Bayou City Art Festival Attracts Artists From All Over the Globe

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HOUSTON --  As America's fourth largest city, Houston is an American cultural hot-spot.

Creativity flows through the veins of H-town, and everywhere you look there's art.

And this weekend three hundred artists from across the globe descended on downtown for the forty- fifth annual Bayou City Art Festival.

Artist Rita Kirkman says, "This town, just is great for art buyers...I love the art buyers in this town. I have a lot of really, really good collectors here."

"It's been a pretty steady flow already, I'm excited to see how the day goes, and of course tomorrow as well..." explains artist Lisa Krannichfeld.

The festival costs seventeen dollars, with part of the proceeds going to non-profit organizations.

"We're giving to ten different non-profits, and we're just real excited about what's going to happen with the money that we give to it's one non-profit, giving to another non-profit," says Executive Director, Bridget Anderson.

Nearly six- thousand art-lovers checked it out on the first day, and the festival hopes to attract around fifteen-thousand guests by the end of the weekend.


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