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The Carmel International Arts Festival has finalized their list of participants for the 2021 Festival set for September 25 – 26 in the Carmel Arts & Design District.

Rachel Ferry, executive director of Carmel International Arts Festival and Anna Afshar, an artist who’s apart of the event, joined us today to share more about what you can expect the the event and to give us a look at some live painting.

This year the major festival in Carmel has attracted 98 amazingly talented artists from around the United States. These artists have disciplines in jewelry, wood, ceramics, fiber, glass, 2D art, 3D art, photography and painting.

The Carmel International Arts Festival is a juried exhibition with prizes totaling $7,000. Annually, festival goers enjoy an admission-free opportunity to view and purchase art, mingle with artists, tour local galleries, dine at fine restaurants in the area, and enjoy the Festival’s entertainment on multiple stages.

On Saturday, September 25, 2021, festival hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with the judging at 10:30 a.m.  Sunday, September 26, 2021, the festival hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Awards will be given for Best of Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, Best of Media (10 awards), Honorable Mention (10 awards), and the Mayor’s Award.

Click here for more information on the event.