“100% of Sunshine Artist auditors recommend coming back to the Indian Wells Arts Festival.” -Sunshine Artist Magazine
The 16th annual Indian Wells Arts Festival… an International Palette! Join more than 10,000 art enthusiasts, collectors and serious buyers in attendance, March 30, 31 & April 1, 2018 at one of the most pristine venues in the beautiful Palm Springs Desert Resorts area, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home to the BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament.
Celebrating its 16th year of success, artists travel from across the Nation and from as far as Japan, Africa, Central and South America, the United Kingdom, Europe and beyond each year to showcase their contemporary and traditional fine art and high quality craft. A total of 200 artists are selected to participate by jury, with the 2018 Indian Wells Arts Festival’s Primary Jury deadline set for October 20, 2017, and 60 places held for the Secondary Jury deadline of January 8, 2018.
Open to all media artists, 15 mediums and categories are judged for awards in painting, drawing, 2D and 3D mixed-media, printmaking, photography, and other 2-dimensional, as well as sculpture, jewelry, hand-woven textile or fiber, non-functional, utilitarian, wearable-art, and found art.
“Auditors agreed the quality and balance of work was present at the show, and gave a score of 9.4 to each, while the prestige of show was ranked a nice 9.6.” -Sunshine Artist Magazine
The Indian Wells Arts Festival is ranked as an AFSB Blue Chip 100 Fine Art Events in 2017!