Folk Fest 2013
The 20th Annual World's Greatest Folk Art Show and Sale
Self-taught Art - Outsider Art - Southern Folk Pottery - Anonymous Works - New Discoveries
The Largest and Most Important Self-taught Art Show in the World!
- Shop 100 Galleries
85,000 square feet of Folk Art
- Meet Hundreds of Artists
See Why 12,000 Visitors Attend Folk Fest Each Year
- Produced and Managed by Local Atlanta Couple
Over the past nineteen years, Folk Fest has become the largest and most important event in the history of Folk Art. Prestigious galleries and dealers from all over The United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe, specializing in self-taught art, Outsider Art, Southern Folk Pottery and and now with a special emphasis on Antique Folk Art and Anonymous Works fill the cavernous 85,000 square foot facility at the North Atlanta Trade Center. Annual attendance consistently soars past 12,000. Visitors pour in from all over the country to see what is hot in the world of folk art. Folk Fest is the place where museums, prominent galleries, important publications, and serious collectors make their new discoveries. The importance and popularity of Folk Fest has made Atlanta the undisputed, Hub of Folk Art.
Everyone who loves self-taught art, from Hollywood Producers, to housewives will find something unique to add to their collections. The Folk Fest Philosophy of Folk Art for All Folks runs true, as there will be items available for every budget, whether show-goers are looking for a starter piece for $5 or a museum-quality masterpiece for $50,000. We are sure that your readers and viewers would love to learn about and attend this ground-breaking show.
In addition to being able to see and buy the best selection of Folk Art ever assembled under one roof, visitors will also have the rare opportunity to meet these legendary artists at the now-famous Meet-the-Artist Opening Night Party. At past Folk Fests, the public shopped for museum-quality folk art, found hidden treasures and collected a signatures and handshakes from some of the most notable folk artists in the world.
This is an exciting time for art in America, especially self-taught art. A visit to Folk Fest is a fun, educational (and well air conditioned) experience for the whole family. One can even pair it up with a trip to The High Museum of Folk Art and Photography, one of the Nations premier Museums for this art genre.