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Loring Park Art Festival featured artists announced

MINNEAPOLIS — The nationally-acclaimed Loring Park Art Festival will return for its 18th consecutive year 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 29 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 30. This two-day juried festival takes place in Loring Park at Oak Grove Street and Hennepin Avenue, near downtown Minneapolis, the Walker Art Center, and the Basilica of Saint Mary. 2017 featured artists are: Sarah Chapman, Holly Foss, Katharine Gotham, Jill Hunter, Bruce Kaupanger, Andrea Martin, Andrew Shea and Mike Welton. The Loring Park Art Festival continues to bring exceptional juried artwork from 140 artists of all media. Artists creating oil paintings, watercolors, handmade paper, sculpture, textiles, photography, glass, ceramics, jewelry, mixed-media, prints and more will be represented in this year's festival. This variety of creative expression and price ranges offers all visitors a chance to take home one-of-a-kind artwork. As always, festival goers will also enjoy family events, food vendors, live music and unique entertainment in the beautiful outdoor setting of Loring Park. For more details about this year's featured artists, visit www.loringparkartfestival.