SOURCE: Artfest International, Inc.

November 03, 2009 08:30 ET

Artfest to Launch New Exhibit and Host World Premiere Screening Focused on Women and Art

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - November 3, 2009) - Artfest International, Inc. (OTCBB: ARTS), a leading-edge arts distribution company, announced today that on November 8 the company will open a new exhibit titled "Women and Art: The Source of Creativity." In conjunction with the exhibit, Artfest will host the world premiere screening of "Who Does She Think She Is?" a documentary about the challenges, rewards and struggles of women artists.

"Further supporting one of our corporate aims, to be of support to our community, we are very pleased to have the opportunity to open our Artfest Channel Galleries venue to bring local women artists together and to the forefront of artist consciousness. This meaningful film has won praise from across the cultural spectrum including film critics at The New York Post, The New York Times, and The Village Voice. Following the film, we look forward to showcasing and making available for purchase a collection of art from women artists," stated Artfest CEO Edward Vasker.

The film will premiere at 2.30 pm on November 8, 2009. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session, reception, and gallery tour of Artfest Channel Galleries' 52,000 square foot facility in Dallas. For more information please contact Donna Collins at (214) 352-5005.

About Artfest International, Inc.

Artfest International, Inc. is a publicly traded Company under the stock symbol "ARTS." Artfest brings together artists, investors, decorators, designers, private collectors and art galleries. Artfest International's corporate site is Artfest's subsidiaries are Art Channel, Inc., and Art Channel Galleries, Inc., offering the most exciting product and rewards program in the history of direct sales marketing.

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