2023 Furry Friends Fine Art Festival
Saturday, February 25, 2023 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
On Saturday, February 25, 2023 we will hold our 7TH FURRY FRIENDS FINE ARTS FESTIVAL!
Voted 2022 BEST ART FESTIVAL by the Phoenix New Times!
This fun, animal-themed arts festival is “purr-fect” for the ENTIRE family, sure to be a “dog-gone” fun day to remember!
Highlights to include:
PEGGY BRIGGS, COLLEEN BROWN, JAN COOPER, HANNAH DANIELSON, JULES GISSLER, DAVE HANSON, ANN MARIE HOFF, DADRA HUNT and OLIVIA THOMAS.
Plus special appearances by Shemer Art Center instructors (and professional artists)
ELLIOTT EVERSON (9-11 a.m.), SUE HUNTER (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) and JANE KELSEY-MAPEL (1-3 p.m.)
Featured Author in the Book Shop:
Donna Carr Roberts, author and illustrator of “The adventures of Mr. Fuzzy Ears. Searching for a furry friend.”
Pet Adoptions by:
GEMS4PAWS/GEMGIRL JEWELRY, GABRIEL’S ANGELS, THE PET BUTLER, CITY OF PHOENIX ZEROWASTE and the CITY OF PHOENIX PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT, and RENEWAL BY ANDERSEN.
Kids Art Activities in the Kids Spot:
Face painting for kids by Cruella Deville (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
Articulated paper pet puppets
Food & Beverage Vendors:
BLACK CAT COFFEE HOUSE, PHAT CHEEKS GRILL and UDDER DELIGHTS LIFE CHANGING ICE CREAM
– Paw readings by Ann Marie Hoff (Booth #3)
– Paw prints and pet monotypes by Shemer Art Center instructor (and professional artist) LARRY NISULA (Shemer Booth – C.)
– Live music by Alan Stee
– Art raffle
– Dog carting parades, tricks and performers
PLUS, NEW THIS YEAR AT NOON!
THREE NEW FURRY FRIEND CONTESTS!
Best Owner Look-A-Like
Come watch and meet The Clown Crew… Stanley, Stefon & Stella IN PERSON!
ADMISSION: $5 per person / $15 per family. Furry friends are FREE!
VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED!!!! Interested? Click HERE!