2018 Festival Featured Artist

The Festival is pleased to announce that our Featured Artist this year is Sheila Hansberger, NWS, WW who is widely recognized for her beautiful watercolors, including still life artwork, historical buildings and other subjects. Click here to learn more about Sheila Hansberger.

2018 Artist Exhibitor List

The festival is please to welcome its 2018 Artist Exhibitors.  Click here to see the list of artists.

2018 Judges

The judges for the 2018 Festival are:  Danielle Giudici Wallis and Sant Khalsa. They are both well respected artists with many years of experience.  Click here to learn more about them.

2019 Artist Applications

Artist applications will open again for the 2019 festival in several months. Interested artists should watch: for the announcement of 2019 applications and instructions. For more information, call Shirley Harry, Phone: (909) 214-7179.

Selection Process

The festival is a juried art show. The 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 wide range of creative media and experiences. For information, call Shirley Harry, Phone: (909) 214-7179.

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.

2017 Artist Winners

Congratulations to the 2017 Festival Exhibitors and Artist Winners:

Best In Show: Sharon Jackman, Ceramics – $2000.

Two Dimensional Art: First Place – Seung Lee, Mixed Media – $1000; Second Place – Ginger Pena, Painting – $500; Third Place – Jeffrey Skelly, Painting – $300; Honorable Mention – Chris Madsen, Photography – $100.

Three Dimensional Art: First Place – Aline Sar, Jewelry – $1,000; Second Place – Gerald Caruso, Glass – $500; Third Place – Lucia Fredericy, Scultpure – $300; Honorable Mention – Haysuyo Miller, Ceramics – $100.

Click here to see photos of the Festival Award Winners.

Student Artist Chalk Art Competition

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, as well as the work of all the participating student artists.

2017 Artists Exhibitors

The fifth annual Festival in 2017 included 60+ talented artists.   Click here to see examples of their work.

2017 Judges

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