Frisco transforms into outdoor gallery for Arts in the Square

Frisco Arts in the SquareFrisco Square will transform into an outdoor fine art gallery the last weekend in March, with free admission and parking.

The annual, juried Fine Arts Festival, which runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1, features the best national and regional artists selling their original creations.

The third annual event is co-presented and hosted by Frisco Square Development, which maintains a reputation of bringing high end buying crowds to the festival, and Frisco Arts, which manages the Frisco Discovery Center.

The artists are competing in the following categories: 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Acrylics, Ceramics, Drawings, Pastels, Fiber art, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metalwork, Oil, Photography, Sculpture, Watercolor, and Wood.

Frisco Arts in the Square
Photos by LK Photography.

“Many of these artists run the circuit of the most prestigious art festivals in the country. We’re honored to welcome them to Frisco,” said Jim Leslie, managing partner of Frisco Square Development, producers of the festival.

Ongoing performing arts, interactive children’s art activities, live music provided by Collin County Song Writers Association, shopping and great food or snacks from Frisco Square’s award -winning restaurants and shops ensures that this is a festival everyone will enjoy.

More than 12,000 visitors attended the 2011 festival. In addition to providing the community with a high-quality cultural event, the festival brings a great Fine Arts experience to the Frisco community.

For more information, visit friscosquare.com/AITS.

By Heather Wheat for Frisco Square, handwrittenbyheather.com.

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