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Fashion Savvy Shoppers Flock to the Columbus Arts Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2011

Contact: Jami Goldstein
jgoldstein@gcac.org
(614) 221-8492

Columbus, OH—Fashion-savvy shoppers on the lookout for signature pieces know that the Columbus Arts Festival presented by Time Warner Cable June 3, 4 and 5 in downtown’s Discovery District is the perfect place to find finely crafted, one-of-a-kind, wearable works of art.

Nearly 50 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 perfect statement necklace? Mary DeMarco-Wolfe’s creations will fit the bill. Festival goers should also look to Dayton’s own David Brand, who specializes in working with gold and silver accompanied by pearls and stones. Or for something out of the ordinary, check out Maureen Roberts & Michael Lublin’s stunning silk dresses, loved by many high profile celebrities! Interested in eco-conscious couture? Then don’t miss stopping by Kathleen & Charles Tesnakis’ booth featuring one-of-a-kind creations made from recycled fabrics.

For leather fans there will be six artists that exhibiting work too, as well as glass, wood, metal sculptures and more. Any avid shopper will want to stop by to visit these artists and see their unique creations. For a complete list of artists and to browse by category visit the Artists Gallery.

For more information on the Columbus Arts Festival, call (614) 224-2606 or visit the Columbus Arts Festival’s website at www.ColumbusArtsFestival.org for a complete list of artists, entertainment and more.

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 Alive, Ohio 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.