Arts for All festival kicks off Friday

Arts for All festival kicks off Friday

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) –The 42nd annual Arts for All kicks off Friday for a weekend of art covering every style.

The festival falls on the second full weekend of May each, which means it's May 13, 14 and 15. Arts for All is Southwest Oklahoma's largest fine arts juried festival with artists and visitors from around the country. The festival takes place at Shepler Park, which is between Southwest 4th and 5th streets, just south of Gore Boulevard.

Logo artist David Case is one of 90 artists taking part. Case was born and raised in Oklahoma and is self-taught. The former senior special agent from Immigration and Customs has displayed his work in festivals around the nation and is the great-grandson of Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton.

Case and the other featured artists will have photography, pottery, sculptures, paintings, jewelry and other mediums on display. Additionally, 21 food vendors will be there.

Profits from Arts for All goes to support Lawton Pro Music, Lawton Community Theatre, Lawton/Fort Sill Art Council, Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra, Southwest Oklahoma Opera Guild and the Wichita Wildlight Photography Society.

The festival will be open Friday, May 13, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.; Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Sunday, May 15, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Click here for a full schedule of the available entertainment.

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