The Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association (TMVOA), sponsors and producers of the Telluride Festival of the Arts (TFA) announce FAST FACTS for 2012. The event has moved from the traditional 2nd weekend of August to the 3rd weekend to coincide with the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge stop in Telluride.

7th Annual Telluride Festival of the Arts
“Celebrating Visual & Culinary Arts”

When: Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 – Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012
Where: Town of Mountain Village, CO
Tickets: Visual arts exhibition is free to the public, and Grand Tasting ticketing will be available soon.

What: The 2012 Telluride Festival of the Arts (TFA) will once again delight both food and art lovers alike. Culinary enthusiasts and fine art aficionados come together to share a common passion for food, art and entertainment. August 17-19, 2012, Telluride Mountain Village, CO.

TFA is an annual weekend-long, culinary and visual arts event held in Mountain Village. Produced by the nationally renowned Cherry Creek Arts Festival, TFA hosts national and regional professional visual artists from across the United States in a one-of-a-kind outdoor exhibition nestled in a box canyon surrounded by the majestic 13,000ft peaks of San Juan Mountains.

Highlights of the 2012 Festival include the signature Grand Tasting and a nationally juried art show featuring artists in 13 different media categories including: ceramics, digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphics and printmaking, jewelry, metal-works, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture and wood. The art show is free admission. At the signature Grand Tasting, patrons enjoy the remarkable tastes of local restaurants, breweries, fine wineries and spirits for an evening of culinary and social celebration!

CULINARY: Restaurants, caterers and beer companies interested in participating with the 2012 Grand Tasting: see contact info above.

ARTISTS: The 2012 TFA jury application deadline is February 29, 2012; for application information, visit

About Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association: Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association (“TMVOA”) is a membership organization serving property owners in Mountain Village, CO, with an ultimate goal of ensuring that Telluride Mountain Village is a highly sustainable and vital resort community. The funds collected by TMVOA from Real Estate Transfer Assessments and monthly member dues provide for and support affordable housing, assist with the creation of a stable work force, support regional transportation and create strategies to increase tourism. For more information, please call (970) 369-7623 or visit

Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association presents the Telluride Festival of the Arts.

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