Fine Art Shows
The Jury is In
All of the fine art/fine craft shows I participate in with my textile art are juried. That means I need to submit photos of my work and my booth and wait for acceptance to be in the event. The reason for all this is to ensure the artwork shown at the event is actually made by the artist, who must be present. In addition, there are frequently more applicants than there are spaces allotted to artists. So, the jury sometimes has to make decisions on who to include and who is not included. Sometimes, we are put on a waiting list.
If you wish to contact me regarding an art show event, the best way is to email jan@JanetHermanArt.com. Or, you may leave a message at my studio via phone: 863-874-4316.
My “category” may be fiber art or mixed media.
Following is a list of shows where my art will be exhibited and offered for sale.
I add shows in order by date with the last ones at the top, going in backwards order.
Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows for Fall 2019 & 2020
I have not yet applied to fall 2019 and 2020 shows.
Tentatively, I can report that I plan one art show for November 2019.
This is when I enjoy presenting all my new art and get feedback.
That feedback helps me decide what to work on in December.
I am trying to decide which winter shows to apply to: one in January, two in February, two in March (Leesburg is likely).
I want to participate in one show on the Atlantic coast north of Daytona and one over by the Gulf, maybe Sarasota.
And, maybe I should look into an art show up in north Florida.
If it looks like I am doing fewer shows next year, you would be correct.
Past 2019 Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows
April 27-28th: Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, FL
April 13-14th: Hibiscus Festival Fine Art and Fine Craft Show,
March 30-31st: Winthrop Arts Festival, Riverview, Florida
March 16-17th: Victor Smith Law Group Central Park Art Festival, Winter Haven, Florida
March 9-10th: Leesburg 42nd Annual Art Festival, Leesburg, Florida
Feb. 23-24th: Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Art Festival, Lake Wales, Florida
Feb. 16-17th: Lido Beach Fine Arts Festival, Sarasota, FL
January 19-20th: Suncoast Arts Festival
2018 Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows
December 8-9: Winter in the Park at Vero Beach, FL. Located at Riverside Park, Vero Beach.
Nov. 24-25 (Thanksgiving Weekend): 53rd Saint Augustine Art & Craft Festival
Nov. 3rd & 4th: Halifax Art Festival, Downtown Riverfront Park, Daytona Beach Florida.
May 12 & 13: MidFlorida Mayfaire By-The-Lake, Lakeland, Florida .
March 24 & 25: Old Florida Celebration of the Arts, Cedar Key, Florida
March 17 & 18: 40th Annual Central Park Art Festival by Ridge Art Association
March 10 & 11: 41st Annual Leesburg Art Festival.
Feb. 24 & 25: Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival 2018.
2017 Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows
April 7- 8: Florida Mosaic by Osceola Arts, Kississimee, Florida
March 25-26: Winthrop Arts Festival & Artisan Market at Riverview, FL
March 11-12: Leesburg Art Festival, Leesburg, Florida
March 4- 5: Bloomin’ Arts Festival, Bartow, Florida
February 24-25: Fine Arts Festival of Manatee County, Bradenton, Florida
February 18-19: Citizen Bank & Trust Lake Wales Art Festival, Lake Wales, Florida
January 22-23: Suncoast Arts Fest, Wesley Chapel, Florida
2016 and prior
Getting started was a learning process. Beginning in 2015 as I participated in local exhibits I learned that not all art shows are alike and to be selective in where to exhibit my particular brand of creativity. Humorously, I learned to avoid art exhibits as a feature of a music venue with wine tasting, car show, craft show or flea market. I have done all these.