Aug
3
2014

Need a Cheap Vacation, Try Spain's Genalguacil

The Small Spanish Village is offering free stay to Artists who will leave a sculpture!

 

A small village in Southern Spain is offering free residency for more than two weeks to any artists willing to create a sculpture there and leave it as art for the town.

It all started in the 1990s when the local mayor of this sleepy Andalucian village was looking for new ways to turn his sleepy little town into a tourist attractive locale. He came up with the idea to provide artists free stay and all of the necessary tools for artists to create beautiful and interesting works to decorate and adorn the town with during a two week "Art Encounters" festival taking place every other year.

The festival is meant to attract artists to gain inspiration from both the beautiful small town and the artwork left from previous festivals and for artists to contribute their own work.

Here are a few examples of previous festival's works (via CNN.com):

 

 

This year's festival runs from July 31st to August 14th where visitors can see works of art throughout the streets. Not a bad vacation in this blogger's opinion.

 

 

Jul
31
2014

Final Winners Announced in our End of July Artist Appreciation Event

Thanks to All Who Entered!

What an excellent week we've had with giveaways, scavenger hunts, daily deals and prizes. Thanks to everyone that entered, here are the winners!

 

 

And remember to take advantage of our sales and final daily deal today!

Jul
29
2014

2nd Golden Palette Found!

Congrats McCaela G! You cut through our rhyme in record time.

 

 

 

 

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