The 13th Annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival juried fine art and fine craft show is the highlight of the week long festival activities. The Calhoun Street art show which takes place on Saturday October 21 and Sunday October 22 will feature 100 fine art artists from all around the country. Festival goers will enjoy seeing a variety of art media such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, photography, metals, clay and wood. Come out and join the thousands who enjoyed the show last year.

In addition, we are very excited to have our Opening Day Artist Showcase again this year. Kick-off the week's festivities strolling through Old Town Bluffton viewing Friends of Bluffton Artists 6TH Annual Showcase, a celebration of exceptional handmade, original local art. Exhibits for this Showcase  event will be on Calhoun from 11:00am - 4:00pm on Sunday, October 15th.

Showcase Artists & Information October 16th

2017 Arts & Seafood Artist Application

2016 Featured Artists for the Street Fest Art Show October 22 - 23: 

Michael E. Allen

Maudin, SC Oil Painting

Greg Billman

Gainesville, FL

Hand Painted Digital Art

Michele Blank

Mt. Pleasant, SC

Stained Fused Glass

Janet Bowen

Sophia, NC

Hand Painted Buoys

Kevan Breitinger

St. Augustine, FL


Candice Brown

Elkin, NC

Mixed Media

Mike Brown

Canton, GA

Acrylic/ Gouche Paintings

Carole Carberry

Sumter, SC

Watercolor and Pencil Paintings

Tom Chamberlain

Brooksville, FL Pottery 

Cam Chapman

Weston, FL

Photography - Lighthouses

Kevin Chen

Cary, NC Water-ink Paintings 

Bill Colby

New Smyrna Beach, FL


Kathy Cooper

Winston Salem, NC Hand Painted Floor Coverings 

Keith Coyne

Hilton Head, SC

Ceramic Birdhouses

Richard Coyne

Bluffton, SC

Oil and Watercolor

Christine Crosby

Summerville, SC

Oil Paintings

Robert Derwick

Tallahassee, FL Glass Art 

Tammy Derwick

Tallahassee, FL Paintings 

Bill Dirienzo

Ft. Pierce, FL Island Style Photography 

Tess Dirienzo

Ft. Pierce, FL Stain Glass 

Sally Douglas

St. Johns, FL

Stoneware Ceramics

Katherine DuTremble

Mt. Pleasant, SC

Oil Landscapes

Bonnie Eastwood

Hudson, FL

One of a Kind

Tom Eriksen

South Hero, VT

Wood Sculptures

Amiri Farris

Bluffton, SC

Acrylic Paintings

Fred Fisher

Quincy, FL

Gyotakie Fish Rubbings

RC Fulwiler

Lakeland, FL


John Furches

Elkin, NC


Frank Gee

Gallatin, TN

Oil Paintings 

Alvin B. Glen

Dorchester, SC

Brightly Colored Pastels

Chris Glennon

Dunwoody, GA

Whimsical Watercolors

Mike Glover

Bryson City, NC

Decorated Gourds

Floyd Gordon

Orangeburg, SC

Acrylic Low Country Paintings

Patty Gosdin

Hilton Head, SC


Kelly Logan Graham

Bluffton, SC

Oil Paintings

Bruce Green

Micanopy, FL

Claywork and Tile Paintings

Christine Green

Micanopy, FL

Mixed Media Glass Paintings

Eve Greiner

Bluebell, PA

Textured Clay

Ashley Hahn

Okatie, SC Oil and Watercolors 

Winthrope Hiers

Savannah, GA

B & W Photography

Cindy Hirt

Hawthorne, FL

Really Mixed Media

Randy Hodges

Spring City, TN

Original Watercolors

Kathleen Hunt

Conway, SC Kaleidoscopes 

Harry Jarman

Kernersville, NC Oil Painting

Ruth Jellema

Rockford, MI Fabricated Figures

Martha Johnson

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Mixed Media Collage

Morris Johnson

St. Petersburg, FL

Mixed Media Collage

Karen Langley

Columbia, SC

Oil on Canvas/ Batiks

Ron Lemoine

Hernando Beach, FL Metal Art 

Rick and Marsha Lott

Rincon, GA Photography 

Rachel MacKenzie

Hong Mao

North Port, FL

Dublin, OH

Glass Metal Wall Sculptures

Oil and Acrylic Paintings

Roger Martin

Wake Forest, NC

Wood Turning

Timothy Martin

Toledo, OH

Copper Art

Kathleen Master

Holly Springs, NC

Mixed Media Wall Art

Jill McGannon

Suwanee, GA

Oil Paintings 

Amanda McLenon

Daniel Island, SC

Large Scale Paintings

Daniel Miner

Mt. Pleasant, SC

Metal Sculptures

Eric Moore

Pomaria, SC

Sculpted Stone with other elements

Jody Rankin & Ed Morris

Awendaw, SC

Gyotaku Paintings

Brian Murphy

Newport News, VA

Oil Paintings 

Steve Nesius

Terra Ceia Island, FL


John O. Nickerson

Meggett, SC


Sue Nichols

Savannah, GA

Land & Seascapes

Darus Niles

Summerville, SC

Gallah Sweet Grass Baskets

Michael Smalls/ Daurus Niles

Bluffton, SC

Sweet Grass Baskets

Kathy Oda

Beaufort, SC

Kiln Formed Glass

Danny O'Driscoll

Batesburg, SC

Acrylic Paintings

Bob Osborne

Amelia Island, FL

Wildlife Watercolors

Randy Pardue

Hawthorne, FL

Free Form Copper Art

Linda Pirkle

Atlanta, GA

Acrylic Paintings

Don Plumridge

Wimauma, FL

Oil Paintings

Susie Poff

Cape Coral, FL

Acrylic Paintings 

Debra and Robert Purdy

Port Charlotte, FL

Copper Sculptures

Kevin Ritter

St. Petersburg, FL

Colored Pencil & Ink Paintings

Judy Rixon

Vero Beach, FL

Oil Paintings 

Susan Roberts

Edisto Island, SC


Robert Rommel

Okatie, SC Photography 

Barbara Gurry/ Rowell

St. Petersburg, FL


David E. Rowell

St. Petersburg, FL 


Gail Schaefer

Hillsborough, NC


Murray Sease

Bluffton, SC

Oil Paintings

Paul Shatz

Charleston, SC


David M. Shipper

Beaufort, SC


Larry and Gail Smith

Baldwin, GA

Exotic Birdhouses

Chatchakorn Sonday

Blythewood, SC

Thai Clay Flowers

Alex Stall

Collins, OH

Stainless Steel Art

Skip Stang

Ayden, NC

Metal Wall Hangings

Bob & Patti Stern

Moreland Hills, OH

Architectural Antiques

Nancy Strailey

Columbia, SC

Animal Paintings

Peggy Thomas

Prosperity, SC  Acrylic Paintings 

Nancy Tome

Ft. Myers, FL Wildlife Acrylic Paintings 

John Townsend

Sanford, FL Marine Sculptures 

Tom Trahan

Saint Marys, GA


Robert Wallis

Indianapolis, IN


Ian Williams

Hernando, FL Wildlife Woos Sculptures 

Edith Wood

Bluffton, SC Photography 

Anne Wooster

Waldoboro, ME Monotype Printing 

Jean Yao

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Basket Art

Zu Sheng Yu

Huntington, NY

Oil Paintings 

David Yuan

Virginia Beach, VA

Oil on Canvas

Rita Ziegler

Vero Beach, FL  Oil Paintings