2018 Festival Judges
Marc Duke, a veteran exhibitor at more than 500 fairs and festivals, is also the founder of Art-Linx and Art-Link.com, the leading provider of artist communication and marketing programs for art festivals. Marc’s artwork has been awarded more than 50 top prizes at art shows in over 30 states. Marc’s photography has been featured in national and international magazines and is included in public and private collections both in the United States and abroad. He has served as a juror and judge for festivals across the nation.
Bill Darrah, a veteran exhibitor and nationally recognized, award winning fine art artist, has won over 1600 awards for his art work. Bill’s work includes highly acclaimed portraits of President Jimmy Carter, Kenny Rogers, Henry Winkler, Barbara Mandrell, Hulk Hogan and several others. Bill has permanent collections of his work on display in cities in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio. Bill has participated in numerous juried Fine Arts Festivals in Florida and the southeastern United States. Also, he has an extensive background in serving as a juror and judge for festivals throughout the southeast.