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Durango Autumn Arts Festival

DAAF 20th

20th Annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival
September 20 & 21, 2014

85 Juried Artist Booths | Live Music All Weekend |Food & Drink Court
Creation Station for Hands-On Art Experiences | Local Brews

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Durango Arts Center presents the 20th Annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival on Second Avenue in historic downtown Durango. The region’s premiere outdoor Fine Arts and Fine Crafts show, 2014 marks 20 years of celebrating and promoting the amazing creativity and productivity of makers from around the country. This year will feature 85 selected artists and artisans who will share their inspiring and unique hand-made works including painting, sculpture, glass, photography, mixed media, jewelry, ceramics and more!

Festival Facts:

  • 85 artists juried by arts professionals from the region
  • Located on Second Avenue between 6th–9th Streets – closed to auto traffic!
  • Free admission
  • Live music on stage all weekend with local performers TBA!
  • Delectable treats by local chef TBA
  • Local brews
  • Children’s art activities
  • Free trolley on Main Street, Saturday

Connect with DAAF

For general inquiries and information, please contact:
Jules Masterjohn, Festival Director at DAAF@durangoarts.org  or (970) 422-8566.

CLICK HERE For festival details & to apply on ZAPP
Application deadline: May 16, 2014

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The 2013 DAAF Award Winners

Best of Show-Fine Art:  Sang Choi

Best of Show-Fine Craft:  Miya Endo

Best Booth:  Jan Vanderburg

First Place:  Kevin DesPlanques

Second Place:  Michele Throne

Third Place:  Judith Daley

Honorable Mention:  Robert Boyce

Outstanding Glass Artist:  Michelle Manquen

Outstanding Photographer:  Jason Pavalonis

Outstanding Ceramics:  Richard Meyer

Outstanding Painter:  Sang Choi

Outstanding Photographer:  Tim Zandee

Early Bird Application:  Ramon & Rosa Velasquez

Long Distance Traveled:  Jennifer Homcy

People’s Choice:  Becky Lukow

Outstanding Drawing:  Becky Lukow

“Through Hell & High Water” Award:  Michele Throne



Listen to DAAF Coordinator, Deb Anderson talk about the Festival here:

>> Segment 1 of Interview MP3
>> Segment 2 of Interview MP3

A Big Thank You to the 2014 Autumn Arts Festival Sponsors





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