HeartFest 2012 at Briscoe ArtWing

The art in this years poster was provided by Carola Marashi, the graphic work was done by Marcus Scott.

It is cold and foggy outside this morning. I am happy to be cozy in my home imagining warmer days and planting in my garden. At this moment I am thinking about hearts, love, the meaning of Valentines Day, and our upcoming event at the Briscoe ArtWing, HeartFest 2012. HeartFest is a celebration of love, art, and music. This years gathering will take place at the old Briscoe elementary school, 265 North Main, Ashland, Oregon, on February 11 and 12, Saturday 10 ’till 6 and Sunday 11 ’till 5.

Thirty local artists and artisans are participating in our 6th annual HeartFest. Music is scheduled for both days (see schedule below), and tongue tingling food will be provided by Sultans Delight, Recession Candy Company,  and Pennington Family Farm. Sultans Delight specializes in delicious gyro sandwiches and is a regular at Farmers Market in Ashland on Tuesdays. Pennington Family Farm has mouth watering cookies, turnovers, and berry jams. Recession Candy Company will have fresh out of the oven English toffee. If you have not tried this toffee, you are missing out. YUM!!!

Juan Garcia Alfaro will be at this years event. So much great jewelry at this years show! Some of the best in the region.

If you are looking for that perfect gift this Valentines Day, I encourage you to come down to the Briscoe ArtWing and check out the new wares, grab a bite to eat, satisfy that sweet tooth, and enjoy the cool sounds of the guitar resonating through the halls. This is sure to be one of the best Valentines parties in Ashland. For more information please click here to go to the official HeartFest website (we still have a couple spaces available for artists).

I am asking all artists who are participating to display their favorite heart-art piece in a contest. Any participating artist can submit as many images, sculptures, carvings, etc. into the contest as they would like. You will get the opportunity to vote for your favorite heart. The winner of the contest will receive a free booth space at next years show, or at one of the Holiday Markets held at the ArtWing.

Hope to see you all out and about for HeartFest 2012. Hearts abound because love resounds, over and over, everywhere you go.

Cole Cullen brings his songwriting skills to HeartFest 2012. Accompanied by Richard Cole, this duo never disappoints.

HeartFest Music Schedule

Saturday February 11

11:00 am – 1:00 pm      Jeff Kloetzel

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm      Cole Cullen w/ Richard Cole

Sunday February 12

11:30 am – 1:30 pm     Martin Vee

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm     Cantrell Maryott w/ Jaese Lecuyer & Jacquelene Ambrose

About LithiaArtisansMarket

We are a collective of artists, artisans, and musicians who gather along Ashland Creek during the sunny months of the year to sell our wares, dance to the sounds, and share in the abundance of life. Saturdays from 10:00am - 6:00pm and Sundays from 11:00am - 5:00pm, April 14th through November 15th. Two sets of live, original music each day. 40 local and regional artisans selling their unique creations.
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One Response to HeartFest 2012 at Briscoe ArtWing

  1. Anonymous says:

    great blog marcus…..we’ll be there!

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