Art Fair

Art Fair





2011 Art Fair Winners

17th Annual Telfair Art Fair Winners

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.

Arty Party Opening Night Preview

Friday, November 11, 6 -9 pm

Arty Party is the perfect chance for patrons to meet the artists and get a sneak peak at their work. This highly  anticipated  event allows museum members an exclusive opportunity to preview and purchase featured art work at a cocktail reception. If you are not already a member, this is a perfect time for you to join! The non-member ticket price includes a one-year membership for first-time members only.

Art Fair

Saturday, November 12, 10 am – 8 pm

Children’s Art Fair in the Square & Telfair’s Family Art Lab, 10 am – 2 pm

Telfair at Twilight featuring the Train Wrecks, 5 to 8pm

Bring your children to create, design, learn and have fun! Telfair Museums will host their Family Art Lab inside the studios in the Jepson Center while the rest of the children’s events will reside in Telfair Square. Family Art Labs are sponsored by the Anderson Family Foundation. Live performances are scheduled throughout the day in Telfair Square featuring The Massey Boys, Savannah Arts Academy Jazz Band, Georgia Kyle, Right Now Praise, The MS3 Band, Bottles and Cans, Two Strings Are Better Than 1, and more.

At 5 p.m. be a part of “Telfair at Twilight.” Open to the entire community, experience the Art Fair while enjoying great food and drinks and listening to the tunes of The Train Wrecks. Savannah’s own local-boys-done-good, Cafe Zeum offers and delicious selection of food throughout the entire day, including a special evening menu for “Telfair at Twilight.”

Sunday, November 13, 12pm – 4pm

Brunch in the Square

Enjoy a relaxing Sunday brunch with scrumptious offerings prepared by Cafe Zeum in Telfair Square. Don’t miss this last opportunity to purchase some truly wonderful works of art! Live performances continue throughout the day in Telfair Square.

Download the Telfair Art Fair insert from Savannah Magazine


Visit Telfair Art Fair’s Open Art Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Jepson Center. Over 100 additional works of art will be available for viewing November 1 and for purchase beginning November 11 at the Arty Party.

The Open Art invitation is extended to artists 18 years of age and older who wish to exhibit up to two works in a group collection in the Jepson Center during the Telfair Art Fair, November 11 – 13, 2011. Open Art disciplines include basketry, ceramics/pottery, digital media, drawing/pastel, glass, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and textiles/fibers. If selected, two dimensional works must be ready to hang.
Exhibition space is limited and all entries will be juried by art professionals and installed by the museum staff and Art Fair committee. Only original artwork will be considered and only the actual works selected are eligible for display and sale in the Open Art collection at the Telfair Art Fair.


Gold 5,000 Silver 2,000 Bronze, 1,000 4 Honorable Mention Awards at $500 each Event to be judged by Angela D. Mack, executive director and chief curator of the Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston SC.


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Best of Show: Aaron Hequembourg- Mixed Media

Second: Chris Coffey- Photography

Third: Stephen Angell- Sculpture

Honorable Mention:

Jean Yao- Basketry

Signe & Genna Grushovenko- Painting

Torrey Stifel Kist- Painting

Honorable Mention- Open Art: Sara Stansell- Painting