Art and design market to take place in Pasadena
on Friday,April 10,2009 22:04
Art & Design Open Market will be held on May 3 in Pasadena, California, and feature art work from the area''s young artists and art schools'' alumni.
More than 100 artists, faculty and alumni from Art Center College of Design and Pasadena City College will be selling their works of art at the Open Market.
The event will also provide an opportunity for the public to interact with emerging and established artists from Pasadena''s major cultural institutions.
"The Art & Design Open Market is a perfect example of why Pasadena is such a strong draw for creativity in our region," says Rochelle Branch, Pasadena''s cultural affairs manager.
"We embrace opportunities for our own artists to be recognized and contribute to the economic vitality of the city," she adds.
The annual Open Market was launched in 2003 and has since provided visibility for more than 500 artists and attracted art collectors and appreciators from around the country.
Pasadena City College focuses on painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, photography and illustration while Art Center College of Design specializes in fine art, illustration, photography, transportation design, graphics, product design, film and entertainment design.
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