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The Springut Group, Inc Joins the Arts & Cultural Council for
Greater Rochester

The Park Avenue Summer Art Festival and Brockport Summer Art Festival
strives to bring in higher quality art vendors both locally and regionally.

March 21, 2004, Rochester, NY --The Springut Group, Inc., producers of the Park Avenue Summer Art Festival, Brockport Summer Art Festival and Rochester International Jazz Festival have been bringing quality and creative events to the Rochester area for over 20 years.

Continuing in the rich tradition of bringing quality art & craft and music to Rochester, the Park Avenue Summer Art Fest is preparing for its 28th year. On August 7-8, 2004, more than 300 artists from 23 states and Canada will showcase their talents. In their continuing efforts to improve the quality of work shown at their event, The Springut Group has joined with the Art & Cultural Council to welcome and invite its members to apply. Over 250,000 attendees visit this festival each year to find a diversity of quality art & crafts in all price ranges along with food, music and the Park Avenue Merchants who further the festival atmosphere. Promoters advertise the event both locally and nationally to attract both a variety of attendees and vendors. This festival is consistently voted Rochester’s favorite in local polls.

The Springut Group, Inc. has been working with the Arts & Cultural Council in an effort to showcase more diverse artwork from local and regional artists. The Festival features over 15 types of mediums including, Drawing, Photography, Sculpture, Graphics, Leather and Wood. The Avenue itself is a mile and a quarter stretch of tree lined picturesque street with cozy cafés, Victorian homes and charming stores along the way. This juried show runs from Saturday 10:00 till 6:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.

Another featured event of The Springut Group, Inc. is the Brockport Summer Art Festival, which draws more than 30,000 people from throughout Western New York State and takes place from August 14-15, 2004. Located along a 10-block area the event features more than a one hundred artists and craftspeople, live music and food. Brockport, NY is located 20 minutes west of Rochester along the banks of the historic Erie Canal. The town itself has a very quaint, friendly atmosphere and is easy to get around.

Applications for both of these festivals are due by April 30, 2004. All members and member organizations of the Arts & Cultural Council who apply can waive the late fees from now until April 30.

For more information about these Festivals and The Springut Group, Inc. call Jeff Springut at 585-473-4482 or email [email protected] or visit www.rochesterevents.com




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