January 20 - 22 @ 10:00 am
The three-day festival is widely known as a collector’s show, due to its rigorous jury, thus producing a festival unequaled in quality. The streets of downtown Carefree close, making room for more than 165 artists and an excess of 5,000 original masterpieces of fine art.
Artists’ works include small, medium, life-size and monumental bronze sculptures, metal, clay, wood, stone, glass and mixed media sculptures. There is an array of pottery, photography, hand crafted jewelry, batiks and select fine crafts. There are also spectacular oil and acrylic paintings on canvas, watercolors, pastel, charcoal, etchings and mixed media paintings. Subject matter ranges from Southwest and traditional to contemporary and abstract, including floral, wildlife, European, African and Native American art to name a few.
The festival offers a wide variety of mediums, styles, sizes, subject matters and price ranges, to ensure there is something that appeals to everyone.