Blog Posts - Art Festivals

Richard Auger Winds Award Winter Park 2014

Award of Excellence: Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

My 4th year at the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival (WPSAF) was my best yet!  My image titled ‘The Lonely Palm‘ was honored with an ‘Award of Excellence’!  This same image will be the poster art for the Ocala Arts Festival in October. As many of you know, I began my career in the arts as

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Mayor’s Award – 2014 Gasparilla Art Festival

On March 1-2, 2014, I exhibited at the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts.  I was honored to receive the Mayor’s Award!  The show was juried by Michael Komanecky, who is the Chief Curator of Farnsworth Art Museum.  My photograph of Dead Lakes was selected and juried next to some of the finest art in the nation. Dead

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2013 Disney Festival of the Masters

On November 8-10, 2012, I exhibited at the 38th Annual Disney Festival of the Masters, located in the famous Downtown Disney in Orlando, Florida.  The weather was cool and windy, with huge crowds of people from all over the state and country.  Many art patrons traveled from as far as Naples and Tampa to collect

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Best in Show – Central Park Art Festival

  On March 16-17, 2013, I was honored with a Best in Show at the Central Park Art Festival in Winter Haven, Florida.  The show site is located in the Downtown area, shaded by oak trees over a nice grassy field.  The weather was amazing; room temperature with clear skies and a gentle sun.  Sales

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Best in Show – Boca Raton Museum of Art

On February 9-10, 2013, I was honored to be awarded my first ‘Best in Show’ at the Boca Raton Museum of Art Show at Mizner Park.  I was thrilled, honored and humbled by the experience this weekend, competing with some of the best scultpures, photographers, pencil drawers, print makers, and painters in the nation who equally

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Richard Auger, Award, Disney

1st Place: Disney Festival of the Masters

On November 9-11, 2012, I exhibited at the Disney Festival of the Masters.  The art show was an absolute blast, one of my favorite shows ever.  The crowds were enormous and patrons were here to see some serious artwork.  The exhibitions is located at Downtown Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, not too far from where

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1st in Show: 2012 Melbourne Mainstreet Fall Festival

On October 6-7, 2012, I was honored with the 1st in Show ribbon at the Melbourne Mainstreet Fall Festival in Brevard County, Florida.  In 2011, I was awarded 2nd in Show, and I was humbled to receive a top award again this year. Melbourne is a town of people that has a great response to

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2012 St Johns River Festival of the Arts

On May 5 and 6, the 2012 St Johns River Festival of the Arts was launched for its inaugural show, and I was honored to be a part of its beginnings this weekend.  You would think the festival had been around for 30+ years.  The layout was spacious and classy, the advertising was everywhere, and

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