Spare Parts and partners present 4th Annual Fine Arts Fair

Submitted by lcarter on July 6, 2014 - 8:53am

PreK-12 grade teachers, children, parents and artists will celebrate arts education and the environment at the 4th annual Fine Arts Fair on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wonderland of the Americas, 

The public is invited to participate in the Fine Arts Fair activities including: enjoying music, engaging in art activities, visiting the award-winning spare parts MINI ART MUSEUM, taking a picture with Spurs Jesus and supporting local artists as they sell their arts and crafts.

San Antonio-based artist, Robert Tatum will be creating easels partly from found objects on site, and will lead kids finger -ainting sessions funded by the non-profit Art Star Academy. Robert Tatum and Mary CantuArt Star Academy is a non-profit, a subsidiary of SAFILM. Donations to Art Star Academy were made possible through the sales partnership of Tatum Originals’ Pray for Spurs products and Spurs Jesus products sold over the Spurs post-season run. Spurs Jesus will also be available for photos with teachers, students and the public.

“This effort is to give back to the community,” said Tatum.

Teachers will have access to materials and supplies collected by Spare Parts from donations by numerous business, organizations and individuals. The online deadline for teacher's to register for the materials/supplies giveaway is July 21. Teachers may register on-site Aug. 1. Click here to register now

Organizations may also setup an information table. Click here to register for a table.

Artists and vendors who use at least 80% reusable, repurposed or recycled materials are invited to sell their work or items at the Aug. 1 Fine Arts Fair. Organizations that support the arts and the environment are also encouraged to participate. Please email to learn more about this opportunity. The deadline is July 21.

“We are so excited to be hosting this event once again,” said Victoria Hernandez, Marketing Director for Wonderland of the Americas. “We believe fostering arts and creativity in children and teenagers is essential for the growth and advancement of our community, which is why we love working with Spare Parts and supporting their cause.”

Materials & supplies donations will be accepted beginning July 21 at Wonderland of the Americas. Click here for more information.