Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show returns for the June weekend, with 143 exhibitors
This weekend, 143 fine art exhibitors will line the streets of the city center to showcase their work at the Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show.
The three-day show, which runs June 3-5, features artists from across the United States and Canada who flock to the outdoor festival to immerse themselves in the art market. The exhibiting artists are placed in one of the six categories: drawing and pastel, mixed techniques, oil and acrylic, watercolour, engraving, sculpture and student artists.
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More than 140 professional artists will line up in the park, while nine student artists will present work in booths centrally located in Rittenhouse Square.
Each of student artists are nearing the end of their fine art or studio art programs at schools like Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Rowan University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Arcadia University and Studio Incamminati in South Philadelphia.
The art exhibit will open at 11 a.m. daily and run until 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. It will end for the season at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 5.
“We are thrilled to continue the tradition of bringing this art experience to Philadelphia,” said Sandra Sedmak Engel, chair of the board of the Rittenhouse Fine Arts Association. South Philadelphia Review. “It is gratifying for all artists to be part of such a landmark event for the region.”
Although more than a dozen regional artists from across the suburbs are in attendance for the art exhibit, six Philadelphia-based artists will showcase their work along the perimeter of the park.
• Christopher Buonomo (Sculpture): sculptures in wood, metal and stone, as well as paintings
• Mark Campana (Oils & Acrylics): South Philly Native Classical Studio Painter
• Julia Zahn (Mixed Media): paintings and drawings in mixed media centered on the environment
• Patrick Seufert (Oils & Acrylics): oil paintings centered on urban dynamics and cities
• Ken Tutjamnong (Oils & Acrylics): oil paintings centered on urban life
• Chris Curchin (Oils & Acrylics): abstract and figurative paintings
A kid community art project will be set up in the center of the park so families can join in the festivities while browsing through dozens of art collections.
The fall Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show is scheduled for September 16-18.
June 3-5, 2022
Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Free
Rittenhouse Square Park
210 W. Rittenhouse Square.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103