Shown are winners of the 17th Annual Telfair Art Fair, held in Savannah in November, 2011.
Honorable Mention- Jean Yao, Basketry; Myron Whitaker, Ceramics; Emerson Matabele, Photography; Robert Farrell, Sculpture.
Bronze Award- Chris Coffey, Photography. Silver Award- Charles Pinckney, Jewelry. Best in Show- Susan Schultz, Painting.
The 18th Annual Telfair Art Fair will be held November 9 – 11 in the heart of historic downtown Savannah, Georgia. The opening night preview event, Arty Party, will be held on Friday, November 9.
This popular southern open air art fair attracts thousands of high-end art collectors, tourists, area residents and families and is open to artists displaying and selling works in various artistic disciplines including painting, printmaking, drawing/pastel, digital media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics/pottery, photography, furniture, glass, textiles/fiber, and mixed media. Approximately 120 artists will be selected for the 18th Annual Telfair Art Fair and $10,000 in prizes will be awarded. This year’s judge will be Cynthia Prost, Director of the Arts and Education Council of St. Louis.
To apply please visit www.zapplication.org. There is no fee to join Zapp or to create a Zapp account. All artists must submit a $35 non-refundable application fee accompanying entry materials, due to Telfair no later than June 1, 2012. Competition is open to artists 18 years of age or older. For questions, please call 912.790.8869
The Telfair Art Fair promotes the mission of developing awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the arts and serving as a dynamic cultural center connecting people of all ages and backgrounds.