COMMENTS ABOUT THE AFFORDABLE ARTS FESTIVAL
IN THE PRESS....
5280 MAGAZINE - "Love art festivals, but feel like you're always squeezing your wallet dry between booths? The Affordable Arts Festival brings together more than 100 artists from all over the country dedicated to selling their artwork at consumer considerate prices."
SUNSHINE ARTIST - America's Premier Arts and Craft Show Magazine - "Jim DeLutes is a well-known and respected artist and show director in Colorado...Currently he is the show director of The Downtown Denver Arts Festival, which is one of Colorado's best events. The concept of this show is to sell high-quality art with a price tag of $100 or lower...As it turns out, artists love this idea...Look for this show to be a great success in years to come - it is off to a wonderful start! - Cathy Stiers - Colorado State Reporter
DENVER NEWS - "Some of the state's most outstanding artists and national artists from over a dozen states will have booths at the Festival, with artwork on display and for sale. The level of activity between the artists and attendees contributes greatly to the highly energized level of enthusiasm and fun."
SUNSHINE ARTIST - America's Premier Arts and Craft Show Magazine - "Denver and surrounding areas are very art oriented and it showed for this first-time show held of the campus of Arapahoe Community College just south of Denver...The one-day format also makes it a bit more urgent to get there since there is no backup day...I heard many compliments (from customers) on how nice the show was...I think the festival has great potential." - JoAnn Wedge - National and Florida Reporter
SUNSHINE ARTIST - America's Premier Arts and Craft Show Magazine - January 2016 Issue - In an article about 'Contenders for 2016' the Affordable Arts Festival says, "...and it's no wonder that this acclaimed event's been making waves!"
FROM THE CUSTOMERS....
"I had planned on spending $200 but the deals and art were so unexpectedly good that I spent over $1000!"
"Next year I will get there earlier since I missed out on some of the art I was hoping to buy"
"I was surpised by both the number and quality of the artists and artwork. I can't wait until next year!"
FROM THE ARTISTS....
"I am really looking forward to next year!"
"There was a real buying energy!"
"Great show. Was very impressed for the 1st show of its kind. Very professionally done."
"This was a fantastic show and experience. Hope to be back next year. Huge thank you to Jim & staff."
"Great show - we'll be there next year."
"I've done another $1800 after the show. This was a great start to a show that will be a huge success in the coming years."