Art & Apples Festival Ranked #13 in the Nation!

Sunshine Artist LogoPaint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is pleased to announce that the Art & Apples Festival is now ranked #13 in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine.

“Being named the top 13 festival in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist Magazine was fantastic news for the staff and board members of Paint Creek Center for the Arts,” said Ellen Hughes, PCCA Marketing Director. “The Art & Apples Festival is a year-round effort and the #13 ranking gives merit to our hard work and dedication.”

The second largest fine art festival in Michigan, Art & Apples boasts more than 285 artists from across the nation showcasing a wide variety of mediums including textiles, watercolor, woodworking, glassblowing, pottery, jewelry and more. “We have to thank the 2012 Art & Apples Festival artists for ranking us so highly among other festivals and we will continue to present them with a fabulous platform to exhibit and sell their works,” said Laura Bates, PCCA Festival Director.

According to Sunshine Artist Magazine, “The Art & Apples Festival has long enjoyed a reputation for offering great profit potential and a well-balanced mix of fine art and craft. Now, after several years in the top 30, the show has rocketed up another 14 notches – a move that’s sure to attract even more attention from savvy exhibitors…”

The 2013 Art & Apples Festival will be held in Rochester Park in Downtown Rochester from Friday, September 6 through Sunday, September 8, 2013.  Parking shuttle service is available at Rochester High School. The festival also features the popular Kids Art Zone, Activity Zone, live entertainment, great food and an apple pie and dessert contest. Proceeds benefit Paint Creek Center for the Arts, a regional, nonprofit art center.

For additional information about the Art & Apples Festival, please call (248) 651-4110 or visit

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