Arts Council seeks artists

The Doña Ana Arts Council is seeking artists and high-quality crafters for the 46th Annual Renaissance ArtsFaire that will be held November 4 and 5 at Young Park.

Interested artisans are encouraged to apply online at “Renaissance ArtsFaire 2017.” Application deadline is July 31.

This juried event is organized by the Doña Ana Arts Council, a 501(c)(3) organization that has supported the arts in southern New Mexico for more than 45 years. All income generated by gate receipts, booth fees, and beverage sales goes to support arts in education and other Arts Council programs throughout the year. The Renaissance ArtsFaire features approximately 180 vendor booths, and is recognized as one of the finest of its kind in the Southwest. The event is widely promoted throughout the region in print, radio, television, and direct mailings. Attendance is 13,000 to 18,000 visitors each year.

The Doña Ana Arts Council offices are located on the second floor of the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main Street. For clarification or additional information, visit the website or contact Linda Moore, at or 523-6403.