As a presenting sponsor and neighbor, join us for the 25th Annual Florida CraftArt Festival Saturday, November 19th, and Sunday, November 20th, from 10 am – 5 pm on Central Avenue. Meet the nation’s top fine craft artists, watch glass-blowing and wheel-thrown ceramics, and enjoy food, wine, craft beers, and live music.
Collectors and art lovers will be delighted by the creations of one hundred of the nation’s best contemporary fine craft artists from twelve states. Artist demonstrations, food trucks, craft beers, and a kids’ art activity tent will also be available. The two-day festival, which features handmade works in ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, and wood, kicks off the season for holiday shopping!
Don’t forget to stop by The Residences at 400 Central tent!
This year the 2022 Juror will be Bill Griffith, Retired Administrator and Educator at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
$10,000 in awards will be selected by the juror and awarded based on the quality of the artist’s body of work regardless of media. Pledged Collectors’ Choice Purchase Awards will be distributed during the Florida CraftArt Festival. Final decisions concerning awards are at the sole discretion of the juror:
- One (1) $3,000 Best of Show
- Four (4) $1,000 Awards of Excellence
- Six (6) $500 Awards of Merit
Emerging Artist Program
Florida CraftArt is proud to continue the tradition of an Emerging Artist Program at Florida CraftArt Festival 2022.
Artists who have never had a major show or participated in an outdoor festival can apply to participate in the event as an Emerging Artist.
The Florida CraftArt Festival juror will judge and the best Emerging Artist Ribbon Award will be presented.