Autumn Art Festival

Celebrating Florida Artists  

aaflogo43rdlargerThe Winter Park Autumn Art Festival is the only juried fine art festival to feature Florida artists exclusively. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the festival on the second weekend in October each year. The community-oriented sidewalk show presents quality visual art and live entertainment the whole family can enjoy. The festival is held in beautiful Central Park located along historic Park Avenue in downtown Winter Park.

When & Where

43rd Annual Winter Park Autumn Art Festival
Saturday, October 8, and Sunday, October 9, 2016
Central Park in Downtown Winter Park
251 S. Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789
The festival is open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. both days. Admission is FREE!

About the Artists

Each year the Winter Park Autumn Art Festival welcomes artists from across the state to showcase their works. From a pool of talented applicants, 180 artists are selected to exhibit in Central Park and along Park Avenue. For additional artist information, including the annual poster contest, click here.

Ceramics

Becky Baldwin DeLand, Fl

Patrick and Hil-Dee Bates Brooksville, Fl

Bill Colby New Smyrna Beach, Fl

Mina Heuslein Port Orange, Fl

Gabriel Isaac Casselberry, Fl

Ken Jensen St. Augustine, Fl

John Kellum Orlando, Fl

Noah Kirk Dade City, Fl

Alyssa Ligmont North Lauderdale, Fl

Thoraine Loyd Tarpon Springs, Fl

Vadim Malkin Orlando, Fl

Katherine Mathisen Ocoee, Fl

Brenda McMahon Gulfport, Fl

Charles Nalle Melbourne Beach, Fl

Tim Peters Winter Haven, Fl

Ilene Phelan Lakeland, Fl

John Staropoli Port St. Lucie, Fl

Harry Welsch Lutz, Fl

Jacquelyn Zajac Melbourne, Fl

Digital Art

Laird Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl

Andrew Mosedale Jacksonville, Fl

Ed Myers Lake Mary, Fl

Ralph Rankin Orlando, Fl

John Sullivan III Sanford, Fl

Drawing & Graphics

Nick Alexiades Kissimmee, Fl

Austin Baldauf Winter Springs, Fl

Edson Campos Winter Park, Fl

Jeff Eckert Tampa, Fl

Carol Ferony DeFuniak Springs, Fl

Jaeryon Ha Longwood, Fl

David Hunter Winter Park, Fl

Renee Lewis Winter Park, Fl

Collin Margerum Winter Springs, Fl

Tony Moore Tampa, Fl

Karen Owens Orlando, Fl

Leslie Peebles Gainesville, Fl

Mike Williams St. Petersburg, Fl

Fiber

Andres Arango Miami, Fl

Vicki Damon Johnson Gainesville, Fl

Leeann Kroetsch Tampa, Fl

Kathy Murhpy-Childs St. Cloud, Fl

Fine Crafts

Ray Cannata Spring Hill, Fl

Tim Carter Delray Beach, Fl

Lisa Davin Hollywood, Fl

Dennis DeBon St. Petersburg, Fl

Josephina Espinosa Port Charlotte, Fl

Kangee Graham Fernandina Beach, Fl

Luis Gonzalez Miami, Fl

Carol Kohnke St. Petersburg, Fl

Mary Lee Tallahassee, Fl

Sandy Lent Lake Mary, Fl

Wen-Mei Liu West Palm Beach, Fl

David Mallory Port Orange, Fl

Jeffrey Matter Orlando, Fl

Janet O’Rourke Cocoa, Fl

Michael OToole Lake Mary, Fl

James Parziale Land O Lakes, Fl

Cissy Roybal-Heaton Apopka, Fl

Roger Scott Orlando, Fl

Bill Slade Jacksonville, Fl

Thomas Sullivan Crystal River, Fl

John Williams Tampa, Fl

Leslie Young Daytona Beach, Fl

Jewelry

Paul Albritton Holly Hill, Fl

Robin Aronson Jacksonville, Fl

Rick Austin Inverness, Fl

Martha Banting Micanopy, Fl

Alexis Barbeau  Boca Raton, Fl

Deborah Barnes Mount Dora, Fl

Jim & Lia Biond Jacksonville, Fl

Brian Blackmore Gainesville, Fl

Barbara Boyce Mount Dora, Fl

Renee Davis Palmetto, Fl

Sanda Erden Miami, Fl

Patricio Ferreria Orlando, Fl

Pam Fox Sarasota, Fl

Phillip Hall New Smyrna Beach, Fl

Patricia Karnes Winter Park, Fl

Hannah Long Boynton Beach, Fl

Thomas Lott Palm Harbour, Fl

Susan Mara Casselberry, Fl

Claudia Melchiorre Cape Canaveral, Fl

Holly Merton Gainesville, Fl

Peggy Miller Melbourne, Fl

