters@gcac.org with any questions.

The 2011 Columbus Arts Festival is presented by Time Warner Cable. Additional sponsors to date are American Electric Power, State Auto, Belvedere Vodka, Bella Giardino Landscaping, Catering by Scott, Coca-Cola, Dine Originals, Fahlgren, Glazer’s, GRID Furnishings, Heineken, Live! Technologies, Orange Barrel, Oscar Mayer, Sherwin Williams, Target, The Westin and ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars. Media sponsors include AliveOhio Magazine, WBNS 10TV, WOSU, CD101@102.5FM, WCBE 90.5FM, WMNI/Classic Hits 103.9 FM.

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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