The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival - A Winner Once Again!

WWAF Boat.

The Woodlands, TX (January 7, 2016) — The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival is a winner in the 3rd annual “America’s Best Art Fair Awards” competition.  Named as one of “America’s Best Art Fairs,” the survey recognized The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival as one of the finest juried art fairs in the country.

Sponsored by, the #1 website for art fair event listings, the 2015 online survey opened voting beyond the traditional "art fair insiders" such as artists and show staff to focus on voting by art fair patrons, fine art collectors and the public that attends art shows and festivals nationwide.

“The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival has always been popular among art fair lovers in the Houston area, but our 3rd annual national Best Art Fairs Awards survey proves that both art collectors and artists nationwide love it, too,” said Connie Mettler, Publisher of  “We’re happy to give The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival a ranking in the top 10 of America’s Best Art Fairs today.”

The America's Best Art Fairs Awards are based on online voting by art fair patrons, collectors, organizers, and artists both regionally and nationally.  It is the only national survey of art fairs and festivals designed to recognize achievement in art fair event production and promote the cultural importance of fine art events across America.  Please visit or for the complete list of Best Art Fair Award winners for 2015 as well as top regional winners.

“We’re very pleased at this recognition by’s “Best Art Fair Awards,” said Festival Director Jenny Wright.  “We have a great team of staff and volunteers who work hard every year to produce this important cultural event that brings so much art, business, and cultural activity to The Woodlands community.”  

This most recent national recognition is in addition to the ranking of the #1 art fair in the state of Texas and the #3 art fair in the country for 2013 & 2014 by

The 2016 Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival comes alive April 8, 9 and 10, and will once again feature 200 extraordinary artists from near and far. The festival has become a favorite of art buyers and enthusiasts in search of truly unique treasures.

The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival is produced annually by The Woodlands Arts Council, a 501 (c) 3 organization that provides regional cultural and educational enrichment opportunities that encourage, support and promote the visual and performing arts.

Complete information on the 2016 Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival can be found online at

Photo: WWAF Boat by Ted Washington


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