Artist Amiri Farris Creates the 2013 Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival Commemorative Poster

In celebration of The 2013 Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival Bluffton resident and well known artist designed a unique commemorative artwork and poster.

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“I wanted to create a poster that was fun , unique, visually interesting and that captured the festive atmosphere of the Arts and Seafood Festival. The crab, oysters and shrimp encompass the theme of the festival and I tried to illustrate that in my own unique style,” stated Farris.

He will be signing posters as well as working on an oversized painting at the
Friends of Bluffton Artists 2nd Annual Invitational Showcase of Local Art  October 13 from 11 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Old Town on Calhoun & Boundary and  October 19 and 20 on the festival strip Calhoun Street.

He will also be releasing his new series called Bluffton dreams.This series of paintings and prints is a layered interpretation of elements found in old town Bluffton.“Bluffton is a unique town and I wanted to create a series of artwork illustrating the different elements found in old town in my own style.”

About the Festival

The ninth annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival will be  in the charming and eclectic historic district of Bluffton SC, well known for its quirky art community and natural river beauty. The festival is a week long event offering a myriad of activities, showcasing the locally harvested seafood, delicious lowcountry cuisine, rich history, culture and art of the area.

The highlight of the festival is the Streetfest which includes a juried fine art show featuring more than 100 artists from 10 different states displaying and selling their art, delicious food provided by the area’s premier restaurants and caterers and great music and entertainment on October 19 and 20.




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