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LAC announces JeFFFest information

Posted: Friday, May 1, 2015

The LaFontaine Arts Council and Four Corners Custom Framing will once again sponsor JeFFFest. The event will take place Sunday, June 21 in downtown Huntington from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and will feature fun, food, fabulous music and fine art.

The art part of JeFFFest provides artists of all ages the opportunity to create a special work on a 5” x 7” canvas. These official JeFFFest canvases are $5 and can be purchased only at Four Corners Custom Framing, 419 N. Jefferson Street, during business hours from Tuesday through Saturday beginning May 1.

Complete canvases are to be returned to Four Corners Custom Framing by Friday, June 12, at which time they become the property of the LAC. They will be professionally framed and displayed for silent auction at the frame shop beginning Thursday, June 18. The silent auction concludes the evening of JeFFFest. Artists may purchase more than one canvas, and any media can be used on the canvas. Submissions must be dry and ready for framing when they are turned in.

Local business Giggabuggy will offer open studio sessions in May and June, and will provide painting supplies and simple instruction to people who purchase JeFFFest canvases. A $5 fee will be charged for each session. Participation in an open studio session is not required in order to submit a canvas. Details about the open sessions can be found on the Giggabuggy Facebook page.

All proceeds from JeFFFest go toward the LaFontaine Arts Council’s “Arts in Education” programming. For more information about JeFFFest, contact Debbie Dyer, executive director of the LAC, at (260) 358-0055 or Paula Bittner, owner of Four Corners Custom Framing, at (260) 355-0650. In addition, both the LaFontaine Arts Council and JeFFFest have Facebook pages that have photos and additional information.