Artfest Adds Top NY Fine Art Limited Editions Dealer Soho Editions Joins Artfest Lineup
DALLAS, TX – (MARKET WIRE) – Feb 4, 2008 – Artfest International, Inc. (OTC BB:ARTI.OB - News) announced the signing of renowned wholesale dealer and publisher of fine art limited editions, Soho Editions, Inc. (www.sohoeditions.com). Fine art from Soho Editions will be available at Art Channel Galleries and is expected to increase revenue and membership for the Company by expanding its fan base and national exposure.
Soho Editions is headquartered in New York, NY, the national center of fine art. Soho Editions has pioneered the technique of hand-enhanced prints on canvas and boasts a distribution network of over one hundred galleries throughout the United States. In addition to galleries, Soho Editions publishes fine art coffee table books and "The Soho Press," a trade newsletter distributed to over one thousand art dealers. Soho Editions' collaboration with Artfest will bring many talented artists to the Company's already impressive lineup.
Elliot Burns, CEO of Soho Editions, is excited at the opportunity to work with Artfest. "Soho Editions is pleased to work with Artfest International. We have collaborated on several successful art projects with the Art Channel historically, and look forward to launching 2008 with new fresh editions!" Art Channel Galleries, a wholly owned subsidiary of Artfest, utilizes a self-replicating website where members buy, sell and trade fine art as their own direct sales business. www.artchannelgalleries.com.
Internationally acclaimed Soho Edition artists joining Artfest include Sam Park, a Korean artist influenced by French Impressionism; Malcolm Farley, a modern master painter with impressionistic style; and Vakhtang A., an experimental artist whose passion lies in Lyrical Landscapes. Other artists include Thomas Stiltz, Rob Hefferan, Vladimir Volegov, and Viktor Shvaiko.
Artfest is also in the final stages of completing their home gallery in Farmers Branch, Texas. This gallery illustrates the Company's vision that art is for everyone, not just a select few. Customers have the opportunity to look at and buy art that appeals to multi-cultural interests. In addition to operating as a fully functional art gallery, this location will be one of Artfest's many brick and mortar galleries that will host luncheons, weekend galas, special exhibits and celebrity events in different markets internationally, all with the mindset of attracting new Members.
About Artfest International Inc. Artfest International, Inc is a publicly traded company under the symbol "ARTI". Artfest connects artists, investors, decorators, designers and private collectors and galleries. Artfest (www.artfestinternational.com) and www.MyArtfest.com, is the company’s E-Commerce venue. Artfest owns the subsidiaries Art Channel, Inc. (www.artchannel.tv), and Art Channel Galleries (www.ArtChannelGalleries.com) offering the most exciting product and rewards program in the history of the direct-sales industry (DSA).
About Soho Editions, Inc. Founded in 1986, Soho Editions, Inc. is well established as one of the leading publishers of fine art limited editions. The Company publishes fine art coffee table books, a trade newsletter, and manages the careers of their signed artists. For more information, visit www.sohoeditions.com.
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