Shows - kenconger
PAST SHOW RECOGNITIONS:
10/15: Poquoson Seafood Festival, Poquoson, VA - "First Place, Fine Arts" & "Mayor's Choice Award"
10/14: Fall Foliage Art Festival, Waynesboro, VA - "First Place, Photography"
4/13: Daffodil Festival, Gloucester, VA -"First Place, Fine Arts"
10/12: Poquoson Seafood Festival, Poquoson, VA - "Best in Show"
5/11: Fort Clifton Art Festival, Colonial Heights, VA - "Best in Show"
5/11: Festival in the Park, Roanoke, VA - "Best in Show"
4/11: Chincoteague Decoy & Art Festival, Chincoteague, VA -"Best Photograph"
3/11:Daffodil Festival, Gloucester, VA - "First Place, Photography"
1/11: Deerfield Beach Arts Festival, Deerfield Beach, FL - "Award of Distinction"
3/10: Daffodil Festival, Gloucester, VA - "First Place, Photography"
2/10: East Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival, Washington, NC - "First Place, Photography"

ART ON THE SQUARE
When: Sunday, April 30th, 2017
Where: Williamsburg, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be in the same booth location as last year, #104 (in front of the Trellis and Dog Street Pub). Art on the Square is a juried show that is dedicated to providing original, high quality, handcrafted and diverse mediums of art. It is located on Duke of Gloucester and North Boundary Street in Merchants Square, Williamsburg, Virginia. The event features more than 170 artists and is free and open to the public. Proceeds from artist booth fees are donated to visual and performing arts organizations throughout the greater Williamsburg area including Williamsburg, James City and York counties.
Show Web Site: Art On The Square

ARTS IN THE PARK
When: Saturday, May 6th-Sunday, May 7th, 2017
Where: Richmond, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be back on the mall area under the Carrillon Tower in #M21. Arts in the Park is a nationally-rated, juried art show which offers the opportunity for you to see and purchase fine and original work produced by top-quality artists and crafts people from Virginia and throughout the United States.
Show Web Site: Arts In The Park

CROZET ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL
When: Saturday, May 13th-Sunday, May 14th, 2017
Where: Crozet, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be in the festival tent on the right side in #105. A festival over 30 years old is back in Albemarle County this weekend. Crozet's 36th Arts and Crafts Festival kicks off Saturday morning at Claudius Crozet Park. Show Web Site: Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival

PATRIOT NEWS ARTSFEST
When: Saturday, May 27th-Monday, May 29th, 2017
Where: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Show Description: I will be in my same booth location, #7. The Patriot-News Artsfest is an annual juried fine arts and crafts festival featuring 250 artists and craftspeople. Artsfest also boasts two food courts, two performance stages, a kids fest area and a film festival.
Show Web Site: Patriot News Artsfest

SIDEWALK ART SHOW
When: Saturday, June 3rd-Sunday, June 4th, 2017
Where: Roanoke, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be in B12, my traditional booth location on Market Steet on the parking garage side. Returning for its 58th year, the Sidewalk Art Show is one of southwest Virginia's most anticipated summer traditions. The show infuses downtown Roanoke with energy, excitement and creativity. This annual event- which occurs the weekend after Memorial Day- is a premier destination for fine art shopping that offers visitors the opportunity to meet and talk with exhibiting artists. All of the works exhibited are for sale, including original paintings, prints, watercolors, etchings, mixed media, fine art photographs, fine crafts and sculpture.
Show Web Site: Sidewalk Art Show

ANNMARIE ARTSFEST 16
When: Saturday, September 16th and Sunday, September 17th, 2017
Where: Dowell, Maryland
Show Description: (2015 photo by Calvert Beacon within my booth). I'll be in my regular booth location inside. Established in 1993, Artsfest is an annual juried arts festival held at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center located in Solomons, Maryland - about an hour from the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Recognized as one of the top outdoor arts festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, Artsfest brings together some of the country’s most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, and delicious food and drinks. Artsfest also features more than 25 bands and entertainment acts performing on two stages.
Show Web Site: Annmarie Artsfest 16
THE WEST END ART FESTIVAL (Pending)
When: Saturday, September 23rd-Sunday, September 24th, 2017
Where: Richmond, Virginia
Show Description:The nation’s most talented artists will line the streets of West Broad Village, showcasing their original work. West Broad Village is a masterfully designed urban village in the heart of Richmond’s West End. Brick streets lined with maple trees connect charming, stately single family attached homes to shopping, dining and entertainment experiences you won’t find anywhere else in Richmond.
Show Web Site: West End Art Festival