Robert Nilsson Pensacola, Fl

Ted Striewski Fort Pierce, Fl

Pamela Werneth Cocoa Beach, Fl

Mixed Media - 2-D & 3-D

Stephen Baldauf Winter Springs, Fl

Susan Best Lakeland, Fl

David Burton Indialantic, Fl

David & Vicky Campbell Venice, Fl

Magali Cereghino-Groves Orlando, Fl

Carolina Cleere St. Petersburg, Fl

Hugo Cruz Gainesville, Fl

Todd Fox Orlando, Fl

Maggie Genova-Cordovi Miami, Fl

Daryl Harwood Panama City Beach, Fl

Linda Heath Bradenton, Fl

Steven Howell Gainesville, Fl

Irina Kovnacka Ashcraft Winter Springs, Fl

Tony Krysinsky Pensacola, Fl

Elaine Laurent St. Petersburg, Fl

Ynon Mabat Longwood, Fl

Natacha Monnalisa Waldo, Fl

Anne Ross Olivia Ormond Beach, Fl

Richard Pozzuto Longwood, Fl

Rolly Ray Reel Maitland, Fl

Maria Reyes-Jones Orlando, Fl

Andrea Striewski North Hutchinson Island, Fl

Lynn Whipple Winter Park, Fl

Painting

Ana Aguerrevere Weston, Fl

Beatrice Athanas Winter Garden, Fl

Stephen Bach Orlando, Fl

Marc Barrett Orlando, Fl

Stacy Barter Winter Park, Fl

Kathleen Brodeur Casselberry, Fl

Michiel Bullock Palm Bay, Fl

Sally Cahill Tampa, Fl

Kate Carney Eustis, Fl

Matthew Cornell Orlando, Fl

Noreen Coup Winterpark, Fl

Richard Currier Micco, Fl

Ronald Deel Ruskin, Fl

Lilian Delgado Riverview, Fl

Kuei Dorman Orlando, Fl

Ummarid Eitharong Orlando, Fl

Sally Evans Altamonte Springs

Hans Feyerabend Miami, Fl

Martin Figlinksi Lynn Haven, Fl

Greg Freeman Lake Mary, Fl

John Gilbert Winter Park, Fl

Catherine Hempel Winter Garden, Fl

Jim Holehouse Winter Garden, Fl

Sandi Jackson Deltona, Fl

Lori Jenkins Melbourne, Fl

Paulo Jimenez Daytona Beach, Fl

John Kondos Port Orange, Fl

Carolann Mancuso Largo, Fl

Bernard Martin Winter Park, Fl

Alan Metzger Wesley Chapel, Fl

David Miller Lakewood Ranch, Fl

Carol Napoli New Smyrna Beach, Fl

Betty Neubauer Jensen Beach, Fl

Gaston Petridis St. Petersburg, Fl

Meridith Pyle Olinger Orlando, Fl

Cheryl Ritter Ocala, Fl

Robert Ross Altamonte Springs, Fl

Clovis Rusk Brooksville, Fl

Tom Sadler Altamonte Springs, Fl

Edward Sanderson Clermont, Fl

Evan Schwarze Cape Coral, Fl

Jane Slivka Mount Dora, Fl

Don Sondag Winter Park, Fl

Hua Tung Valrico, Fl

Li Wang Palm Coast, Fl

Michael Weber Port St. Lucie

Zhiyong Ye Leesburg, Fl

Photography

Richard Auger Orlando, Fl

Drew Brass Apopka, Fl

Eric Clay Orlando, Fl

Shelagh Forrest Gainesville, Fl

John Galbo Boca Raton, Fl

Robert Green Winter Park, Fl

Lissa Hatcher Odessa, Fl

Karen Maugans Belle Isle, Fl

Marius Moore Gulfport, Fl

Nancy Moreland South Miami, Fl

Jill Mulry Seminole, Fl

Nate Nalven Indialantic, Fl

Steven Nesius Terra Ciea, Fl

Adam Pourciau Deltona, Fl

Garry Seidel Davie, Fl

Allan Teger Vero Beach, Fl

Steve Vaughn Winter Park, Fl

Rick Zimmer Winter Park, Fl

Sculpture

Todd Babb Ft. Myers, Fl

Derrick Crossland Islamorada, Fl

David Figueroa Sanford, Fl

David Golzbein Miami, Fl

Susan Gott Tampa, Fl

Will Grant Bradenton, Fl

Jack Hill DeLand, Fl

Paul LaMontagne Cocoa, Fl

Ancizar Marin Pembroke Pines, Fl

Copper Tritscheller New Smyrna, Fl

David Wilson Sarasota, Fl

Plan Your Weekend

As the festival logistics come together, check this section for helpful information on parking, entertainment schedule, children’ts art activities, merchandise, and more!

Art Festival Kickoff Party

Mark your calendar for an outdoor networking event co-hosted by Mead Botanical Garden and WUCF-FM 89.9 Jazz & More to kick off Autumn Art Festival weekend.

There will be live jazz by Larry McRae & friends with featured vocalist, Olyvya Kelly, food by Bulla Gastrobar and drinks by Rogue Pub – plus plenty of networking with friends and more than 15 local artists. The event is free for Winter Park Chamber of Commerce members and $10 for non-members.

