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Monday, October 29, 2012

Downtown Burbank Arts Festival 2012

 Burbank has it's artist returning for their annual arts festival like the swallows to Capistrano.

"Downtown streets will be packed with artists, street painters and more than 12,000 art lovers at the Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival on San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Olive Avenue, November 3 and 4 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival is free and open to public.

Featured will be Southern California's most talented street painters creating supersized artwork on asphalt and concrete.  Included are Arlou Somo, Bill Spiess, Gustavo Lozano, Oscar De Leon, Randall Williams, Ruth Villa, Susanne Ma and Theresa Knopf Morgan. They will be working on their temporary paintings all weekend, with the 10 foot by 10 foot images completed by Sunday afternoon (November 4).  The public is invited to pause and enjoy this art form dating from the Italian Renaissance, and to experience the artists up-close.

In addition, there will be 90 regional artists displaying thousands of paintings, sculptures and photographs, and an wide array of jewelry, fine glass, ceramics and woodwork -- with everything made by hand."