Ringling College of Art and Designand Englewood Art Center Presents Winter Art Market
Friday, December 15, and Saturday, December 16
This indoor, family friendly event features work in clay, wood, glass, fiber, mixed-media, jewelry and more by more than 25 regionally based artists. The two-day event also features live music, food trucks and activities for children.
(Sarasota, FL) Discover handcrafted treasures by local artists and artisans at Englewood Art Center’s Winter Art Market, Friday, December 15, and Saturday, December 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the center, 350 South McCall Road in Englewood. This free, family-friendly event features original works of art in variety of media, including paintings, watercolor, ceramics, fiber art, sculpture and photography by more than 25 regionally based artists. The two-day event also features live music by The Neptunes, the Ravenous Rhino food truck (on Friday) and Baylor’s Southern Soul Food Truck (on Saturday) and activities for children. For more information, visit www.ringling.edu/EAC or call 941-474-5548.
Samantha Parkinson, director of the Englewood Art Center, a division of Ringling College of Art and Design, says she was inspired to create the Winter Art Market after receiving overwhelming positive response to the center’s inaugural Summer Art Market in July. “Both vendors and visitors encouraged us to do this again,” she says. “Guests enjoyed the opportunity to buy original works of art from local artists and artisans—and vendors appreciated the opportunity to show their work. They both enjoyed other aspects of the market, including the live music, food trucks and kid-centric activities.”
The Englewood Art Center also offers a variety of ongoing art classes, exhibits and other special events for children and adults. For more information or to register, visit www.ringling.edu/EAC or call 941-474-5548.
About the Englewood Art Center
The Englewood Art Center features exhibitions, classes, and special events. In addition to four galleries for exhibitions, the center houses two well-equipped 2D studio classrooms, a pottery studio, a digital media studio, and a lending library. Visit www.ringling.edu/EAC.
About Ringling College of Art and Design
For 85 years, Ringling College of Art and Design has cultivated the creative spirit in students from around the globe. The private, not-for-profit fully accredited college offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 11 disciplines and the Bachelor of Arts in two. The College’s rigorous curriculum employs the studio model of teaching and immediately engages students through a comprehensive, first-year program that is both specific to the major of study and focused on the liberal arts. The Ringling College teaching model ultimately shapes students into highly employable and globally aware artists and designers. www.ringling.edu.