2015 Participating Artists

 The St. Johns River Festival of the Arts 
“Cultivating Arts & Culture in the Community”

April 30, 2016: 10-6 & May 1, 2016: 10-5
First Street, Historic Downtown Sanford FL 32771 

 A new festival experience with “Art-In-Action” demonstrations!

The St. Johns River Festival of the Arts invites you!  Be a part of the magic when Downtown Historic Sanford transforms into a premier art festival and art experience! Over 150 regionally and nationally accredited fine artists and craftsmen will line our charming brick streets with a selection of paintings, pottery, sculpture, woodworking, photography, jewelry, blown glass and much more. Enjoy hand crafted food at the Culinary Arts Court and see live artist demonstrations.  Great Art, Great Food, Great Music, Free Parking!

Help make the magic happen, become a Volunteer!

Click here to become part of the experience



     Best in Show - $3,000                                        Jurors Choice - $900

     Ed Myers                                                              Jack Hill

                                                                                Rolly Ray Reel


     Award of Excellence - $800                             Award of Merit - $500

     Archie Vandermast                                              Magali Cereghino-Groves 

     David Figueroa                                                    David Hunter

     Paul Ingwalson                                                    Mina Heuslein

     Ken Orton                                                           Adam Pourciau

     Jeffrey Matter                                                     Cedomir Djordjievski

     Michael Weber                                                    Jim Biond

     Jeff Eckert                                                          Anne Schroeder

     Laird Myer                                                          Laurel Davern 



     Chalk Art Winners
    Tom and Amanda Wilkes    First Place
    Jennifer Falck                   Second Place
    Tom Ritter                       Third Place
    Tom and Amanda Wilkes   Peoples Choice
    Ingrid Aguero                   Peoples Choice


THANK YOU to our generous and loyal Sponsors!!

For a complete list of our supporters Click Here. 



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Art-In-Action - See how art work is created at the “Art-In-Action” demonstration sites designed to offer visitors insight into the artistic process. Workshops will also be available during the weekend to create your own piece of artwork during the art festival.

Chalk Art Competition – Our newest addition to the festival Chalk Art Competition. Sidewalks will come alive with vibrant artistic masterpieces created by chalk artists and sponsored by businesses, organizations and friends.

Relax - Guests will be able to sit, relax and enjoy gourmet treats at the culinary arts food court which provides fresh, handcrafted recipes. Listen to easy listening, live music performed by talented musicians who create a delightful ambience as you stroll the festival.

Add to your art collection - Come and spend the day with us. Enjoy a day of fine arts, fine crafts, excellent food, live music, Art-in-Action, Chalk Art, great restaurants, quaint shops with plenty of FREE parking and FREE admission.  

The St. Johns River Festival of the Arts - DON’T MISS IT!!
For more information call 407-416-1779


 Historic Downtown Sanford, FL

  • April 30th 10AM-6PM
  • May 1st 10AM-5PM
  • Free Admission & Free Parking
  • "Art-in-Action” Demonstrations
  • Over 125 Juried fine artists & fine crafts
  • Live Acoustic Musician Entertainment
  • Culinary Arts Food & Beverage Court
  • Artist Retreat Area
  • VIP Passport Lounge
  • “Art for Kids” Scholarship Program
  • Artist Patron Program
  • Business Sponsorship Opportunities
  • WI-FI access


 visit our mobile site at m.stjohnsriverartfest.com