ArtFest event in Fort Myers displaying impressive pieces: ‘We are very excited’

Reporter: Rodaris Richardson Writer: Paul Dolan
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Only the best of the best is what ArtFest Fort Myers event promises at the three-day event taking over the riverfront and yacht basin over the weekend.

Only one in five artists who apply gets accepted and Sunday is the last day to get a peak at their work.

ArtFest is in full swing and plenty of people are enjoying the event. It’s great news because organizers said that your support goes toward a great cause.

There are more than 200 carefully selected artists at the event showing off their best work.

Art on display in Fort Myers. CREDIT: WINK News

Artists locally and from around the country came to this event to put their art on display.

Artists WINK News spoke with said they’re grateful for all the support they’ve been getting all weekend.

“We are very excited to be here today because when we decided to do this we, first of all, didn’t know it was gonna happen because of the hurricane. We got the news it was and were super excited to come and support the Fort Myers community because I think this is exactly what you need right now,” Liliana Roa, an artist at the event said.

ArtFest ends at 4 p.m. on Sunday.

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