The 47th Annual IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts is January 27, 28 and 29, 2023 in New Smyrna Beach, FL, RANKED TOP 50 in the NATION for Fine Art Festivals by Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2022! The event attracts 53,000+ arts enthusiasts, and has one of the best Patrons Programs in the Southeast, with 240 members who spend over $200,000 yearly on art purchases at the Festival. In addition, over $30,000 in prize money is awarded.
Event Location: Riverside Drive and Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
To view the complete 2022 IMAGES program, click here
Join us for this FREE family event! IMAGES has something for everyone – enjoy the work of 230 artists, including three Daytona State College students who will be selected for the Trish Thompson Memorial Emerging Artist Program at IMAGES in partnership with Daytona State College, food trucks, fabulous live music, free art projects for the kids and an exhibit of student artwork. Stroll through the park, buy some art, and have a great weekend with family and friends! You apply for the festival thru Zapplication.org beginning May 1, 2022 until October 18, 2022. No applications will be accepted after October 18. The non-refundable jury fee is $50 per application. If you are accepted, the booth fee is $325 per booth and must be paid by December 2, 2022. You can also request a corner space that cost an additional $60. Corner spaces are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that drones are NOT allowed at the festival.
Friday – January 27, 2023 | Artists Setup: 6 AM – 12:30 PM | Show: 1 PM – 5 PM
Saturday – January 28, 2023 | Show: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday- January 29, 2023 | Show: 10 AM – 4 PM
ACA Volunteer League Best of Show  $6,000
George and June Musson Award  $3,500
Buddy Davenport, State Farm Award  $2,500
McNamara Family Award for Photography  $2,000
Trish Thompson Memorial Emerging Artist Award $1,500
Award of Distinction  $800
Award of Commendation  $600
Judges’ Choice  $400
Award of Merit  $350
Award of Honor  $325
Thank you to our 2023 prize underwriters! View the full list of supporters here.
IMAGES boasts one of the best Patrons Programs in the Southeast, with over 250 Patrons pre-committing to spending money on art at the Festival, demonstrating outstanding community support. Patron’s Choice Award ribbons are given to individuals or businesses who commit to spending a minimum of $200 on artwork at the festival. Patrons select work for purchase, then give the artist[s] a prestigious “Patron’s Choice Award” ribbon to be placed in his/her booth. The amount spent by the Patrons in 2022 exceeded $200,000!
To become an IMAGES Patron, phone the IMAGES office at 386-423-4733 or click the button below.
IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts was named “Best Outdoor Art Festival” by Hometown News Readers.
Thank you for your support!