<b><font color="RED">AN OCCASION FOR THE ARTS</font></b><br>
<b>When:</b> <font color="ORANGE">Saturday, October 3rd-Sunday, October 4th</font><br>
<b>Where:</b> Williamsburg, Virginia<br>
<b>Show Description:</b> I'll be in booth G11. An Occasion For The Arts, the art show and music festival, is held on the first weekend of October in the Merchants Square Area of Colonial Williamsburg and on the streets of historic and downtown Williamsburg, Virginia. This event features fine artists from across the nation, a wide variety of entertainment, live demonstrations, wine tasting and other fun and exciting activities for the whole family.
Each year’s show features an increasing number of  outstanding painters, print makers, sculptors, jewelers, photographers and other artisans of fine crafts.  Multiple performance venues offer a wide range of music, dance and vocal performances. <br>
<b>Show Web Site:</b> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/OccasionForTheArts">An Occasion of the Arts</a>
AN OCCASION FOR THE ARTS (Pending)
When: Saturday, October 7th-Sunday, October 8th, 2017
Where: Williamsburg, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be on Duke of Gloucester Street in booth #44. An Occasion For The Arts, the art show and music festival, is held on the first weekend of October in the Merchants Square Area of Colonial Williamsburg and on the streets of historic and downtown Williamsburg, Virginia. This event features fine artists from across the nation, a wide variety of entertainment, live demonstrations, wine tasting and other fun and exciting activities for the whole family. Each year’s show features an increasing number of outstanding painters, print makers, sculptors, jewelers, photographers and other artisans of fine crafts. Multiple performance venues offer a wide range of music, dance and vocal performances.
Show Web Site: An Occasion of the Arts

FALL FOLIAGE ART SHOW
VIRGINIA FALL FOLIAGE ART SHOW
When: Saturday, October 14th-Sunday, October 15th, 2017
Where: Waynesboro, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be close to my same booth location as the last 5 years #53. Each year, the streets of downtown Waynesboro are turned into an outdoor art gallery- 200+ booths of fine arts and fine crafts line the streets. Featuring artists from all over the country, the Fall Foliage Festival Art Show has been named one of the top shows in the East. Paintings of all kinds, pottery, photography, jewelry, sculpture, and more are featured in this two day outdoor festival.
Show Web Site: Fall Foliage Art Festival

POQUOSON SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
When: Friday, October 20th-Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
Where: Poquoson, Virginia
Show Description: Poquoson’s Seafood Festival is an annual event on the Virginia Peninsula. The Festival celebrates the working watermen, and how life as a coastal city along the Chesapeake Bay has provided a bounty of food and history for our City. Our festival is a family friendly, traditional, and a tasty extravagance of food, arts and crafts, and community fun. Come celebrate our City and it’s traditions with us.
Show Web Site: Poquoson Seafood Festival

LANEXA STUDIO TOUR
When: Saturday, October 28th-Sunday, October 29th, 2017
Where: Lanexa, Virginia
Show Description: The booth display will be at my home with two other artists. I will have two tents, one with HUGE discounts of discontinued/misprints as well as unframed pieces. This year is the 21st presentation of the Greater Lanexa Studio Tour. It is a free self-drive tour of 4 artist studios featuring 17 artists in Lanexa, located in the beautiful southeast corner of New Kent County, just a short drive from Williamsburg and Richmond. Come join us for two days of demonstrations and discussions with the artists and their particular media. You will also have the opportunity to purchase the art.
Show Web Site: Lanexa Studio Tour

URBANNA OYSTER FESTIVAL
When: Friday, November 3rd-Saturday, November 4th, 2017
Where: Urbanna, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be in my regular spot on the right side next to the Middlesex Women's Club. The historic harbor front Town of Urbanna closes the road to let the Oyster Festival fill the streets with excitement! We've got Oyster, Oyster, Oysters and whole lot more! One of a kind artisan craft vendors, renowned artists, fantastic oyster exhibits illustrating our colorful waterfront history, fireman's parade, oyster festival parade, waterfront activities, live music and other performances over the full two days of the event.
Show Web Site: Urbanna Oyster Festival

WATERFOWL FESTIVAL
When: Friday, November 10th-Sunday, November 12th, 2017
Where: Easton, Maryland
Show Description: I'll be in Christ Church, first booth on the left as you come in the door. The annual Waterfowl Festival is the ultimate weekend for the sophisticated sportsman or art lover. Twelve venues throughout Easton feature world-class wildlife paintings, sculpture, carvings and photos. Collectible decoys, sporting gear and adventures to delight every outdoorsman. Also scheduled are World Championship Calling Contests, decoy auctions, retriever, fly-fishing and stunt dog demonstrations, kid's activities, and evening concerts. A festive atmosphere topped by great food and music make this event a must each November.
Show Web Site: Waterfowl Festival