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Music & Entertainment

Saturday, October 8

9:00 –  9:50 a.m.

Mike Petrovich 

10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Mike Petrovich Trio 

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.

Maitland Middle School Jazz Ensemble

12:00 – 12:50 p.m.

Casey Picou

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.

UCF Flying Horse Jazz Ensemble

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Cat Ridgeway

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Hannah & The Lionhearts

Sunday, October 9

9:00 –  9:45 a.m.

 Nicholas Roberts

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Swamp Sistas Songwriting Circle

11:45 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.

Crenshaw

1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

WPHS Jazz Ensemble (Michael Clemente)

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Ukiah

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Beth McKee Band

Children's Art Activities

Crealdé School of Art will present FREE art-inspiring workshops for children ages 5 and up on both days of the festival.

Workshops:

2-D Instructor Patricia Byron

Come celebrate the colors of Fall, and the magic of watercolors, by creating your very own Abstract masterpiece!

childrens-2d

3-D Instructor Paula Davis

Discover how easy it is to create a little owl out of a cylinder of clay, some coils, and a few decorative details – you’ll get a hoot out of this project!

childrens-3d

Saturday, October 8

2D Workshop times:

10:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m.

11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

1:00 p.m.-1:40 p.m.

2:30 p.m.-3:10 p.m.

 

3D Workshop times:

10:45 a.m.-11:25 a.m.

12:15 p.m.-12:55 p.m.

1:45 p.m.-2:25 p.m.

3:15 p.m.-3:55 p.m.

 

Sunday, October 9

2D Workshop times:

11:45 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

1:15 p.m.-1:55 p.m.

2:45 p.m.-3:25 p.m.

 

3D Workshop times:

11:00 a.m.-11:40 a.m.

12:30 p.m.-1:10 p.m.

2:00 p.m.-2:40 p.m.

3:30 p.m.-4:10 p.m.

Merchandise

2016 Festival Poster by Don Sondag

2016 Festival Poster by Don Sondag

All merchandise, including posters, t-shirts, tote bags, and note cards will be available during the festival. Merchandise from previous festivals will also available in limited quantities.

Festival merchandise is also available year-round at the Winter Park Welcome Center during business hours and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Parking

Park Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic between Lyman and Canton Avenues during the festival. Morse Boulevard will also be closed between New York and Park Avenues.

Ample parking is available on the surrounding streets, with handicap spaces available in municipal lots throughout downtown as well as in the SunTrust and Park Place parking garages. Downtown Winter Park Parking Map (courtesy of City of Winter Park).

SunRail will NOT be operating during the Autumn Art Festival.

A bike valet will also be available for guests who wish to cycle to the event. A safe and secure bike parking area will be set up in the West Meadow along Morse Boulevard between New York Avenue and the railroad tracks. The bike valet is being organized by the City of Winter Park’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Board.

Pets

Pets are not allowed in Central Park. For details on local ordinances, please contact the City of Winter Park.

Food and Drinks

Food and drinks will be available for purchase from vendors at the festival. Sidewalk dining is also available at local Park Avenue area restaurants.

Florida Distributing Co. will sponsor a beer garden during the festival for guests to sample a variety of seasonal beer. Must be 21 and up to enter the beer garden.

Please note, the Winter Park Farmers’ Market will be closed on Saturday, October 8. The market will resume normal operations on Saturday, October 15.

Volunteer

The Winter Park Autumn Art Festival would not be possible without the enthusiastic efforts of our volunteers!

This year, the festival will take place on Saturday, October 8, and Sunday, October 9. There are many volunteer opportunities available. If you are interested in volunteering at the festival, click here to sign-up or contact  Kristen Quinones at Kquinones@winterpark.org. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce will gladly sign any volunteer/scholarship paperwork for high school students.

Thank you for your support!

Join the Patron Circle

Each year art enthusiasts help build momentum and support for the tradition of producing a world-class festival that features Florida artists exclusively. Patrons not only help support the operation of our unique festival, but also provide dedicated funds pledged to purchase artwork from our talented artists. Learn more here.

 

Corporate Patrons

Avanti Wealth Management

Mayflower Retirement Community

Men’s Divorce Law Firm

Park Plaza Hotel

Seacoast Bank

Seybold Brokers & Associates

Stonebridge Financial Planning Group, LLC

Individual Patrons

Sarah E. Arnold, P.A.

In Memory of Eileen Barry

Terry Bryant

Tom’s Painting

Susan Chapman & Jim King

Dorman Financial Management

Eric DuBois

Jean Gillen & Jeff Dowman

Christy Henns & Joyce Shelton

Saundra Hester & Bob Pittman

Kristy Kisling

Nancy Lockwood

Douglas & Rhonda Loft

Justin Loughran & Kelly Loughran

Jet Home Repairs & Remodeling, LLC

Kimberly Moran, Keller Williams

Lisa Nupp & Tom Hayden

Kimberly Roberts, AP, LMT, LLC

Sharon Snow

Agnes & Joe Terranova

 

We’re Social!

Keep up with the festival year-round! #WPAAF

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