Top of the Lake Art Fest | February 9 & 10, 2019


The Arts & Culture Alliance Committee of Okeechobee Main Street
has been a leader in the arts, for 13 years!

The arts and cultural programs we support inspire
creativity, learning and strengthen the fabric of our community. 

The Top of the Lake Art Fest is our biggest celebration of the arts to provide opportunity for people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds to discover and embrace the arts!

February 9th & 10th

Application Forms 2019 Top of the Lake Art Fest


Taking Applications now for the 2019 Top of the Lake Art Fest!
Booth Artists - February 5,2019
Chalk Artists - February 5,2019
Gallery - Local Adult & Student Artist - January 29-30, 2019
Non-Art Vendors - February 6, 2019

2018 Top of the Lake Art Fest Awards

Best of Show
Leland Williams - Crescent City, FL
2018 Art Festival Poster Winner- Christina Torres
Okeechobee High School Student - 11 Grade
1st Place 2D Art
Jinsheng Song - Fort McCoy,  FL
2nd Place 2D Art​
Katherine Michaels - Tampa, FL
1st Place Photography
Bob Bachman, Lithia, FL
2nd Place Photography
Ken Andrews - New Bern, NC
1st Place 3D Art
Denise Fournier - West Fargo, ND
2nd Place 2D Art
Diane Prescott - Okeechobee, FL


2D - Leland Willimas
Crescent City, FL
2D - Fawn McNeill Barr
Okeechobee, FL

2D - Kathie Papasso
Okeechobee, FL
Photography - Jennifer Gregory 
Ft. Pierce, FL

Best of Show Adult Gallery Art

"Lost in Pine Barrens" Acrylic
Maureen Fulginita - Okeechobee, FL

Best of Show Student Gallery Art

"Sisters" - Color Pencil
Christina Torres - OHS High School - 11th Grade

2018 Top of the Lake Art Fest Sponsors

A special thank you to our 2018 Art Fest sponsors: 
Master Piece of Art Sponsors:
Ameriprise Financial, Mary Beth & George Cooper
Gallery Tent Sponsor:
Xtreme Property Services
Pillar of the Arts Sponsors:
Accurate Insurance, The Art Cottage -Bridgette Waldau Studio of Art and Fawn's Art Studio, Terry Burroughs Campaign, CRS Services, Okeechobee Asphalt, Okeechobee The Magazine and Okeechobee Health Care Facility
Premium Art Sponsors: Bryan Culpepper Campaign, The Law Office of Cassels and McCall
Chalk Walk Sponsor: Eli's Western Wear
Student/Senior Art Area: Community Partner for the Health Through the Arts
Special thanks for your help in supporting the arts:

The City of Okeechobee, Okeechobee City Police and Fire Department, Okeechobee County Sheriff's Dept., Frank DeCarlo of American Drilling, Taylor Rental, Okeechobee Tourist Development Council, WOKC, Okeechobee News, Silver Spurs Signs, Henderson’s Sani Services, Wade Wheeler, Staffords Salon Downtown Barbers and our many volunteers.

Also, we thank our qualified fine art judges: Joesph Steiert, Joanie and Andrew Tomlin and Dana Vanes.

A speical acknowledgment to the Park #3 Businesses for supporting us in the closing of the street in front of their businesses: Addington Satellite, Chicos Burrtio Shack, Custom Graphics & Signs, Don's Appliances, One Stop Party, Staffords Salon, The Outpost and Zippy’s Restaurant.

As always a great big thank you to our Corporate Partners: Big Lake Cancer Center, One Blood, Quail Creek Plantation, Syfrett Feed and Seminole Brighton Casino
Presented by the:
Our mission is to connect people to the arts and to each other,
working to facilitate and nurture the creation, development, promotion
and education of arts and culture Okeechobee County.