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Destin – An Art-Lover’s Paradise

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The gorgeous Destin, Florida area has much to offer: shopping, fine dining, golf, fishing, miles of pristine beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, and more. But what can it do for your creative outlet? Besides giving you tons of inspiration, there are plenty of fun activities throughout the year to satisfy your artistic cravings.  ArtsQuest Fine Arts & Music Festival takes place each year in Grand Boulevard and will set up May 13th and 14th for its 29th year. Over 150 artists will showcase...
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LiquidSand

Liquid Sand Now Available on 30A

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Glass artistry is something pretty familiar to the Emerald Coast. Beautiful pieces are seen in homes and businesses all around Destin, Florida . It’s not as common to meet the artists behind these popular creations. We were able to talk to Brit Deslonde, the owner of Liquid Sand, at Mattie Kelly’s Festival of the Arts last month. This was her first time as an artist at the local festival and her setup was quite popular with her glass sculptures on display. The first thing to catch your eye was...
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Gnarly Fish Prints

Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Local resident Harley Van Hyning can often be seen around town doing a little bit of everything. His business card says “Professional Beach Bum” and most days he can be found out on the beaches of Destin . From bartending at Pompano Joe’s to his own Podcast as well as surfing and traveling, he’s a busy guy! You may have seen him recently at the Seafood Festival in a tent for his current venture: Gnarly Fish Prints. This was his first event showcasing his work and it turned out to be a great success...
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Andi Scurto Wins MKAF Festival of the Arts Poster Contest

Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Destin, Florida resident Andrea Scurto ( AndiArt ) is the 2015 winner of the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) festival poster contest. Each year, an art contest is held to promote the Festival of the Arts. The winning design is showcased on the official festival poster, festival guide, website, and more. Scurto’s quirky design of a colorful giraffe riding a large vintage bicycle is the winning illustration for the upcoming event.  Scurto is a self-taught mixed media artist with a whimsical...
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Destin Festival of Arts

An Ocean of Art

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012

Destin Festival of the Arts is approaching once again and judging from the previous 16 years it will not be a disappointment. On October 27th and 28th, Henderson State Park turns into an artist's paradise complete with a sugar-white sand beach and emerald-green ocean backdrop. The Destin Festival of the Arts  is an event I look forward to every year! With over 100 talented artists from around the United States there is always a new piece that catches my eye and completes my...
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Destin Festival of the Arts

Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Matte Kelly's 15th Annual Festival of the Arts is back and looks to be better than ever! The art festival will be held on October 23rd and 24th at Henderson Beach State Park, which is one of the most picturesque locations along Destin's coastline. Dozens of artists' tents will line the beach front, featuring a diverse range of fine art, glass, jewelry, photography and much more. While you're there, stop by the AndiArt tent and meet one of the artists on display, Andi (a regular...
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Get Your Creativity Fired Up

Posted on Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Fired Up is a fun and unique shop where you paint your own pottery. Located in the quaint little town of Seaside, Fired Up was voted #1 Hot Spot by 30A.com. If you are looking for that special vacation souvenir than you have to check this place out! Fired Up has over 500 pieces of pottery to choose from. You can pick from a variety of plates, platters, coffee cups, and ornaments, just to name a few. With a supply of idea books, stencils, stamps, and clip art it won’t be hard to let your creative...
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Grand Boulevard Transforms Into An Artist's Canvas for Via Colori

Posted on Friday, August 20, 2010

Via Colori®, the Italian Street Painting Festival, is an upscale, signature special event that will be held in Grand Boulevard on Saturday, September 18 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Come see spectacular artists transform the streets of the Town Center, from Fusion Art Glass Gallery to Mitchell’s Fish Market, into an artist’s canvas of paintings. It is free and open to the public. Via Colori brings together artists, volunteers and businesses in a unique community project to support Seaside Neighborhood...
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