OCTOBER 25 - 27, 2013


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Seabrook Festival of the Arts 2013!


The Second Annual Seabrook Festival of the Arts will be held on Friday, October 25th (ArtNight from 4 - 8), Saturday, October 26th from 10 - 4, and Sunday, October 27th from 10 - 3 on the grounds of Seabrook City Hall and Community House at 1st St. in Seabrook, Texas. The festival is sponsored by the City of Seabrook in cooperation with the Art Consortium of the Texas Gulf Coast.


Fine artists will exhibit, demonstrate their art, and offer their work for sale. Paintings, sculpture, textiles, jewelry, wood works, photography, will be among the many offerings.


Organizers of the event said, “The festival is designed to promote an appreciation for the arts in our community. We feature local artists as well people from outside the community to provide a broad experience for festival participants. Children are an important part of our community so we have included activities that help to build an appreciation for the arts among children. We look forward to a great festival this year.”


Musical performances by Texas musicians Pat Harris  and Shake Russell are also planned throughout the festival.


The Seabrook Festival of the Arts provides an important opportunity for Art Consortium members and other artists to share their work with the community and each other.


Artist exhibit space is available and applications are processsed through ZAPPLCATION.


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2013 Featured Artist


Ruth Burke


As a professional art photographer, Ruth Burke has many publishing credits to her name. Her images have been featured in national and regional books and magazines such as Conde Nast Traveler, Texas Highways, Metropolitan Home, Bay Runner and Gulfscapes. Currently, she self-publishes many of her images in unique editions on canvas and rag paper.


Ruth developed her sea shell photography series while playing with her three daughters on the beach. She loved swimming in the ocean and spending time at the beach. She often entertained her children by taking them and their friends to the beach. She always brought her camera to photograph the children building sand castles and playing. They would collect sea shells together, and soon she was placing the shells on the beach, photographing them with the surf. Ruth then began to bring seashells and sand dollars from her collection to photograph on the beach with the surf. [read more]



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