Dazzle Your Eyes at Palm Springs Arts Festival - Oktoberfest

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Dazzle your eyes at the first of three Palm Springs Arts Festivals scheduled for this coming Winter Season is October 29-31, 2010 at the Palm Springs Festival Grounds on Crossley Rd at Ramon Rd on the East edge of Palm Springs, the birthplace of Western chic.

From the ‘20s into the ‘60s, Palm Springs defined Western chic. We plan to contribute some creative synergy with the current businesses to re-infuse that sense of chic in this era.

The first of three Palm Springs Arts Festivals scheduled for this coming Winter Season is October 29-31, 2010 at the Palm Springs Festival Grounds on Crossley Rd at Ramon Rd on the East edge of Palm Springs, the birthplace of Western chic. Adding to the cultural mix of the Palm Springs, 175 award winning artists of the Fine Arts and Quality Crafts will gather to dazzle your eyes.

Thousands of local residents, Winter-homeowners, occasional tourists and serious international buyers will flock to see the latest from some of the biggest names in art in the West. To exhibit their wide variety of Fine Arts and Crafts, these artist selected by a “jury process” are traveling from the across the Country and around the World to display their works in the Desert Resorts Communities. Fabulous jewelry, oils and watercolors, pastels and pencils, glass and steel, photography and assemblage will tantalize your eyes.

Whether you have never yet bought a work of art or you are an international collector, there will be something ‘to die for’ at Palm Springs Arts Festival. One of America’s most collected artists; Amado Peña, Jr of Santa Fe will be our Featured Artist for this Premiere show. Amado's art, http://www.penagallery.com, celebrates the strength of the Native American peoples of the Southwest, who met the harsh realities of life in an uncompromising land. His work is a tribute to those who survived by living in harmony with an adversarial, untamed environment.

A recipient of many honors during his more than 30 years as a professional artist, Amado is also an art teacher and an adjunct professor of University of Texas who strongly promotes arts education for our young people.

Winner of the LA Times Photo of the Year award, Don Schimmel of Orange, http://www.donschimmelphotography.com, will present timeless images of California and the U.S.

Palm Springs Arts Festival, while offering Fine Arts, seeks to include the many outstanding businesses of Palm Springs to benefit several local charities and civic organizations through partnerships and networking. Two notable groups are Desert Cancer Foundation (Dr George), http://desertcancerfoundation.org, and Soldiers Organized Services (SOS), http://sosride.org, volunteers who provide our Marines airport transportation.

Tom Sherer, festival producer, observed,”From the ‘20s into the ‘60s, Palm Springs defined Western chic. We plan to contribute some creative synergy with the current businesses to re-infuse that sense of chic in this era.”

All are invited. Admission for adults is only $5. Parking is FREE! On Crossley at Ramon Rd.

About Palm Springs Arts Festival:
Palm Springs Arts Festival (PSAF) is a group of art enthusiast professionals with event production experience providing Palm Springs, and the surrounding Desert Resort Communities, the highest quality arts and entertainment experience. PSAF works with many local businesses and civic organizations to promote Palm Springs and to support both local civic and charitable organizations.

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