Reprinted from Daytona Beach News Journal ::
The 46th Annual IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts is January 28, 29 and 30, 2022 in New Smyrna Beach, FL, RANKED NUMBER 16 in the NATION for Fine Art Festivals by Sunshine Artist Magazine! The event attracts 53,000+ arts enthusiasts, and has one of the best Patrons Programs in the Southeast, with 240 members who spend over $200,000 yearly on art purchases at the Festival. In addition, over $30,000 in prize money is awarded.
Event Location: Riverside Drive and Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
To view the complete IMAGES program, click here
Join us for this FREE family event! IMAGES has something for everyone – enjoy the work of 237 artists, including three Daytona State College students who were selected for our new Trish Thompson Memorial Emerging Artist Program at IMAGES In partnership with Daytona State College, food trucks, fabulous live music, free art projects for the kids and an exhibit of student artwork. Stroll through the park, buy some art, and have a great weekend with family and friends!
Friday – January 28, 2022 | Artists Setup: 6 AM – 12:30 PM | Show: 1 PM – 5 PM
Saturday – January 29, 2022 | Show: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday- January 30, 2022 | Show: 10 AM – 4 PM
ACA Volunteer League Best of Show  $6,000
George and June Musson Award  $3,500
Buddy Davenport, State Farm Award  $2,500
McNamara Family Award for Photography  $2,000
Trish Thompson Memorial Emerging Artist Award $1,500
Award of Distinction  $800
Award of Commendation  $600
Judges’ Choice  $400
Award of Merit  $350
Award of Honor  $300
IMAGES boasts one of the best Patrons Programs in the Southeast, with over 250 Patrons pre-committing to spending money on art at the Festival, demonstrating outstanding community support. Patron’s Choice Award ribbons are given to individuals or businesses who commit to spending a minimum of $200 on artwork at the festival. Patrons select work for purchase
, then give the artist[s] a prestigious “Patron’s Choice Award” ribbon to be placed in his/her booth. The amount spent by the Patrons in 2020 exceeded $200,000!
To become an IMAGES Patron, phone the IMAGES office at 386-423-4733 or click here to join online