Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Art Briefs

Save the date

The 11th annual Ketchum Arts Festival will take place July 9-11 at Festival Meadows on Sun Valley Road next to Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, in Sun Valley. The festival was started in 1999 by a group of six Wood River Valley artists who lacked a venue to sell their creations. The festival is run by a board and steering committee composed entirely of local artists and will feature 100 booths. In addition, food and drinks will be available from local restaurants and breweries.

The festival is still accepting applications from Blaine County artists and craft-makers. The deadline is April 30. For details, call 725-4090 or e-mail, or visit

Art submission deadline extended

The Ketchum Arts Commission has extended the deadline to Friday, April 16, for regional artists to submit outdoor public sculptures suitable for four-month installation in public spaces along the Fourth Street Heritage Corridor in Ketchum. The city will accept and install six to 10 artworks to display from June through October. The exhibition will close Oct. 15. Submit applications to For details, call 726-7820 or visit

Rego a semifinalist at quilt show

Sun Valley fiber artist Leslie Rego is a semifinalist at the 2010 American Quilter's Society Quilt Show and Contest. The quilt show will take place April 21-24 at the Paducah Expo Center in Paducah, Ky. Rego's "Flowing Counterpoint" will be on display with 386 other quilts. For details, visit

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