Artists

2017 Artists Winners

Congratulations to the 2017 Festival Artist Winners, including Sharon Jackman, Best in Show, Ceramics; Seung Lee, First Place, Mixed Media, Two Dimensional Art; and Aline Sar, First Place, Jewelry, Three Dimensional Art.  Click here to see a complete list of Festival Award Winners.

Congratulations to our student artists from local high schools in Redlands who competed in a sidewalk chalk art exhibition.  Click here to see the winners and their artwork.

2017 Artists Exhibitors

The fifth annual Festival welcomes our 2017 artists.   Click here to see examples of their work. Artist applications for 2017 are closed at this time.

2017 Featured Artist

The Festival is pleased to announce that our Featured Artist this year is Ginger Pena who is recognized for her paintings that beautifully depict the relationship between buildings and the trees and gardens surrounding them.  Click here to learn more about Ginger Pena.

2017 Judges

The judges for the 2017 Festival are:  David Fairrington and Penny McElroy. They are both well respected artists with many years of experience.  Learn more.

2018 Applications

Artist applications will open for the 2018 festival early next year. Interested artists should watch and visit: Zapplication.org for applications and instructions. For more information, call Shirley Harry, Phone: (909) 214-7179 or click here to email us.

Selection Process

The festival selection committee welcomes artists specializing in all types of media: oil, water color, glass, metal, stone, wood, ceramic, textiles, jewelry and more.  Our goal is to provide festival guests with exposure to a broad range of creative media and experiences. For more information, call Shirley Harry, Phone: (909) 214-7179 or click here to email us.

Why Exhibit

Thousands of Inland Empire residents attend the Redlands Festival of Arts every year. You’ll find our beautiful outdoor venue is located in shady Smiley Park surrounded by the charming Smiley Library, the historic Lincoln Shrine and the popular Redlands Bowl.

2016 Award Winners

Best In Show: Lucia Friedericy – $2000; Two Dimensional Art: First Place – Seung Lee – $1000; Second Place – Chris Madsen – $500; Third Place – Kathleen Robison – $300; Honorable Mention – Joanna Mersereau – $100. Three Dimensional Art: First Place – James Born – $1,000; Second Place – Moran Nehl – $500; Third Place – Gustavo Santana – $300; Honorable Mention – Gerald Caruso – $100.