The 14th 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 20 and Sunday October 21 will feature 110 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 7TH 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 14th.

Showcase Artists & Information October 16th

2018 Application

2017 Featured Artists for the Street Fest Art Show October 20 - 21: 

Michael E. Allen

Maudin, SC Oil Painting

Suzanne Aulds

Hilton Head, SC

Oil Painting

Greg Billman

Gainesville, FL

Hand Painted Digital Art

Michele Blank

Mt. Pleasant, SC

Stained Fused Glass

Elizabeth Borowsky

Andrews, SC

Porcelain Stoneware

Janet Bowen

Sophia, NC

Hand Painted Buoys

Robert & Kathleen Brown

Apopka, FL

Tropical Mixed Media

Candice Brown

Elkin, NC

Mixed Media

Mike Brown

Canton, GA

Acrylic/ Gouche Paintings

Carole Carberry

Sumter, SC

Watercolor and Pencil Paintings

Carol Carmichael

Vestavia, AL

Oil Painting 

Tom Chamberlain

Brooksville, FL Pottery 

Bill Colby

New Smyrna Beach, FL


Hal Connelly

Bluffton, SC

Screen Art on Glass 

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

John Crum

Hilton Head Island, SC

Acrylic Paintings 

Fritz Delerme

Bluffton, SC Metal Crafts 

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

Julia Dressler

Clarksville, VA


Katherine DuTremble

Mt. Pleasant, SC

Oil Landscapes

Tom Eriksen

South Hero, VT

Wood Sculptures

Amiri Farris

Bluffton, SC

Acrylic Paintings

Fred Fisher

Quincy, FL

Gyotakie Fish Rubbings

Rich Fizer

Fort Myers, FL

Glass Art

RC Fulwiler

Lakeland, FL


John Furches

Elkin, NC


Frank Gee

Gallatin, TN

Oil Paintings 

Ray Giddens

Simpsonville, SC

Metal Sculptures 

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


Bruce Green

Micanopy, FL

Claywork and Tile Paintings

Christine Green

Micanopy, FL

Mixed Media Glass Paintings

Winthrope Hiers

Savannah, GA

B & W Photography

Cindy Hirt

Hawthorne, FL

Really Mixed Media

Randy Hodges

Spring City, TN

Original Watercolors

Lorri Honeycutt

Carolina Beach, NC Photography 

Eric Horan

Beaufort, SC Photography 

Harry Jarman

Kernersville, NC Oil Painting

Ruth Jellema

Rockford, MI Fabricated Figures

Nels Johnson

Ybor City, FL


Martha Johnson

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Mixed Media Collage

Morris Johnson

St. Petersburg, FL

Mixed Media Collage

Randy Kuntz

Holland, OH

Blow & Glass Sculptures 

Karen Langley

Columbia, SC

Oil on Canvas/ Batiks

Byron Lawrence

Palm Bay, FL

Wildlife Wood Carvings 

Ron Lemoine

Hernando Beach, FL Metal Art 

Rick and Marsha Lott

Rincon, GA Photography 

Rachel MacKenzie

North Port, FL Glass Metal Wall Sculptures

Ellen Marshall

Ybor City, FL


Roger Martin

Wake Forest, NC

Wood Turning

Timothy Martin

Toledo, OH

Copper Art

Kathleen Master

Holly Springs, NC

Mixed Media Wall Art

Linda McAdams

Mantuna, NJ

Photos on Wood 

Paul McClain

Mansfield, OH

Oil Paintings

Jill McGannon

Suwanee, GA

Oil Paintings 

Amanda McLenon

Daniel Island, SC

Large Scale Paintings

Daniel Miner

Mt. Pleasant, SC

Metal Sculptures

Royal Miree

Birmingham, AL

Pendulum Machines 

Eric Moore

Pomaria, SC

Sculpted Stone with other elements

Jody Rankin & Ed Morris

Awendaw, SC

Gyotaku Paintings

Brian Murphy

Newport News, VA

Oil Paintings 

John O. Nickerson

Meggett, SC


Sue Nichols

Savannah, GA

Land & Seascapes

Paul Nikitchenko

Wilmington, NC

Oil Paintings 

Daurus Niles

Summerville, 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

David Randall

Bluffton, SC

Oils and Pastels 

Kevin Ritter

St. Petersburg, FL

Colored Pencil & Ink Paintings

Monica Rios

Tallahassee, FL Acrylic Paintings 

Susan Roberts

Edisto Island, SC


Robert Rommel

Okatie, SC Photography 

Sandra W. Roper

Fountain Inn, SC Watercolors 

Barbara Gurry/ Rowell

St. Petersburg, FL


David E. Rowell

St. Petersburg, FL 


Gail Schaefer

Hillsborough, NC


Anne Schroeder

Tavernier, FL

Wildlife Paintings on Feathers 

Murray Sease

Bluffton, SC

Oil Paintings

Carol Jay Shannon

Beaufort, SC

Mixed Media 

Paul Shatz

Charleston, SC


David M. Shipper

Beaufort, SC


Larry and Gail Smith

Baldwin, GA Bird Houses

Eric Soller

Charlotte, NC

Oil Paintings

Chatchakorn Sonday

Blythewood, SC

Thai Clay Flowers

Alex Stoll

Collins, OH

Stainless Steel Art

Skip Stang

Ayden, NC

Metal Wall Hangings


Hilton Head, SC


Bob & Patti Stern

Moreland Hills, OH

Architectural Antiques

Nancy Strailey

Columbia, SC

Animal Paintings

James E. St. Clair

Yemassee, SC

Acrylic on Paintings 

Carol Swayze

Englewood, FL

Acrylic on Paper 

Peggy Thomas

Prosperity, SC  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 

Jean Yao

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Basket Art