SOURCE: Artfest International, Inc.

February 27, 2008 09:00 ET

Artfest Introduces a New Printing Partner With the Largest Digital Scanner in the US

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - February 27, 2008) - Artfest International, Inc. (OTCBB: ARTI), a fine art and collectables Direct Marketing Company, announced today the addition of a new printer partner: American Litho Color Inc.

Artfest International will be producing their high end fine art Giclee and Serigraph with American Litho. American Litho fits Artfest's "just in time" inventory concept, while providing THE Highest quality prints, at an incredible cost. Artfest is able to have an unparallel quality control with the US best known and highly respected printing source.

Edward Vakser, Chairman and CEO of Artfest International, was extremely happy to provide the Artfest Artists services from American Litho Color. "We now have one of the largest Digital Scanners in the US!" says Edward Vakser. "Now we can capture and digitize images 60" by 90" and at unprecedented quality."

"Great Art Works Deserve the Highest Quality Digital Capture," exclaims Arthur Rawlings, President of American Litho Color, based in Dallas, Texas.

"We would like to introduce to you our new 60" by 90" graphic arts digital scanner, one of the largest in the United States! Now you no longer need the grief of scanning from transparency. We can scan your original painting up to 60" by 90" with 4" depth in one pass which gives you a first generation high resolution digital image! The lighting is low UV, very cool, and will not harm even antique art. The color, shadow separation, pastels and detail are unbelievable!" states Marshall Rawlings, Vice-President of American Litho Color.

In addition to their incredible quality standard and great flexibility on scanning images, American Litho will also provide a host of top American Artists that they are currently publishing.

The world collectible market is a $120 billion market, and ARTI is poised to dominate this industry through an unparalleled combination of television marketing and advertising in conjunction with a global direct-sales strategy to recruit hundreds of thousands of Associates and Customers by word-of-mouth advertising.

About Artfest International Inc.

Artfest International, Inc is a publicly traded company under the symbol "ARTI." The company has been created to connect the passions of galleries, artists, investors, decorators, designers and private collectors wherever they are on a global scale. More info: ( or (, the company's E-Commerce venue. The company also owns the subsidiary Art Channel, Inc. ( and Art Channel Galleries (, one of the most exciting product and rewards program in the history of the direct-sales industry.


American Litho Color has been in the color business since 1971. All Giclee are produced on the finest Art Papers and Canvas. American Litho Color offers Archival Pigmented Inks, UV Archival Coatings, Gloss, Semi-Gloss or Low Gloss, Unsurpassed Color reproduction, color correction and retouching.

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Contact Information

  • Corporate Contact:

    Artfest International Inc.
    Jacob Cohen
    15851 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600
    Addison, TX 75001 USA
    Tel: 877.278.6672