Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival

Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival Featuring 100+ Artists, Wine Tasting

Thunderbird Artists has partnered with the City of Surprise to host the Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival, which will take place on February 1-3, 2013 at the Surprise Recreation Campus.

The festival will feature more than 100 world-class, jury-selected artists from around the world and more than 2,000 pieces of fine art in a variety of mediums — including batiks, copper, glass, clay, stone, metal and wood sculptures, photography, jewelry and more — and subjects matters. Attendees will also have the chance to meet and speak with the artists during this three-day event.

Participating artists at the Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival include the following:

  • Raleigh Kinney,
  • Sarah Foster,
  • Paul Nzalamba,
  • Meg Harper,
  • Susan Zivic,
  • 
Steven Boyd,
  • Sharon Brening,
  • Dan Hale,
  • Don & Jeanne Cassanova,
  • Robert Hughes and many more.

One of the featured artists is Jim Prindiville, known for his contemporary Indian and horse paintings. And, live entertainment will be provided by Skyelark Productions’ John Jacobs, playing the hammered dulcimer, and Aaron Mesenberg, progressive flamenco classical guitarist. Top chefs will also be on-site, demonstrating how to cook an array of four-star dishes.

The Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival will feature an extension collection of fine wines, both domestic and imported. During the fine festival portion of the event, attendees will have the opportunity to learn how to taste wine like the pros. For $10, patrons will receive an engraved souvenir wine glass and six wine tasting tickets.

Admission into the festival is $3 per person, and parking is free.

Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival

When: February 1-3, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day
Where: Surprise Recreation Campus, 15960 N. Bullard Ave., Surprise
Admission: $3 per person
Contact: (480) 837-5637
Online: thunderbirdartists.com