artSEPTEMBER 1, 2010

2011 Scottsdale Arts Festival – Call for Artists

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SCOTTSDALE – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is seeking artists working in all media to exhibit at the 41st annual Scottsdale Arts Festival March 11–13, 2011. A jury of arts professionals will select the artists to participate in the Festival and will award prizes in numerous categories, including ceramic, furniture, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles and woodworking. All artists must apply online at before Oct. 12, 2010. The application fee is $30.

Long recognized for its high-quality arts and crafts and beautiful setting, the award-winning Scottsdale Arts Festival features some 200 artists from throughout North America who display their work among the gardens and fountains of the Scottsdale Civic Center. Works of art are available for purchase directly from the artists and from the Festival’s online art auction. The event attracts tens of thousands of Scottsdale-area residents and visitors, who also enjoy live music, entertainment, fine food and wine and activities for children.

The Scottsdale Arts Festival is produced by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, a division of the nonprofit Scottsdale Cultural Council. Proceeds benefit the Center's arts and youth-education programs.

For additional information about the Scottsdale Arts Festival visit or e-mail