SUGARLOAF FESTIVAL (Gaithersburg, MD)
When: Friday, November 17th-Sunday, November, 19th, 2017
Where: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Show Description: I'll be back in the Harvest Room, #226. Lovers of fine crafts and art will find more than 400 top artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography. In addition to top national artists, the Festival will also introduce new and emerging artists showcasing the latest trends in handmade fashion and accessories, statement jewelry and fine art.
Show Web Site: Sugarloaf Festival

VIRGINIA BEACH CHRISTMAS MARKET
When: Friday, November 24th-Sunday, November 26th, 2017
Where: Virginia Beach, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be in booth #651 (first row on the right and then first booth on the left). The Virginia Beach Christmas Market features over 250 fine artisans and crafters from more than 25 states. This show was once again (since 1996) voted into the “100 Best Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows in the United States” by Sunshine Artist Magazine, America's premier show and festival guide. Featured artisans will offer fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, toys, photography, fiber arts, thousands of Christmas collectibles and much, much more. Whether you’re searching for unique one-of-kind Christmas gifts, personalized stocking stuffers, or a stunning floral centerpiece for the holidays, you’ll find it all at the Virginia Beach Christmas Market.
Show Web Site: Virginia Beach Christmas Market

HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW
When: Friday, December 1st-Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
Where: Fredericskburg, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be in booth #103. The Holiday Craft Show is a three-day, one-stop holiday shopping extravaganza featuring unique merchandise from more than 250 carefully selected vendors from Virginia and across the country. Shop for clothing, gourmet foods, gifts, children’s items, photography, jewelry and more during the Show.
Show Web Site: Holiday Craft Show

SUGARLOAF FESTIVAL (Chantilly, VA)
When: Friday, December 8th-Sunday, December 10th, 2017
Where: Chantilly, Virginia
Show Description: I'll be in booth #653. Lovers of fine crafts and art will find more than 300 top artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home décor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography. In addition to top national artists, the Festival will also introduce new and emerging artists showcasing the latest trends in handmade fashion and accessories, statement jewelry and fine art.
Show Web Site: Sugarloaf Festival

(NOT ATTENDING) SOUTHEASTERN WILDLIFE EXPOSITION
When: Friday, February 17th-Sunday, February 19th, 2017
Where: Charleston, South Carolina
Show Description: I'll be in booth #18 (note: they have moved the photographers into the Galliard Building this year). The largest event of its kind in the nation, an average of 40,000 attendees come to see more than 500 artists, exhibitors and wildlife experts from around the world. SEWE is a three-day showcase of everything we love about wildlife and nature. It brings together people of all ages, men and women, sportsmen and conservationists, artists and artisans, fans and families. Through an incredible lineup of events – from fine art exhibits, conservation education, sporting demonstrations and parties, SEWE invites us all to explore our “wild” side and pay tribute to our naturally beautiful world.
Show Web Site: Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

(NOT ATTENDING) DAFFODIL FESTIVAL
When: Saturday, April 2nd-Sunday, April 3rd, 2017
Where: Gloucester, Virginia
Show Description: All-day entertainment includes storytellers, magicians, singers & bands. Pets and their owners are invited to participate in the "Magnificent Mutt Show" where everyone is a winner. Guided tours of Brent & Becky's Bulbs are a short bus ride away($). Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Shows feature local & regional artists. Follow your nose to the food court for fresh seafood, bar-b-que, funnel cakes, fries, burgers, chicken, and more. Children will enjoy clowns, facepainting, balloons, games & pony rides. Daffodil bulbs are on sale with Fall delivery. There is something to please the entire family ... truly a full day of family fun.
Show Web Site: Daffodil Festival

(NOT ATTENDING) ARTS ALIVE
When: Saturday, June 25th-Sunday, June 26th, 2017
Where: Ocean City, Maryland
Show Description: I'll be in my regular spot, #2, at the top of the field. Art’s Alive celebrates 14 years as Ocean City’s biggest and best fine art show. What could be better than fine art at the beach? How about fine art for sale around a beautiful lagoon in a picturesque park with expansive bay views. Visit 100 artists as they sell their works, lunch at the Artists’ Café and enjoy live music while your children enjoy free art activities. Art’s Alive is the art show that has something for everyone.
Show Web Site: Arts Alive

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