SOURCE: Festival of Arts

November 12, 2009 15:32 ET

The Festival of Arts Is Now Accepting Artists' Applications for the Summer of 2010 Fine Art Show

LAGUNA BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2009) - The Festival of Arts - California's Premier Fine Art Show is a prestigious, highly competitive, regional juried fine art show featuring original artwork by southern Orange County's finest artists. The 2010 show will run from July 5-August 31. Artists who would like to apply for the 2010 fine art show should submit a CD with three digital images per media and a completed application form to the Festival of Arts by January 22, 2010 (by 4pm). Applicants may download an application from the Festival's website,, or call 949-464-4234.

The Festival of Arts accepts applications from artists residing in the following cities: Aliso Viejo, Balboa, Balboa Island, Capistrano Beach, Coto de Caza, Corona del Mar, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Irvine, Laguna Beach, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest (El Toro), Mission Viejo, Monarch Beach, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano. Artists must be able to show that they have resided in one of the aforementioned cities for at least one year prior to January 22, 2010. Jurying fees are $50 per medium submitted.

The jurors will score the submitted artwork based on quality, intention and content; excellence of craftsmanship; facility with media; excellence in the use of design elements; and professional presentation.

The 2010 Festival of Arts jurors are Jacques Garnier, Barbara Hendricks, Fred Hope, Bill Hudson, Dr. Bernie M. Jones, Jr., Donita Lloyd, Mia Moore and Jon Seeman.

To learn more about the Festival of Arts, the application process and photographing artwork, artists are invited to attend a free seminar at the Forum Theatre on the Festival of Arts grounds on December 8 from 7 - 9:30pm. The Festival will also offer a free Tech Workshop on December 12 from 10-11:30am at the Southern California Artists Association, 3251 Laguna Canyon Road, #F3, Laguna Beach.

The Festival of Arts is a non-profit organization whose proceeds support the arts and art education in and about Orange County. The Festival of Arts - California's Premier Fine Art Show will run from July 5 through August 31, 2010. This prestigious juried art exhibition is Southern California's oldest and most respected outdoor art show. Each summer the works of over 140 accomplished artists are showcased to the public in a six-acre art haven. The event is located at 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, California. For general information visit or call (949) 464-4234.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Sharbie Higuchi
    Director of Marketing and Public Relations
    (949) 464-4282