FUN Arts Festival

The Visual Arts Center is excited to present The 2019 FUN Arts Festival: Battle of the Brushes! The event is centered around six local celebrities, paired with six local professional artists to create a one-of-a-kind collectible artwork. The 2019 FUN Arts Fest Celebrities are Marjorie Benson, Keith Callaghan, James Coalwell, Diane Hoffer, Rachel Keesling and Bob Miller. 

Six Visual Arts Center artist have volunteered to coach our celebs: Nancy Colby, Lionel Lewis, Jill Lindsay, Rosalie Mack, Marquelynn Raposa and Joanne Stramara. Please support our participants and mark these exciting upcoming events on your calendars:

  • Celebrity & Artist Match-Up
    • Reception September 26 at 6:00pm
  • FUN Arts Festival Ribbon Cutting
    • November 4, 12 Noon
    • "Battle of the Brushes" Finale
      • Friday, November 15 at 6:00pm
    Our celebrities are raising funds on Crowdrise for the chance to select their artist and support the Visual Arts Center. Visit Crowdrise (click here) to Vote for your favorite "People's Choice Award" winner, announced at the Finale event on November 15! 

    "Battle of the Brushes" Finale

    Celebrities will unveil their creations and the community can vote for the people’s choice award at the FUN Arts Festival Gala Friday November 15th at 6:00pm. Judges will determine a winner as well. This event will be a lively reception with appetizers, entertainment, beer and wine and more!