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Get to know ArtFest's artists and leaders of the Southwest Florida arts community in this series of behind-the-scenes interviews, features, and roundtable conversations.

Meet our 2021 Poster Artist, Kathleen Murphy Willer, in this engaging conversation with ArtFest Executive Director Sharon McAllister.

Enjoy this conversation with artist Karen Gelbard, aka the Oregon Weaver. We have been following Karen's story since the pandemic began as she searched for ways to bring wearable art alive in a virtual setting. ArtFest is proud to showcase her journey and inspiring results.

Artist Roundtable

Meet Julia Gilmore, whose vivid oil paintings reflect her zest and love for life.

Enjoy this lively conversation with artists Gary Bachers, John Kellum, and Brian Murphy.

ArtFest Coffee Talks

Get the scoop on the "State of the Arts" with four leaders of the Fort Myers arts community.

Peek behind the scenes with ArtFest's staff and discover what goes into creating the festival.

Artist Highlight Videos

Sometimes art requires power tools! Watch Jeffries Glass install a beautiful wall of color.

Get to know the creative spirit behind Julia Gilmore's exuberant color and iconic imagery.

Sandra Erden shares the creative process behind her stunning gemstone jewelry.

Glenn Woods tells the story of loss and hope behind the Pottery Boys "Covid Tears" series.

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Southwest Florida's Premier Art Festival
On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers
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Saturday and Sunday, February 5 & 6, 2022
Opening Night Friday, February 4
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SAVE THE DATE FOR 2022!

Saturday and Sunday, February 5 & 6, 2022
Opening Night Friday, February 4
On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers

Phone: 239-768-3602

Email: info@artfestfortmyers.com